Located just 1312 feet from the main street of Airlie Beach and located directly in front of the bus transit center, Backpackers By The Bay offers relaxed accommodations and is in a convenient location to enjoy Airlie's nightlife. Free WiFi and internet access are available. The Airlie town center is a hub for cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping, where you can find souvenirs, art galleries and swimwear. The Airlie Beach markets are held every Saturday morning on the Esplanade, for locally made jewelry, clothes and crafts. The Airlie Beach Lagoon is located right in the center of Airlie Beach. The large, environmentally-friendly hostel is fully equipped with a shared kitchen, laundry, pool, hammocks, outdoor exercise station area, BBQ and library. Free tea and coffee is available all day at the hostel. All rooms are serviced daily. Backpackers By The Bay offers movies for guests to view anytime in an outdoor communal area so you can mingle and make new friends as well as hand-feed the wild cockatoos every morning and afternoon around the pool area. Guests can also take advantage of our tour booking services including ALL local/last minute discounts as well as free drinks and accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Airlie Beach

FREE parking!


Availability

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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
7.4
Cleanliness
7.2
Comfort
7.3
Value for money
7.7
Location
7.9
Free WiFi
8.8
Low score for Airlie Beach
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Area info

Amenities of Backpackers By The Bay

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

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Check-in

From 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM

Check-out

From 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Backpackers By The Bay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Backpackers By The Bay in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that Backpackers By The Bay does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

FAQs about Backpackers By The Bay

  • The prices at Backpackers By The Bay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Backpackers By The Bay is from 11:30 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Backpackers By The Bay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Movie nights

  • Backpackers By The Bay is 2,600 feet from the center of Airlie Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 2,150 feet from Backpackers By The Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.