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Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   341 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome backpacker, best time I've ever had in Oz! 20min walking on the Esplanade, but there is a free pick-up to the city every h until 3 am !!! There is a big kitchen, swimming-pool and field for beach volley! Games every night at the bar! Go there guys!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved nomads cairns! Beautiful hostel, with a great pool. Negatives were the wifi ($12 for a week, not very good) the aircon (broken in my room and in quite a few others) however the lovely staff offered to move me, I just didn't through laziness! Because its a licenced hostel, you can't drink your own booze, which can make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here for 5 days and couldn't really fault it. Spacious 8 bed dorm and we got on with all the people in it.... $3 dollar meals each night and a very well priced menu.... Staff were nice enough and the shuttle service runs every hour till 3am into the town centre.... It's what you expect... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the worst hostel I have ever stayed in as far as service and cleanliness goes. The staff are absolutely useless. After my boyfriend and I spent $1500 at the nomads travel shop, and paid for three nights of accommodation they couldn't have treated us worse. Posting notices on our door twice saying we owed money when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived here just as the rainy season was ending. It's extremely affordable ($20) and has a great crowd, a volley ball pit and good pub activities during the week. They also have the option for you to work there for a total of 21 hours a week for free accomodation and one free meal a day. The rooms are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights while in Cairns in an 8 bed mixed dorm Pros - Nice pool $3 meals (!!!) Free shuttle Good wifi Cons - Air con didn't work well Room smelt bad Staff were difficult to talk to and a bit vague altogether No lift?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I wanted to stay in Cairns longer than a couple of days and for me, the Nomads wasn't the right hostel. It is a 30 minutes walk away from the center/lagoon/supermarket,... and I don't like being dependant on the times of a shuttle bus. Nevertheless it's a good service. The staff was always nice and the 3 $ meal is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The kitchen was never clean, we didn't like cooking in it - you always have to look twice if the thing you want to use is clean! The room was quite gooe, but it has a ugly smell in it. On the reception are many travellers working, means it takes you loooong time for everything or to get a rarely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

So we checked in really late (after midnight). The rooms are nothing special. There was an air conditioner- which was welcomed. The beds were clean (though the pillows and mattress were average at best). The room smelled- but everything appeared clean. We crashed shortly after 1 on a Thursday night. Unfortunately we had a room close to reception- and it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This hostel has great facilities, large lagoon style pool, beach volley ball etc. We booked a king room at a reasonable price and had our own ensuite & fridge. We were pretty impressed with the room. Shower was great, and the air con was free. The only downside to this was the staff. There was a rude guy (i think... More 

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Address: 341 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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