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    Magnums Backpackers

    366 Shute Harbour Rd | (PO Box 313), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    USD 41*
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    Room & Suite (32)
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good34%
    • Average22%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible15%
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    “free wifi” (53 reviews)
    “air con” (54 reviews)
    “big bar” (7 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    3 Sep.4 Sep.
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Cabin (One Bed in 8 Bed Shared Cabin) (Free WiFi)
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    • Shared Dormitory (One Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dorm) (Free WiFi)
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    • 2xBed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room
      USD 41
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    • Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
      USD 41
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    • Cabin (One Bed in 8 Bed Shared Cabin)
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    • Shared Dormitory (One Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dorm)
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    • Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
      USD 41
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    • Cabin (One Bed in 8 Bed Shared Cabin)
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    11 - 15 of 429 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    They really shouldn't even advertise that they have WiFi! It only 'works' in one specific area of the resort and even there it is terrible. They charge for literally everything (blankets etc) so bring extra pocket money. I specifically requested an all girl dorm and...More

    Thank Grace S
    Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you! We appreciate your feedback, we will use this feedback in a structured and methodical process to ensure we maximize the benefits to our future guests. We are dedicated to ‘getting it right’ and your thoughts will be actioned by one of our team...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    Mary was very helpful in helping us organize our trip! After much deliberation decided to to the flight over great barrier reef instead of the helicopter/boat combo which was a bit more expensive but gives you more time actually out on the reef. But if...More

    Thank evansbrooke12
    Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    THANK YOU, we are genuinely grateful for your positive review, more so we are just so pleased that Magnums and the Whitsundays has been a wonderful part of your journey – Please let us know if you are ever coming back to visit – we...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Hostel in the centre of Airlie Beach, surrounded by a club and a restaurant (I would not recommend to eat there, the kitchen did not looked really clean and the food was low quality, did not seem to be freshly made and therefore it was...More

    Thank magdalenaschenk
    Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you! We appreciate your feedback, we will use this feedback in a structured and methodical process to ensure we maximize the benefits to our future guests. We are dedicated to ‘getting it right’ and your thoughts will be actioned by one of our team...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Hello, We really had a great experience in Airlie Beach and specially thanks to Alana of Magnums Backpackers! She was really helpfull and so sweet!!! We were backpackers from France and the australian people are really welcoming! Thank u again! 🙂More

    Thank Gamz46
    Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums BackpackersResponded 13 July 2017

    THANK YOU, we are genuinely grateful for your positive review, more so we are just so pleased that Magnums and the Whitsundays has been a wonderful part of your journey – Please let us know if you are ever coming back to visit – we...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    Magnums hostel is definitely the place to be in Airlie Beach. It is central and has to be the biggest hostel in town, which means it houses the largest amount of backpackers; it is a pretty young crowd that stay here and most are just...More

    Thank joejoejayj
    Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums BackpackersResponded 13 July 2017

    THANK YOU, we are genuinely grateful for your positive review, more so we are just so pleased that Magnums and the Whitsundays has been a wonderful part of your journey – Please let us know if you are ever coming back to visit – we...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • USD 37 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Location
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    • Airlie Beach
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    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (32)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (65)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    65travelbug
    20 December 2016|
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    Response from Magnums A | Property representative |
    Hello, Whitsunday transit and Whitsunday to Everywhere meet all flights at the Proserpine Airport. The cost is $20 one-way OR $36 return. You can arrange this once you arrive at the airport - no need to pre-book. Hope... More
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    Response from Magnums A | Property representative |
    Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes the rooms are big enough for your luggage. There is space you put your belongings. While you are off sailing the Whitsundays we offer luggage storage - $2 for 1 day / $5 for any... More
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    "Put your name on your food or it will get nicked ! Haha"
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    "Ask for one away from the bar - can be noisy!"
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    "The cabins at the back of the resort are really nice. I loved my time there."
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    "Ask for new sheets upon arrival."
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