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Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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different from all the other hostels which makes it good. friendly staff. In the middle of city and clean rooms. laguna is near and the hostel has a nice pool. cheap and worth the money. :) definitely coming back

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 weeks and was really impressed with the amount of work the new owners are putting into making the hostel a great place to live. The pool is clean and maintained, the fridges are brand new and the rooms are cleaned everyday. The staff gave me directions when I needed to find a specific place and they even... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THEY ARE THIEVES!! You can easily get into any room through the window, so your belongings are not safe there. We had to put a locker in our door AND THEY BROKE IT. We asked them to pay it back (it was a very expensive locker) and they refused. Want more? They used our credit card to charge us money... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at the waterfront backpackers for four weeks now and absolutely love it! The rooms are nice and spacious in the larger dorms with ensuite bathrooms that are kept nice and tidy. The common areas are an awesome place to meet fellow backpackers with a ping pong table and lounge area with a tv. The kitchen is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

me and my partner stayed here once and really enjoyed it felt we then went to work at sea then come back 2 more times as we just felt it was a nice place to be the owner was really friendly and happy all the time couldn't do enough for us :) he was nice enough to give us a... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A nice hostel, and good value for the money. nice staff, and I see that from this photos here that they have done some redecorating! Air-con and free Wi-Fi, what's not to love ! very central and close to everything! I would recommend this to everyone going to Cairns :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

here is very nice. tidy and comfortable friendly staff. i couldnt find backpacker like this even i had stayed in 4 of other backpackers you can use free wifi, free internet by their laptops goooooooooooooooooood

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just spent our first few days in Cairns at the hostel - Great atmosphere, friendly staff and clean rooms. Location is great, the managers were really welcoming and great in sorting out the best places to go. Would highly recommend to any backpackers considering visiting Cairns!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

love the hostel - one of the best I stayed in Australia - and the cheapest! Definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a cheapt hostel with great location. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly. You can also book all your reef tours & rainforest visits plus other action through reception, makes it super easy :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

is been the best backpacker in cairns i totally recommend, very clean, nice staff, just front of the esplanade and near everything. i had a very good time and make a lot of friend very good experience!!!!!

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Address: 83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairns Waterfront Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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