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About Surfside Coogee Beach


Surfside Coogee Beach is a great backpacker hostel for anyone looking at spending some quality time in a tranquil, beachside location. The hostel has a range of room options available, from mixed to female only shared dorms with four, six or eight beds to private rooms with triple, double and twin bedding options. Most dorm rooms come with a balcony facing the Coogee Beach, some also come with their a private bathroom and television. The hostel offers shared facilities like a communal kitchen, laundry and TV area with Foxtel and a hire service for games and sports equipment. The friendly reception staff are there to help international travelers with all their needs, from job applications and training courses to setting up a bank account. It’s no wonder that the convenient location, dedicated staff and first-rate facilities make Surfside Coogee Beach a favorite among budget travelers.
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Hotel Facilities

  • airport transfer
  • laundry service
  • lockers
  • luggage storage
  • safety deposit boxes
  • shared kitchen
  • shared lounge/TV area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • fishing
  • water sports (non-motorized)


  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
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Please note that reception is open from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm every day. Guests who arrive outside opening hours can call the number on the hostel entrance door and the night/day manager will come to assist with check-in.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy 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: 12:00 PM
Check-In Until: 10:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 10 km
Distance to Airport: 8 km
Internet Usage Fee: 1 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Parking Fee (per day): 0 AUD
Reception Open Until: 10:00 PM
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 1988
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2011
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3.6 Rachel R.
United States of America
April 26, 2016
major bummer
We will not return.

7.2 NOEL A.
April 21, 2016
Surfside Review
Great location and value for money. Have to improve toilet and room cleanliness. Thank you.

3.2 Daniel R.
New Zealand
March 14, 2016
Dirty do not stay
Stayed for 2 nights, I don't think sheets where clean, second night I got eaten alive by bed bugs

7.7 Ana M.
August 29, 2015
Great value
friendly staff

4.3 Muhammad I.
June 16, 2015
Wifi from McD
This hostel is not for backpackers. It suits better for the homeless. The worst hostel that I have ever visited yet.

3.3 Jenny N.
July 23, 2015
our stay was ok
hard to bath in the toilet. only hot water coming out from faucet very hot. no place to put toiletries or hang clothes when bathing or taking shower. no heater inside room.

3.3 Odd H.
February 28, 2015
bad and very dirty
bad and very dirty. moved out after one night with nearly no sleep!

9.3 Anthony E.
United States of America
February 23, 2015
Great place to stay
The view, the location, the people
Pleasant had a great time

3 Louise C.
November 30, 2014
Bed bugs and cockroaches
So bad I couldn't stay the night and left

4.7 GI H.
September 10, 2014
Cheap, cheap and cheap! That's all nothing more about this!
Ok meet my needs not wants!