Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort Reviews
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Fantastic hostel. Very relaxed and friendly vibe. Cool little volleyball court, basketball hoop, soccer ball. Cheap bar. Right by the beach. Lovely rooms with good showers 10/10.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Very nice Facilities. Although there was no aircon, we were lucky to stay during the cold season. Should have a water fountain installed. My friends and I (10 of us) found ourselves refilling out bottles at the nearby tram station.
Very clean and sociable hostel. Best one I've stayed in. Shuttle bus runs to town but also a nice walk. Great that they organise something every night and there are activities available all day if you choose to do them. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff were friendly too so thank you. The thing I'd comment is no lockers in room but available at reception. Would be easier to have in room but no big deal. Brilliant hostel, would stay again!
Amazing location, solidly good rates, clean and comfortable.
Very clean and excellent service. Good location.
Good Hostel, 2 min walk to the beach, 10 min into the main strip of Surfers Paradise. Nice pool and facilities. Rooms were pretty hot during the night, no air con, probably only an issue a few weeks of the year. Would stay again!
I had a great time at Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort. I cant say anything bad about the hostel. :-) I had a wonderful time. :-) Thank you!
Travelling alone, the main lady in charge, Heidi, was so friendly and helpful, suggesting things I could do in surfers, helping me get to set and wild, selling bus tickets and helping me book other hostels! However, if you're looking for a party, the whole hostel (reception, bar and kitchen) are shut down by 10pm. Also whilst the location is super close to the beach, it's a good 15/20 minute walk into central town. however the tram is over the road and takes like 4 minutes. clean. decent Wi-Fi
Stay here if u want a great experience in surfers the staff are amazing and so interesting! A little far from central surfers but they have a free shuttle into town every hour with a ride back so it's not a big deal. Best hostel I've been to in AUS
Staff are so cool and welcoming unlike other hostels and the owner who is British is really helpful and friendly she refunded my deposit back onto my credit card as she knew I was leaving the country so didn't need cash where bigger hostels would not do that. We went out to early at times like 10pm which meant i couldn't socialise enough at the common room cool place though.
The hostel needs to consider installing air conditioning in each room. Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise are known for hotter and humid weather, the ceiling fan does nothing inside the room. Also there are 6 beds in my room but only 4 power outlets. We had to share the power outlets to charge our phones/cameras. That was very annoying. Also the front desk staffs are rarely in office during business hours, it was impossible to ask for help when needed.
Good social hostel, could happily of stayed longer.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
clean friendly hostel with a nice pool to cool off in, and a great volley ball court to play on and meet others at the hostel, staff were very helpful too!
One of the best places I've stayed in! Tennis and volleyball court, and plenty other activities which everyone gets involved in which is perfect to get to know people. Staff very friendly, helpful and sociable. Short walk from the beach. Would recommend!
Wifi was poor most days, good atmosphere, location is out of town but close to beach
Good hostel for socialising as they organised lots of activities, not dirty but not that clean either. No lockers which was annoying as everyones stuff was everywhere and couldn't keep your stuff safe.
Staff were helpful and friendly. The room was clean and cool to sleep in. They have a free shuttle bus to the transit station in the centre which makes up for it being about a 20 min walk from the main things in surfers paradise. Plus there a pool and bar with a good social atmosphere
We stayed in a twin private and it was amazing! We basically had an apartment to ourselves... It was huge! Massive kitchen, sofa, cable TV, big bathroom and comfy beds! It's a little bit out of the centre of surfers but really close to the beach! The only thing I would say is the shuttle service from the bus stop is a little unreliable! But definitely stay here it's brilliant!!!
Great hostel, super close to the beach, short walk to town (or get the free hostel shuttle). Pool, tennis court and large TV room. Bar with cheap drinks and lots of benches to chill at. Bar crawls and quiz nights to join in on. Rooms were clean and quite spacious. Other people were friendly, it was a very comfortable hostel. Would recommend.