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Cairns City Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Alken, Belgium
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Travelling around in Africa, Asia and Australia for 7 months now and this place was by far the worst. Nope, I don't need luxury and no I don't want to be treated like a king. What I do want is a bed to sleep at an honest price. This place however is horrible and the price is way too high...

Thank Dica1908
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We been here for 2 weeks and everything is awesome !!! The staff is very nice and available for everything you need!!! It's close to cairns central so if you don't have a car it's perfect for shopping or if looking for job!!! There is a swimming pool for the hottest months and you really feel in a propical city...

Thank Zefira T
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our room and the kitchen were both dirty. The outside area was nice, it's a shame that the unclean facilities let it down. The bedding was dusty and smelled like sweat. There are much better options in cairns for a similar price. The highlight of the stay was finding a toad swimming around in the pool, rather him than me....

Thank Matthew W
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a quite hostel with good free wifi then this hostel is great. But the kitchen is tiny and there are barely any bathrooms. The private room smells like wet dog and you can't open the windows because there's no screen. We also had a lot of cockroaches in the room.. And you have to pay extra...

Thank 166crw
Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Cant say enough about how good the kebabs are. They are reasonably priced, friendly courteous staff, quick service with a smile. Just one other thing, the small kebabs are HUGE! Take the drive down Mulgrave Rd Westcourt...you won't be dissappointed

Thank LizzinCNS
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Bedrooms are pretty good, bathrooms are alright, kitchen could be better but fine. Living rooms are very pleasant, good unlimited wi-fi, SWIMMING POOL ! Very cool aircon and showers in bedrooms. Friendly staff, close to shopping center Nobody came to empty my trash can in 3 days, and a lot of ants in my room, thats some bad points. Enjoying...

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Loved the rooms and the fact that each floor had its kitchen and bathroom, so not too many people have to share it. But you really need to insist if you want some information / help. Not a helpful reception.

1Thank Louise B
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The CCB is easily one of my favorite hostels in Australia, and I've spent a total of 6 weeks at the hostel. It's about a 20 minute walk to the center, but the (cheapest) price and the overall atmosphere and look of the hostel more than make up for that!

1Thank RamonTravels
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I had an awesome week at this hostel. So many friendly people there. Apparently it's under new management and are slowly making a few improvements (beds, gardens as far as I can see). Nice pool and community area. Tropical feel. Definitely budget but it had everything I needed. Free internet! and air conditioning in the dorms was free too. I...

1Thank Georgia S
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Probably the best thing about this place is the extremely laid back common area. There's a pool table there, and you're allowed to drink your own alcohol, which makes for an extremely chilled out and friendly atmosphere. I stayed here 2 nights, and on the first the frame popped out of the top bunk, and I nearly fell onto the...

Thank Mavourneen M

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Additional Information about Cairns City Backpackers

Address: 274 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Gone Walkabout Hostel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: ₹ 1,349 - ₹ 2,264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cairns City Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available.”
RamonTravels, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good”
jessieg_889, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel.”
nicolaf930, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)”
BeccaSmitch, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you want a nice room, don't book here.”
436brada, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
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