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Coolangatta Sands Backpackers, Coolangatta

2-star2 stars
Cnr Griffith And Mclean StCoolangattaQLD4225Australia

Adults-only hostel in Coolangatta with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Fantastic service
More comfort would be nice
Could use a good cleaning
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Coolangatta Sands Backpackers, Coolangatta

from $16
  • Shared Dormitory (Mixed, 4-8 Share)
  • Shared Dormitory (Female Only, 4-6 Share)
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 100 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 12:30 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport drop off at scheduled times *


  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • No alcohol allowed onsite
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1927
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • In-room safe

Coolangatta Sands Backpackers, Coolangatta’s small print

Also known as

  • Coolangatta Hostel
  • Sands Backpackers
  • Coolangatta Sands
  • Coolangatta Sands Hostel
  • Hostel Coolangatta
  • Sands Coolangatta
  • Sands Coolangatta Hostel
  • Coolangatta Sands Backpackers Hostel
  • Sands Hostel Coolangatta
  • Sands Backpackers Hostel


This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 5 per person

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Coolangatta Sands Backpackers, Coolangatta


  • Twin Towns Uniting Church (2-minute walk)
  • The Strand (4-minute walk)
  • Kirra Hill Community Center (6-minute walk)
  • Greenmount Beach (9-minute walk)
  • Coolangatta Beach (10-minute walk)
  • Kirra Beach (10-minute walk)
  • Centro Tweed (15-minute walk)
  • Bilinga Beach (18-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) 6-min drive
  • Varsity Lakes Station 20-min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Limited parking
  • Airport drop-off service

Coolangatta Sands Backpackers, Coolangatta

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