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Corona Backpackers

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Cheap and clean with a large kitchen. May need more sinks but it was manageable. Great location in town and staff are awesome and help you book anything! It was a bit warm at night as no a/c in the dorms.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The hostel is located pretty much in the centre of everything. The room is OK, maybe the bed is a bit small, especially the lower bunk. But it worth the value you pay for. Meal voucher is given everyday. Good way to save money there. Toilets and showers are clean. Discount on most tours and the reception, Tae Park is... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Maybe the cheapest hostel in Cairns, and its location, facilities, management etc are all spot on! Directly across the road from Gilligans. Good kitchen area, and the rooms were spacious enough to lay your stuff about etc. Air con is a MUST though! Don't know how some people can stay in the fan rooms. Cairns is VERY hot!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

One of the best hostels that I've stayed at, while in Australia. Clean and tidy and a very quiet hostel it's great for a good nights sleep. Massive kitchen to use. Only 2 showers and 2 toilets per floor but never had to wait. This is not a busy hostel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

For American prices and standards this is a good hostel. Reception staff is helpful and friendly, rooms have a good size and everything is clean. You get free dinner at a restaurant, where the food is not too delicious, but hey,- it's free. Only thing i didn't like is they offer tours etc with 10% discount but they still get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

good location very close to cairns center, the people are all very nice, also have kitchen,BIG TV ... and the room is big and clean conforable to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

We visited cairns for holiday. And we ay first planed to stay 3nights only. But cairns was full of fun, we decided to extent longer days over here. And the place we wanted to stay in same plave as well. Here is very clean. And easy to reach all must go places. Staff was fun and friendly. We also received... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

No air-con in the room so it's was ridiculously hot! All of the windows were open too.. Surely this makes it hotter?! Lots of steps to walk up - Not ideal if you have a suitcase. Two toilets and showers per floor - A lot of people on one floor. Stains on the beds and not clean!! Fridge in room... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Of all the hostels I've stayed in, I've never had this level of service at the low low price of $16. From arrival, the staff (Amy, Tae Sun and owner Angelo) were extremely friendly and did everything they could to get me the best deals around town. I booked a dive trip and course through Coronas and, thanks to their... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed at the Corona Backpackers in Cairns not too long ago, was super tired when we got there but our receptionist Angelo welcomed us and set us up with everything we needed. He reminded us of Scott Disick (Keeping up with the Kardasians- Kourtney's bf) but funnier and Italian haha He is extremely knowledgeable of all the tours in Cairns... More

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Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 82 Specialty lodging in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Corona Backpackers is situated in the heart of Cairns city, close to all amenities and attractions. We are 2 minutes from the shopping centre and Woolworths and a hop, skip and a jump from all bars and clubs in the city. The Esplanade and famous lagoon are an easy five minute stroll away; you really couldn't ask for a better location! Our clean and comfortable dorms accommodate 4 people and include a private fridge (don't forget your BYO alcohol); we also have twin, double and triple rooms available. A free evening meal is provided to all guests at the famous Woolshed, a local bar just 2 minutes from the hostel. We have a fully equipped kitchen, state of the art laundry and ironing facilities and a common area with a widescreen TV. Secure luggage and valuable storage is also available. Getting onto the net is easy with fast internet and WIFI available; our computers are equipped with webcams and headsets, making it easier to stay in touch with family and friends. CORONA BACKPACKERS OFFERS 20% DISCOUNT OFF SELECTED TRAVEL, TRIPS, TOURS, BUSES AND PACKAGES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA!!!!! Our friendly and experienced staff are happy to help in any way that they can. We provide honest and informed advice on all tours and even give a 20% DISCOUNT to ensure you get the best out of your stay in Cairns. Reception is open from 8am-12pm and 4pm-8pm every day. If you are arriving outside of these hours, please call or email us prior to your arrival and we will do our very best to accommodate you. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Corona Backpackers! ... more   less 
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