Facilities at Backpackers By The Bay

Backpackers By The Bay prides itself on the quality and affordability of its rooms.

Each room is serviced daily and Backpackers By The Bay is known throughout Oz for its Cleanliness, Friendliness and Hospitality. Below are just some of the facilities we provide for you our guests.

  • Fully equipped kitchen - with all cutlery, crockery, pots & pans provided - and everything works!!
  • Laundry room with washers, dryer, ironing board & iron
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Lounge/TV room with latest release videos and comfy lounges
  • Free outdoor, covered BBQ for your use - dine while looking over the stunning Coral Sea and islands
  • All rooms are serviced daily - linen provided and air conditioning (not through winter)
  • Games room with pool table, internet access, telephone for guests to receive incoming calls
  • Nightly in-house social activities (eg trivia competitions, outdoor movie nights, music quizzes etc)
  • Salt water pool surrounded by palm trees, hammocks and sun lounges plus an awesome sun bathing area!
  • Tour desk offering unbiased local knowledge for all regional day and overnight tours - often at standby or discounted prices
  • Lending library
  • Off street parking
  • Safe and secure 24 hour access
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Our Room Rates

Check out our current room rates and scroll down for a description and images of our room types. 

Room Type
VIP Member
YHA Member
Non Member
8 share room (rate per person) $27.00 $27.00 $27.00
4 share room (rate per person) $31.00 $31.00   $31.00
Twin/Double (rate per room)         $82.00      $82.00     $82.00  
Christmas/New Years Room Rates
 (23.12.17 - 2.1.18)
4 share room (rate per person)    $40    $40   $40
Double rooms (rates per room)    $100   $100   $100


 Rates include linen (sheets and blankets); pillows, crockery and cutlery.  They also include Federal Government GST, so there is nothing extra to pay for.  Double room rates include towels.

    Cancellation Policy:  Please note cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your expected arrival time will forfeit the cost of one nights accommodation in the style of room your booking was held. 


4 Share Room

These are large, dorm-style rooms all with bunk-beds.

  • serviced daily
  • linen provided
  • all rooms are air-conditioned (except in winter)




Double Room

These are private rooms.

  • serviced daily
  • linen provided
  • all rooms are air-conditioned (except in winter)
  • towels provided
12 Hermitage Drive Airlie Beach
Queensland AUSTRALIA
Phone/Fax: +61 7 4946 7267
Let's Go Travel Guides

"...chill atmosphere...amenities galore.....and a sweet view of the bay."

Lonely Planet 2008 - Australia

"Away from the madding crowd, this small and quiet backpackers occupies a great vantage point on top of a hill. The atmosphere is friendly, the dorms have just four beds and the double rooms are some of the best around"