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Corona Backpackers

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #24 of 84 Specialty lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane H Berlin, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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42 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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