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Caravella Backpackers

149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff here really know their stuff! They recommended trips, told me which companies were the best, and booked things even giving a small discount. The dorms are quite spacious, have a Private toilet and bathroom, and a very clean. They also have their own hair conditioning, and fridge-what more do you need? There is no soft communal seating, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Big and quiet rooms, good location (only 10 min from the wharfs), air-con is a must and this INE cools and is not noisy. Nice staff too. There are also big kitchens and a small refrigerator in each room. Good place to stay un Cairns on a small budget!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent three night stay from 12-15 January 2015. We stayed in a private double bedroom with ensuite bathroom. We found the room clean and very spacious. Basic, but more than we needed. After hours arrival was flawless, check in next day went smooth and staff was very kind. Two kitchens and wifi area. Clean fridge in the room. The free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having since travelled the east coast in full- I can honestly say that this was one of my favourite hostels. It has everything you need- a nice and mostly quiet pool, relaxing common area (where you can have a few drinks up until 11), two decent kitchens, clean rooms and very friendly reception staff. Plus, the $7 meal and drink... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a couple staying at this hostel, I thought what was available was great. Big, clean double room with private bathroom, small fridge (which for two worked), air-conditioning and fan at a reasonable price. The nights are very hot and humid so we were very grateful for the air conditioning. The staff at reception were all very helpful with recommending... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a mixed dorm. It was big and clean, the air con was excellent and it had a little fridge which was handy (although it would probably be too small if all 6 people wanted to use it and there were no fridges in the kitchen) There are 2 kitchens with plenty utensils and good space.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location at the Esplanade. 10min to city center/bus station/supermarket. No big fridge just small one in room which makes it difficult if 6 people stay there. Thin walls so sometimes very noisy until 11pm. Clean rooms, little space between top and bottom bunk, could be claustrophobic... Free storage after check out is nice and staff was always helpful. Big thanks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived the owner was there and he helped take our bags to our rooms which was nice. We booked a private room with a shared bathroom. It was a very clean hostel. The room was spacious, the air-con wasn't great but was better then nothing. The showers here were tiny and there was no private area to change!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Cairns last December and I slept in This hostel. The attention was incredible, Amy was really really kind, she even helped me to get another flight because mine was cancelled, so she was amazing discusing with the girl of Jetstart. I highly recommend this place because is quiet, nice and you can find really interesting people there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Big, loads of dorms and very reasonably priced; I expected it to be loud and awful. It wasn't, it was actually really nice!! Staff were really friendly and helpful, great help if you need it with excursions and certainly not biased to certain tour operators. Rooms are simple and clean, bathrooms and kitchens too. There is free WiFi which is... 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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