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Reviews of Islander Backpacker Resort

Hostel | Cnr. Beach Road & Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Australia 4217

84.2% Overall Rating

313 out of 363 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/01/2015)

"Great location, decent price, so many facilities and activities you could never be bored."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Tennis court(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.46
  • Towel USD 1.46

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Note: Guests must present a passport at check in, those with an Australian passport must also present a backpackers card (for example, Nomads, YHA, VIP etc.) Nomads cards can also be purchased from Backpackers Reception upon check in.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Surfers Paradise?

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84.2%

Overall Rating

313 out of 363 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Islander Backpacker Resort'

Atmosphere
75.2%
Location
99.2%
Facilities
82.4%
Cleanliness
77.6%
Staff
78.4%
Value
87.2%
Safety
89.6%
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Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing

20 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

23 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: Bit run down

97.1%
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Angie Morenk

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

09 May 2015 Angie would recommend this property

Liked: ...

Disliked: ...

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife

09 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location

Disliked: Kitchen not great, advertises free parking but does not allow backpacker parking on weekends, one of the female reception staff was rude and unhelpful (everyone else was lovely)

85.7%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

15 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, decent price, so many facilities and activities you could never be bored.

Disliked: Nothing.

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Nigel Lambert

Alone

Beach / sunbathing

22 December 2014 Nigel would recommend this property

Liked: Pool, jacuzzi

Disliked: No free WiFi, paid WiFi very slow

77.1%
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Nadia Breu

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 December 2014 Nadia would recommend this property

Liked: Good location!!! Nice pool, frendli stuff.

Disliked: The dorm was very dirty, put that more because the other girls in the room then the cleanstuff!

88.6%
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ali hijazi

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa

03 August 2014 ali would recommend this property

Liked: The facilities like spa , swimming pool ect...

Disliked: ali left no negative feedback.

74.3%
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Timothy Reese

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing

08 July 2014 Timothy would recommend this property

Liked: Loacation

Disliked: Rude front desk staff. Free parking, but you have to check-in first so it is useless when you first get there.

82.9%
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Adam Jones

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 July 2014 Adam would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, comfy beds, en suite.

Disliked: Room was close to pool area had a lot of noise from there in the evening. Shower was too low for anyone over 5ft, I'm very clean from the nipples down though!

74.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

01 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, elevator: easy access, hot tub

Disliked: Dirty rooms

60.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 June 2014

Liked: Good location, close to Clubs, restaurants and bus station, Greyhound bus station right next door

Disliked: Small and dirty kitchen, no atmosphere, room smells weird, carpet in the room

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Wellington Silva

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

04 May 2014 Wellington would recommend this property

Liked: Great place! Fantastic location.

Disliked: Wellington left no negative feedback.

71.4%
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Lenka Feckova

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 April 2014 Lenka would recommend this property

Liked: Location! My room was 8 bed ensuite and it was kind of an appartment - 2 bedrooms with 2 bunk beds each and 2 bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

Disliked: The bathroom (especially the sink) wasn't clean.. And no free wifi

91.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: You can stay in a dorm room in a hotel so you get to use all the facilities on offer

Disliked: N/a

88.6%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Thomas Gordon

With friends / other travellers

City break

18 March 2014 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Nice and busy but not too noisy, good location, price was reasonable and rooms clean on arrival. Would definitely stay again!

Disliked: Thomas left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Family Holiday
Romantic getaway

25 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I'm surprised. It's very clean and comfortable. Also there is nice location and atmosphere.

Disliked: Staff weren't wait when I ask questions and go to other place during talk without comment

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Charlotte Kenny

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 December 2013 Charlotte would recommend this property

Liked: Pool, good size rooms, good value for money

Disliked: Kitchen facilities weren't that great, not enough room for number of guests

91.4%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Simionato Ernesto

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

20 October 2013 Simionato would recommend this property

Liked: closest to bus, beaches and to the city mall.

Disliked: Simionato left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 September 2013

Liked: Location

Disliked: Tiny beds, poor atmosphere, no WiFi

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

01 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, no bother from then even when bringing own drinks into our room which a lot of places don't allow when they have their own bar

Disliked: A little run down but good for the price

71.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

22 April 2013

Liked: Location, the pool, and outdoor barbeque.

Disliked: It was very difficult to meet people as the commons area was rarely used by the guests. It feels like a hotel with a hostel in the back. Kitchen looks like a perfect setting for a horror flick.

91.4%
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Tara Hussey

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

14 March 2013 Tara would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel shared the ajoined hotel facilities such as swimming pool, sauna, games room and 24hour reception. It was also central to surfers paradise.

Disliked: The beds in the rooms were fairly cramped together.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: convenience

Disliked: a little noisy

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 February 2013

Liked: central location, ensuite bathrooms

Disliked: BEDBUGS!! Service guy was pretty unfriendly and try to argue out of if. I was able to change rooms though.