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Overview of Coolangatta Sands Hotel

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Coolangatta Sands Hotel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationTwin Towns Uniting Church2 min walk
    Popular LocationKirra Hill Community Center4 min walk
    Popular LocationThe Strand5 min walk
    AirportGold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta)3 min drive

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  • Queen Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • 1 Person in 6-Bed mixed Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
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  • 1 Person in 8-Bed Female-only Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 8 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • 1 Person in 8-Bed mixed Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 8 Single Bunk Beds
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About this area

Gold Coast

Coolangatta Sands Hotel is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Border Park Raceway, or consider a night out at Balter Brewing Company.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Twin Towns Uniting Church - 2 min walk
  • Coolangatta Beach - 4 min walk
  • Kirra Hill Community Center - 4 min walk
  • The Strand - 5 min walk
  • Kirra Beach - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Varsity Lakes Station - 23 min drive
  • AirportGold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 3 min drive


  • Griffith St Larder - 3 min walk
  • Seabreeze Family Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Top Noodle - 4 min walk
  • Montezumas - 5 min walk
  • Delizioso at The Strand - 5 min walk
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About this property

Coolangatta Sands Hotel

Victorian Gold Coast hostel in Coolangatta, walk to Coolangatta Beach
Along with a restaurant, this hostel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a library and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Coolangatta Sands Hotel offers 23 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • ATM/banking services
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace


  • Renovated entire property – November 2016
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Coolangatta Hostel
Coolangatta Sands
Coolangatta Sands Hostel
Hostel Coolangatta
Sands Coolangatta
Sands Coolangatta Hostel
Coolangatta Sands Backpackers Hostel
Sands Hostel Coolangatta
Sands Backpackers Hostel
Sands Backpackers
Coolangatta Sands Backpackers
Coolangatta Sands Coolangatta
Coolangatta Sands Hotel Coolangatta
Coolangatta Sands Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Coolangatta Sands Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Coolangatta Sands Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Coolangatta Sands Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Coolangatta Sands Hotel?
As of 26 Feb. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Coolangatta Sands Hotel on 4 Mar. 2021 start from AU$99, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Coolangatta Sands Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Coolangatta Sands Hotel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Coolangatta Sands Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Coolangatta Sands Hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Coolangatta Sands Hotel located?
Located in Coolangatta, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Uniting Church, Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Greenmount Beach and Snapper Rocks are also within 1 mile (2 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 22 out of 117 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 38 out of 117 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 27 out of 117 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 117 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 117 reviews
1 - Terrible 13%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was so loud. You couldn’t sleep. Down the bottom was party and I got no rest till around 2/3 am
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

2/5 Poor

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
Rough at best.
Very hot in our private room. AC did not work. Not very clean. Great location, nice staff, but no sleep because of the heat (only 17c outside) and noise.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Location is great. Sparse, but clean room. Air conditioning didn't work, had a fan in the room but it was quite hot still.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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