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    Reef Backpackers

    140 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
    SAVE US$31
    Traveller (19)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good19%
    • Average18%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible28%
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    “cheap hostel” (2 reviews)
    “dorm room” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Rooftop Bar
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 94 reviews

    A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Had a private room which was okay but very dirty, cockroach nest in air con so when on they would be pushed out by the air, showers were dirty and rarely any toilet roll, still waiting on my $20 key deposit 2 weeks after leaving

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    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Good: Great free wifi (even in the rooms); I booked and paid for a 10 bed room and got in a smaller room for free as there were some unoccupied beds; great location near the city and marina; great price Bad: pretty disgusting, first hostel...More

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    Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

    I've travelled Australia and Asia and Reef was by far one of the worst hostels I've stayed at. The whole place is filthy, the kitchen, the toilets, the showers, there was no soap in any of the dispensers, stained bedsheets and towels, dust in the...More

    Thank Emilyf12345
    Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

    Don't waste your money. We spent as much time as we could out of the hostel. The place is dirty, we had all our bags downstairs ready to check out and a rat was sniffing around. There was no forks in the dirty kitchen and...More

    Thank Megan C
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We wouldn't recommend Reef Backpackers. The whole place was pretty dirty and grimy and looked very unkempt. The bed spreads had multiple blood stains and the room showed many signs of wear and tear. When we arrived our sheets had holes in them and were...More

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    • Location
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    • Queensland >
    • Cairns Region >
    • Cairns
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    Traveller (19)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Dining (1)
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    "The best bathrooms are upstairs, and the upstairs female dorm doesn't have bunk beds!"
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    "A little far from the city. Do not stay here."
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    "The hostel dinners are good value"
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    "not big differences among rooms but only how many beds in though if you are female, you might be happy to..."
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