Very good 7.4
Based on 193 reviews

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About Islander Backpackers Resort


Islander Backpackers Resort is located near Cavill Avenue, within easy walking distance of the area's popular restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Offering accommodations in dormitory-style rooms, all units are facilitated with en-suite bathrooms, private lockers, small bar fridge and private balcony. The hostel provides full resort facilities for you to enjoy, including, tropical pool, spa, steam room, tennis and squash court, games room and Internet café. Guests will also enjoy relaxing in the common area, which is equipped with lounges, a DVD library, and a big screen TV. While the onsite bar is a great place for a relaxed meal in a beautiful atmosphere, guests who choose to make their own meals will also enjoy the use of a fully-equipped kitchen and barbecue facilities. Offering guests a great mix of comfort and convenience, Islander Backpackers Resort is also central and affordable, with excellent facilities for a great vacation.
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Internet access

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

Getting around

  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Steamroom
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Shared kitchen

Services and conveniences

  • ATM
  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
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Please note that all guests must present a valid passport upon check in and holders of Australian passports also need to provide a current backpacker membership card (eg. Nomads Mad Card, VIP, YHA ). Nomads cards can be purchased from Backpackers Reception upon check in.

Please note that all clients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian or an individual over the age of 18. The property has the right to refuse any booking when the legal guardian over 18, or the intending registered guest, cannot provide current photo ID if requested. Guest under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in dorm rooms regardless of supervision from an adult unless they are in a preauthorised group or have reserved the room entirely.

The credit card used for payment at the time of booking needs to be shown upon check-in.

The property requires a key deposit of USD 20 per room.

  • 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): 13 AUD
Check-In From: 02:00PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00AM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 25 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: No
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 5
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 50
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
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Very good

based on 193 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.9
  • Facilities 7.0
  • Location 9.2
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.2
  • Service 7.2
  • Value for money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 6.0
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Siu from United Kingdom
Solo travelers
Backpacker Private Double
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016
good location
facilities are a bit old.. but location is great
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Cheng from Taiwan
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in February 2016
Nice location to get any place
Good location, suitable room with very friendly staff!
Reviewed September 06, 2016

Hoyin from Taiwan
Backpacker Private Double
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
good value, good location
It is an old hotel, but the price is really good deal at that location. Our room was updated on the arrival day, which is really nice.
Reviewed August 11, 2016

KYEONGHWA from Australia
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in July 2016
clean and calm
I was very worried about the condition of the room but it was rather good than my thought. Try here!
Reviewed July 09, 2016

YEONSEONG from South Korea
Stayed 6 nights in April 2016
cheap, clean, pool, view, good location
Reviewed July 05, 2016

YEONSEONG from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016
location, clean room, good staff, view, pool, noisy.
Reviewed July 05, 2016

YEONSEONG from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
best location, swimming pool, tidy room, clean toilet
Reviewed July 05, 2016

YEONSEONG from South Korea
Solo travelers
Stayed one night in May 2016
pool, view, location, friendly staff
Reviewed July 05, 2016

WING from Hong Kong
Solo travelers
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016
Good: Close to Main Street and beach Cheap Bad: No internet in rooms Close to bar and pub too noisy can't sleep
Reviewed May 05, 2016

Nur from Malaysia
Double or Twin Room
Stayed 3 nights in March 2016
I hope the staffs will be more friendly
Reviewed April 03, 2016


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