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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 BayResponded 14 March 2017
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
We have been traveling the east coast for a few weeks now and this is by far the BEST hostel we have stayed at so far!
really friendly staff, nice quiet location, the bus stop is nice and close, our tour to the Whitsundays picked...More
It's a nice and quiet hostel! Staff is very friendly. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean. I recommend this hostel to everybody who visits Airlie Beach :) And I would definitely stay here when I come back to visit Airlie Beach :)
Friendly and helpful staff. Kitchen and bathrooms are so clean. Rooms quiet and comfortable. It's good that air condition turn on during night time. Just be careful with front steps.
Please Book directly on their website!!
I planned on staying for 2 nights, eventually stayed for a week! Great ambiance, because its not a really big hostel I could easily meet new people, and after a few days it felt like a family! Really awesome staff, they're always willing to help...More
Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 3 February 2017
thanks Zeb for your comments - very timely under the circumstances - keep travelling safe and well and try to get back this way again in the future.
US$39 - US$67 (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, Australia
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"