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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is great! Its clean , they have a pool , kitchen and staff are friendly .... The location is perfect for me ..away from the noisy part but walking distance to everything .... the semi-beach is located right after the park in front of the hostel...the only thing I didn't like is wifi si located at the patio... More

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Vicenza, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly and kindly staff. Good location near the center of cairns. we booked a double room with shared bathroom and they were simple but clean.wi-fi in shared areas.They gave us a discount in a restaurant.I would to go back again!

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception staff are really nice and the place is clean. The pool especially is very nice, big and not in the shadow like so many other hostels. We had a 6-bed dorm, very small bathroom but good space in the room. However I wouldn't choose the bottom beds because the bunk beds on top are very low! It's a 10... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in my thirties, my boyfriend who has travelled previously (I have not btw), suggested that for the first 5 nights of our stay in Australia, we consider a hostel. His reasoning was sensible- we were going to be on day trips, we just really needed a bed to sleep in for the night in a comfortable and convenient location.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice staff in the reception counter, they really helped me a lot about the tours and other things. We booked three tours and all of them had 10% off and the tours turned out not bad. The free airport pickup is good although we have waited nearly an hour in the airport for it. But you need to book the... More

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at the airport just before midnight and the free shuttle bus was ready and waiting for me. It took about 10/15 mins to get to the hostel, and they had given me very clear instructions as to how to enter the site and get my key (as reception closes at 8pm). Felt very secure. I was in room 91,... More

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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night in a 4-share room, and 2 nights in a 4-share en-suite room. There was free shuttle bus from the airport to the backpackers, however little information was given and we had to ask around the airport as well as call the backpackers for the information. The staffs are cheerful and friendly. The en-suite room was... More

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southampton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was booked into here for a private room with bathroom for four nights at a cost of around £40 per night. It was meant to be a little treat as I'd been in dorms all up the east coast and this was the longest I was staying in one place. Oh how I regretted it! I was given my... More

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Cumbria
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights with two friends. Bedroom was clean, bathrooms too. We had a quite a bit of noise throughout the 2nd night, but the staff seemed keen to stop this from happening again. Helpful reception. Airport pick up and drop off is right outside the doors. Close to the centre of town/pubs/markets/shops. Good place overall.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed here for one night recently in a double en-suite room. Very clean room. Arrived late and called the shuttle bus which we had booked before arrival. Very friendly driver, only 10 mins from airport. Great after hours instructions to get into the hostel - security top notch! Not too far from shops. Very friendly reception staff in the... More

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Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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