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    Aquarius Backpackers

    44 Queen St, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good32%
    • Average12%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
    Travellers talk about
    “free shuttle” (6 reviews)
    “licensed bar” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

    Such a good hostel, they picked us up straight off the greyhound and even took our bags to our room. Staff are lovely and welcoming showing us around, the facilities are excellent such a clean kitchen and bathrooms. The pool was a nice touch and...More

    Thank eiliscassidy
    Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

    Staff friendly and caring. Secure and clean with full kitchen needs, laundry, pool, recreation area with licensed bar. Short walk to shops and facilities, club, etc. Happy with my stay. Returned again after a very positive experience on my first visit 2 weeks earlier. Met...More

    Thank Gip P
    Reviewed 26 February 2017

    My experience was good, comfortable bed, good clean room, showers and toilets where clean, staff where friendly, early checkout, wifi good and bar and pool room where good! great stay and the communal kitchen had everything you wanted!

    Thank manlybornbredproud
    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    Single stay for few days.this is one of the best places in Gold Coast with low cost and convenient place for many accesses. Suggestion for improvement: If they can replace linen from silk materials to cotton, it would be much comfortable. Mainly Pillows should be...More

    Thank rohithkoon
    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    I didn't stay at the hotel at last. But, we experienced good service when check in. The staffs very friendly and eager to wait after hours. Not really sure about the transportation access but you can easily get a quick uber ride! It is an...More

    Thank sarrahyasmin
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$25 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    "You can ask to have a room not on the traffic side, as it can be noisy at night from main road."
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    "ask them not to give any room near the street"
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