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    Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

    20 - 26 McLeod St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    • Excellent31%
    • Very good46%
    • Average15%
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 8 February 2016

    I ended up in a 10 person all female dorm with air conditioning. The showers were good but the bathrooms were open so the only privacy was a stall door not a bathroom door. Presumably for ventilation. The kitchen didn't appear to be too popular...More

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    Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

    This is my first hostel visit and I was apprehensive as I have heard mixed reviews. All I can say is do it for yourself I am so glad I did. I got the free bus from the airport which is brilliant. The staff were...More

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    Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at 11 hostels travelling around qld and this was one of the best. The rooms were immaculate and the kitchen was well equipped and always spotless. Nice outdoor area but the pool is pretty small. Staff were lovely. We will definitely return to...More

    Thank lauraamyjohnstone
    Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

    Spend 5 nights here, nice clean hostel with friendly and helpful staff, it's central located and you can walk everywhere you need to go, think it's good value for the money, even that there were some problems with getting sheets the first night because I...More

    Thank twister2000
    Reviewed 14 January 2016

    My friend and I stayed here during New Years. We were in a double room with ensuite. It was basic, but very comfortable and had everything we needed. The beds were the comfiest beds we slept in during our stay in Cairns (we also stayed...More

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    • US$40 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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