Very good 7.2
Based on 186 reviews

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About Budds in Surfers Backpackers


Situated in Surfers Paradise, Budds in Surfers Backpackers is the perfect place to experience Gold Coast and its surroundings. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Adrenalin Park, Slingshot Gold Coast, King Tutts Putt Put.

Budds in Surfers Backpackers also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Gold Coast. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, tours.

Guests can choose from 28 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include dart board, surfing lessons, outdoor pool, billiards are designed for escape and relaxation. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Budds in Surfers Backpackers the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Gold Coast.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Car park
  • Shuttle service

Fitness & recreation

  • Dart board

Swimming & soaking

  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Water sports

  • Surfing lessons

Food & beverage

  • Bar
  • Vending machine
  • Shared kitchen


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Tours

On-site facilities

  • Smoking area
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • Lockers

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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Check-in is between 12:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Guests arriving outside the mentioned check-in hours are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival so alternative arrangements can be made.

Please note that the hotel is unable to check in or check out guests on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.

  • Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 0 AUD
Check-In From: 01:00 PM
Check-In Until: 10:00 PM
Check-Out From: 07:30 AM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 0.5 km
Internet Usage Fee: 0 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Rooms : 28
Parking Fee (per day): 0 AUD
Reception Open Until: 10:00 PM
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2013
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Important notice

The property does not accept Schoolies bookings. The property does not have the policies, procedures, or resources to accommodate the unique needs of school leavers during the annual Schoolies Period. For this reason, the property reserves the right to reject bookings from school and/or university leavers for the entire Schoolies Period.
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Cleanliness 7.1
  • Facilities 6.3
  • Location 7.8
  • Room Comfort/Standard 6.9
  • Service 7.6
  • Value for money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 6.3
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Zhi-Ying Z. from Taiwan
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in July 2016
I long to stay here again
good place to stay friendly staff
Reviewed August 01, 2016

YEONSEONG K. from South Korea
Business travelers
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016
good place
helpful staff, comfortable and clean
Reviewed July 06, 2016

YEONSEONG K. from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 12 nights in April 2016
helpful and friendly staff, comfortable and clean room
Reviewed July 06, 2016

brija R. from United States
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in June 2016
Management/service leaves much to be desired
Staff was horrible. Guy at front desk was glaring weakness as he was hard to work with.
Reviewed June 17, 2016

chan K. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
Reviewed May 18, 2016

chan K. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
not clean
Reviewed May 18, 2016

chan K. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016
Reviewed May 18, 2016

chan K. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016
Reviewed May 18, 2016

My T. from Vietnam
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
Ok but not fantastic
Would be good if they give us a small wardrobe in the private room
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Shing C. from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 7 nights in April 2016
Reviewed April 17, 2016


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