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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

149 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When our bus pulled outside the hostel my first thought was OMG look at the state of this place. Walking into check in, was very clustered with stuff everywhere however the staff seemed very friendly. Took quite a while to check in but probably because there was a group of us. Got to the room, very basic however had no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked into asylum for 3 days and ended up staying for just over 3 weeks. I was traveling alone and the staff made me extremely welcome I made loads of friends on my first night with their $4 all you can eat barbecue that brings the whole hostel together. I went on snorkelling tours through their help and discount... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

ok so the kitchen cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired the rooms are nowhere near 5* but that's missing the point! if you are staying here the staff are helpful and easily approachable the whole hostel vibe is to make friends and party they arrange a weekly pub crawl which if you are travelling alone and want to get... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice and friendly staff. Clean room and bathrooms. Shared kitchen was often full so sometimes hard to get a free pan to cook with but it was great location and good value for money in comparison with other places. Bbq was nice too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Ok, lets be real here the rooms were absoluty crap..The beds are so uncomfy and the windows in my room were broken plus even had cocroach's in it lucky most of the time i wasn't in my room. The staff were great, very friendly and made me feel right at home not like other hostels in Cairns were missing this... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was easily the worst hostel I subjected myself to along the East Coast of Australia. It was dirty, noisy, poorly maintained and run very poorly. Thankfully there are plenty of better hostels elsewhere.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very dingy and dirty everywhere. Room looked like a prison cell. Overall image looks like it's been abandoned. Small charges for absolutely everything, that's why it's cheap. Staff look like they haven't slept for weeks.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed at this hostel because it was the cheapest one in Cairns and I didn't plan on hanging around the hostel all day. Its ok if you just want to sleep here because its still close to everything and good on the budget, gave me extra money to skydive :)

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

all in all an average hostel. the staff are very up and down kinda didnt know who was or wasnt staff tbh. rooms are very average and not very secure ,always found my door unlocked when going to my room. the pants down party was good fun lots of free pizza and the sunday bbq is all worth it theres... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I'll get this out of the way- this is not a fancy 5 star hotel. No luxury to be found here. The room was a little dingy, the bed not ideal, but for crying out loud, it's a backpackers, at an unreasonable price. What sets Asylum apart from all of the other backpackers I've stayed in is the incredibly friendly... More

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Address: 149 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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