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Globetrotters International

154 - 156 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #43 of 83 Specialty lodging in Cairns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hostel doesn't deserve the high ratings it's got. It was full of weird Europeans in their 30s. The place felt so quiet and small. It was a fairly long walk away from the centre of town. It may be ok to live in if you just want some peace and quiet, but gilligans had better facilities and a far... More

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Warsaw, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the worst hostel i ever been. The kitchen dirty without plates forks, no space in the fridge . The stuff probably was the worst. Very poor speaking italian stuff. They were doing totally nothing. It seemed like they come for vacation not for work. The sunbeds in the garden were occupied by all the stuff !! The "crystal... More

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Paris, France
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in a double room, which was $50 a night! Bargain! You can't reAlly complain for thAt price! The kitchens and bathrooms were pretty good, they were kept clean and were new looking. The staff were very helpful and friendly. There was a bit of trouble with some guests whilst we were staying, but the owners came in... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in globetrotters for several weeks, a lovely hostel with great service and very friendly staff. Free wifi, relaxed atmosphere. Although it's quite far away, the prices are low and the standard of the hostel high. I'll definitely go back there if I'm ever heading to cairns again, felt like a little home.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at this hostel for just over a week and it was great. We stayed in a dorm and a double room and both was nice and clean. The staff at the hostel are friendly. The kitchens and chill out area are big and a nice place to relax with also the option of outdoor space (including pool). Would recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

I originally booked in for one week I enjoyed my stay so much I extended this for another Week. Despite reading reviews about how dirty it is I decided to give it a go as it looks amazing in the photos online. I was not dissapointed the hostel was lovely the rooms were cleaned everyday there were plenty of facilities,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Clean and quiet. Really nice place with free WIFI. Bedroom and bed just perfect with a big mastress. Common areas are clean, warm, spacious and recent. The price is cheap compared to other hotels that are in Cairns. I highly recommend it ! Go !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Me and my girlfriend booked this hostel through hostel bookers are having a good look of the pictures agreed it seemed like a nice play to stay. Boy were we wrong! The rooms are extremely dirty we felt like our room hadnt been properley cleaned upon arrival, the bed sheets had brown marks on and didnt even fit our bed,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed here for a 3 night visit to cairns which turned into 6 nights due to our plans being cancelled elsewhere due to the cyclone, staff were very helpful in getting us and 4 friends in for an extra 3 nights, and were very concious about everyones safety during the cyclone, keeping us informed on everything. We had never... More

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Thanks again for a great stay - this was the second time we've stayed here. The hostel is more than good enough for the price you pay per night, and the owners could not do more to help you out. A home away from home and I will definitely stay here again when back in Cairns. Thanks! Katie & Sam

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Address: 154 - 156 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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