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    Base Backpackers Magnetic Island

    1 Nelly Bay Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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    • Excellent33%
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    • Average15%
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    “boozy bingo” (18 reviews)
    Wifi
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    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    Base was the funnest hostel I've stayed in while travelling! Great night time activities. Food was so good and well price. Especially the pizza. And one free breakfast and dinner was appreciated. The staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms and bathrooms were exactly...More

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    Response from BASEMagnetic, Front Office Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    G'DAY! What can I say about that review! Thanks a million for the awesome write up, our food is pretty delicious and our staff are awesome and super friendly. Jay loves sharing his love for the island so i'm glad you were lucky enough to...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    Location of this hostel is amazing, pretty much in the beach. But the hostel doesn't offer much. Rooms are air conditioned but it is controlled by reception so not effective. Food good value. Nights are restricted and not very well organised. Alcohol prices are pretty...More

    Thank James C
    Response from BASEMagnetic, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    Hello James, Our hostel is situated in a pretty special place but i'm sorry to hear you think we don't offer much more. Our Air Cons are set on the best possible timers/temperatures for yourselves and the environment but we'll look into changing that from...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    I've stayed in base for 3 days and 2 nights and I can assure everyone that that's NOT enough for this epic hostel ! I've checked into a privat double suit where I had the ocean right to my window. Balcony outside, Tv in the...More

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    Response from BASEMagnetic, Guest Relations Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    G'Day Tara, Epic hostel! Well thank you for that. Our privates make this wonderful hostel just a little bit more luxurious. We try our very best for guests to embrace the travelling culture and our entertainment programme definitely tries to encourage everyone to mingle and...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    This is by far one of the best hostels I've stayed at in Australia! Decent entertainment every night, a swimming pool, hammock area, bar, serves food at a cost and right on the beach. I got to stay in a little hut with an amazing...More

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    Response from BASEMagnetic, Front Office Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    Hello sianstravels2016, Thanks for the incredible review! We try our very best to make this unique location awesome for all our guests, from the chill out hammock and pool areas to our entertainment on a night, so for you to love it so much means...More

    Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at Base for 2 nights would highly recommend this hostel if you want a good party. Bar staff were all so lovely and great crack, always got the crowd going. Good food and resonably priced. Happy Hour drinks are cheap too. Special shout out...More

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    Response from BASEMagnetic, Front Office Manager at Base Backpackers Magnetic IslandResponded 11 February 2017

    Aoifeeeeee & the Irish girls! Thanks for the review girls, we are glad you enjoyed your stay here, so spread the love to everyone else! I'll pass on the special thanks to Danny and make sure he gets a well deserved pat on the back....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$24 - US$94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Magnetic Island
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