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Antwerp, Belgium
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This place is made special by the most awesome friendly people who work there. They really make an effort to put you at ease by creating a relaxed fun environment. Location is excellent, minutes from a large beach where you are allowed to make a fire in the evenings.. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was basic, but... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Nice enough hostel but the rooms were small and not very clean. The bathrooms were usually in a state but that was due to the other guests and the owners did clean them daily. Not a hostel to stay in if you like peace and quiet, becomes quite lively and noisy in the evenings. It was fine for where it... More 

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Thank Nirvanagrrl
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I arrived at cable beach backpackers with the plans of staying a couple of days... However after a few days there I fell in love with the place and ended up living there for 2 months. The staff are absolute legends and host awesome nights, free shuttles into town, free sausage sizzles, cliff jumping and much more. I had the... More 

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2 Thank Ben B
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This is the place to stay in you want to relax, have fun and make some life long friends. I have stayed in cable beach backpackers for 3 months now and I have enjoyed every second of my time here, I've stayed in a lot of hostels around the world and it's hard to compare to this place. From relaxing... More 

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1 Thank Edward B
Newman, Australia
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Stayed at cable beach backpackers for 5 days while passing through Broome. As soon as I called reception I was impressed by the service from staff. They ensured me a secure location to park my car, and gave me a quite private room as I requested. The facility's were clean and enjoyable it was nice to have a swim and... More 

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Thank Phillip W
Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

the place is dirty, the stuff doesn't care about You, the pool is old and looks horrible... It maybe good for very young people who do not care where and with whom they sleep... I didn't lake it at all.

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Sale
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Great area close to Cable beach and cafes to eat. Mostly for young people 18's-25yrs very friendly and helpful..(bar, shuttle to town and day trips).not as clean as i would have liked. kitchen was very messy toilets smelt, bathrooms had sand covered floors, lack of toilet paper. However management were very willing to assist with any queries/complaints.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I've been travelling around Australia for 5 months now, I know what standard hostel should be, and this hostel is definitely the WORST one ever! 1. Toilet is always dirty, dirty floor with dirty footprints. Soap dispenser is never refilled, not hygienic at all! And it is smelly! I would rather go to a public toilet at least I can... More 

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cbbpackers, Owner at Cable Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Please know we are extremely sorry you left feeling like this, it is obviously our intention to provide an enjoyable and fun experience for our guests. Your review is a very long and detailed one, it is also regrettably, a very damaging one. I only wish you brought some of these matters to our attention during your stay so we... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

The bathrooms are dirty, even to backpackers standards. The kitchen is dirty as well, no one cares to clean up their pans and pots after use, disgusting. Also, the kitchen was WAY to hot, i got dizzy after a few minutes in there - it definitely needs a better ventilation system. the rooms are ok, basic but no complaints there.... More 

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5 Thank Ana F
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great place, great staff, and great guests. It was my friend and my first time staying at a hostel and we absolutely loved it. Everyone made us feel welcome and the staff were always willing to help us out, whether we needed a ride or needed advice on where to go for a night out. Overall had an amazing time... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cable Beach Backpackers is located a short walk from famous Cable Beach, Broome. We are young, fun and relaxed and offer clean basic dorm room accommodation with shared facilities for international backpackers and young adventurous travellers. Everything you need is here including our fully licensed bar, large outdoor dining area, pool, hammocks and much more. Come and mix and mingle with people from all over the world. Cable Beach Backpackers...it's all good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cable Beach Backpackers

Address: 12 Sanctuary Rd, Broome, Western Australia 6726, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley Region > Broome
Price Range: ₹ 1,909 - ₹ 4,159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cable Beach Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Get a room at back of the house”
 of 5 bubbles phillipw207, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try and get a spot facing away from the pool, lots of happy chat may worry light sleepers.”
 of 5 bubbles Jimmyjayistheway, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms not facing the pool courtyard are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 11youngatheart, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“Double room suits the occassion”
 of 5 bubbles petery482, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Check the other backpackers”
 of 5 bubbles DDaveC, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
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