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Nomads Airlie Beach
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Nomads Airlie Beach

354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802, Australia
Airlie Beach, Australia
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1,179 reviews
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About Nomads Airlie Beach

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers is located in Airlie Beach and is close to the area's well-known attractions. The various amenities this relaxed hostel has to offer include an airport shuttle, an outdoor pool and a garden.

Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers has been recently refurbished and offers a safe, luggage storage and a shared kitchen. Guests can also enjoy private parking on site.

The hostel has 44 rooms, all of which are filled with a variety of amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay.

Those staying at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers can enjoy the in-house bar, ideally situated for socializing in the evening. A variety of dining options can also be found close by.

Great Barrier Reef Airport is a 60-minute drive from the hostel. Proserpine and Shute Harbour are located a short drive away.

Latest deals for Nomads Airlie Beach

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Amenities at Nomads Airlie Beach

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • Airport shuttle
  • Night club
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM on-site
  • Safe


  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Karaoke
  • Beach access
  • Pool table
  • Evening entertainment
  • Night club

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking


  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Tour desk

Media and entertainment

  • TV


  • Fax/photocopying


  • Storage available


  • Outdoor pool

Reviews of Nomads Airlie Beach

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What are the common amenities available at Nomads Airlie Beach?

Nomads Airlie Beach offers amenities such as an outdoor pool, shared kitchen, bar/lounge, beach access, laundry facilities, and an ATM on-site.

How is the cleanliness of the rooms and bathrooms at Nomads Airlie Beach?

Guests have mentioned concerns about the cleanliness of the rooms and bathrooms, including issues with dirty rooms, toilets, and bathrooms. However, housekeeping is prompt with attending to guests' needs.

What are the best times to visit Nomads Airlie Beach?

The low season is in November, while the high season is in April. Visitors should be prepared for potential chilly nights during the winter.

What practical information should I know about parking at Nomads Airlie Beach?

Nomads Airlie Beach offers private parking with surcharge and has designated smoking areas.

How is the quality of beds at Nomads Airlie Beach?

Guests have expressed concerns about the beds being uncomfortable, wobbly, and noisy. However, the twin rooms are described as peaceful.

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Consider Booking a Private Room

Some guests found the private rooms to be spacious, clean, and offering good value for money, providing a resort-like experience.

Opt for a Room Away from the Entrance

If you prefer a quieter environment, request a room set back from the entrance to avoid potential noise disturbances.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hostel's central location makes it convenient for accessing shops, bars, and the beach, providing a vibrant atmosphere for travelers.

Be Mindful of Noise Levels

Guests staying close to the strip noted that external noise could be disruptive, so consider requesting a room set back from the lively areas.

Check Room Amenities

Some rooms feature a kitchenette, while the main kitchen may be crowded at peak times, so it's advisable to verify the available facilities before booking.

Pack Essential Items

Bring your own towels and blankets, as some guests were unaware that these items were not provided by the hostel.

Be Aware of Noise from Bars

The hostel's proximity to bars may result in loud music, which could potentially affect the overall experience, especially for light sleepers.

Consider the Season

Be mindful of the high season in April and the low season in November, as this may impact the availability of accommodations and the overall atmosphere in the area.

Utilize the Laundry Facilities

If you plan to do laundry during your stay, take advantage of the spacious washing area and laundry facilities available at the hostel.

Be Prepared for Basic Accommodations

While the location is convenient, some guests found the rooms to be basic and in need of updates, so it's helpful to set realistic expectations.


354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802

What's nearby

  • Airlie Beach Lagoon136 yd
  • Abel Point Marina0.3 mi
  • Cannonvale Beach1.4 mi
  • Great Whitsunday Walk5.2 mi
  • Conway National Park6.3 mi
  • Heart Reef48.4 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Top tips for your stay at Nomads Airlie Beach

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Nomads Airlie Beach, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in November and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Nomads Airlie Beach, plan to stay on a Friday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Nomads Airlie Beach was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $89, while the most expensive was $89.
  • How long should you stay at Nomads Airlie Beach? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Nomads Airlie Beach

  • Where is Nomads Airlie Beach located?

    Nomads Airlie Beach is located at 354 Shute Harbour Road, 0.2 miles from the center of Airlie Beach. Airlie Beach Lagoon is the closest landmark to Nomads Airlie Beach.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Nomads Airlie Beach?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Nomads Airlie Beach.

  • Does Nomads Airlie Beach offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Nomads Airlie Beach offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Nomads Airlie Beach from the airport?

    Nomads Airlie Beach is 16.2 miles from Hamilton Island. Nomads Airlie Beach is 17.8 miles from Hayman Island.

  • Does Nomads Airlie Beach have a pool?

    Yes, Nomads Airlie Beach has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Nomads Airlie Beach hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Nomads Airlie Beach in Airlie Beach and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Nomads Airlie Beach and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Nomads Airlie Beach.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

0.2 mi

Nearest Airport

Hamilton Island

Distance to airport

16.4 mi