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Cairns City Backpackers

274 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Gone Walkabout Hostel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Nana S Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall ok, though the room and toilet/shower needed cleaning! We also had stained sheets! Free Internet was appreciated! Nice receptionist. Would have preferred to have stayed closer to the centre. Overall you get what you pay for.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay as for youth, as for adults (as we are) which looking European style sleeping. Staff is very friendly, speak English. Free Wi-Fi in the room, Free Internet access at the common area. Well appointed rooms (I had a single), the staff are brilliant, friendly and ultra helpful. Had a free tour on my first day. Kitchen... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were glad we chose this backpackers as it had a real old style backpackers feel about it. It is not one of those massive, newly built places that fits hundreds of people . Sure the buildings were built a while ago and weren't the newest. That was ok with us as it had an authentic backpackers atmosphere about it.... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at cairns airport where we had pre-booked a bus shuttle to pick us up which to start with was almost 2 hours late. When we got there the first thing we noticed was that it stunk of stale urine. The reception was closed so we decided to dump our bags in our room and head straight out as... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This backpackers is one of my favourite that I have been to in Australia. Sure , the price was good but I especially liked the tropical garden atmosphere. So many palm trees and ferns, really felt like I was no longer in the UK. Room was clean, and facilities were good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Yeah, so stayed here in March, it rained a lot so I stayed at the backpackers a lot. That made me glad I chose a nice place. Especially appreciated the free wifi as most backpackers make you pay or only give you 1 hour free or something. Here it was completely unlimited and I could get it from my room... More

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I was here in late January with my girlfriend. We stayed in one of the 6 share dorms It was only $16 a night and it included air conditioning ( a must for this time of year). At that time Cairns had a lot of rain so it perhaps wasn't the best time to visit but even so thoroughly enjoyed... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I stayed in the "three butterflies" room around Christmas. I lay in the bed for a few hours reading and noticed that I was very itchy with large welts on my legs. Inspection revealed a number of bedbugs crawling over the mattress. Tried to contact reception to change the room, but there is absolutely no after hours support -- not... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Quite far from the centre of town, especially seeing as there are so many more central hostels. Not a ridiculous amount to walk, but enough to make it inconvenient to go back during the day. The accommodation itself was ok, though there was a cockroach in our room (didn't really bother me though). The aircon was a must. The free... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Look.... It is very difficult to give a backpackers a 5* rating. We came 3 of us in a triple room. We paid $64 per night between us including air conditioning. The place was relatively clean albeit a bit more attention could have been paid to the bathroom cleanliness. The backpackers also gives you a free meal at the Woolshed... More

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Address: 274 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Gone Walkabout Hostel)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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