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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our favourite hostel in Australia so far and the cheapest. Quiet at night, rooms spacious and having fridges in rooms is a lot easier than piling food on top of each other in the big communal fridges. Staff are lovely. Definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with a friend for 9 nights. At first we stayed in a private twin room as we had a long flight to Australia and wanted to relax and have a good sleep. The room was big, had a fridge with plenty of room and was clean. We later moved into a 6 bed female dorm which was... More

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Scarborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long absence from staying in backpacker accomodation I thought I would give this joint a go... Couldn't have been happier.. Sparkly, happy service , great room and a really nice feel to the place ... My tip though , if you like aircon on full blast then bring a sleeping bag/ doona as my room had sheets ..... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+location nearby the beach and central +working Wi-Fi at the pool area from morning till 22.30 +clean place, nice rooms +swimming pool +laundry availability (3$) +pleasent staff +kitchens were tidy and diverse +Shuttle Bus from the AirPort (complimentary) to AirPort (surcharge)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location can't be beat, you are across the street from the Esplanade which is about as good as it gets! The people at the front desk are incredibly friendly and VERY helpful, they assisted me in several tour bookings and really went the extra mile in making sure I was taken care of, which I appreciated immensely. The deals... More

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Country Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caravella Backpackers comprises a group of older style Cairns dwellings set around a pool and incorporating large outdoor dining areas, covered self catering kitchen eating area and BBQ facilities. Our one bedroom with its own bathroom was in an old Queenslander style building towards the rear of the property. These older style of buildings were designed to suit a tropical... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best hostel in Cairns and always is every time I go there. Keep up the good work. I miss Gloria though! I loved the location near to everything including the funny esplanade beach thing. Night life is still great in Cairns and Caravellas get great deals so not too expensive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here twice. Most recent was last week and still couldn't fault it. Both times we stayed in a private ensuite room. There is also a nice pool area with sun loungers, maybe could do with few more as did seem to go quickly. The room itself is clean and has a small fridge.The location is great, directly across... More

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in a private room with fridge, clean towels and beach towels. Staff were very friendly and helpful. This is only a short walk to the shopping and restaurants. Also across the road from the beach. All facilities were clean. The only downside is the showers are within the toilet facilities, which some people may find uncomfortable. We... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed here 4 nights before our diving trip and 2 nights after our trip and really enjoyed our stay. We booked a private room with en suite bathroom and were provided with the typical hostel amenities: sheets, pillows, 2 towels, and soap/shampoo, no housekeeping and blankets on request. Our room also did not have a window in the bedroom (one... More

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Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 48
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