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Cairns City Backpackers

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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible17%
1 Feb 2018
“Pretty standard hostel ”
30 Aug 2017
“Average stay in Cairns”
Free Wifi
Pool
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

I stayed in the "three butterflies" room around Christmas. I lay in the bed for a few hours reading and noticed that I was very itchy with large welts on my legs. Inspection revealed a number of bedbugs crawling over the mattress. Tried to contact...More

Thank John567890123
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Quite far from the centre of town, especially seeing as there are so many more central hostels. Not a ridiculous amount to walk, but enough to make it inconvenient to go back during the day. The accommodation itself was ok, though there was a cockroach...More

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Look.... It is very difficult to give a backpackers a 5* rating. We came 3 of us in a triple room. We paid $64 per night between us including air conditioning. The place was relatively clean albeit a bit more attention could have been paid...More

1  Thank Wrightyfish
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Well, just got here yesterday from Germany. Wasn't too sure of the standard of backpackers in Australia, but if this place is anything to go by should be in for a great trip. Staff were very friendly as was the hostel cat. They told me...More

Thank Nadine G
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We stayed one night at this hostel in a standard double room. The room was fine, but appeared very dark because of the colour of the walls. Also, the ceiling fan didn't seem to have a setting between "barely spinning" and "there's a helicopter in...More

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US$21 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
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