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Global Backpackers Airlie Beach Reviews

356-362 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Australia

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535 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 66%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 74%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 61%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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Really enjoyed staying here; the staff were really friendly, the rooms were spacious, clean and had air-con, private bathroom and balcony, the hostel was in a great location - just opposite the lagoon, and the bar downstairs offered $7.50 meal and a drink.. And the portions were huge! What more could you ask for?!


Perfect location, right in the centre of everything. Cheap meal deal at the bar downstairs which is very good. Rooms were clean, only issue was the beds were very squeaky, aside from that, very nice hostel. Would stay here again


Was nice enough for the nights before and after our boat trip, pretty cheap too. There's a big range in the room quality - the nearer to the reception the older and not as nice the rooms are. But you never know, you might get lucky.


Room was dirty. No area to meet people, only the bar that is attached to the hostel. Bar is open till 12pm so there is no chance of getting an early night sleep due to the bar. No lockers in the rooms and only 3 power points for 8 people.


This place cares more about quantity than quality, bedrooms are far from pleasant, place is next to a pub so it´s very noisy at night making it hardly to sleep. Showers are super tiny and uncomfortable for someone taller than 1.7 mts. Cleaning is very poor as we saw the lack of atittute by the people that were in charge of doing it.The only good thing about this place is that they give you a voucher which gives you 50% off the price of your meal. I definitely won´t stay at this place ever again.

  • 28th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The housekeeping staff rolled in on Saturday morning making buckets of noise (shouting and playing loud music on a radio) which wasn't popular with the three people trying to sleep in the room. They quieted down after we asked them to so that was good.

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