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Top Rated Hostels in Airlie Beach, Australia

Whitsunday On The Beach 92%

1. Whitsunday On The Beach

Hotel
269 Shute Harbour Road

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 88%

Location 98%

Safety 93%

Staff 95%

Value 86%

30 out of 35 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Whitsunday On The Beach

07 Jul 2014 77%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Family Holiday

Location near beach, shops and food places. Fantastic place to stay

would recommend this property

29 Jun 2014 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Events / festivals

The property was central to everything airlie beach has to offer, and there was bates both sides locked by key for security but were easy access to go to either the beach or shops, very happy and great value for money

would recommend this property

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Bush Village Budget Cabins 89%

2. Bush Village Budget Cabins

Hostel
2 St Martins rd, Cannonvale, Queensland

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 88%

Location 75%

Safety 92%

Staff 92%

Value 91%

30 out of 30 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Bush Village Budget Cabins

27 Nov 2015 69%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway

The double private cabin was great. Very clean and quiet. Lovely little pool area with relaxing chairs and free WiFi. Good facilities. Free luggage storage. Good fan and air con. No problems with the actual accommodation :)

would recommend this property

09 Nov 2015 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

What a lovely experience! Bryan and Jude were so friendly and welcoming, even cleaned our cabin first so we could check in early! Clean, quiet, relaxing place. We were sad to leave!

would recommend this property

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Backpackers by the Bay 86%

3. Backpackers by the Bay

Hostel
12 Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 86%

Location 79%

Safety 91%

Staff 94%

Value 87%

62 out of 74 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Backpackers by the Bay

19 Apr 2016 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 25-30

Very clean, good communal area to meet people. Fun quiz on each night at 7.30.

would recommend this property

05 Jan 2016 83%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers

Great air con in the room. The room was clean and comfortable as were the communal areas. All members of staff I spoke to were really friendly and helpful.

would recommend this property

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Nomads Airlie Beach 83%

4. Nomads Airlie Beach

Hostel
354 Shute Harbour Road

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 81%

Location 96%

Safety 78%

Staff 80%

Value 83%

100 out of 124 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Nomads Airlie Beach

04 Jan 2016 89%
Travel Type: Alone

Pools, Volleyball Field, Great accommodation

would recommend this property

30 Oct 2015 77%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Great location.. Close to all the nightlife but not to close that you don't get any sleep!

would recommend this property

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Base Airlie Beach Resort 80%

5. Base Airlie Beach Resort

Hostel
336 Shute Harbour Road

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 78%

Facilities 74%

Location 89%

Safety 82%

Staff 78%

Value 77%

96 out of 116 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Base Airlie Beach Resort

08 Apr 2016 57%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

The grounds were really attractive and pool was lovely.

22 Dec 2015 40%
Travel Type: With a large group / tour
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Location big green area

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Airlie Beach Magnums 79%

6. Airlie Beach Magnums

Hostel
366 Shute Harbour Rd., Whitsunday Village Complex

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 73%

Facilities 76%

Location 97%

Safety 70%

Staff 75%

Value 82%

36 out of 50 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Airlie Beach Magnums

27 Mar 2016 71%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Age Range: 25-30

The atmosphere was relaxing. Very convenient location.

would recommend this property

09 Dec 2015 63%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Nice atmosphere

would recommend this property

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Airlie Beach YHA 74%

7. Airlie Beach YHA

Hostel
394 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

Atmosphere 69%

Cleanliness 71%

Facilities 73%

Location 87%

Safety 75%

Staff 78%

Value 67%

17 out of 24 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Airlie Beach YHA

18 Jan 2014 49%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Partying / nightlife

Location.

26 Dec 2013 74%

Central Friendly staff

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Airlie Waterfront Backpackers 73%

8. Airlie Waterfront Backpackers

Hostel
The Esplanade

Atmosphere 59%

Cleanliness 64%

Facilities 66%

Location 98%

Safety 70%

Staff 77%

Value 72%

54 out of 79 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Airlie Waterfront Backpackers

15 Mar 2016 66%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

Clean room and bathroom with a tv and balcony.

would recommend this property

29 Dec 2015 60%
Travel Type: Alone

Location

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Global Backpackers Airlie Beach 71%

9. Global Backpackers Airlie Beach

Hostel
356-362 Shute Harbour Rd

Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 54%

Facilities 63%

Location 96%

Safety 68%

Staff 79%

Value 70%

50 out of 69 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Global Backpackers Airlie Beach

26 Dec 2015 77%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Beach / sunbathing

Location was awesome

would recommend this property

23 Nov 2015 46%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

The location was okay but so are 90% of the other hostels.

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