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Global Backpackers Waterfront

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8 Dec 2017
8 Nov 2016
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I Loved it Here Ciara, Kevin and Ruby ARE AMAZING!! They helped me so much back in the days. It is an amazing place to stay and close to everything. A lot of stairs but these stairs will lead you up to fun. And think...More

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Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers WaterfrontResponded 11 December 2017

Hey DJ Haven't had a review for Waterfront in a while as it has been closed for a major renovation. Thanks so much for your kind words, great to see you remember us. Please be sure to visit us again next year once reno's are...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Have lived here for the last few months in Cairns very affordable and perfect location across the road to the only attraction in Cairns the lagoon. Staff are more than friendly I have created friends i'll keep forever. Budget hostel but the people really make...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to spend a few nights!! The staff is very friendly and helpful, Kiera in the reception helped me out when I was in a tight spot. In case of trouble just ask and they will try to fix it. I also got great...More

Thank Martin M
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers WaterfrontResponded 20 October 2016

Hi there Martin M Thanks for your kind review. Always pleasing to hear that our staff are doing their jobs properly and that they helped you enjoy your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words. Be great to see...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

I stayed at Global Backpackers for a couple of weeks and loved the location! It's directly on the Esplinade/Waterfront and for a cheap rate you can get a room(great for the cost) :)), they even have cheaper deals if your staying a few days. If...More

Thank hemado12
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers WaterfrontResponded 12 October 2016

Hi there Hemado12 Many thanks for your review of Global Waterfront. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Hannah. Always very pleasing to read that our staff are going the extra mile...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

Loved staying two nights at Global Backpackers on the waterfront in Cairns. First of all, it has a great view of the waterfront! There is a great common area with couches, a big table, a tv, and books all in an open porch overlooking the...More

Thank lec3734
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers WaterfrontResponded 12 October 2016

Hi there lec3734 Thanks you for the review of Global Waterfront. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you quite clearly identified all the positives that we try to provide here. Yes we have an old building however we work...More

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