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    Its a nice hostel, but a bit disappointing for a YHA. It is a bit old and tired and needs some brightening up and some fun added to it. A few group activities would be nice. The 8 bed dorm was quite spacious and pleasant with a bathroom as well. Laundry was good. Kitchen has electric stoves and some do not work. Fridge was nice and had enough space. Would have been better if reception had longer hours or an out of hours phone number.
    Jo L May 2016
    Always meet lovely people :)
    Allan H May 2016
    Greeted with a quick and friend reception, (good) *Car parking was ridiculous expected to park half way up the hill in a Ditch/Drain on the side of a main road, Very UNSAFE.(BAD) *The free WIFI connection didn't work at all.(BAD) *A Skip full of old Mattress and rubbish blocked the main entrance and very unsightly.(BAD) * Door to room (14) was not installed professionally and had a large gap in between the door and frame allowing anyone to look into the room, or for noise to be transparent in or out of room.(BAD) * Mould present in bath room on the ceiling.(BAD) * * 2, LOUD, BLOODY MEGA PHONE ANNOUNCEMENT, EARLY in the MORNING (on sunday), made VIA Speaker in the room informing some one (Which did not concern me) that book out was at 10 and to roll your sheets up and leave near the pool area. I was in need of sleep and DID NOT need useless public announcement if it was not an Emergency. I was booked for 2 nights and expected a sleep in. *Sleeping was very challenging as the Bed creaked and squeaked every single movement made and kept me awake all night as the Mattress was uncomfortable and the metal spring bed frame made noise every time there was the slightest movement.
    Chris B April 2016
    Stayed here with my daughter as we were over from England visiting her, she has stayed in them before very basic but very clean and staff were very helpful. We are not backpacker as we are older but for the young traveling it's what they need affordable, clean & looked after it was an experience for us & we loved it xx
    Elizabeth H April 2016
    Loved this hostel! Super friendly staff, brilliant location, good facilities. I will definitely stay here again as I intend to return.
    Elise B April 2016
    Stayed in a few YHA hostels on our travels, found other to be a bit better than this one however location was good and the rooms were clean and had air con which was nice. Would not recommend staying here until the current building work is complete however - in the morning we woken up by persistent excessive drilling, hammering etc from 645 am onwards - not great when you are on holiday!
    Mia C April 2016
    On arrival we received the impression of a very well run hostel and this was born out during our stay. The hostel staff were friendly and knowledgeable
    Geoff H April 2016
    I really enjoyed my stay with the that in Airlie beach. Their location is separate from the main stretch but only due to the layout of the road but everywhere was easy to get to regardless. Although videos weren't always easy to load, the wifi was mostly pretty good. Cleaning was magnificent, kitchen was pretty much fully equipped and the lounge area was comfortable. Some beds were not as comfortable as others due to over use but my bed was pretty comfortable.
    Ashleigh B April 2016
    Convenient to activities and amenities
    Stephanie M April 2016
    Clean hostel with very large rooms and great kitchen facilities. For some reason not many people connect here, most stay for themselves. Location Is perfect, everything in Airlie is reachable within 5 minutes.
    Tim W April 2016
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