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    Caravella Backpackers

    149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good50%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “private room” (30 reviews)
    “air con” (42 reviews)
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    Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

    I had heard mixed reviews about this place but for my short stay it was perfect. I was put in a dorm of 6 girls but there was only one other girl in there. For a 6 bed the room was mAssive and it had...More

    Thank Victoria M
    Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

    We stayed in a private double room (room 49). The room was comfortable and had a refrigerator and airconditioning. Bed was comfortable. Towels were provided. Free wifi was available only near the pool, in room wifi can be purchased. Staff is friendly and can help...More

    Thank Sneeuwbal
    Reviewed 22 July 2015

    I traveled with a mate, stopping here for 2 nights before our live-a-board dive trip. booked a double bed with a private en suite, ended up getting a room with another single bed, pretty big room! fridge was included in room. room had a ceiling...More

    Thank Emily H
    Reviewed 12 July 2015

    The team upgrades us to the deluxe room and it was wonderful, great pool, TV wasn't working tho but not important. Walking distance to everything. Not enough cups in the kitchen but apparently disrespectable travellers who hire mobile homes take them regularly to replace broken...More

    Thank Toni v
    Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

    We booked at Caravella backpackers very easily from Internet. The room was okay: fridge and AC, but missing a window to be opened. Employees have been very friendly and helpful to get rentals or tours. Kitchen is fully equipped. The atmosphere is mainly quiet at...More

    Thank elisepo
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    6 November 2014|
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    Response from yummymummyWellington | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think they have them in the rooms - they are pretty basic! But as the other comment says - the front desk seems to have everything you need and they are very helpful!
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    "Room pool, view are better"
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    "some rooms only have bathroom windows, so a little stuffy"
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    "Private room #67 was great for the price."
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    "Free wifi in common areas."
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