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Magnums Budget Stays & Tour Booking Office

We are an award-winning provider of accommodation in Airlie Beach, Queensland, luring backpackers, travellers and holiday makers worldwide to the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef.

Let us make your time here unforgettable by booking a tour. We offer discounted rates, and when you book with Magnums, you’ll benefit from the advice and knowledge of long-term locals.

What’s on offer at Magnums:

If you wish to speak with one of our friendly Magnums consultants please phone 1800 624 634.

If you’re not ready to talk with us just yet, read some reviews from our guests who had a great time staying with us at Magnums Airlie Beach.


Latest Reviews...

laurachadwick77 - Trip Advisor - September 2015

"Best Hostel I've been to"

We booked to stay at magnums for 2 nights because we were in Airlie Beach to do a Whitsunday Islands cruise. However I wish we had stayed longer, I was definitely not ready to leave! The place was so lively and we were able to sit in the 'beer garden' both Tuesday and Wednesday night and there still be live music and loads of people about. One of my favourite things was it being right next door to a McDonald's too. The room was lovely and everything was clean! Would DEFINITELY recommend to stay here it was so much fun!

Ahnjaeeouk - Trip Advisor - August 2015

"Good Budget option with Helpful Staff"

I stayed here in a single room with a double bed and television over the course of five nights last week and would gladly do so again.
Whilst obviously being a backpackers' hostel, the room was modest in size (but certainly adequate, clean and comfortable) and had shared bathrooms (two toilets and shower facilities between six units), it was conveniently located right in the middle of the main street with the shoreline and swimming lagoon just across the road, a supermarket next door and a good range of pubs and clubs only a stone throw away and featured a well thought-out rainforest garden (which the timber buildings blended into) which provided a great sense of serenity notwithstanding the town central location.
But the best part was the staff, who were extremely helpful and went out of their way to make my stay comfortable. I felt more like a welcome guest than a paying customer.
For good option on a modest budget, I would certainly recommend this.

Bethany M - Trip Advisor - July 2015

"Chilled Hostel"

We used this hostel as a pre and post whitsundays accommodation. The hostel is really nice, clean and the staff are helpful. You can store your bags whilst away for free. The only issue is if you need to get something out, its only open on the hour for 5 mins. You can store your valuables for free at reception. The kitchen isn't very big or well equipped but it's manageable. Free wifi but it's so slow. My one complaint is the shower in the room was not working, you'd be showering then all of a sudden it goes cold. Good location next to woolworths and bws. There is a pub within the hostel which serves food. You cannot BYO alcohol. Would recommend.

cp152015 - Trip Advisor - June 2015

"Great Experience at Magnums"

We stayed at magnums for 4 nights and it felt like we had our own private condo. The room had a mini fridge, kettle, plates, bowls and cutlery right in the room. Perfect for keeping our food and drinks there and using our own stuff for breakfast and snacks. The toilet and showers were right beside our room so nice and easy to access. Kitchen was massive compared to other hostels we have stayed at and pretty clean too. Lots of cool friendly people staying there mostly backpackers and other travellers. It's right across the street from woolworths, liquor store tons of shops restaurants and cafes. Across the street from the lagoon beach walk and local market on Saturdays. Airlie is a beauty place to check out if you're doing a trip down the coast! It just felt nice and secluded in the jungle with free wifi(which didn't work on the last night) but it's free so can't really complain too much. If you're in Airlie Beach, Magnums is the place to stay for sure.

Kelly A - Trip Advisor - May 2015

"Comfortable private room and friendly service"

I stayed in a double room with TV for four consecutive weekends, in between trips on the reef. The staff were very friendly and helpful with organising tours and daily needs, particularly Mary who helped me a number of times. The room was comfortable and surprisingly quiet! The layout of the accommodation among lovely landscaping was a highlight for me. I even had a spangled drongo who liked to rest on the banister outside my room! Sure, the wifi was intermittent and rather slow, but it was included in the very affordable accommodation rate and the reception ladies were happy to help find the information I needed anyway. With the added convenience of being right next to Woolworths and across the road from the start of the Bicentennial Walkway, as well as only a few minutes to a couple of beautiful bushwalks, I look forward to staying at Magnums again some time soon.

GINAS2710 - Trip Advisor - May 2015

"Cheap and Pleasent"

I was pleasantly surprised with this hostel as it was described as a party hostel and cheap. Usually a recipie for disaster in my experience. I stayed in a private room so I cannot comment on the dorms. The room was clean with a fan, air-conditioning, fridge and cutlery. The kitchen was very clean and well maintained, the same for the bathrooms.We were never disturbed by party goers as the hostel is set quite far back from the bar and club area. The staff were friendly despite being very busy. The hostel is also in a great location. Just before boarding my Whitsunday boat I realised I had misplaced something valuable. I gave them a ring and asked them if they found it could they keep it safe not expecting much to be done however I was pleasantly surprised to see that they had gone to the effort of finding it for me and keeping it safe. Not many places would do this.

ShivvyRoche - Trip Advisor - March 2015

"Great value for money and lovely hostel"

Stayed in this hostel prior to our trip to the Whitsundays - was a lovely hostel to stay and would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting Airlie beach.
We stayed in an 8 bed dormitory (possibly mixed, but there were only girls in the room). It was very nice and clean with fresh linens already on the bed. Extremely comfortable beds and with plug sockets beside the bed (one of the things that make a great hostel for me). The only thing I can comment on is the low lying upper bunk which caused a number of head bumps!
In summary, very nice hostel, great layout (little huts), clean and great value for money!