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Koala Beach Resort

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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This is not a resort, it has people there that appear to be permanent residents. It is rundown , poor condition, dirty towels , dark greyish with stains on them. No face washers or hand towel or anything to make me think it was a resort. Pool has cigarette butts in the pool yard , where we saw some suspicious...

Thank Cheryl S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2015

While the rooms on the apartment side were very basic in terms of amenities (fridge and microwave only), it did the job for a cheap place very close to Cairns central. Staff were all very friendly with check in/out.

1Thank Michael P
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We stayed in the motel side as a free upgrade due to being a large group. The apartment was nice, it was clean and the shower was good. There was a toaster microwave and sink area. The microwave didn't work. The hostel is in a good location close to the shops and supermarkets. The kitchen was very very poor. You...

1Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Worst place i have ever been!! So dirty and filthy! The rooms never got cleaned while i were there and the the reception closes at 7pm.. Very old and the absolute worst kitchen i have ever seen.. The rooms were all missing curtons and half of the plugs in my room didn't work. Try to be 10 backpackers and 2...

4Thank Signe-Sofie N
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Supposed to be a 3 star resort what a joke!.Arrived to my room no power lucky my phone had a torch so i could find the fuse box where power was switched of.Room full of mould,Dirty linnen no blankets supplied the list goes on.Last stay here,For $5 more I can get a 4 star apartment somewhere clean.

1Thank Chris S
Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This was my first ever visit to a hostel. I had an idea of what it was going to be like and I wasn't disappointed. Obviously I stayed here for the price. For $20 a night you get what you get. I got a bed in a 8 bed mixed dorm with ensuite bathroom. Our dorm also had a kitchen...

1Thank ttinooo
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We booked for Lake Central and had difficulty finding the place as it is known as Koala Beach Resort. We didn't realise it was part youth hostel. How they categorise it as a resort I don't know. Centrally situated but beware if you go out at the night the place gets locked up. We were not told our room key...

1Thank wallybt
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Nice backpacker, every people was very friendly and help you if you don't know where you want to go or tell you every good trip to do around Cairns. 1 week fantastic in this hostel, thank you for everything !

Thank Damo35137
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Good situation but very poor quality ! Rooms dusty, bathrooms dirty, kitchen empty... The positive point is the price... So I say "average" cause cheap price makes the balance... Otherwise pretty good situation and nice staff... Pool table and big TV screen

1Thank Foxy L
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed in this hostel for 2 whole weeks, and I had very mixed feelings about it. First of all, the kitchen was too small for all those people and you have to leave a deposit for pans and cutlery. I think for cutlery its alright but pans should be "free ". Then we got to the...

Thank May-Linda S

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Additional Information about Koala Beach Resort

Address: 137-139 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM116 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Koala Beach Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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