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Airlie Beach YHA
Dublin, Ireland
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149 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2011

I stayed for 4 nights in May 2010. I did a lot of research and read a lot of TA comments before deciding on this hostel. Not many hostels in Airlie Beach had good comments if one is not looking for a party place. It seems Airlie Beach Hostels don´t need to use a lot of efforts to get clients due to its popularity.
My friend and I wanted a twin room but nothing was available so we ended up in a 6bed dorm. It was actually ok though, quite spacious with ensuite bathroom. It was clean too. We were at teh back side of the building so it was actually quiet at night.
Location is a block from the beach and a bus stop is just outside.
There is an outside sitting area, large kitchen and a common room with TV.
Reception staff is very friendly and helpful and will also help in booking daytrips etc.
Would stay again.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Berry, NSW
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Reviewed 23 December 2010

My husband and I stayed here for one night with an overseas visitor. The place was dirty and smelled. The pub next door was very noisy and continued so until the small hours. The whole place could do with a good scrub, and the bedding a good airing. The rooms were very small, just enough to sidle around the foot of the bed and the side nearest the wall. The reception staff were pleasant.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

Good kitchen area, but rooms are like prison cells. Great location on the strip but not too noisy. We stayed here for three nights, Magnums for one, both times in a double room. I think Magnums is better.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 10 August 2010

The YHA is directly behind a nighclub that is very loud until 3am. Fine if your at the nightclub, a very sound sleeper or a party animal.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Derby, England
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Reviewed 20 July 2010

I stayed here wile backpacking with my nephew; the hostel itself was very basic but was by far the cheapest YHA we stayed in so I can’t complain for what we paid. The room we shared was tiny; just enough room to get two beds in and our bags but again it was so cheap I got what I expected. The shower was shared but only between us and another room so never any problem getting to use it.
There was a good size pool to cool of in as it was so hot and I was very glad of the air con in our room.
My only real disappointment was that we were there Christmas week and every other hostel was advertising Christmas meals but this one didn’t do them which we were a little disappointed about as we wanted to meet some people to share Christmas with. I think they would also benefit from more computers for people to use the internet from as we found it very hard to get on the internet as there all ways seemed to be some one hogging it.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with family
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Lucerne
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2010

Stayed there with a friend in May this year. Wanted a good place to start a trip to the whitsundays the other day. We travelled by car and when a called to book a private double room, I was told we would have a parking space. Because If you have to leave your car for 3 days in Airlie, you can not put in anywhere! There are places you have to move your car every 1 hour. Other places, where you can leave the car for long terms, did have machines to pay which did not take the money.... So we had the first problem there.
The staff was so unhelpfull and rude. They let me wait for 20 minutes, because the girl was chatting to a friend. She just arrogant.
Well the rooms are very small. You almost find no place to open your suitcase. The bedlinen were dirty and underneath them was plastic. How disgusting is this?! Bathroom was quite clean. We stored our luaggage in a dirty garage and they even took 5 dollars each suitcase! Kitchen was dirty too.
The place is quite good located, but (in a double room) way to expensive. You'd rather go to a cheap motel with more comfort for that price.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Ancona, Italy
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2010

A very nice place near the beach and very nice shop and restaurant. As all YHA Hostels Chain, the structure and cleanliness is very good but if you look for entertainment go elsewhere. Recommended!

Stayed June 2010, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Airlie Beach YHA

Property: Airlie Beach YHA
Address: 394 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 54 Speciality Lodging in Airlie Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Airlie Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Airlie Beach YHA backpackers hostel is located in the centre of Airlie Beach close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafes and nightlife that Airlie has to offer. The hostel offers multi-share, double and twin rooms with private balconies. All hostel rooms are air-conditioned and the twin and double rooms have shared bathroom facilities with only one other room. Backpackers facilities include swimming pool, tour desk, free Wi-Fi Hot Spot (Wi-Fi Plus also available), kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room. ... more   less 
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