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Global Backpackers Airlie Beach

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7.2
Very Good 736 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.4
  • Security 7.0
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 7.5
  • Atmosphere 7.1
  • Cleanliness 5.9
  • Facilities 6.1
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7.2
Very Good 736 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.4
  • Security 7.0
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 7.5
  • Atmosphere 7.1
  • Cleanliness 5.9
  • Facilities 6.1

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  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
15th Feb 2017
6.0

Spacious rooms with ensuite bathrooms right in the middle of town. However, the kitchen is so disgustingly dirty that you can't cook there. The staff doesn't clean up there, it's just gross. Wifi does not really work, even in the bar. Wouldn't stay there again!

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
9th Feb 2017
6.3

Global Backpackers is one of those places that wants to charge you for EVERYTHING--it's $6 to leave luggage there, if you want wifi in your room it costs. If you want to go to party, it's a fine place, but I'd rather suggest one of the other hostels nearby because Global Backpackers is loud and no one cares if you're trying to sleep before a trip to the Whitsundays!

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
8th Feb 2017
8.9

The best thing about this place is the bar amazing atmosphere and the best value meal deal at $7.50 which includes your choice of meal and a drink. I had the burger one night and steak the next, big portion sizes, perfectly cooked steak and yummy chips. Best deal ive ever had in Australia. The let down of this place was the kitchen, pretty grotty, but i barely used it anyway. Plus that's more the backpackers fault for not cleaning up after themselves!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
7th Feb 2017
7.7

Centrally located, but the rooms seem to all be pretty dated. Good value for the price for a few nights. However, mainly for those who want to party.. our balcony was located just above the bar and it was extremely noisy until the party/music ended (too noisy to sleep).

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
5th Feb 2017
9.1

Staff were fab, not the best facilities but didn't stop this being a great hostel! Would definitely stay again. No lockers for your things in your room though...

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
5th Feb 2017
8.6

Good atmosphere with the bar being right next door. Also the $7.50 meal and drink deals are dope. Good air con too

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
3rd Feb 2017
6.9

The general atmosphere of the hostel/ bar was good, the bar had good deals on food and the live music was fun. However the room was fairly unclean and the bathroom was very smelly, which was not nice. There were no lockers in the room either which was a negative. Overall our stay was okay but this isn't the best hostel we have stayed in.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
3rd Feb 2017
7.4

Good wifi once you've paid but not too expensive You get a meal voucher with lots of choices and a free drink daily which is fab Great location and the bar is lots of fun Friendly staff Unfortunately the showers aren't great and pretty dirty and we found multiple cockroaches but it's value for money since the rooms are cheap - we had a lot of fun here

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Finland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
31st Jan 2017
7.4

Great location, good value for price you pay. Air-conditioned rooms, and good deal for Backpackers meal at bar. Kitchen was too small and always dirty, but that is more caused of residents... Definitely a party please, you will hear everything that's happening in the bar until 12am.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
30th Jan 2017
8.6

No security boxes etc so just leaving your stuff in your room, saying that there is long term storage if you're going away for a sailing trip to whitsundays which was really great, has selected collection/drop off times. The rooms could do with modernisation and weren't the cleanest but fine for a short stay. The bed linen was clean and beds comfy. The location is amazing, not far from the greyhounds drop off (walkable distance), right next to the esplanade and in the centre of shops

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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