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Global Backpackers Central

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  • Excellent29%
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“buy nights”(2 reviews)
“pier bar”(3 reviews)
“fab location”(2 reviews)
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Rooftop Bar
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the wkd because everywhere is booked out. Now I don't mind the odd noisey drunk person at night, it is a back packers after all. But the head cleaner yells at the top of her voice ALL MORNING from the crack of dawn...More

Thank tyehilly
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 22 August 2017

Hi there tyehilly. Thank you for taking the time to write a review re your stay at Central. Can only apologize if you sleep patterns were disturbed. Our cleaning crew start at 10am which coincides with our check out time. By this time the majority...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a 4 bed dorm on the pay for 3, stay for 4 nights deal. Our room was super clean although did smell slightly damp - we think it was from the air con. Loved that it was single beds not bunk beds....More

Thank Emma Q
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 26 April 2017

Hi there Emma Q. Many thanks for your kind words. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your comments to the our cleaning crew. We do send someone through the toilet blocks at least 4 times a day, I will certainly look...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

So me and my sister are currently Staying here, and we havnet slept for more than Two hours a Night here, because People are Yelling and loud all Night, and the hostel service dont do anything about it. Alot of visitors after 10pm aswellMore

Thank Valdemar Q
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 20 March 2017

Hi there Valdemar Q. Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us at Global Central. We're extremely sorry that didn't appear to enjoy your time with us due to disturbances during the night time. I have checked our accommodation records and...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hostel is in amazing location in the centre of Cairns, staff are all really friendly and so helpful, they are always up for a chat! Hostel has air conditioning in the rooms and charge for WiFi but the WiFi is really decent! In my room...More

Thank sianstravels2016
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 16 February 2017

Hi Sian Thank you very much for your lovely review regarding your stay with us at Global Central. We're extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass on your comments to all the crew. Please be sure and come visit...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've stayed in this place twice and mostly because it's very cheap and in a good location. They have weekly rates as well (at least had when I stayed there). This is a big hostel with a lot of rooms and young backpackers so if...More

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Response from GlobalCrew, Front Office Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 20 January 2017

Hi Mindy, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for Global Central. I was a little confused to begin with as so many of the points you made were correct once upon a time but have been improved on over the last...More

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"Great facilities, good location and close proximity to everything"
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"2nd floor rooms 40 and above are the quietest."
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"first floor, take rooms from the kitchen so it will be less noisy"
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"Rooms with a window"
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