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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“free pancakes”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(11 reviews)
“until midnight”(3 reviews)
Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Don’t you hate making up a top bunk in a crowded 8 person dorm has so much stuff lying around there is no room to swing a cat, let alone slide the double decker out so you can access the (more) difficult parts? Particularly when...More

3  Thank blackeldo
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great location, little bit expensive, but pool is awesome after full day at work. Noise until midnight but it's ok. I had a six people room, Japanese and Deutsce guy. If you can the 4 people room is better.

Thank Gianmuttoni
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Best location being 10 mins walk from the beach/lagoon and central shopping centre. Hostel itself has comfortable dorms with lockers (bring own padlock) and lots of sockets to charge devices. Nice kitchen, kept clean with plenty fridges and cupboards to store food. Plenty of seating...More

Thank 31Destination
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Other than a brothel i went to in Romania this is probably one of my worst backpacker experiences. Cairns is a bit of a party town and this place provides accommodation for those wishing to arrive late and party on aimlessly at the expense of...More

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Before staying here, I could not recommend yha highly enough. Had great experiences in nz yha. Sadly there are many small gripes with this place that make it very sub par overall, especially at $32 a night. The advertised free wifi is completely unavailable, leaving...More

1  Thank Billie K
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Price range
US$41 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$41 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Ok if you’re a young backpacker but not for the mature seeking some comfort."
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"Not a party hostel"
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"Bring padlock for lockers in room"
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"They are all very similar"
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