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Reef Backpackers

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Overview
140 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The kitchen was terribly dirty, the beds were uncomfortable, and the whole place felt like it had been neglected for a while. The only positive is that they held my bag for several days free of charge after I checked out.

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night. Room was terrifying, like a crackhouse. They charge us twice and never paid back although they said they would. Called there 4 times and they always lying that they will pay it. Worse experience ever!

1  Thank Iida-Maria H
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I stayed for a week at the Reef, and enjoyed my stay so much I extended it for a few days. It's a great place to stay if you're travelling alone! The premises are a bit old and worn (like so many before me have...More

Thank Karie1
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

So we were meant to be staying here for 2 nights, 10th December until the 12th, we lasted one night and only because we made sure we only used it for a quick sleep.. So many things wrong, starting with the reception Which gives off...More

Thank Charlie339
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Pretty cheap place with large common room conveniently located close to the center. That's about all what the Reef Backpacker has going for it. The room was stuffy and smelled like mildew. The radiator was so loud you could not keep it on during the...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel class
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$ 23 - US$ 43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"The best bathrooms are upstairs, and the upstairs female dorm doesn't have bunk beds!"
Karie1
18 Dec 2016
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"A little far from the city. Do not stay here."
pigmoon
12 Jun 2016
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"The hostel dinners are good value"
JakeA337
23 May 2016
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"not big differences among rooms but only how many beds in though if you are female, you might be happy to..."
149shunsukem
15 Aug 2015
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