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I had booked 2 nights in this hostel 2 weeks after cyclone debbie only because my Airbnb was destroyed by the storm. Now, I am sympathetic to everyone in Airlie beach post debbie, there is a lot of work to do but I felt this...More
We stayed 4 nights in this hostel in a 4 bed dorm. Here's our review:
- The hostel is really quite as it is not too close to the party area (Main Street).
- 10 minutes walk to the Main Street
- Good and...More
Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the Bay
Thank you for your comments.
The bathrooms/toilets get detail cleaned every morning and spot cleaned on multiple times during the day but obviously the housekeeper is being told to be more attentive and I apologise because that is unacceptable.
Travel safe and have a wonderful...More
We have been traveling the east coast for a few weeks now and this is by far the BEST hostel we have stayed at so far!
really friendly staff, nice quiet location, the bus stop is nice and close, our tour to the Whitsundays picked...More
It's a nice and quiet hostel! Staff is very friendly. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean. I recommend this hostel to everybody who visits Airlie Beach :) And I would definitely stay here when I come back to visit Airlie Beach :)
Friendly and helpful staff. Kitchen and bathrooms are so clean. Rooms quiet and comfortable. It's good that air condition turn on during night time. Just be careful with front steps.
Please Book directly on their website!!
USD 40 - USD 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Can under 18 years people stay here? How long of a walk to the Port Of Airlie (where the cruise Whitsunday boats depart)
27 August 2015|
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Response from peter u | Property representative |
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where the Greyhound and Premier bus terminal is situated.
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"