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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights in this hostel. The hostel is just OK. The rooms are pretty small, but they have a nice open common area outside. Internet works really good, at least outside, not in my room. I just did not really like the atmosphere in this hostel, but that is just a feeling. People and staff are friendly enough...

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Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We arrived to Noosa and upon leaving the Greyhound we were pleased to see that the hotel offered a free shuttle service to and from town throughout the day. This was due to the fact that the hotel was away from the main hub of activity in a quiet residential area (about 3km). We arrived and after checking in, were...

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dolphinsbeachhou4567, Reception Staff at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. Firstly the room size is a standard size room that will be found in most hostels. There is room under each set of bunk beds for storage and in the 5 bed dorms there is a large area under the 5th raised bed for plenty...

Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

The hostel looks nice and clean but the staff is not very backpack-ish and not very enthousiastic. The 5 dollar charge to store your bags for the day after check out from the room is an easy way for them to earn some extra money. They encourage you to use resources with the environment in mind but on the same...

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights..you get picked up and dropped off from greyhound bus,very close to sunshine beach..staff friendly and helpfull...the hostel is split into lots of apartments,2x5 beddorms,bathroom,kitchen and seating area,,my dorm,bathroom and kitchen was clean and tidy...there are a few rules,ie no Goon or drinking games,but this was ok as it keeps it quiet and chilled...would stay again...

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Daventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I'll start by saying this hostel is in a good location for the beach but this seems to be the only positive thing i have to say!!! They have so many rules that it really spoils the experience. I have been travelling around australia for 17 months now and have never came across these kind of rules. 1. Firstly there...

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Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

This is a lush hostel if you want a chilled friendly vibe. Don't be put off by all the rules on the walls. It's just to keep it quiet and chilled. Staff really friendly. The hostel is divided into apartments so it's really nice and social. In the evening everyone sits downstairs in the court yard and chats. Good shuttle...

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Reviewed 20 March 2015

if you're looking at being in the heart of Noosa and living the party life style, this is not the place for you. It's the perfect place to chill out, pretty far away from everything however. It's also not particularly sociable as the hostel don't put on any events. We didn't mind because until now we had been at nomads...

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Reviewed 7 March 2015

I stayed here because the place I wanted to go was booked. It turned out that this was a very relaxing place to go. The goon ban make it that there is no hard partying going on so if you are looking for that go somewhere else. The heavy Indian atmosphere in the decoration of the hostel create a very...

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München, Deutschland
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

It's an OK place, but nothing special. However as there's a limited amount of available beds in Noosa, they are bound to be booked out. The receptionist girl (dauther of the parents, who own the hostel) was resistent for any feedback or improvement ideas and didn't understand the difference between a formal complaint and feedback to improve the overall customer...

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Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

This hostel was perfect, nice staff perfect location. Rooms was really clean and the bathrooms was really fresh. There is free shuttle that takes you to the city and picka you up there to. The neiborhood is quiet and felt really safe. Loved our stay here. And free wifi that actully works really good.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chill out and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Dolphins Beach House at beautiful Sunshine Beach, Noosa.This secluded, hippy-style haven is the closest hostel to the beach in Noosa, situated next to Noosa National Park with a boutique shopping village just one minute away.The ambience of this family-run hostel is quirky and unique - definitely not part of a franchise backpackers business. The owners are experienced travelers themselves, and Dolphins Beach House reflects their love of travel, with many exotic artifacts from India to Burma and Thailand. Once you slip past the gardens, the trees, the funky pink walls and the Guatemalan architecture, you'll realize that you have found a restful retreat.It's no wonder that Dolphins Beach House is Lonely Planet's best pick for Noosa for 2010 / 2011. Relax, unwind, enjoy.Our friendly staff are always happy to recommend where to go and what to see next. Office hours are 8:00 am to 7:00 pm ... more   less 

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Address: 14 Duke Street | Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
Price Range: €45 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 4 is the one you should ask for!!”
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“Be sure you double triple check what room you are booking and don't expect a customer focused response if they get it wrong !”
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