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Base Magnetic Island Reviews

1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Australia

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82%

Rating
203 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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94%

Great hostel! The location is awesome! Good place to relax, chill atmosphere and cozy bungalows. I will definitely come back!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your time here at Base Magnetic Island. We hope to see you back here soon! Thanks Base Management

71%

Very big hostel wouldn't recommend if on your own difficult to meet people. Can't byo alcohol cos there is a bar. Good atmosphere but it is loud until about 12pm lovely setting on beach but hostel is out on its own but easy to get anywhere on island!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, this really helps us to distunguish what we need to do better I am sorry that you felt it was difficult to meet people whilst you were here with us, we do trips to various spots around the island a few times a week which are really great to meet new people. Due to our license we can't legally have BYO alcohol onsite but we do have happy hours and drink specials in our bar :) Safe travels Base Management

94%

This is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed in! Location is great - you're right on the beach - and the staff are so friendly, they make you feel really welcome.

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Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review.We are so glad you had an awesome time here with us!! Hope to see you again soon and enjoy the rest of your travels here in Australia. :) Base Crew

100%

I had great stay at Base!! Magnetic Island was beautiful and Base created an awesome vibe and atmosphere while I was there. I camped and the camping spots were in a handy location right by the toilets and showers so nice and convenient. Can't wait to come back! Not to mention the absolutely stunning location that Base has, right on the beach.

  • 1st Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us at Base Magnetic Island and you love the location as much as we do. Enjoy the rest of your travels through Australia and we hope to see you again sometime. Thank you Base Management

91%

I loved my stay at Base! It's a good hostel and I recommend it to everyone. It has its own bar and kitchen, so for the lazy and well funded people you can buy food there!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate all feedback given and it sounds like you really enjoyed yourself while you were here with us which is brilliant! We're happy to be a part of your holiday, keep us in mind if you ever come back to Maggie, we would love to see you again! Best wishes & safe travels, Base Magnetic Island Crew

69%

We were disappointed with the 6 bed huts. Looked nice from the outside, but was awful inside. We may well have paid less and stayed in the 8 bed huts which were nicer.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you very much for taking the time to give us a review. Customer reviews are very important to us and they help us to improve our hostel and keep up to our brand standards. Thanks to your review we have focused our maintenance and cleaning teams on ensuring each and every one of our rooms are up to standard If you are ever back over on this beautiful island we hope you choose to stay with us again so we can this time exceed your expectations. Happy travels! Base Magnetic Island

77%

Great party atmosphere with music until midnight and decent meal deals. The location is awesome with stunning sunset and sunrise panoramas overseeing Nelly Bay and the ocean. Staff are travellers too and are great to talk to.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you so much for your review and I am really happy to hear you enjoyed your time on Magnetic Island as well as here with us at Base :) Enjoy the rest of your travels Thanks Base Management

86%

Excellent hostel! fun and friendly staff. Good atmosphere for the younger backpacker. I got free breakfast, a welcome drink and 30 mins of internet included in my stay because i booked through hostelworld! Only the second hostel i have ever stayed in (first was bungalow bay) and although both were great, this one was more fun and had a beautiful location facing the water.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much for the kind words..We love to hear things like this from our guests, we hope you come back and play with us again soon..lots of love, Base Crew

100%

Excellent stay. Loved the facility, placement of everything, staff, just everything. Can't wait to return for the Full Moon party!

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for coming to play with us, we're glad you had fun...We can't wait to party with you for the Full Moon party..

100%

Awesome ! best backpack ever !

  • 3rd Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Wow! Thanks so much, what an awesome review. We hope you come back again so we can blow you away even more ;) Safe travels and lots of love, Base Crew.

66%

It was decent but didn't feel very clean. The staff was great at answering all of my questions. A six bedroom, felt a little cramped. Nice pool, beautiful beach side view, outdoor lounge area, beautiful island.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, they help us so much to better our business and continue to meet customers expectations. I am glad the staff were helpful for you whilst you were here and glad you enjoyed our beautiful views. In regards to cleanliness, since your review we have put in more procedures to ensure cleanliness is over and above expectations. Thank you Base Management



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