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The famous Surfers Paradise Beach is just a 5-minute walk away when you stay at Maxmee Resort. The hostel offers free WiFi, a tennis court and an outdoor pool.

The hostel also offers free laundry, basketball, table tennis, volleyball and body-boards. The tour desk can offer sightseeing advice and arrange tours.

Maxmee Backpackers Resort has won the TripAdvisor Award for Excellence for both 2014 and 2015. Guests have a choice between dormitory rooms and self-contained 2-bedroom apartments.

The property is just a 20-minute walk or an 8-minute tram ride from Cavill Avenue, home to many dining, shopping and nightlife options. Gold Coast Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Gold Coast, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Maxmee Backpackers Resort has been welcoming guests since May 14, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Gold Coast, this property has an excellent location score of 8.1!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Maxmee Backpackers Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Surfers Paradise Beach

    Surfers Paradise Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1,200 feet from property
  • Broadbeach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,200 feet from property
  • Kurrawa Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    4,800 feet from property
  • Budds Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Mermaid Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Narrowneck

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.9 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    All bed linen is provided (bottom sheet, top sheet, pillowcase, and blanket) Towels are not included however guests are welcome to rent towels. Tha...
    Answered on February 8, 2021
  • how old do you have to be to stay here
    Hi, we are a backpackers hostel and therefore only accept guests between 18-35. Thanks, Maxmee Resort
    Answered on December 7, 2020
  • Is there car parking on-site or near by?
    Hi, There are very limited spots available, we have a total of 7 car parking spaces available on a first-come-first-serve basis. However, there is on...
    Answered on February 8, 2021
  • Hi guys we are conjoined twins and share the same body, would we have to book 2 beds or are we allowed to stay in the same bed?
    it depends if you can both fit in a single bed, we can measure you on arrival and see if you can fit. Hostel Management
    Answered on May 9, 2021
  • Is there a kitchen where i could cook own food
    Hi, The dormitories do not have a kitchen. There is a communal kitchen where you are welcome to store your food as well as cook your own food. Ki...
    Answered on January 22, 2021
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Amenities of Maxmee Backpackers Resort
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Maxmee Backpackers Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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


8:00 AM - 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 35 years old


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Maxmee Backpackers Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the property is closed on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

You must show a valid photo ID (international passport only) and credit card upon check-in.

We only accept guests between 18 - 35 years old.

Please note that children under 18 years of age cannot be accommodated at this hotel.

Please note for bookings of 8 or more guests, different policies and procedures may apply.
For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note when booking mixed dormitory rooms all beds may not be in the same room.

Please note that Maxmee Resort hostel has a licensed bar. Outside alcohol is prohibited.

check in 2pm until 9pm
check out 8am until 10am

The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Any cancellations or No shows within our 5-day cancellation policy will be charged the entire stay

Please note refunds are not possible due to delays in transport, weather conditions, health conditions, and arriving after check-in time.

There is a $20.00 key deposit this is in [cash only]

Please inform Maxmee Resort 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.

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.

Internet: WiFi is available in all rooms and is free of charge.

Parking: Yes parking is available this can not be reserved

Pets: Pets are not allowed.

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

Please inform Maxmee Backpackers Resort 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.

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.

Bar is closed from Tue, Dec 25, 2018 until Tue, Dec 25, 2018

FAQs about Maxmee Backpackers Resort

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

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

  • Check-in at Maxmee Backpackers Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Maxmee Backpackers Resort by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min

  • Maxmee Backpackers Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beach
    • Movie nights
    • Swimming pool
    • Bar crawls
    • Happy hour
    • Tennis equipment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Maxmee Backpackers Resort is 1.2 miles from the center of Gold Coast.

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Maxmee Backpackers Resort.