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    Castaways Backpackers

    207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 262 reviews

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for a few nights here and it was great. Nice spot in the city. Staff are amazing. Wayne was brilliant and happy to go the extra mile. Would highly recommend for backpackers. They do regular shuttle runs around the city which is helpful. Great...More

    Thank Jared B
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    I've been backpacking around the world for over 2 years now and Castaways is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed at! This is a very clean hostel with very good facilities: pool table, swimming pool, TV room, etc. Wayne, the owner, is very...More

    Thank cmayaux
    Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

    Thank you for your kind words Camille, We loved having you apart of the Castaways family. It was defiantly sad to see you leave us after such a long time. All the best with your future travels. Kieran :)

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    Highly recommended, great social atmosphere, very friendly staff, nice location. Clean, super cozy and welcoming. It has all the facilities to make your stay comfortable and home like. Despite the number of backpackers that are in the hostel, I found the place quiet and respectful...More

    Thank Olga I
    Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

    I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us Olga. Hope to see you again. Happy Travels.

    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    Basic and clean accomodation. Stayed twice; two nights in a double room with private bathroom; once in a double with shared facilities. Wifi is available throughout the property including in bedrooms and coverage is good. Very helpful staff, who assisted us in booking trips. They...More

    Thank eswckb
    Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

    Thank you for your review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

    Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

    I have been travelling through Australia for 6 weeks now and needless to say, have slept in a ton of hostels. Castaways took the lead by a long shot. We got a private room for cheap and ended up staying there for 4 nights. If...More

    Thank Ashley N
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$29 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    Nicole W
    16 September 2017|
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    Response from Ashley N | Reviewed this property |
    I believe it runs every hour from around 9 am-7pm, but when they aren't busy they'll take you at any time! And they will pick you up at a central location if you ask them too.
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    seishifhs
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from CastawaysBP | Property representative |
    Hi There, Our last shuttle run is at 6:45pm and reception closes at 7pm, You will receive an email explaining how to find your key when you arrive at the hostel and the free CBD shuttle service doesn't start until 8am. If... More
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    Jenny M
    20 November 2016|
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    Response from SZDenmark | Reviewed this property |
    At Castway's your bed is made with fresh linen, and you can rent fresh towels
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    "Had en suite double room with double bed and single bed, great for families"
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    "Rooms vary in size :)"
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    "Awesome environment"
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    "not right next to the kitchen just in case there are early risers"
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