Surfers Paradise, Australia

Area Code 07, US$1=$, Jun 5, 2000


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A hugely social hostel that will not let anybody go to bed before 5.00am. The staff are travellers themselves and through the week organize
Monday - Go to the pub "Cocktails and Dreams"
Tuesday - Retro night where they supply all the 70's clothes.
Wednesday - The Booze Cruise whereby a double decker bus takes you to four night spots.
Thursday - A trip to the Beach House, Cocktails & Dreams and Shooters.
Friday - Free drink cards at Cocktails & Dreams.
Saturday - The infamous Weekend Booze Cruise
Sunday - $30 worth of free drink cards to Shooters.
All dorms have a TV, fridge and shower/bathroom. Has a big social room, with internet and pool table, surfboard and boogie board hire, kitchen facilities and a great indoor pool. Only 20m away from the beach.
Highly Rec
h2 Nomad's Islander Backpackers Resort: 6 Beach Rd. T1800-074393 sb dr$16 s$65, Apartment $120 La, I, K , f, TV, C3 A huge building for international citizens only. Because of its size it is not a very sociable option, but if you are in a group there is no other budget accommodation so close to the centre as this. Facilities include bar, pool, spa, squash and tennis court and internet.
h3 Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort: 2837 Gold Coast Highway, T1800-282800 dr$18, d$23 La, I, K, TV, f, C3 A well run, and well equipped hostel with own bar swimming pool, BBQ, Gym, mini tennis court and sociable video room. Probably a bit to far away for most people but does have a free courtesy pick-up bus which makes hourly drives to a from the centre of town.
h4 Sleeping Inn Surfer's: 26 Whelan St. T1800-817832, dr$18 (Discounts for VIP and YHA members) d$22 La, K, TV, f, I, C3 A new hostel which has become very popular . It has a good social atmosphere with a tropical swimming pool and BBQ nights. Rec
h5 Club Surfers Hotel: 2877 Gold Coast Highway, T5531 5244 s$105 weekly, d$210 weekly La, I, TV, a/c, C3 Great option for that little bit of privacy and comfort. A hotel just out of town that has good cheap weekly rates. The price increases much more if you stay there only for a few nights. Rec

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