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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SP Backpackers resort was a great time! The people working there are super nice and helpful! They are super engaging and know how to have a good time with everyone staying there! All of the facilities there make it super easy to meet other people at the hostile! Met the best group of people I know there and we still...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights. Awesome place - very lively with a great bunch of people. Staff were helpful with recommendations and tips. Can be a little noisy at night but hey it's a backpackers! We will be back again!

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a week. The location isn't to bad about a 10-15 minute walk to the main strip. There is a tram stop right outside of you didn't want to walk, there is also a bus stop around the back that takes you direct to all the parks. The staff are pretty chilled and easy going, ask them anything...

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Thank Liam R
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed a few nights here. I think we had a 5 dorm room which is totally fine. Nothing special so far. It's a normal backpackers in Australia with normal rooms and beds. But outside of the room, you have everything you need! BBQ stations, a Basketball field, a pool table and a pool. There were many friendly and cool...

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Thank Andrew_Swiss
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is the worst place I ever been to. The rooms are dirty and with no decoration or any kind of love - you feel like in jail. The music all over the place is so loud that you can't even sleep if you want to. The area seems to be nice from the outside, but is more like a...

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Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stayed her for a couple of nights and had a great time! Met some truly wonderful people! Everyone gathered together in the central area and were really approachable. The rooms are relatively clean and the kitchen could do with a little more maintenance. The staff were really friendly! Would go back.

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Thank Helen M
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 12 days which is pretty long for a hostel. Me and 2 buddy's showed up not really sure what to expect. Met so many new friends now traveling with 4 people. It's not super clean but for $30 a night you can't expect a lot. Would 100% stay here again.

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Thank Tyler P
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed staying here. It's close to the tram that takes you into town to the shops and the beach is just behind the hostel. The staff were friendly and helpful in suggesting places to go and see and things to do. The kitchen area was okay. Some of the hobs were really slow at cooking things. We met some...

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Thank Al C
London
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel is perfect as its right next to the beach and the town can also be reached in 20 minutes in a leisurely stroll. The hostel has spacious rooms and faculties include a pool and hammocks as well as a seating area and cooking facilities etc. The hostel also arranges nights out and I would recommend...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This hostel is pretty basic. So don't expect anything fancy there's no mod cons here but the beds were comfortable and the showers worked. Our dorm of 5 was big enough so we didn't feel like we were all ontop of one another and because we were on the bottom floor near reception the free reception wifi was available in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort. Cleanliness, friendly service and great value for money are qualities which have made us the destination of choice for so many travelers over the past 25 years. Fantastic and unrivaled facilities; spacious, en-suite dormitory rooms and fully contained, 2 bedroom apartments make us stand out above the others. Centrally positioned for clubbing, shopping, sporting events, cinema and restaurants. Only 150m to the beach and a local bus ride to the theme parks. We are also on the local bus route to and from Gold Coast airport and a cheap and easy trainlink ride from Brisbane. We offer a FREE pick up from the Transit Centre in Surfers Paradise. FREE WiFi 15 hours each day. FREE Sauna. FREE laundry facilities. FREE body board hire. FREE DVD or video hire. FREE Playstation 3. FREE table tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton and tennis. Free nightly events with other backpackers in the area. Participating hostel in the famous Backpacker Big Night Out each Wednesday and Saturday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort

Address: 2837 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: €23 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 80
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Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort Gold Coast, Australia
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“For a quieter nights sleep try and get one away from the main bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelseadaggers, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“i had a very lovely room, It all seemed great!”
 of 5 bubbles olly1232015, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Wi-fi was a bit hit and miss in our 1st floor room behind reception on the road side. Worked well in reception itself though. Just have any room you will love this place.”
 of 5 bubbles GUESStheGUEST, 5 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Twin rooms have bathroom, lounge room and kitchen included”
 of 5 bubbles 36rhih, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor or a quiet room if you want to sleep any time before 3am.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandst0rm, 11 Oct 2012 | Read review
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