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Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice place with swimming pool and 2 kitchens and travel agency . Freindly people and good travel agency if you don't want to shop but they give you the best opsions. Every room has there own fridge for beer and food. Sometimes you have to look in the othet kitchen for cooking equipment but it is there. There is also...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Caravella, the staff were excellent and very friendly and helpful. Most people when visiting Cairns stay at Gilligans but I wanted to be able to get a good nights sleep so opted for this hostel andI am very glad I did! The pool was clean and great for a swim. The kitchen was...

Thank sunshine_r92
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

First time I had travelled as a backpacker, so wasn't sure what to expect but was a great place. We arrived around 10ish in the morning and was able to leave or large bags in a locked room so we could explore cairns. The location is great - stumbling distance from all of the night clubs and bars. The secure...

Thank Mitchell H
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is in a great location. It takes 5 minutes to walk along the esplanade to the main restaurants and shops. It takes about 10/15 minutes to walk to the jetty where most reef trips leave from. I stayed in a private room. It was clean but very basic, which I guess you expect in a hostel. There was...

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St Helens, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Very friendly staff, the delux ensuite room is comfortable clean and very spacious a fantastic room. Fantastic location to pools, shops walks etc. A great eating place on location also across the road on the esplanade great food and drinks. Would recommend for a great stay. Great value for money

Thank Cherylyn L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night. The location is good - very close to down town. Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were all right, though mattress a bit hard. The shared bathroom was spacious, though meeting a colony of ants when you go to wash your hands, is not really what you hope for. As for a hostel, this is one...

Thank orrebakken
Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you wanna make new friends, that's the place! We love to meet new people, exchange experiences, improve our languages... so, doesn't matter where you came from... you are able to make your life better, so make new friends, specially there!!!

Thank Peter C
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2016

For us this was a place to spend a night before we boarded a dive boat for a week. The reviews were good on the internet, it was cheap, had an ensuite and included a shuttle from the airport. The room was somewhat austere and had only one small window in the bathroom. If you are interested in a four...

Thank MurTheExplorer
Ajaccio, France
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place. A bit noisy... but It's a Backpacker. :-) Nice Room. Free wifi. Kitchen with everything you need. Thx a lot. Great location. In thé city center. Near all store, bars... Room was clean, with AC. I recommand

Thank Alexandre B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My friend and I stayed here for a total of 5 nights. The place itself is nice, however the bathrooms were very far away from our rooms (down a hall, down stairs and through a kitchen) which made showering awkward at times. We had a 4pp/room spot at AU$25/night. It was a very simple room, 2 bunk beds (not so...

Thank Sarah R

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Caravella Backpackers

Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM80 - RM227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caravella Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Free wifi in common areas.”
 of 5 bubbles Loopyloo3000, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with an ensuite are well worth the extra $10 a night”
 of 5 bubbles 542mitchellh, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“For double rooms maybe ask for one on the first floor as the ground rooms were so noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles jasmine_princess, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to pick your discount pass P.J.Obrian's irish pub from reception and visit there in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles 104prasadk, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“a room with aircon is a plus during the heat season!”
 of 5 bubbles Florian020, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
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