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Backpackers By The Bay

Rental with Outdoor pool

2 stars

12 Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802

+61 749 467 267

based on 698 reviews

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About Backpackers By The Bay, Airlie Beach

Value for money
Situated just 400 meters from the main street of Airlie Beach and located directly in front of the bus transit centre, Backpackers By The Bay offers relaxed accommodation and is in a convenient location to enjoy Airlie's nightlife. Free WiFi and internet access are available. The Airlie town centre 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 jewellery, clothes and crafts. The Airlie Beach Lagoon is situated right in the centre 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 accommodation.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe
  • Game room


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Pool table
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Mini-market on site
  • Tour desk

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Shared kitchen


  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Saltwater pool
  • Outdoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Accessibility and suitability

  • Designated smoking area


GoodBased on 698 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The staff really friendly and helpful. (in 102 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, quiet, good location." (in 33 reviews)
  • Good location. (in 29 reviews)
Cons -
  • Unfortunately the room smelled a musty. (in 21 reviews)
  • Kitchen was very dirty (in 21 reviews)
  • "Was lucky to get bottom bunk,firm bed.Showers@toilets handy." (in 11 reviews)

Backpackers By The Bay room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 11:30 AM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Backpackers By The Bay from Hamilton Island?

    The drive from Hamilton Island to Backpackers By The Bay will take you about 47min depending on traffic, with a distance of 25.6 km. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • What is the best way to get to Backpackers By The Bay from Hamilton Island?

    Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Backpackers By The Bay. The nearest airport to the hotel is Hamilton Island.

  • Does Backpackers By The Bay have a pool?

    Yes, Backpackers By The Bay has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • What is the phone number for Backpackers By The Bay?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Backpackers By The Bay, call +61 749 467 267 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Backpackers By The Bay have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Backpackers By The Bay has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Backpackers By The Bay?

    You can plan to arrive after 11:30 AM for checking in. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at Backpackers By The Bay?

    Guests can currently expect to pay C$ 45 on average for a night at Backpackers By The Bay, Airlie Beach. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at C$ 41 per night.

  • Is there laundry service in Backpackers By The Bay?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at Backpackers By The Bay. An iron and an ironing board will also be provided. You can ask for them at the front desk if they are not available in the room.

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Places of interest near Backpackers By The Bay

Attractions in Airlie Beach, Australia curated by momondo

Backpackers By The Bay location: 12 Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802

Top landmarks

Airlie Beach Lagoon0.9 km
Cannonvale Beach2.8 km
Heart Reef77.9 km
Great Whitsunday Walk8.2 km
Conway National Park9.4 km

Restaurants and Cafés

The Palms Restaurant & Bar0.1 km
Spicy Thai0.2 km
La Marina0.3 km
Tides Restaurant - Peppers Airlie Beach0.5 km
Fish D'vine0.5 km
Anchor Bar And Restaurant0.5 km
Cool Lala Modern Asian Cuisine0.5 km
KCs Bar and Grill0.6 km
Tides at Airlie Beach0.6 km

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