Get an overview of this hotelWaterfront hostel with an outdoor pool


Nestled on the beach, this Nelly Bay hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Magnetic Island Golf Course and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Magnetic Island National Park. Horseshoe Bay Beach and Radical Bay are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this hostel has an outdoor pool and a nightclub. Self parking is free. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 30 rooms offer balconies, WiFi, and ceiling fans.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach hostel also offers an outdoor pool, a nightclub, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Base Magnetic Island Hostel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Nightclub 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 30 
  • Outdoor pool 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (AUD 10.00 per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (AUD 10.00 per 24 hours surcharge), Wired high-speed internet (AUD 10.00 per 24 hours surcharge)


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Base Magnetic Island Hostel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Minimum guest age is 18

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Cash Deposit Required


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: AUD 20 per stay
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 10.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: AUD 10.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Base Hostel Magnetic Island
  • Base Magnetic Island
  • Base Magnetic Island Hostel
  • Hostel Magnetic Island
  • Magnetic Island Base
  • Magnetic Island Base Hostel
  • Magnetic Island Hostel
  • Base Backpackers Hotel Magnetic Island

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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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