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    Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed at base before and after my whitsundays boat trip. Had a good experience both times. I stayed in a 4 bed female suite with bathroom. The bathroom was great, hot shower being a must after being at sea for 3 days. The place was...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    DISGUSTING. No wifi. No aircon. No tv. No pool. Yellow stained bed & bed sheets. Rock hard bed. Gross, old, lumpy & stained pillows. Dirty & unclean shower. Suss stained bathroom mirror. Broken & dodgy kitchen sink tap. Curtains that don't provide full privacy. Sandpaper-like...More

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    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm guessing based on the time of review that you have stayed with us just after Cyclone Debbie tore through our town. We are extremely sorry that all our facilities aren't up and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Base Airlie Beach Resort Hostel is the most disgusting hostel I've ever been to. The air was smelling moldy - the reason was probably the mold spread all over the ceiling. Staying there is definitely not healthy. When I arrived as the first person in...More

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    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    Hi Marisa L, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It highlights for us the areas we need to improve on, as sometimes we miss the small things. It seems this time we've missed lots. I can't apologise enough. Airlie Beach and...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Me & my boyfriend stayed here for one night (thankfully no longer!) on our trip around Australia. I have to say this is the worst accommodation I've ever stayed in. Walking up to the room I thought it looked quite big & might be nice....More

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    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    Hi LeanneP, Although your accommodation experience with us in Airlie Beach was far from anything we'd like to be renowned for I hope it hasn't ruined your Airlie Beach or Australian experience. We take everything our guests have to say very seriously especially when we...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

    If you're looking for a nice and cosy hostel, don't go here. There is always a long queue at the reception (def understaffed). When the staff finally helps you out they are so rude and cranky, not feeling welcome at all. Dirty bed sheets, dirty...More

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    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    Hi Martedh, I appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review, and let me start with a sorry. None of what you listed in your review is how we are trying to run our property. Our company mantra is to provide a safe...More

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    • USD 47 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Kelly P
    Are the rooms secure for valuables etc
    1 November 2015|
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    Response from Base Airlie Bea... R | Property representative |
    Hello, We have secure lockers in our tv room or you are welcome to leave any valuables at reception.
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    "The rooms by the base pool are nice!!"
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    "Rooms from other hostels and hotels are better."
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    "Try to ensure you get what you pay for"
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    "ALWAYS book in advance! even if in a camper van"
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