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    I enjoyed my stay but I do with that the showers and sinks didn't leak/weren't so hard to turn off so they don't leak. That being said if stopping water in the bathrooms is the biggest problem than clearly it was a wonderful place to stay.
    Stephanie C February 2017
    a little expensive, 8-person Shared room after yha member card is 30d
    Tang Y February 2017
    The many patios of the Hostel are really nice
    Mascha R February 2017
    The only drawback was the absence of ar conditioning in the rooms. It was impossible to sleep because of the heat.
    Rodrigo S February 2017
    Sometimes it is very difficult to manage a YHA as most of these places are only as good as their visitors. YHA Coolangatta is doing its utmost to stay on top of things. Lot's of cleaning being done and sadly enough after 2 hours people took up cooking, leaving the kitchen in a big mess. So if you are one of these people who is complaining about dirt have a good look at yourself. Are you one of the " blind " people who does not see the sign about washing and drying dishes. Really sad for all the people working in and around the hostel. If anybody wants full service: GO TO A HOTEL AND PAY FOR IT ! So I suggest that nobody should make any complaints about this hostel. It is one of the cleanest YHA I've stayed. Of course there are little spots who would need some TLC as any other building of this age, but I am sure the management will get there in the end. And if you have any complaints about the lack of airco: Get over it! Australia is hot and if you like it cool: stay at home and enjoy your airco. I felt well looked after and the activities in the hostel ( pizza and BBQ nights ) and the bus service are great.
    Andi S February 2017
    Good for airport access. Needs some maintenance e.g. Some broken taps, feels worn in places. Friendly staff. Clean common areas and rooms. Wifi is not very good.
    Stephanie M February 2017
    It's a shame that I can only give the hostel three stars, the staff were all lovely and really made me feel welcome, they are very friendly and always helpful. the good things were - lounge room area with a big tv with lots of channels and movies, couches to chill on and socialise - dining area and big kitchen and cubbies/fridge to store your groceries (but don't count on your food to still be in the fridge when you come back!) - rec room with a pool table and ping pong table - bicycle hire - swimming pool - free shuttle bus to 4 different spots - $5 pizza night and bbq nights the not so great... - the dorm was really basic, but was fairly clean - in the 11 bed dorm there were only 3 fans on the wall, being on the top bunk the fan barely touched me so I was super hot every night - there is only one communal girls bathroom for the whole hostel so it gets a little dirty - the shower head is only at shoulder level which was a little weird - the free wifi only worked in the lounge and dining room - to upgrade to the premium wifi that works all over the hostel you have to pay, which I thought was a little cheeky considering it was already the most expensive hostel I've ever stayed at!
    Jasmin C February 2017
    Wanted to short term change booking. Staff was very friendly and helpful. No troubles at all.
    Gunther January 2017
    Complementary shuttle made it easy to get to and from snapper rocks to get my surf on. Surf board rental was easy from yha. Very friendly staff made suggestions for me around town. Convenient location to airport and buses.
    Clayton S January 2017
    Unfortunately, I did not have a good night here. I am not sure if its the same with ever room, but I did not get any sleep due to the noise level from others parting and tv room noise. The hostel was very clean, and my room was pleasant. Great location to the airport. I hope this hostel becomes more typical of every other yha i have stayed in, in a family friendly oriented sense.
    Christina W January 2017
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