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  • Excellent12%
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  • Average26%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible21%
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“cheap meal”(3 reviews)
“bar attached”(2 reviews)
“enjoyed my stay”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

For any families out there...I would not recommend this place. It's completely my fault for not realising the word 'Backpackers' was on the sign. They only $15 meals - which included a beer, cider, wine or soft drink...which is great value for backpackers, but it...More

Thank TheTravellingMillers
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Didn't stay there but we had dinner a couple of times. $15 meal deal including drink was very good value and the food was great! Well cooked and well presented. Recommend to anyone! Being a 'backpackers' hostel do not expect crystal but the meals were...More

Thank muppy2016
Reviewed 18 May 2017

So we didn't stay here but ate multiple times at the bar and grill. We walked the Main Street and with 3 kids, 13, 11 and 9 struggled to find a cheap meal and somewhere kids could go. We walked past Beaches and didn't think...More

Thank MareeBerry
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Rooms here and pretty average and bathrooms a little grotty but the maker of this place is the huge bar attached to it. If staying at the hostel you get $7 meals including steak which was lovely and drinks are a fair price! Ignore the...More

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I booked this hostel for my upcoming Easter holiday trip through booking,com. I'm leaving for Airlie beach in less than 3 days but now the hostel unexpectedly cancelled my booking and there was no detailed, satisfied explanation for the action. I was just informed "the...More

Thank emmainvancouver
Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 15 April 2017

Hello Emma, Unfortunately our hostel was damaged by Cyclone Debbie when she came through Airlie Beach 2 weeks ago. We have had to Sadly close until all building repairs have been completed. Airlie Beach was without power for 12 days so we were unable to...More

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