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By a verified traveller on Tue 12 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

At Mooloolaba Backpackers you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Mooloolaba Esplanade and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Highlights at this beach hostel include an outdoor swimming pool, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi and ceiling fans are featured in all 20 rooms.

This hostel has free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a microwave in a common area, and a refrigerator in a common area.

With a stay at this Mooloolaba hostel, you'll be 0.8 km (0.5 mi) from Mooloolaba Beach and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Kawana Beach.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Ensuite

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Mooloolaba Backpackers ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.6 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mooloolaba Backpackers

Everyone (5)
4 out of 5
Quite at night close to town Amenities were pretty dirty

Posted by on 12 Nov. 2019

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3 out of 5
Bit dated, but good value, safe and friendly staff

Posted by on 13 Nov. 2018

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Sep. 2018

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2 out of 5
The weather was cold and wet so was the room.....the sheets were so damp I couldn’t use them. I didn’t have anywhere else to stay so put up with it for the two nights I was there . People were friendly. I expected the young people to make some noise but they weren’t a problem.

Posted by , from queensland local on 4 Jul. 2018

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3 out of 5
Good place to stay apart from the hot uncomfortable bed with no aircon , to hot to sleep , messy common room and bathrooms need some work , good people thought made the stay more tolerable

Posted by , from Byron bay on 29 Jan. 2018

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About the Mooloolaba Backpackers

Location 75 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD 4557

Property Features

As a guest of Mooloolaba Backpackers, you'll find an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi is free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Mooloolaba Backpackers also features barbecue grills, a garden, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available.

  • 20 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Bar or lounge
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast) (14.8 km / 9.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Mooloolaba Backpackers offers 20 accommodations with ceiling fans. This Sunshine Coast hostel provides 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)
  • Ceiling fan

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 7 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • 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

  • No pets allowed


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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Staffed front desk


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 10.0 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Mooloolaba Backpackers Hostel
  • Mooloolaba Backpackers Mooloolaba
  • Mooloolaba Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
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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.