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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This was my first ever visit to a hostel. I had an idea of what it was going to be like and I wasn't disappointed. Obviously I stayed here for the price. For $20 a night you get what you get. I got a bed in a 8 bed mixed dorm with ensuite bathroom. Our dorm also had a kitchen...

1Thank ttinooo
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We booked for Lake Central and had difficulty finding the place as it is known as Koala Beach Resort. We didn't realise it was part youth hostel. How they categorise it as a resort I don't know. Centrally situated but beware if you go out at the night the place gets locked up. We were not told our room key...

1Thank wallybt
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Nice backpacker, every people was very friendly and help you if you don't know where you want to go or tell you every good trip to do around Cairns. 1 week fantastic in this hostel, thank you for everything !

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Good situation but very poor quality ! Rooms dusty, bathrooms dirty, kitchen empty... The positive point is the price... So I say "average" cause cheap price makes the balance... Otherwise pretty good situation and nice staff... Pool table and big TV screen

1Thank Foxy L
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed in this hostel for 2 whole weeks, and I had very mixed feelings about it. First of all, the kitchen was too small for all those people and you have to leave a deposit for pans and cutlery. I think for cutlery its alright but pans should be "free ". Then we got to the...

Thank May-Linda S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Stayed here on the way to Weipa on a fishing trip, both coming in and out, so two nights overall. It's a basic backpackers joint, but you can get studio rooms if you want privacy. Lots of evidence of wear and tear and doors and we had to be moved due to a door that could not lock, then the...

Thank Jaundiced_Eye
Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Staying here at end of my east coast trip it was a nice place to stay with a great location right near the main part of town, the hostel itself was nice, the guy on reception was polite and helpful, we were checked in straight away. The room was nice had good enough air-con it was 6 bed dorm with...

Thank liam t
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Great hostel to stay at. Staff are so friendly and helpful especially the french manager and the Scottish girl, couldn't have done more to make me feel welcome. The price is very reasonable for location. It is close to the lagoon, bars and shops. The rooms were clean and the courtyard was great to socialise.

Thank cdesad
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Koala resort is a very nice place to stay. Friendly staff and lovely courtyard with good atmosphere. I recommand this place to whoever wants à good stay really close to lagoon and reef feet terminal (for boat trips)

Thank Christopher C
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I stayed at the Koala Beach Resort with three friends in September '14. We got there late at night and had no choice but stay there, because there was nowhere else open at that time of night. But seriously - we opened the door to our apartment (we booked a "4 beds, a kitchen and living room"-apartment) and the first...

3Thank Christine B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Koala Beach Resort

Address: 137-139 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: ₹ 1,364 - ₹ 6,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Koala Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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