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Boardrider Backpacker and Budget Motel

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible39%
!!!BREAKING NEWS!!!! I would like to introduce myself: My name is Laura and I am the new manager of the Boardrider Backpacker & Budget Motel!! I would like to welcome everyone from all over the world to come & stay at our backpackers based in Manly Beach (literately a 1 minute walk from the main beach, YEW.) We have been and still are very busy UPGRADING our services on EVERY level! The surf is pumping & jobs are coming in daily so come and check it out ----> HAPPY DAYS
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Property amenities
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Budget
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Neighbourhood
Manly
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The location is perfect and there is heaps of work to find in the area, the rooftop is sick for a party with good people in chilled out vibes ✌️the summer is awesome here. Don't miss it! You'll have the best time for sure.

Thank Glen A
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Boardrider is the best! You’ll meet people from all over the world. And all of them super nice and chill. A nice big family! The staff is really good people too. Very nice and careful. And the best of all, the rooftop. It’s always nice...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great hostel, great people, great place. Excellent location, near the beach and in the Main Street. Lots of job offers. Free breakfast too! If you’re coming to manly, come to this hostel for sure! You’ll have the best time.

Thank KellyJ2092
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I am currently living in Boardrider Backpackers and it's a great hostel to be in, I've been here since December 2017 and I've met alot of people and made many many friends and memories! The hostel is very clean (cleaned alot throughout the day) The...More

Thank Kylie B
Response from Peter S, Owner at Boardrider Backpacker and Budget MotelResponded 21 June 2018

Hi Kylie, Thanks for your awesome comments. We're going to miss you as well! Best, Kirsten

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Boardrider Backpacker is an hostel with a special chill vibe. The people are really welcoming. The staff was just so lovely and helpful. And the location is just awesome: in a pedestrian street right next to the beach and all the bar and restaurant of...More

Thank FloeWia
Response from Peter S, Owner at Boardrider Backpacker and Budget MotelResponded 21 June 2018

Hi Floe, Thanks for leaving us this kind review. Very pleased that you have enjoyed your stay here. Best, Kirsten

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Room Tips
"slow wifi. Private rooms might be a bit better but of course more expensive"
guestxxx
17 Mar 2018
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"many of the rooms on the 1st floor have balconies!"
X7353RTlouiseb
31 May 2017
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"It will be loud as it is a backpackers right on Manly's main road. But get out there and make friends!"
Kimmconn
23 Mar 2016
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"For a quiet night ask to be put on the 1st floor. If you love yoga head to Power Living right down the..."
Jenn2780
22 Mar 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$27 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
boardrider backpacker and budget hotel manly
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater SydneyManlyManly
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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