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    I was using the YHA for a nap before my early morning flight from Coolangatta and for this it was ideal. I had the 2 person room, no frills but very clean and tidy. Because I was wanting to sleep I probably noticed the noise level more than normal. It is a place for young backpackers so they talk loudly and laugh a lot which is as it should be, good on them. However one really distracting noise was the banging doors. I had an 11 person room opposite me and I think the door might have had an over powerful closing spring? It really banged shut when used. I think the 11 people in the room all decided to go in and and of the room multi times and four about an hour there was a succession of loud bangs. Noise will always be a factor, it is the nature of the YHA and it's guests, but if those doors could be hushed that would be neat. For all my old man grumbles the YHA delivered all that I asked of it and was clearly being enjoyed by one and all who were staying there. Thank you
    Darrell P October 2016
    Convenient stay
    Jacky N October 2016
    Friendly and helpful staff, best location (for my purpose) and I love the big kitchen.
    Gunther S October 2016
    First I would like to say many thanks to friendly receptionist who guide and give me advise for food and the good place around. And yaaaaa they provide a free transportation for bring backpackers around Coolanggata beach n town.that is a good facilities for us. breakfast are really cheap. I love it and I just recommend this accommodation to my friends for further visit/holiday in gold coast.
    SURIYANI E October 2016
    Well run facility
    Andrew D October 2016
    You need the bus to go to the city Coolangatta (or a 30 min - maybe - walk). They have the bus to take you there sometimes a day, but the hours they'd travel didn't help me much. I still think it's good to stay 10min walk away from the airport though, and taking the bus didn't bother me much (almost in front of the hostel). It was a bit annoying that people in my bedroom "live" there and were not friendly at all. They could maybe have different rooms for those who live there... Kitchen and bathrooms were really good (and also the bedroom itself).
    Debora S October 2016
    I booked a double room for myself & a friend. The ad is misleading. This is the worst experience at a hostel that I have ever had. - Location is so close to the airport tarmac. Walls shake every time a plane flies over. Constant noise from the planes. - Facilities aren't well maintained. Blood stained bedding, dead bugs on the bathroom basins, dusty floors in the bedrooms, bad odours in the room - Rooms are freezing. Paper thin walls ensure you hear everything. A certain amount of noise is expected at Hostels however staff did nothing to prevent people from roaming the hallways at all hours screaming & slamming doors. - Had a STAFF member screaming & abusing guests at the hostel all hours of the night/early morning. Abusing elderly, harassing women etc. Was too scared to get up and go to the bathroom. Would never stay here again & will tell everyone I know to avoid this hostel.
    Alice October 2016
    I stayed in a "double" room that was 8' x 10' with a double bed pushed against one wall. It cost AUD78/night. The curatins did not meet and let in light from the outside lights which were kept on all night. The shared bathrooms were upstairs, I now know what it feels like to stay in an institution. The white fluorescent lights, almost bare walls and echoing halls, complete with noise from the kitchen(?) in the middle of the night were utterly charmless. The place was clean, had comfortable bed and good pillows.
    Sue G October 2016
    Location is perfect for early flight travellers. Walking to airport without worry of transfer issue. Room very small. Shared toilets and shower room clean.
    Rebecca P September 2016
    Very run down hostel which requires urgent refurbishments. Wet towels from previous guests in room. Dirty showers for short people, springs coming out of mattress. Not a bonus for YHA at all.
    Anouk M September 2016
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