Set among 6 acres of tropical gardens, Base Backpackers Airlie Beach Resort features an outdoor swimming pool and air-conditioned rooms in the heart of Airlie Beach. Facilities include a bar and restaurant. Base Backpackers Airlie Beach offers a choice of shared dormitory rooms with private bathroom or private rooms with a private bathroom, TV and refrigerator. Free tea and coffee is provided. Guests have access to a fully equipped shared kitchen, air-conditioned cinema lounge, free barbecue facilities and a 24-hour coin operated laundry. There is an internet kiosk and Wi-Fi access is available. Down Under Bar & Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as drinks every night. Luggage storage and car parking is available for an additional fee. The tour desk can arrange trips to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. Base Backpackers Airlie Beach Resort is only 164 feet from Airlie Beach Lagoon. Cafes, bars and shops are on the doorstep.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Airlie Beach, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!

Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 twin bed
6 twin beds
2 twin beds
6 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Airlie Beach
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Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Down Under Bar & Grill
    • Cuisine
      Australian • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Base Airlie Beach

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bingo
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 6 per day.
    • Baggage storage
      Additional charge
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Outdoor swimming pool
      • Beach chairs/Loungers
      Languages Spoken
      • English

      House rules

      Base Airlie Beach takes special requests – add in the next step!


      From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

      Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


      From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



      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 of all ages are welcome.

      Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

      To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

      Crib and extra bed policies

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

      No age restriction

      There's no age requirement for check-in


      Pets are not allowed.

      Mastercard Visa Cash Base Airlie Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

      The fine print

      Please note that this property does not have any policies, procedures or resources in place to accommodate the unique needs of school graduates during the annual 'Schoolies Week' period. It does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of school graduate guests during this period.

      In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

      In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

      Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

      Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

      Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

      Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

      Please inform Base Airlie Beach of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

      Swimming pool #1: Closed from Mon, Mar 30, 2020 until Tue, Dec 29, 2020

      FAQs about Base Airlie Beach

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

      • Base Airlie Beach offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

        • Pool table
        • Karaoke
        • Evening entertainment
        • Live music/Performance
        • Swimming pool
        • Happy hour
        • Nightclub/DJ
        • Bingo

      • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Base Airlie Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Check-in at Base Airlie Beach is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

      • Base Airlie Beach is 1,000 feet from the center of Airlie Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Base Airlie Beach has 1 restaurant:

        • Down Under Bar & Grill

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