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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

20 - 26 McLeod St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my first hostel visit and I was apprehensive as I have heard mixed reviews. All I can say is do it for yourself I am so glad I did. I got the free bus from the airport which is brilliant. The staff were really friendly and helped me with my suitcase upstairs. I'm staying in a 6 bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at 11 hostels travelling around qld and this was one of the best. The rooms were immaculate and the kitchen was well equipped and always spotless. Nice outdoor area but the pool is pretty small. Staff were lovely. We will definitely return to stay here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spend 5 nights here, nice clean hostel with friendly and helpful staff, it's central located and you can walk everywhere you need to go, think it's good value for the money, even that there were some problems with getting sheets the first night because I arrived late.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here during New Years. We were in a double room with ensuite. It was basic, but very comfortable and had everything we needed. The beds were the comfiest beds we slept in during our stay in Cairns (we also stayed at other hotels/resorts). The YHA is conveniently located just across the road from the largest... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the YHA Cairns for 2 nights last month, during our time travelling the East Coast. Having stayed at a few YHA's previously, we weren't expecting any thrills- but this YHA was a pleasant surprise! With friendly helpful staff keen to offer there guidance on the surrounding amenities, a large communal area both inside and out, pool, jacuzzi... More 

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bangalore
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131 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great hostel conveniently located. A short walk from the Esplanade and opposite the Central Shopping Mall. The hostel offered us a free shuttle pick up from the airport but we were told that drop to the airport was not free and the fare needs to be paid to the driver. There is free wifi in the reception and common... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Our stay here was interesting. No body wanted to chat in our room which wasn't reflective of the whole hostel we just had a bad experience. But the facilities were great and the staff were even better. We carelessly left our charger in the kitchen and by the time we had realised it was gone. I was devastated but the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Good hostel. Nice and chilled all ages welcome. The free community shelf in the kitchen was fully loaded. Pool and jacuzzi are great. The showers are fantastic and very powerful. The staff were ultra friendly and professional. As a solo traveller Hannah organised most of my Christmas. She should have a halo as she's an angel.

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Reusel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

This was a nice hostel, they where renovating the bathrooms. The one downstairs where done so those where brand new. The rooms where spacious and the airco worked well. And last but not least they have a free pancake breakfast every morning.

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Thank JanusVL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I arrived here from Bali and everything was pretty good! I got a free airport trasport, the staff was nice and the rooms were clean. The free pancaces in the mornings were pretty good as well. I stayed here for two weeks and could stay in the same room the ehole time wich was pretty awesome!

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