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    Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

    83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good15%
    • Average8%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible20%
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    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Airport Transportation
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    We were staying at the waterfront hostel, where we were told that ALL the rooms was air conditionated - including ours! When we first get up to the room, there was like 40 degrees inside - so we tried to turn the air conditioner on,...More

    1  Thank maggerhei
    Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at waterfront backpackers for 2 nights and felt very comfortable and welcome! The staff were all very friendly and accommodating! A staff member had asked me why I was up so early and I made a comment saying it was too hot in...More

    Thank Kat L
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    Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for a week and the location was great, but that was pretty much it. Extremely dirty kitchen and bathrooms. The bedsheets were stained and the rooms were super small. The staff doesn't seem to care about anything. This was by far the...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

    This is the most chilled hostel we have stayed in, there is no strict rules and the staff are all so chilled and friendly! We stayed in a 6 bed dorm, we literally turned up at the hostel and they were very helpful and accommodating...More

    Thank ZoeSmith2131
    Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

    Go to this venue with caution. We were in a private room and after a couple of days noticed water coming up through the floor between the tiles. After close inspection and a good sniff, we noticed that was in fact sewerage. We told reception...More

    Thank Benjamin E
    Response from Leigh D, Manager at Cairns Waterfront BackpackersResponded 9 February 2017

    Hi Benjamin The water was not Sewerage at all it was caused from a crack in a pipe in our neighbors cold room refrigeration water drain. The water had soaked into the concrete causing it to pop up the tile. The issue was fixed quite...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    "Room 43 is great"
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    "Room 61 supposedly is the best 4 bed room and 52\53\54 have the best views"
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    "We were in a room at the end opposite the Pool area, and slept soundly with no disturbances."
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