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Corona Backpackers

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72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't believe this place doesn't have worse reviews. It's just not even worth the $16 per night. You'll see the pictures I post of how gross the ceiling in the shower was and how dirty the pillows and mattress covers were. Everything was just so dirty. Even the floor in the room...I didn't even want to take my shoes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, yeah this was actually the best part - the meal deal. A very good deal, with a pint. Other than that average. Crowded dorms, noisy, big wait list to showers, sporadic reception hours and no wifi unless you pay for it. It is your choice really. If your budget is tight, treat yourself to a reasonable dinner and drink... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Lovely and clean hostel. The management are really nice and the rates are affordable, we will be back if we are in Cairns again. We paid $18 for a 4 bed mixed dorm which is clean tidy and a large room, ceiling fan keeping it nice a cool, large window for lots of light and a fridge... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Where to begin... Sporadic reception hours, kitchen that closed at 10.30pm with no alternative common area, kitchen closed 'for maintenance' over lunch and without warning, noisy, no free Wifi, Wifi that you had to pay for was terrible unless you were in the aforementioned kitchen, falsely claiming to do free meals when in fact they don't (you should take down... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I stayed in this hostel for a few nights and it was great. Perfect location right in town. Great $7 meal at a local bar just round the corner with a free drink!!! :) staff were very helpful and friendly! very clean and met some great people here! Would definitely stay again!!! thank you Corona :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I had a good time in corona backpackers. The staffs was really helpful when I had some problems. The most greatest point is they are located in city. If you don't need to spend that much time in your room and you know the limitation of what you can do/get and the closing times for facilities.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you’re looking for a flash packer hostel in Cairns then this is NOT the place to stay but what makes this hostel great is the atmosphere and the staff! If you’re looking for a flash packer hostel in Cairns then this is NOT the place to stay but what makes this hostel great is the atmosphere and the staff!... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Cool place to stay in Cairns. Excellent location, friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, bathrooms, and kitchen. They even give great deals on tours. Best thing is the great prices compared to some of the other hostels. Good place for a short or long term stay :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I loved my stay here! I was first in room 6 for 4 days before going on a dive boat. When I came back my room wasn't as nice just because it had no natural light and only 1 plug for 4 people but if you can get in room 6 do that! Theres lots of light, more plugs and... More 

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Dijon, Bourgogne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Awesome crew and a very friendly hostel. Teason and Angelo will make you stay an unforgettable moment with their good sense of humor and dedication. The hostel is close of all the commodities, shops, waterfront, etc. I recommand !

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