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Caravella Backpackers

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149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Caravella Backpackers
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Ranked #27 of 83 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jasmin M Hohentengen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hohentengen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 Times at this wonderfull Hostel. Great Pool and free wifi. Nice people at the reception.. The food of the small Restaurant in Front of the Hostel is very good. The Location is very good, near to the City, 10 min walk to Supermarkt and 15 min walk to the Lagune.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Two couples stayed here for 5 nights in May. Great hotel, couldn't fault it. It was a bed in a small room. We had a fridge too which was perfect for our needs. Some days we was out at 9am and didn't get back til 7-8pm so it was perfect for our stay. Our first two nights sleeping was tough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely lovely hostel full of welcoming people from around the world. Great pool, free pool table and wifi and 2 fully equipped kitchens. Rooms are average for a hostel of that price, would expect no more or less. It's a shame our time there was ruined. We decided to work for accommodation - often necessary for backpackers - and were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An overall good hostel, good location near city but still not in the crowd. The kitchens were not that clean though, but good and well functioned equipment. Had some ants eating from our refrigerator in our room which was not that nice, also there was some issues with bathroom, very small showers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

None of the hostels in cairns pick you up,so had to walk,took me 10/15 minutes from greyhound bus stop,was very easy to find hostel....got greated by friendly and helpfull staff,they gave me map of cairns and told me where everything was in cairns,and every night they give you a voucher for for one of the pubs and you can get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great location – right by the water and short walk to all the shops, bars, etc. The staff is so friendly and so helpful! They helped us plan and book all of our excursions while we were there. Hostel itself is clean and has several nice amenities (pool, common area, wifi). My friend and I got a private room, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed in one of the private rooms, it was very clean and spacious. The staff here are very lovely and helpful. Location is good about a 10 minute walk to the main hub of restaurants, highly recommend to anyone that is looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation. Thanks Caravella.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Loved this backpackers and would definitely recommend. Only two issues we found were #1- the lock on our room door jammed and took on average 5 minutes before we could actually get into our room each time! After 10 days of staying here it became a real nuisance! And #2 was the wifi, we had no issues with the wifi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Staff is really nice, dorms are super clean and the bathroom is inside each dorm... a nice modern bathroom. Swiming pool is very good and there is a lot facilities in the 2 kitchens. I only regret they dont have a common living room with a tv, there is just one outside but when it rains you can not use... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We booked corona backpacker but they was unable to take us as we needed a late check in, they offered us to go there instead. This one is a bit more expensive but you don't have to worries if you check late. Also they have 2 clean kitchen, a nice swimming pool and great bathroom, you may have to wait... More 

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