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Manly Harbour Backpackers Reviews

1st Floor, 45 Cambridge Parade, Manly, Brisbane, Australia

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310 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 64%Security
  • 54%Location
  • 48%Staff
  • 52%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 58%Facilities

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Nice place if a tad overpriced. But the hostel is cute and cozy and the bed was comfortable. Really good on security, lots of locks and passcodes. And the staff was very chill about letting me in around midnight. I imagine location would be good if Manly was your goal, but was a bit too far out of Bris for me. Hard to get from train station to hostel at nighttime.


It's a cheap hostel with everything you need. Not a good area for party because it's a little out side the city center but the bar from the hostel is quite nice. They have lockers what's great in a hostel but no linen, so bring your sleeping bag. I think it's good value.


So, the note saying you'll give a free beer or free stay for a good review is probably illegal or should be. Seriously, pull yourselves together.


Should not be listed as "in Brisbane" as it is a least half an hours drive from the city. The owner had terrible people skills and was extremely unhelpful.

  • 7th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice place to stay more than a week, no beach around but lots of mud. Internet worked fairly well, free breakfast is a bonus. Good facilities. the only complaint would be the mattresses, basically a 10cm foam.

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