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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very awesome hostel. Its a little bit outside, but one can still walk to the city without a problem or if not, there is a free curtesy bus. They have several clean kitchens, so finding a cooking spot is always easy. Due to the awesome garden it has a very relaxed atmosphere. The staff was very kind and helpful -...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review and your kind words about Tropic Days. We are delighted to hear you found the kitchens to be clean, the atmosphere relaxed the staff kind and friendly and the free shuttle bus useful. Thank you so much for staying and safe travels! Kerri :-)

Bournemouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being woken up at 8am by builders tearing apart a bathroom in the room above you was reminiscent of being 14 years old and being woken up by mum hoovering outside you bedroom door on a Saturday morning and the reason I can't give this place a 5. We cancelled another hostel for this place based on the reviews and...

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tropicdaysCairns, Owner at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Anna , thank you for your lovely review.We really enjoyed having you and listening to your wonderful travel stories. And for the most part you enjoyed your stay. We are super sorry about the renovations in one of our bathrooms. It was unplanned and we too did not realize at the time of your check in. We did have...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights with my partner. Had a private room which was very clean and had tv, fridge. The staff were really helpful and there is a free shuttle bus to town. Hostel is really clean throughout and well maintained. My only gripe with the place was that they decided to do building work above our room at...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Phil, thank you for taking to write us a review we really appreciate it. We are delighted to hear you found the hostel to be really clean and well maintained, the staff to be helpful and the free shuttle bus useful. We pride ourselves on making sure we continue to improve the standard of the hostel therefore renovations are...

Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is only great comments I have for Tropic Days. It's a beautiful place and excellent atmosphere for meeting fellow travellers. I stayed at Tropic Day's "long term guest house" across the street called Poppy's Place which was an incredible time in itself. This was back in 2014. Tropic Days is the perfect hostel for fun and activities and I...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Emily, great to hear from you and thank you so much for your amazing review, its so wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at tropic days and our share house Poppy's Place. What great memories you have of our Famous Aussie BBQ, St Paddy's day and just the hostel in general, the staff and facilities, I...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed 3 nights at Tropic Days and upon reading other great reviews I can agree that this hostel is one of the best. Very affordable with Comfy beds and a fantastic atmosphere. The kitchens are fully equipped and the whole hostel is extremely clean. The staff are all really friendly and helpful.

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate your kind words about our hostel, comfy beds, clean, fully equipped kitchens, friendly and helpful staff and fantastic atmosphere. Safe travels and please come see us again soon!! Kerri :-)

Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in many hostels all over Australia and this is my No 1. The staff here are awesome and will do anything for you (just ask). A super chilled out hostel with well priced rooms and camping round the back. It feels like your home and even has an oven. Good WiFi, clean throughout and great atmosphere. The only...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review we really appreciate all your feedback. Thank you for your kind words about our helpful staff, chilled out atmosphere, cleanliness and good WIFI. We are a small hostel but hope to cater for all guests with 3 fully equipped kitchens with free tea and coffee and...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Tropic Days World Famous Monday night BBQ last week with high expectations. I was blown away. Amazing local offerings including kangaroo, wallaby and crocodile, all cooked to perfection. The salads and sides were a perfect compliment to this taste sensation. I would come back every week if my wife would let me.

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about our Famous Aussie BBQ, we love it too so much fun!! Please come back anytime!! Kerri :-)

Bad Aibling, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family room; cozy, clean and spacey. We stayed there for two nights.The shared amenities and kitchen are clean thanks to the lovely staffs - because some of backpackers didn't care of tidiness. The shuttle bus to the city was a big plus. There are also laundry and dryer with coins. Free wifi.

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi thank you so much for your review we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found your room to be cosy, clean and spacious. Glad you found the shuttle bus useful, as well as the free wifi and laundry facilities. Thank you again and safe travels kerri :-)

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Where to start, this hostel is faultless. - Unbelievably clean, it felt like a home. The decor is so warming and perfect for the hostel. - Hidden pool which is open until late, with sun loungers and blue lights. - FREE communal BREAD which was always stocked! - A free BBQ area which can be used whenever. - A fully...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey guys!! Thank you so much for your amazing review we so appreciate all your wonderful comments about the hostel and staff. It really does make our day to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at tropic days, please come and visit again soon and enjoy your east coast trip!! Kerri :-)

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tropic days is a home away from home that was just perfect for me and my boyfriend! We stayed in the balcony room which was super cute!! From the moment we walked in we felt at home, the staff are so friendly and welcoming and Chelsea and Kerri from reception really are the heart of this home! The hostel is...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Rachel!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we absolutely loved having you guys stay with us and it means so much that you felt so at home. Thank you for your kind words about the hostel facilities and free shuttle bus, the atmosphere and theme nights. It has absolutely made our day to read such wonderful comments....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tropic Days Backpackers

Address: 26 - 28 Bunting St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: ₹ 1,245 - ₹ 3,799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Deluxe mattress extremely comfy!!”
 of 5 bubbles 694stefaniev, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You can really go for the 7 share dorm as it is divided in two rooms so you will end up in either a 4 or 3 share room.”
 of 5 bubbles Q5338NDmarcol, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave2443283, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any, camping is a great budget option though!”
 of 5 bubbles drewg27, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I had two different rooms at my stay. i liked both of them.”
 of 5 bubbles mrdeperro, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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