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Corona Backpackers

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72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, this place is in a great location, with the centre of Cairns on your door step. The facilites are horrble, the shower is seperate to the toilet area which is not a big gripe, what is the big gripe is that there is NO WHERE to place your toiletries whilst you shower...... which can be awkward. The kitchen facilites... More 

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Thank LDE1993
SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi LDE1993, We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations while staying here with us. We have never had anyone complain about the toilets and showers being separate, they are directly next to each other. If anything most guests have found it convenient as guests are still able to use the toilet if someone is using... More 

Zeist, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

De staff is so friendly and the hostel is small and cute. I had the most awesome roommates as well. It's close to everything and everyone is so relaxed in the hostel. Good what you get for your money. Highly recommended. :)

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England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is great value. Good price, clean, spacious rooms and a brilliant location on Grafton street in the CBD. Reception staff are really friendly and welcoming. The hostel has a relaxed atmosphere but if you do want to go out and party then Gillingans is directly across the street. I booked Corona as a friend recommended it and I... More 

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San Luis Obispo
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My very first impression walking in the door, was a series of tight little staircases I had to carry a big suitcase up. It didn't get better. The front desk staff were unimpressive in their customer service skills, the room was a pretty good size, but cold and uninviting. The bunk beds were low and impossible to sit up on... More 

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Thank Jessie M
SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Jessie Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel, even though it was 10 months ago that you stayed with us. Please note we have made various rennovations and changes since your stay with us. We also now provide free wifi! We feel our facilities and office hours which are clearly stated (8am-12pm and 4pm-8pm) work well... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We stayed at Corona Backpackers for the night before, and night after a liveaboard cruise. The first night we arrived after hours (around midnight) and had to leave for our cruise before the office opened (around 6am) therefore we never had any interaction with the staff. They were however very on top of the late/early check in/out procedure and made... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

The place is in a great location close to everything. The kitchen is small but can effort everyone and has a big table so everyone socialized with each others always with a friendly environment... Basically is a simple place, with great people and vibe...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Corona's for 6 nights while staying in Cairns. Great price for a room right in the centre of Cairns. The room was huge, complete with aircon and fridge. Also a great social hostel so nice and easy to meet people, especially when travelling solo. The cleaning could be kicked up a notch however, there were several cobwebs... More 

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Thank Nirvanagrrl
SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Nirvanagrrl! Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy to hear you had a great time at Corona and were happy with our customer service :) We wanted to wait a while to respond to your feedback as we wanted to be accurate in our answer in regards to your claim about bed bugs. We have... More 

Paris, France
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We booked a double room for 55AUD. We had room #11 on the 3rd floor. It is at the end of the corridor so far enough from the shared bathrooms/toilet not to hear noise at night. The room came with a double bed and a single bed so it could actually fit 3 persons. There is a small fridge, a... More 

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Thank Indinette G
Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This hostel is really good: clean, well located, you can go party all around and have fun, but also have a quiet evening and sleep without any problem if you need it. The atmosphere is friendly and comfy, as the hostel is not too big. The rooms and beds are good. I had a lot of fun there, and stayed... More 

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Thank JulieArickx
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Great hostel, very quilty, not expensive! Near the lagoon. You can eat for seven dollar with a beer !!!!!!! It's very nice for meet lot of people !! and amy is amazing :) Ps: Ne faite pas atention au faute

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