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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night 12/10 - 13/10. Overall the hostel is nice, my bed was clean, the kitchen was clean, the bathroom was okay. But not the worst I've seen. Unfortunately the receptionist wasn't very forth coming and welcoming but this may be because she was working long hours. (Get more staff) Had an awesome night out and enjoyed...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi We take all reviews seriously and I feel I need to reply to some of your comments as they are very confusing .When you checked in with your friend it was she that did all the talking to the receptionist .They had a great conversation and your friend was saying that she was coming back and will be starting...

Ashbourne, Ireland
Reviewed 7 October 2015

One of the best hostels ive stayed in. 3 days was way too short! Friendly staff, unlimited FREE wifi, clean rooms all with an ensuite, pool, bbq, massive kitchen, tv room, free movies, the list goes on! Theres something on each night of the week! Loved staying in the hostel, we booked through peter pans- would highly reccommend it!

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This place is great! It caters for noisey people and the quiet. Party group leaves at around 9-10pm every night, so if your party animal your sorted or if your buggered and need to sleep your all good too :) its a win win for everyone. They have a shower down stairs everyone can use if you have heaps of...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights with a group of friends and had such a good experience. Everyone was really friendly and got everyone involved in the nights out. Wifi was free so that was a bonus. The rooms are really clean and fresh cause they have been renovated recently. Definitely stay here again :)

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Thank Poppy M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Met the best people had a wicked time! Chilled out place with clean rooms (although I'm not a fan of the smell of fresh paint) Went on the backpackers big night out and the surf and sun team was definitely the crew to be with. Thanks a lot everyone, love you all! can't wait til next time xx

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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I visited with a friend for a few nights and loved it. As I loved and missed it so much I went back 1 month later and ended up working there for 4 months. Close to the beach, really clean pool great nights out. All in all this made my trip to Australia! I will defiantly go back one day!

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Positives: -Really friendly staff, one of the best atmospheres I came across at a hostel in oz -Genuinely cheap bar ($2 a drink), lots of places say cheap bar but few mean it -Great pool and free bbq -Not very big, so very social and everyone tends to go out as a group. Negatives: -If you're not looking for a...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This hostel has everything you expect as well as a pool. The staff were friendly, they picked us up from the bus station and helped us book a surf lesson. The kitchen and bathroom facilities are all good and clean. The location is great, within walking distance from the beach and town. Also we had a great time with the...

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Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

This hostel is honestly one of the best I have stayed in, the location and the staff made our trip. Gemma and Stacey are the hostel receptionist/reps and were really welcoming, friendly and just amazing! Definatly life long friends!! We ended up staying and working in Surfers for a few months as we enjoyed it that much! Thankyou guys love...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We stayed here on the 17th May. On arrival we thought this place looked really cool. Staff were really friendly and happy to show us our room and inform us of the rules. We understood that this was a party hostel and we knew we would be dealing with a bunch of noise. We have stayed in many party hostels...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi We are sorry to hear that you had a noisy night at the hostel. A guest had a 21 st birthday with us and the whole hostel made it a night to remember for him. Unfortunately they made a bit of noise when they came back.They have all been told off for this and understand not to do it...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LOVE THE BEACH! GOT THE LOCATION! Come Home to the best Hostel On the Gold Goast.All Dorms and En suites have been fully renovated.FREE UNLIMITED WIFI AND FREE INTERNET COMPUTERS.Surf n Sun is the only hostel in Surfers Paradise with a fabulous 'beachside' location.If you love the beach well we have the location.Just 30 seconds walk from our hostel to the golden sands of surfers Paradise Beach Voted No 4 Hostel in Australia Hoscar Awards 2012If you want the true backpacking experience that is friendly and fun then come home to* Free WiFi* Free Washing* Free Body Boards* Free Movies* Free Tea and Sugar* Play the wii* Free linen* Free Blankets* Free Towels* Free Nights out and Free Drinks* No Deposits for the kitcken!! all plates, cups, bowls etc are free . * Free bag storage* Free use of the B.B.Q* Surfboard Hire* Free pick up and drop off* Cheap Drink at the Hostel Bar 'The Surf Shack'Free WiFi and Free Laundry to hostelworld Guests.(Please ask at reception,conditions apply)Lonely Planet - 'The Epitome of Surfers Paradise wrapped up in one big bundle of backpacker heaven.With an emphasis on fun and frivolity and staff that love to party, it's no wonder that rooms here get booked up well in advance'.Backpackers have traditionally voted with their feet. That's why this family owned and operated hostel, has been the No 1 hostel for travellers from all over the world, for over 20 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

Address: 3323 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: €20 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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