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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nomads is an amazing base to explore Cairns' surroundings. Whether you are a party animal, want to explore the rainforrest, go on an amazing diving trip at the world famous Great Barrier Reef, need to get your adrenaline up running and want to go skydiving or bungee jumping, this is the place to be. The passionate and friendly Nomads crew...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great stay. Was visiting family in the area. Hostel had more of a resort feel rather than a hostel. Much nicer than many hostels that I have previously stayed in and nicer than some resorts that I have stayed at in Cuba. Front reception staff, especially friendly and accommodating, especially Charnelle. Looking forward to visiting again in the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never stayed at a hostel before and nomads was my first time. I loved it. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The airport pickup was so great and all the shuttles into the city was as well. I would definitely stay at Nomads again if I ever went back to cairns. The hostel had great vibes with lots...

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Thank Devon M
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good staff but need a extra person or another way to check in to speed process up, Great hourly bus service to town. Some issues getting ac to work on 2nd night but nights 1 and 3 were great, be nice to see some new carpet down. Our room was good with ac and shower no troubles there. I would...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Price-quality ratio is good. friendly staff, good and cheap meals. Possiblity to play volleyball,swim in the pool and rest in the hammocks. Courtesy bus to the town was really good. Very good quality for a backpackers.

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Thank Reissudome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good place to stay. It's very clean and the people there are all friendly. They also provide free pick-up from the airport even it's too late. And there are enough bathrooms to share. The bed sheets are clean and it is forbidden to smoke in the room.

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Thank Joey Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed with my partner in a private room whilst backpacking up the coast of aus. One of the best experiences we had in a hostel but I think that could have been to do with splurging and being in a private room as well haha, staff were lovely whilst there, free shuttle to town and breakfast in the morning 👍🏻

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Thank Autumn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to stay - not very clean, but slightly quieter by being away from the centre of the city. Pool is nice and free breakfast fantastic! Staff very friendly and helpful and walk along the esplanade to the centre is lovely

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loud and filled with dtunk people. They dont clean. Dead bugs everywere. The carpet was originally blue but is now grey... they " included" breakfast is 2 toast which were burnt black.. all in all worst hostel ive been to

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Thank Anders H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Staff super friendly. Close to town-great walk along the esplanade starting just one block from the hostel. Shuttle service was perfect & convenient! Don't expect quiet hours as the open air halls echoed a lot. Basic rooms but all you really needed. Very welcoming and Nice hangout area downstairs. Even allow dogs!! :)

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nomads Cairns backpackers resort is a 4 ½ star AAA rated budget accommodation with resort style facilities and onsite Serpent Bar, and has been designed to provide you with a great night's sleep. Located only minutes away from the Cairns Esplanade, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, it includes everything you need to enjoy Tropical North Queensland in style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar

Address: 341 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM122 - RM196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Private rooms are worth the extra expense”
191dlw, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room away from the bar side or have airconditioner turned on, Good location , Good staff,”
LeifW940, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bad location decent hostel”
loveshotels4, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book well ahead of time. Sometimes there's tour groups that book, and rooms are not always available.”
D6546GZjohnr, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any of the 4-bed dorms were better than the rest”
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