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Base Magnetic Island Hostel

Hotel Class
2 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.1 / 5Very Good
46 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Craft Market
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Arcadia Village
    6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Magnetic Island National Park
    10 min drive

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Book online or call:

1800 781 504
  • Standard Room, Shared Bathroom, Ocean View

    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only - 6 Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom, Ocean View

    Room Amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Nelly Bay

Located in Nelly Bay, Base Magnetic Island Hostel is on the beach. Maritime Museum of Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Catholic Diocese of Townsville and Cultural Centre Townsville. ReefHQ Aquarium and Anderson Park Botanical Gardens are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Horseshoe Bay Markets - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Craft Market - 6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Arcadia Village - 6 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Magnetic Island National Park - 10 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Horseshoe Bay Beach - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 151 min drive

Restaurants

  • Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

About this property

Base Magnetic Island Hostel

Along with a restaurant, this hostel has an outdoor pool and a nightclub. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite. All 30 rooms offer balconies, WiFi, and ceiling fans.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - midnight.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property from January to December. The rest of the year they are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 20 per stay

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 8 and AUD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 4 per day (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Pool access available from 7 AM to 7 PM.Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted from January to December. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Property is also known as

  • Base Magnetic Island Hostel
  • Base Hostel
  • Base Magnetic Island
  • Base Magnetic Island Hostel Nelly Bay
  • Base Magnetic Island Nelly Bay
  • Base Magnetic Island Nelly

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 4 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–11 AM: AUD 8-16 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Nearby activities

Activities

  • Ecotours
  • Golf lessons
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water skiing
  • Whale watching
  • Windsurfing

Where to eat

  • Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
4.1

Very Good

5 - Excellent
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3.4
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

This is a great hostel, defianltey a party hostel but if you get a room furthest from the bar no issues on sleep. Staff are fabulous, friendly, helpful and full of energy.

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in May 2019

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Feb. 2019

4/5 Good

Stunning view

Great hostel and amazing view, just bear in mind it is a young atmosphere and known for its sensational parties.

Stayed 1 night in Nov. 2018

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2018

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