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About this property


With the Whitsunday islands on its doorstep, access to the Great Barrier Reef and renowned party atmosphere, Airlie Beach is a popular stop-off for travelers to Queensland. Beaches Backpackers is located in the center of town, close to the beaches, islands, and all the beachside action. The property provides clean and comfortable well-priced accommodations for those looking to experience this stunning landscape on a budget. Guests have a choice of dormitory or smaller, more private rooms all fitted with air conditioning and can make use of the hostels facilities, which include an outdoor pool, an internet cafe, and a laundry facility. The on-site bistro and bar has regular night time entertainment and is a great place to meet other travelers. Guests of Beaches Backpackers will find that the service and facilities offered are of the highest quality, making it a very exciting way to explore a new city while enjoying a great accommodation.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Shared kitchen

Services and conveniences

  • ATM
  • Laundry service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area


  • Pets allowed
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  • Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
  • Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.
  • 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

Airport Transfer Fee: 15AUD
Check-In From: 12:00PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00AM
Distance from City Center: .Km
Distance to Airport: 25.Km
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Restaurants: 1
Reception Open Until: 8:00PM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
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Very good

based on 34 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.4
  • Facilities 7.3
  • Location 8.9
  • Room comfort and quality 7.1
  • Service 7.2
  • Value for money 8.2
  • Food and dining 6.4
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Chang from Australia
Mixed Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in June 2016
The room with the shower room.
Reviewed June 18, 2016

Pimpisa from Thailand
Female Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016
You pay what you get
Only for sleep is okay. The room and carpet in front of bedroom were dirty. The location is perfect and I do love the special meal in the night.
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Laura from Laos
Solo traveler
Female Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in May 2016
Good location and entertainment
Cheap accommodation, clean rooms and discounted food and drink at the bar. Luggage storage for $6 while you are awy on a Whitsundays tour. Brilliant location. Something on at the bar Every night but quite enough to be able to sleep.
Reviewed May 20, 2016

meiyu from Taiwan
Mixed Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in May 2016
Good location you can use 50% ticket to eat dinner It's soso food
Reviewed May 16, 2016

WING from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Female Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016
Not bad
You don't believe it's a backpacker when you walk in
Reviewed May 05, 2016

YEH from Taiwan
Private Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016
Fair price to stay
Cheap accommodation and supper, not for backpackers looking for quietness.
Private rooms are good, close to free WiFi provided by the bar nearby.
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Nicole from Vietnam
Solo traveler
Female Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in June 2015
Clean decent hostel
Safe and Clean
Ok stay. Room was clean and spacious enough. Staff was not around when I checked in but gave helpful instruction when I called them. Value for money.
Reviewed October 08, 2015

Paul from Australia
Solo traveler
Private Room
Stayed 1 night in August 2014
Location, Atmosphere, People
You get what you pay for, all good
Reviewed September 22, 2014

xinlin from China
Solo traveler
Mixed Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in December 2013
good location
location, cheap, stalely
The location is good, on the main street. Mix gender room is no very convinent for me, but the price is reasonable for staying one night then take the shuttle.
Reviewed February 04, 2014

Wong from Hong Kong
Private Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2013
a bit dirty room
location, friendly staff, near beaches
it is a few blocks from the city centre. walking at night feels comfortable. but the room is quite dirty with small ants cos it doesnt have housekeeping daily.
Reviewed October 16, 2013


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