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Get an overview of this hotel
Waterfront hostel with an outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

This Nelly Bay hostel is on the beach, 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from Radical Bay, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Horseshoe Bay Beach and Museum of Tropical Queensland. Queens Gardens and Castle Hill are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Property Features

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.

Room Amenities

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

Base Magnetic Island Hostel

1 Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay, QLD 4819

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. 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.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Base Magnetic Island Hostel offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature ceiling fans. Rooms open to balconies. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

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

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 11 AM.

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

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

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

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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Minimum guest age is 18

Cash Deposit Required

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.

Hotel Names

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

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.

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