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Maroochydore Backpackers Hostel

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2012

I really enjoyed staying at this YHA! I stayed there for 2 weeks and loved every minute of it! The staff was very friendly and around to help if you needed anything. They have daily events going on like free BBQ night, free ice cream night, and games night! You can also borrow the kayaks, fishing rods, and boogie boards...

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Reviewed 8 May 2012

We had loads of fun with free BBQ and kayaking on the river. Just a short walk into town for nature lovers this is the place to be! Only stopped for 3 days wish we had time for a week. The owner and staff go out of there way to help..

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We really enjoyed Maroochydore itself, lovely place, great shopping mall. The Canadian guy who picked us up was really nice and chatty. The YHA was a bit out of the way, and a little strange. We had a four bed dorm plus a double bed separated by a curtain, im assuming that was supposed to be a private room. Anyway,...

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Thank nuzzlemonkey
Justin O, Front Office Manager at Maroochydore Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

I am sorry that your stay wasn't as you expected. Here at YHA Maroochydore we want all guests to have an enjoyable and memorable experience – We encourage guests to come and enjoy the facilities, explore the surrounding area and meet other like-minded people. We have a wide range of rooms available at the hostel to cater for the diverse...

Central Valley, New York
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Having stayed in many of the yhs in Australia,this was definately the worst and could not wait to get out of it! Rooms were dingy and very damp - sheets were marked and the bed creaked all night. No air conditioning and a noisy fan attached to a dodgy looking plug. There was free breakfast but was told in no...

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2Thank moralda
Justin O, Owner at Maroochydore Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Response to TripAdvisor asking for the review to be removed as it is from an ex employee which had the same heading but was removed and replaced - I strongly believe this to be an ex employee, terminated for their aggressive behavior and lack of performance.It seems unfair that this review is still viewable given the factual inaccuracies.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2011

I was very happy to stay at this backpackers. The room and bed was clean and drawers were provided for personal belongings. Breakfast was also provided which made it even better. Not really central location, but courtesy bus provided.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2011

The only reason I stayed at this hostel was because of the free bus to Australia zoo which is advertised on there website. There is NOT a free bus to the zoo only to the bus stop which costs 5 dollars to the zoo! The room was small and not worth the money! Dorm rooms looked ok! I got picked...

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Reviewed 8 December 2011

The reason I stopped at this YHA was due to it being the closest to Australia zoo and it advertises on the website that the hostel provides a free bus to the zoo. NOT the case! You get dropped of at a pick up point for the zoo and it costs $5 a person. So I guess that is false...

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1Thank 7,306
Rotterdam
Reviewed 30 September 2011

We got picked up by the hotel staff of the YHA after a call we arrived at the busstation. The YHA hostel is quite far from town centre. We stayed at a private room. The kitchen was clean and the living room was comfortable. there are a lot of games and dvd you can use for a night. The 2nd...

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Thank Marijke K
Justin O, Owner at Maroochydore Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear traveller Sorry to hear that you felt there was nothing to do here, we are currently training new staff of which we hope would give you plenty of choices and activities to do, either in the hostel or outside the hostel like Eumundi markets/Australia zoo/Underwater world/Glass House mountains as well as the hostel being close to the river which...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 30 July 2011

This was the best hostel I've ever stayed at! The staff was super nice, and went way above and beyond what was required of them. They shuttled us into town almost any time we asked and pointed out all the good eating places. They have free breakfast and so many food deals for starving students, it was amazing. The kayak,...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2011

We arrived late Sat afternoon and immediately felt relaxed after a long drive.Dove straight into the pool, which was just beautiful, then milled around in the lounge and aclimatised ourselves with the surroundings. The hostel itself seemed out of place at first (seems in the middle of suburbia) but is welcoming and has a nice relaxed atmosphere about it. The...

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Maroochydore Backpackers Hostel

Address: 24 Schirrmann Dr, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia (Formerly Maroochydore YHA Backpackers Hostel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maroochydore
Number of rooms: 15
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“go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles colec828, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Dont ever stay here”
 of 5 bubbles easz48, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are ok for a backpackers, nothing really wrong with the four bed dorm I had.”
 of 5 bubbles travelinomad, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room further away from the office benches as this is where people sit for dinner/drinks and you can literally hear conversations from your bedroom 5 dorms up.”
 of 5 bubbles 992stephanief, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Good room? Didn't see one.”
 of 5 bubbles AydinS_11, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
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