Sleeping Inn Surfers


Sleeping Inn Surfers

26 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Bus 163, 164, 172, 173, 175, 700, 705, 731, PM41, PM42, TX2, TX3 (stop: Surfers Paradise bus interchange)
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(07) 5592 4455
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Relaxing, great staff, rooms are clean, great people, always something to do if you want it.Amazing!
7 September 2008
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Nothing, honestly.
Pros
Absolutely everything! Staff so helpful. Pool, movie night, clubs, good fun!
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My stay here was great. I can't say enough good things about the hostel and the people here in gneeral. This isn't your normal hostel. It's like your living in your own apartment. There's a kitchen with all utilities so you don't have to eat out everytime. I saved so much money here. It's a safe place to stay. Everyone here cares about your stay and safety. The beach is a 5 minute walk and they give you free boogie boards, soccer balls, whatever you want. If you want to book anything, just go to reception and they'll do it for you. Music is played throughout the day to keep you occupied at the pool. Nice and clean pool by the way. You can also use the other 'pool' with your mates when getting the night started. They have a pool competetion once a week. Clean sheets, clean room. The staff comes in and cleans everyday. Does your dishes. It's just an overall great place to stay. Everyone is nice, it's safe, there's always something to do if you want it. I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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Not Recommended!
14 January 2008
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Hot, sticky, cramped & annoying.
Pros
Not much, really. Located close to bus terminal.
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The dorms are crap and overall the place is a dump. The rooms are cramped and sweaty (no a/c). They also send around a staffer to rope people into their nights out...they all but beg and bother you to come. The guys who work here are kinda douche-y...i heard the reception guy check in a girl and ask if she "came here to make out, because if so, she came to the right place". The nightly poolside movie is cooll but everyone in my room agreed that it's not enough to offset the overal dumpiness. Might have been nice once but certainly not now.

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Cool place, with your own apartment and cookie facilites
23 April 2006
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Love the apartment type blocks where you get a lounge (book the annex buliding down the road downstairs louge ... not the dorms near reception. Loved the cinema van, and cinepool. 5min walk to bus station but get picked up in Limo... takes you out to town to compete in party games vs other hostels... Nice beach... kitesurfing far end Lots to do here but touristy all high rise... Ideall time it for INDY race week but ONLY if hostels long time pre booked. Check out infinity ideally having taken 'Nimbin cookies' before hand... serious cool trippy place. And Must do a meal at draculas...horror restuarant THIS IS THE DOWN TO DO A DIVE WITH SHARKS... IS seaworLd you don't scuba with sissy grey nurse sharks... they drop you in a tank with a fucking tiger shark!!!!!! (PRESUME WELL FED HOWEVER DON NOT. NOT ENTER THE CANALS... FULL OF MAN EATING BULL SHARKS WHICH DO EAT PEOPLE. Be careful about doing cash in hand work from ads here... Got put incharge of right twat... can't remeber name who was trying to open a place called club watersports. Rip offs backpackers ie no pay.

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Anonymous
Ask for the big room in the annex downstairs
30 October 2005
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Nice pick up in the chaep limo which takes you out to compete against other hostels in the club bar nights ...deff another party hostel. Few mins walk to the coach station and town, 10 min to the beach. Unlike most hostels these places are ensuite and en kitchen... But there is a big difference in rooms... The one near reception was cramped and solid floored... the one downstairs in the annex down the road was like a nice flat with a big living room studio with good kitchen with oven etc attached to too dorm rooms... Great for groups... (party party possiblities (and if you pull hint hint). Nice vdeo room made out of a vw van and the pool films great idea. Only prob got hooked up with dodgy character by reception who ripps off backpackers regardsa work ie crap work, sweet talk er when getting paid ...er never...His partner Antony mentioned that he had got a bp to work for a week hard labour and only gave him a roast chicken inc moving cars intercity. He was trying to renovate a hostel by the bungi jump called club watersports (which was full of asbestos and termite eaten construction to the point where the extention nearly collapsed... This is not sleeping inn but dodgy dudes place.

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Anonymous
Not great
19 July 2005
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Pretty grotty, hadn't been cleaned for a while, couch in sitting room was rank-rotten, room itself was pretty gross. Have stayed in worse places though. The only thing that could have made it better was bunking in with 6 schoolies chicks........

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Anonymous
great hostel but watch your stuff
22 April 2005
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this is a great hostel, its clean rooms have their own bathroom, kitchen and tv which is really good. The staff are great and there are different things on every night like dive in movies by the pool. The only problem was that while we were there there were two different occasions where rooms had stuff stolen from them (including ours) Its not a problem if you keep your door locked at night but this can be hard with people coming back at different times. I would say definetly stay here but leave your valuables in the safe at reception.

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Anonymous
Talk about a filthy hole
28 February 2004
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I'm surprised by the 5 star reviews of this place. Me and a male friend stayed in early Dec and were put in a unit sharing with a group of 6 female schoolies. The place was absolutely trashed and hadn't been cleaned in weeks. Staff are friendly but scarce. Wouldn't come again even if they paid me.

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Anonymous
Best place I have stayed in Australia
17 February 2004
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Best place every yal. So much fun, The staff are awesome people and will take care of you. I loved how they took you out every night of the week and gave us free drinks!!!!! Ahh I didnt want to leave, I highly recommend this hostel to anyone. I was put in a 4 share room with its OWN KITCHEN. It also had its own living room which was pretty sweet. I was also really really impressed by the cleaning staff. They came in and cleaned our room everyday and actually washed our dishes. That was sweet but it was the cleanest hostel i have ever stayed in. Im telling everyone if you go to surfers paradise go to sleeping inn its the best one surfers has by far and australia for that matter

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Anonymous
Had a great time
15 June 2003
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Me and my buddy came to Surfers to party, and had an awesome week, it helped that the hostel takes you out every night and gets you free alcohol and free entry into the nightclubs. We were impressed with the hostel, it was probably the nicest one we've stayed in so far, our 4 bed dorm had its own lounge, TV and kitchen, which was good for chilling out in. The room got cleaned every day too which was nice after some of the hostels we've stayed in. The pool was cold but the hot tubs great, especially when your hung over. The best thing was the staff, they were really friendly and took us out and made sure we had a good time, we met some great people during our stay, we went out to 70's parties and did the club crawl twice, and they play drinking games and give you free wine before you go out which gets you hammered. I'd recommend it if you want to party at night and chill out during the day.

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Rob
Great place to stay!
15 February 2003
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I came here from New Zealand to stay for 2 weeks, and had the time of my life! The rooms are really nice, you have your own TV and kitchen, and the facilities are really good too. Cheap internet, a nice pool, a hot tub, and they even show movies by the pool every few days on a projector screen - so you can sit in the hot tub, have a beer and watch a movie! Plus they take you out to nightclubs EVERY night, get you free drinks and make sure you have a good time. The staff were really friendly too. I've never been so drunk my whole life. The only thing they need is cable TV so you can chill out when your hung over!

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Su
acceptable enuff
8 February 2003
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was der in nov 2001, stayed wit a couple of cool jap kids. nice setting & a peaceful chill out environment. thumbs up: ur own squeaky clean toilet & kitchen! (depends on who u bunkin wit) thumbs down: da jacuzzi was freakin cold!!

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Anonymous
Dont let the brochure fool you!!!!
10 October 2002
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this place is advertised in brochures but its not even the same place, i liked the layout of rooms with own kitchen and toilet but it would be nice if they were any way clean, linen not clean either,the kitchen was filthy. although i must say the staff were friendly and they have great nite outs.

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Brian Clarke
Fucked
17 July 2001
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The service is poor, the people are not friendly, and the rooms are dirty!!!

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