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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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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Read title of review, Enough said..... This place is the bomb! We recently came up to Cairns for the Cairns Cup horse meeting and had a great weekend. When I checked in I met the beautiful Marion Dutertre who went out of her way to make our stay very enjoyable. She was always smiling and helpful. I highly recommend staying... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My stay started with a warm welcome and efficient and quick check-in by Marion (speaks fluently English, Dutch and French). She walked me up to my room and offered to help me with carrying my luggage. I had to change some of my booking dates and Marion helped me quickly with no fuss. I stayed in a Queen and King... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for about a month and it was definitely the most comfortable and accommodating of hostels I have stayed in (been in Australia 10 months now). Yes it is out of central town but they have a shuttle to and from town every hour. It is spitting distance from the end of the esplanade so you can stroll... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived around 6.30am to find no-one at the reception to book us in so we had to wait at the siting area until the guy arrived. He had slept in and was apologetic. We didn't mind to be fair as we were just happy to be in Australia coming from Scotland. I stupidly went for a couple of hours sleep... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there quiet long at the end of our trip. It was good, nice staff, nice place. The only annoying thing is to get a bus to the city center which is quiet far to walk there, but very easy to go to the airport. Big kitchen, nice bar and swimming pool. They also offer free trips to discover... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

As a group we stayed here late in the day as a stop over before an Early flight out of Cairns in the morning. Room were tidy and fine. Toilets and Amenities were clean too. As we checked in a big party group of Tourists were leaving on buses, looked like they were hitting the town. As a result go... More

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Bergen, Norway
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

People working there are really nice and helpful. Especially I recomend travel agency based in the hall - they\ll offer you nice and quite cheap trips. But the hostel itself was rather dirty and very damp. AC in the room was old and not working very well. Anyway the outdoors pool was very nice and free bus to the city... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nomads Cairns is easily the best hostel in Cairns - if you're looking for a great place to stay, a wicked atmosphere and want to meet new people, Nomads Cairns is the place to be. Not only do they have a swimming pool, volleyball court, table tennis and a bar, they're also surrounded by endless possibilities for activities like White... More

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I had a really early flight from Cairns AirPort in the morning so I stayed here the last night, they were very helpfull and got me an early shuttle to the AirPort at a good price (12aud). The room I stayed in was clean (6bed girls only dorm). There was some noise, but it wasn't a big problem.

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I've never stayed in a hostile and so I was expecting the ones you see in movies. The bar and swimming room area have a all inclusive feel to it. The food is reasonably priced and I would take advantage of the $3 dinner because food in the city is pricey. They usually serve like vegetarian meals like risotto. I... 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*
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