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Noosa Backpackers Resort Reviews

13 William Street, Noosaville, Noosa, Australia

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77%

Rating
419 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 68%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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80%

Decent place to stay, a bit far from downtown, but they have a shuttle that runs to and from the city (it's not always reliable, but I think that's temporary because they were looking for a new driver).


74%

Location isn't too good but shuttle bus makes it not much of an issue. Kitchen stays reasonably clean and everywhere else is cleaned to decent standard. Room didn't have a full wall so room felt pretty loud. Bar attracts more locals rather than the hostel guests so there's drinking in rooms so even if there's a group talking in the next room it's too noisy to sleep. Friendly atmosphere.


77%

Noosa and Sunshine Coast generally was nice to visit, good, clean, tidy hostel. No complaints! Not much night life though...


91%

Had such a fantastic time at this hostel. Originally came for one night and ended up staying 4. The staff and the atmosphere make up for it being a little out from the main beach. But the river just down the road is so pretty it doesn't matter. And the shuttle bus every hour makes getting around so easy. It's a really laid back place, I miss it so much!


100%

Very nice hostel. Shuttle bus goes many times a day which is convenient, nice central common areas, clean rooms and bathrooms and nice staff. It's a bit out of the centre, but with the bus easily reachable. Would stay here again.


80%

As it's not in a central position there's free pick up/drop off to the bus stop and to the city centre. Bathrooms and rooms were clean. It's a bit annoying that there's no plugs in the room but only in the lockers which are outside the room.


80%

Alright hostel. Had to pay returnable deposit for cutlery. Free wi-fi, but was unusable during peak times. Seemed not to be near anything, but they do have a shuttle. The free surfboard rental was nice, although there were no waves at the main beach, I heard later that you should surf at different location. The outlets in the lockers were a nice touch. Understandably our bathroom light was in a timer, so it might cut out while youre showering.


71%

The hostel was ok, the cafe/bar next door was lovely. If you are using the minibus for pickups either from the beach or a coach pick up expect them to be late. Besides this small fact everything else was good about the hostel.

  • 18th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

I had a great stay here.. The staff are great and extremely helpful and the hostel is looked after well. Also these guys can lend you a surf board for free if your staying here.


69%

I had a good time and enjoyed the free surfboards, unfortunately was the internet not working properly. Somehow you could get online but still not get some sites - annoyed me a bit. Besides that I had a good time in Noosa especially with the surfing


86%

We stayed in Noosa for just 2 days and one night. The hostel was clean in all the common parts like the bathrooms and the kitchen but also in the privates one, nothing to say about that it was perfect. The main advantage for me and my friend was e acces to kayaks and body boards for free, this allows us to enjoy more the beach and the river. There are lockers with electricity inside, perfect way to charge your stuff and not being effraid of them being stolen in the bedroom.

  • 29th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Lovely place and friendly staff. Not close to the main beach but right by a nice lake which you can take the free kayaks out on. Bus service every hour but it finishes at 6.


89%

This hostel has a really nice friendly atmosphere as it is quite small! It is a little far away from the main town (but close to Aldi) but they do run regular shuttle buses to and from the town and the train station. The pick up for Australia zoo is only a 2mins walk. Kept very clean!


66%

Very quiet. Small pool, never saw anyone use it. Free wifi but can be pretty slow. TV with wide movie choice but only hard wooden seats to watch from. Bar/restaurant used by locals but not really backpackers. Noosa itself is beautiful, but the main beach, national park, supermarket are all a good 20-30min walk away. Shuttle buses do run from the hostel though. Good place to chill (detox from the drinking) definitely not a party or very social place. Worth staying to see Noosa.


77%

Close to the Water and free surfboards and kayaks to borrow, Nice! And a Nice cafe, not too expensive. But the free wifi didn't work at all, 16 people had to share 1 shower, no aircon, our room was stinking hot. And it is far out. We also almost missed our bus because the shuttebusdriver forgot us. I would get a hostel closer to town, but it was a clean and quiet hostel.


80%

It's a very clean and cute hostel! Liked it :-)

  • 8th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

Internet was painfully slow, especially during peak times. The location is abit out of the way of the main area in Noosa (which depending on who you are, could also be a great thing). The hostel is setup very well with great staff. The facilities and cleanliness are good. It is also very close to ALDI which is great if you want to save money on groceries.




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