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Islander Backpackers Resort


  • 71%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 63%Atmosphere
  • 61%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

Property Information:

30 minutes free WiFi on arrival. You cant get any closer to the action than this! Islander Backpackers Resort is the most central hostel close to shopping, dining, nightlife and beach in Surfers Paradise.

Resort style facilities including a pool, spa, tennis court and more are available complimentary to all guests. BONUS discount vouchers on arrival? Sure, pick one up from Reception upon check-in. Save over $40 on food, beverage and attractions.

Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this is the only hostel located right next door to the Gold Coast transit centre and 50m to the famous Surfers Paradise Beach and the excitement of Cavill Avenue.

Islander Backpackers Resort offers twin and double rooms as well as four, five or six share dorm rooms. All rooms include private bathroom, lockers, mini fridge, flatscreen TV, telephone (incoming calls only) and private balcony. Linen is provided.

Also located on-site is Islander Resort Hotel. Accommodation consists of Standard Hotel Rooms (Standard Double Bed Private) or One Bedroom Apartments (Standard 2 Bed Apartment). All rooms feature a private balcony, tea/coffee facilities, air conditioning, refrigerator, clock radio and in-room safe. Apartments also have full kitchen facilities with a large dining and living area.

Whether you're an adrenalin junkie, party animal, nature lover or a beach babe the Islander Backpackers Resort is an awesome place to do it all. Make sure you spare some time for a visit.

Note: All guests must present a valid passport upon check in and holders of Australian passports also need to provide a current backpacker membership card (eg. Nomads Mad Card, VIP, YHA ). Nomads cards can be purchased from Backpackers Reception upon check in. 18+

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  • Latest Review

    It took 20 mins to check in, only to be told that parking was for hotel guests only and not 'backpackers' ! Booked a 4 bed dorm only to turn up to room and find 6 beds every single one covered in clothes, dirty washing, and rubbish. A leaky tap and no toilet roll in the bathroom. Went down to complain and very rude manger said that's all she had for the night, rooms allocated on check in blaming hostel world for advertising incorrectly. After arguing we got a partial refund. Avoid at all cost!
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      Anonymous, England, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

All guests must present a valid passport on checkin and holders of Australian passports also need to provide a current backpacker membership card on check-in (eg. Nomads Mad Card, VIP, YHA card, etc). Nomads cards are available for purchase on arrival for $19aud. 18+ Only If traveling as a couple or in a group, the resort does not guarantee that all beds will be in the same room.

Islander Backpackers Resort Located at PO Box 344, , Surfers Paradise.
Islander Backpackers Resort
Surfers Paradise Queensland QLD 4217 PO Box 344
74% 571
-28.0030408 153.4283852
Islander Backpackers Resort
    Rooms available     Twin Private Ensuite     Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     Standard Twin Private Ensuite     8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
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