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Corona Backpackers

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 84 Specialty lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed 5 nights in a 4 bed mixed dorm. This is a basic, clean and friendly hostel. Considering the cheap price it is a very good standard. The guys running the hostel are really helpful and friendly. The location is perfect for the center of Cairns, bus station and easy transfers to the airport. The kitchen is fairly big... More

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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lived in a 8-bed girls dorm, you got what you paid for, which is very low amount of money, bunk bed wasn't particularly comfortable, but clean enough. Bad thing is the doors of the rooms banged really loud when closing and also noises from the club across the street, and toilets are not enough, and one night someone poured some... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What this hostel doesn't offer facility wise, it makes up for in customer service. The staff at this hostel were absolutely incredible, helpful, genuine. The rooms were clean and comfortable and very roomy. A fridge in your room is also a plus. The kitchen was cozy, and the washrooms were clean. I would definitely stay here any time I was... More

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SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Krystine, Thank you very much for taking time out to write a review of our hostel, we are very glad your time here was so enjoyable and pride our selves on our customer service, we wish you the very best in your adventures and happy and safe travels, from all of here at Corona Backpackers Team Corona More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This hostel is located very well... close to the lagoon and to the shopping mall. I liked the small hostel and the friendly atmosphere there. It is not a party hostel like the huge gilligans but way better. The staff is very helpful and you get always the best tips for every trip. I stayed more than four times in... More

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CCCManagement, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello again Thank you very much for your lovely review! we wish you all the best for your travel onwards in Australia! Cheers Corona Team More

Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

coronas hostel is not a big hostel, so you will meet other backpackers and make good friends very easily. the hostel is close to everything you need in cairns like the lagoon,supermarkets, shopping mall and to all the famous pubs and clubs as woolshed. you have a lot space in the rooms and you wont find any other hostel that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I was greeted by an energetic young man At the front desk which made the stay very pleasant I felt like I was in a freindly Atmosphere ,a very clean place to stay With good facility's in a very central location close to everything would Recommend to anybody.

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SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you very Jim you were a pleasure to host here at Corona! Safe Travels and all the best! Cheers Corona Team More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Friendly staff with a happy vibe. I felt very comfortable walking around hostel, felt like i was at home. Place is always clean and tidy :) Its in the city center so takes you 2 minutes to get to the night clubs, shops and the lagoon!!!! I will defiantly come back..

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We booked to stay here for a night when we first arrived in Cairns. Place was small, there were 2 "camping hobs" in the kitchen, not enough space to sit, reception closes at 8pm, 2 toilets and 2 showers not en-suites and the bunk beds were so low that my boyfriend whacked his head when he went to sit down.... More

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SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback and opinion however we do wish to point out that we are marketed and advertised as a small boutique hostel with spacious dorms, we are not a mega flashpackers like gilligans and our price point reflects that. It is super competitive for everything we offer and we operate a very clean friendly establishment. The... More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our experience was a bit of a let down, and from what i can see its because reception is only open at certain times and no one appears to be on site to 'regulate' the place. Upon our late check in we didn't get enough bed sheets and as reception was closed, none were available. We were also given a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is located right across the street of the big party hostel, Gilligans, but is 7 AUD cheaper a night. Nice, spacious and clean rooms. OK kitchen, and easy access to all parts of town. Highly recommended if you wanna save some bucks, and still live in the center.

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Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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