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Hotel Description

Backpackers By The Bay places you steps from Port of Airlie and within a 20-minute stroll of Airlie Beach Lagoon. Highlights at this hostel include an outdoor swimming pool, free self parking, and a poolside bar.

All 20 rooms feature free WiFi, ceiling fans, and safes.

This hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a library, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and tour/ticket assistance. Continental breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of an area shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this Airlie Beach hostel include Airlie Beach Market and Boathaven Beach.

Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$24* Per night/room 15 Apr. - 16 Apr.

Double or Twin Room with Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Backpackers By The Bay ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Backpackers By The Bay

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Oct. 2019

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Property Features

As a guest of Backpackers By The Bay, you'll find an outdoor pool, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the pool bar. Backpackers By The Bay also features barbecue grills, a garden, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Airlie Beach hostel.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • Bar by the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Backpackers By The Bay offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and irons/ironing boards. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy continental breakfast for a fee.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property.

This property does not have a front desk.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Backpackers By The Bay

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 3.00 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Backpackers Bay Hostel Airlie Beach
  • Backpackers Bay Airlie Beach
  • Backpackers By The Bay Airlie
  • Backpackers By The Bay Airlie Beach
  • Backpackers By The Bay Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.