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I stayed here for a week in a shared room with 4 beds. I was gone most of the days, but when I got back the people here were friendly. Cool little bar to meet other people.The staff were helpful and great to be around....More
We stayed here for two nights prior to our whitsundays trip.
We booked a private room which was nicely decorated although did smell a bit like an old ladies house!
The hostel itself is a steep walk up from the greyhound bus stop and a...More
This hostel has a nice little vibe going on, especially when compared to the more party focused hostels in Airlie beach. It has good facilities (a pool, hammocks etc) and is extremely well placed for this getting the greyhound bus. Town is only a 5...More
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
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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
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USD 20 - USD 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Backpackers By The Bay Hotel Airlie Beach ,
Backpackers By The Bay Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
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"