We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers

Save
Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (3)
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“free breakfast”(24 reviews)
“surf boards”(11 reviews)
“free activities”(8 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (169)
Filter reviews
151 results
Traveller rating
45
32
27
15
32
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
45
32
27
15
32
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfree breakfastsurf boardsfree activitiesstand up paddle boardingsocial hostelmovie nightgood vibesown bathroommooloolaba beachlocation is amazingcleaning staffmin walkmain beachwould stay againcurfewbbqbalconies
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 151 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is pretty basic and in need of a refurb, kitchens are grubby, no enough plug sockets and lockers are useless. However, it was a friendly place with a good number of activities like paddle boarding and zoo trip available free of charge.

Thank yumyumscrum
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed on the top foor, lv 3. Paid 1 nt for $85. We could hear rats running around in the ceiling all night. Upon check-out, I reported this to reception, all she said was ‘I wil have a look’. No apology or anything. It...More

1  Thank MrMrsbeachexplorer
Response from MooloolabaBackpacker, Manager at Mooloolaba Beach BackpackersResponded 7 March 2018

Hi MrMrsbeachexplorer, Thank you for leaving a review. We take on board all feedback, good & bad so that we can improve our hostel. We do not have a rat issue in the ceilings. We do have resident possums that live in the trees that...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for three nights. The rooms were spacious including the bathroom although there was no aircon and the static fan was not enough to cool down the room with body heat from 4 people. The vibe in the hostel was lovely,...More

Thank -Global-Galivanter-
Response from MooloolabaBackpacker, Manager at Mooloolaba Beach BackpackersResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Guys! Thanks for dropping by and leaving a review! We have taken all of the housekeeping reviews on board and have since restructured our housekeeping to ensure everything is up to standards. We're so glad you enjoyed the vibe & free activities from the...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We stayed at this hostel for a few nights. Mooloolaba was a great place, this hostel wasn't. For 30$/night, I had a few expectations for the hostel, but I was a bit dissapointed. We got two beds in a 4 person dorm room which is...More

Thank pernillebusk
Response from MooloolabaBackpacker, Manager at Mooloolaba Beach BackpackersResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Pernille! Thank you for your feedback! We take on board everything to ensure guests receive a great experience at the hostel! We are in the middle of improving WIFI and our cleaning procedures have recently been restructured & facility improvements are under way. We...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

If you are arriving by greyhound the hostel is really convenient as it is just on the other side of the street. The check in and check out was done friendly and quickly. The public area is fine for hanging out, wifi works ok. You...More

Thank Jeannny
Response from MooloolabaBackpacker, Manager at Mooloolaba Beach BackpackersResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Jeanny! Thank you for your review! We are really pleased to hear you enjoyed the free activities from the hostel! Our staff are pumped to make sure guests have a great experience in Mooloolaba! We have taken on board the room comments. Have a...More

View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (3)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Ensuite and double rooms are both awesome! Pool views and balcony and kitchens on each floor"
Read review
"The rooms in the other block looked much nicer, from the outside. No experience of what they were like inside."
Read review
"balcony rooms are handy as its nice to get outside in the beautiful weather as much as you can."
Read review
"$34 for an ensuite room, worth it. Pay for 6 nights and get one free!!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing