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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #28 of 84 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Seattle, Washington
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470 reviews 470 reviews
81 hotel reviews
314 helpful votes 314 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were welcoming and friendly. They were always happy to help out and suggest places to visit. The rooms were spacious and clean. Beds were comfy. Chill out area and kitchens were tidy and nice to use. Would stay there again! Only downside was not enough storage space or hooks to hang wet towels but other than that it... More

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Portland, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Caravella for 7 days and loved it! It is very inexpensive, clean and the staff are wonderful. The place is quiet and all the guests were great and friendly. They have a great kitchen where you can cook your meals, and even offer a free WiFi in the common area. We stayed in a single room, which... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, my own fault. Went for the cheap private room at the backpackers and this time was a miss. Great atmosphere, friendly staff (although easily confused) but the roof is thin and I could hear when the girl above me cleared her throat (and therefor woken when they stomped there way into the room at 3am). Good management offered upgrade... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I booked a double room. Upon arrival we were greeted with friendly helpful staff with a smile :) We got to our room to realise it was a family room so my partner doubled checked with staff of we were booked in correctly. Staff explained we had a free upgrade for unknown reason but rather way we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Caravella Backpackers in January. We found the place to be one of the best and affordable place to stay with the family. Staff were just fantastic so helpful with every thing we needed. We would never go to any other then Caravella again. Hal & Rose

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Changzhou, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay at this place for a week. Of the many hostels I booked, this one of my favorites. Staff was awesome. They are willing to help you with anything. The place has a pool. For a hostel that is a huge plus. It's a 6 or 7 block walk from the center of town, but it's worth it. They gave... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Caravella after reading reviews online and was really happy there. I stayed for a week while in Cairns and booked a four bed female room. The rooms are quite spacious but the space isnt well used. There were two bunk beds and a fridge but nothing else. There are no hooks to hang towels off, no lockers for... More

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San Francisco, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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