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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #26 of 84 Specialty lodging in Cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 yesterday NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location right on the waterfront. Extremely clean and very well equipped hostel. Would recommend to anybody travelling to cairns on a budget. 5 minutes to all the entertainment (bars restaurants and boats) but is still very quiet at night. Wonderful. Can't fault it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Caravella Backpackers for a few nights, in a ensuite - including two single beds and bathroom - enough for two people. Free bus transfer from airport to hostel and only pay a small fee when returning to airport. Hostel is clean, additional blankets, with outdoor swimming pool and use yourself kitchen. No breakfast is provided however the hostel... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Caravella on either end of a live-aboard diving trip. The first three nights I was in a 4-bed female dorm (room 19). It was pretty close to the kitchens and outdoor area and so was fairly noisy, but tidy and had its own bathroom. The curfew is posted as 11:00 pm but they don't enforce it too... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to all the friendly staff at Caravella Back packers whom were of excellent service and welcoming us into their communal living facility. The Manager was always greeting us and assisted us with any questions we had. The rooms were very clean and comfortable providing us daily with fresh towels and extra blankets as requested. Where else could we... More

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