Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Base Airlie Beach Resort is rapidly gaining a reputation for their stylish rooms, friendly local crew and a fun social atmosphere. We've got cafes, bars and shops on our doorstep. Even better, we are only 50 metres away from the lagoon and the beach! We have our very own Boat House Bar, where you can pick yourself up a FAMOUS $16 meal deal from the delicious menu. What's more, all guests get 20% off their drinks!

The hostel accommodation is set amongst 6 acres of tropical gardens, with two outdoor swimming pools and volleyball courts, right in the heart of Airlie Beach. At BASE Airlie Beach Resort you can have the luxuries of a resort at backpacker prices!

We have beds for all budgets. You can meet other travellers in our clean, comfortable dorm rooms, all which have an ensuite bathroom and air-conditioning. Or you can treat yourself to a private room with your own spa bath, fridge, air-conditioning, kitchenette & complimentary tea and coffee in the room.

If you arrive on the weekend, prepare for a treat... the local favourite outdoor nightclub, the Shed Bar, is located on our grounds! But don't worry - both of our bars close at midnight, allowing our guests to get their well-deserved sleep.


You don’t need to look any further! We can help you arrange your Whitsunday experience by booking 1 day to 3 night sailing adventures! The 74 islands in the Whitsunday National Park and Whitehaven Beach, which is rated as one of the top 10 beaches in the world, are only a short boat trip away. We have a tour that will suit your budget and won't break the bank. Our Australia WIDE travel desk can also help you book package deals to save $$$ !

The Boat House

Open daily from 12pm, our Bistro offers a wide range of meals (including vegetarian) at affordable prices! With themed events every night such as Taco Tuesday and Karaoke, Boaty's offers a great night out for backpackers! The perfect way to end a cruise around the Whitsundays. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 7.4

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 6.9

  • Facilities 7.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Oct 2019
    Really nice hostel! The dorms are really cool and very clean! Had an amazing time! Highly recommended
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 Sep 2019
    The hostel is great with two pools and two bars which is so ideal for you to meet and mix with new people. The rooms were spacious clean and great value for money. The staff did a great job getting everyone involved and were fabulous!!! Highly recomend!!!!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    21 Sep 2019
    Social hostel, great for meeting people. Big rooms and nice facilities. Kitchen is clean. The hostel is combined with Nomads and has two bars (good for drinks and food). Right next to the Airlie Beach lagoon and a short walking distance to shops and bars. Friendly staff. Definitely recommend staying!
    Finland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    02 Oct 2019
    Overall the hostel was great, very clean and spacious with fab social atmosphere. Facilities were excellent.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    19 Oct 2019
    The hostel is very basic but has everything you need for a stay in airline beach. It's positioned in a great location on the main road, just across the road from the lagoon. I liked the layout of the hostel, it was like a small village. The staff were very helpful with any questions and problems I had. There were aspects that could've been slightly cleaner, but for a short stay I would definitely come back to base.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    17 Jun 2019
    First day when we got here, me and my partner got upgraded to a private room which was great and a great room with kitchen and bathroom. It was also very clean. We did the WhitSundays trip and stayed the night after too in a 6 bed dorm. The dorm was clean but the bathroom in the dorm was vile, looked like it hadn’t been cleaned for years and was full off cockroaches, had to shower in the campers facilities!!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    25 Jul 2019
    Big place with a good bar next door. It's a really good location and cleaned thoroughly. We booked a private twin room, and it was was only separated from the adjoining unit by a door. So we could hear every single thing from next door, and unfortunately we were next to a very loud American girl and her boyfriend. Apparently there's a pool and daily activities, but we weren't made aware of either. Other large hostels provide you with a map and timetables, it might be nice for Base to do this.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    02 Jul 2019
    It was not well equipped- only 2 mugs and teaspoons in the bungalow. A toaster bit no plates, bowls or glasses.... there was a bedside lamp but without a globe in it!
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 6.3


    13 Nov 2019
    The washrooms were disgusting and it’s like our floor hasn’t been cleaned in years. No sweep under the doors so bugs just come in through the night. 1 knife for every person in the hostel and nobody does there dishes. Was close to the lagoon though
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 2.3


    18 Jun 2019
    Horrible room, torn curtains, ants, no soap or bathroom bin (in the girls 4 bed.) Would not recommend this hostel. The kitchen was absolutely filthy - I could not cook there. The room was not clean either. Worst hostel experience on the east coast so far. I cannot understand why it is rated so highly. I left to stay at a different hostel.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi