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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Rugbygirl8 Melbourne, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value double room (25 dollars), clean, kitchen not shiny or new but more than adequate and most importantly for me, enough room to cook and move without falling over other guests. Manager very attentive, staff helpful, free pool table and swimming pool and a fridge in the room. Don't like hostels but I liked this one!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Caravella backpackers and what a lovely retreat it was. The staff were very friendly upon our arrival and our stay. Theres a wealth of activities and tours you can book through reception and the staff are helpful. The outdoor area is pretty, quiet and has a great pool to cool off in on those hot days.... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was only here for 2 nights, but I enjoyed it. Rooms are nothing special (not that great actually) but the open outdoor space and pool is great to relax in. The staff are helpful, and they let me store my bags there for a week while I was on a dive boat. I'd definitely stay again if I passed... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PROS: - Great, helpful, friendly staff. Helped me book trips and pointed me out in the right direction when I had questions about the town. - Two kitchens instead of one gave more room for people to cook in - Nice pool - Good location even though its a 15 minute walk to the centre its right by the water... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

If you are not looking to party in Cairns then this is the place for you! A chill place within 10 min walk of the main esplanade with pool, free wifi in common area and a reception desk that can help you book tours. Would definitely recommend for the more chill traveler looking to relax after a day of diving... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm, nice clean room and there is a fridge in the room so no need for labelling/marking your things in a shared fridge. They provide airport pick ups, luggage storage, and valuables lockers for free which is great. Very helpful and friendly staff, always willing to help with tours/day trips, did not have any issues... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Hi stayed here not long ago was quite nice room was neat & tidy plus the staff were really very nice and knew all the things to do, the only thing I found was that was the noise got roudy at nights and there was no one to stop it until another backpacker said please be quiet this is one... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed in a 4 girls dorm with a private bathroom and fridge. The accommodation was tidy and clean but in our room there was no table or chairs nor a shelf or something similar to put stuff on. There were small little insects running all over the place and the room was very humid. The good thibg about it... More

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Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Okay first the good things, the hostels free pick up service which is actually run by a company called FNQ, the driver was enthusiastic and certainly made you feel more relaxed. Secondly the staff at this hostel are great, really helpful and friendly group of people, one of the reasons we chose to return after coming back from live board... More

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Oldham, Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Really quiet and on the fat side of the esplanade, not a rowdy hostel but the common area always had people around to talk to. It was easy to find your way into town straight down the seafront but it was 5-10minutes to the place for meal vouchers which was a really nice place to eat and socialise so it... More

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Also Known As:
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Caravella Backpackers Hotel
Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #28 of 82 Specialty lodging in Cairns
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