After reading these reviews below I was scared of what to expected since we had this place booked with our Travel Bugs Eastcoast Package.
Maybe because of our low expectations I was impressed how good the place really was! One particular staff member with whom I arranged to upgrade one of our nights to a private room (girlfriends bday) was absolutely amazing and kept the secret when we arrived.
The hostel is 15 min walk from the next supermarket and literally on the beach! It has a holiday village feeling with a beautiful setting.
Due to its secluded location they can play music very loud, but they are considerate and shut it down at midnight. The kitchen was really alright, had a slight onion smell but really no problem!
They have a pool right next to the beAch if you are scared of jellyfish.
If you consider coming here I can recommend the privates because they have an awesome beach view!
The 6 bed dorms are pretty cool, too. Although I didn't see any from the inside, I would try to avoid the 8 bed dorms if you can afford it.
We had two great nights here. Nothing particularly dirty or bad. Cool for friends travelling together. Dinner was pretty good as well
- Also Known As:
- Base Backpackers Hotel Magnetic Island
- Base Backpackers Hotel
- Base Backpackers Magnetic Island, Queensland
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Base backpackers Magnetic Island hostel is situated ON THE BEACH of Magnetic Island! We are only 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville.A range of accommodation including raised secluded campsites and waterfront bungalows. Stunning pool and deck for catching the rays. Closest hostel to the Nelly Bay Ferry Terminal and right on the beach! ... more less
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