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Cairns City Backpackers

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible17%
1 Feb 2018
“Pretty standard hostel ”
30 Aug 2017
“Average stay in Cairns”
Free Wifi
Pool
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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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...More

1  Thank Matthew W
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...More

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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

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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...More

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.

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US$ 21 - US$ 31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
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