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Castaway's Backpackers

207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 83 Specialty lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
iamjuliam14 Cairns, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been staying at hostels in Cairns for the last 6 weeks. I spent 7 nights at castaways hostel and found the staff to be so welcoming, friendly and helpful. The hostel is about a 15 minute walk into the centre of town so you are able to enjoy your stay in cairns and cruise into town with everyone from... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leslie Made the place welcome, staff at the time Louise Odell and rob Claire and Roxy were awesome lots of fun very helpful good film nights wine and cheese nights! Pub crawls plenty of activities to do!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff who gave good advices for the visits and helped us to find the best prices. The private rooms are spacious and confortable. Both rooms and kitchen were clean. We spent a nice stay with our 4 year old son.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hello there, that's Neil from Norwich ere. Ruddy lovely little hostel this is! Stayed ere for roughly 3 weeks! The staff were tremendous and them rooms were bloody bootiful! As for that shuttle, I avent seen nothing like it! If you like a chilled out hostel with a great vibe then I suggest you come see these! Let's be Avin... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spent just over 2 weeks here.. Nice friendly little hostel where all the staff were fantastic and very welcoming. Free shuttle was a nice touch and they did their best to find us the cheapest rates with trips and rental cars. Hoping to come back again sometime later this year!

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Frankfurt, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I spent almost a week at Castaways and had a great time there. Staff was very friendly and helpful (btw thank you Callum for throwing in my postcards - they all made it to Germany :-)), rooms, bathroom, kitchen etc. were always very clean. Plus: no bunkbeds!!! Unfortunately the location is a bit of a walk from downtown (20 min... More

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Alfortville, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I spent nearly two weeks in this hostel and it was by far the best time I ever had in Australia. The staff are so friendly and helpful, the hostel is always clean, the rooms with real beds, a really nice atmosphere... Everything you need !

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Had an excellent experience at Castaways in Cairns this past May! I traveled here with a group of students and found the accommodations to be extremely comfortable during our stay. We were able to book 2 spacious rooms. The location is a bit of a walk from downtown, but that allows for a better chance for exploring more of Cairns... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Castaways backpackers is a great hostel to stay at weather your looking for a good time or for some peace and relaxation. The staff are welcoming and very friendly. They also have an abundance of knowledge about the trips they have on offer ranging from the dives on the reef to the rainforest tours, plus they will always try and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What a great, small, friendly hostel! Our stay in cairns got extended due to the cyclone but castaways did everything possible to make our stay great, from poker nights to pool partys! The staff are really friendly and make you welcome! Would defo recomend this hostel to anyone traveling to cairns!

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Address: 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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