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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

20 - 26 McLeod St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hostel. The staff was great, kitchen facilities were awesome. The rooms were nice, they just needed more outlets. The pool and other shared spaces were relaxing and the bp crowd was pretty chill. My only problem with the place is that they charged a fee to hold my bags while I went on a 3 day liveaboard diving... More 

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Valencia, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there for only 3 days scuba diving trip. The place is located in an excellent point, in front of a big shopping mall. It's clean, nice and has a friendly atmosphere. The staff is also very kind. I recommend it very much.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We ended up staying here 3 times - once in a 6 bed dorm and twice in a 10 bed. It's a great hostel that is run really well. Everywhere is always clean and tidy (although some of the showers could do with a bit of work) and the staff are always helpful. The dorms are spacious and have plenty... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

When I arrived at Cairns YHA, I ask if I could leave my over night laugge, because the room wasnt ready, they wanted to charge me, and were very rude to me. I unforantly over booked my stay, I wanted to change the date, but was told by the un welcoming ladywith the blonde hair, to bad, as she couldn't... More 

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YHA_Hostels, Public Relations Manager at Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mickaa1, Thank you for choosing to stay at Cairns Central YHA. I am disappointed to read of how your experience at our hostel made you feel. We very much welcome all nationalities at our hostel, including Australians, unlike many other establishments. I sincerely apologise if the way our cancellation and changes policies were communicated to you was below the... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay here, nice big kitchen with plenty of pits and pans. Cutlery seemed a little scarce and there is a big problem with wet tea towels/people not washing up. But they have a 'free food' shelf which actually is rammed full of all sorts where people are finishing their time in Oz before flying and so leave their... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Hostel has a really nice feel about it. Staff are friendly and very helpful with tours and information. The pool and outside area is great. Kitchen is very clean and has a good amount of equipment for cooking meals. We stayed in a 8 mixed dorm which was spacious but small lockers. Lots of plugs but were all in one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is conveniently located next to the main shopping centre where there is a Coles, K Mart and Myers and it is not too far from the Esplanade. I was greeted by a lovely lady on reception and offered a seat whilst she checked me in. I asked her about coffee shops in the area and although she was not... More 

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Senior Contributor
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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here, nice rooms. Helpful staff. Little pool in middle of garden which lots of backpacking people hang out at. It was sitting by this pool that I was on my own travelling at 18 and I plucked up the courage to make a friend. Cairns is a beautiful place as well. Definitely recommend going diving in... More 

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Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good Location. Mall with food shops etc over the road, weekend fresh food market nearby. Railway Station nearby. 10 minute walk to the CBD/Esplanade. Reception staff were pleasant and helpful - especially with regards to booking barrier reef tours. Reception often seemed to be understaffed. The room (which slept 6) was clean but very warm as the Air Conditioning unit... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed here with several friends as part of a large booking and we all found it was a good place to stay for the two nights we were there. The rooms and toilets / showers and kitchen facilities were unexpectedly decent and it was in prime location to walk the ten minutes up to the Cairns Esplanade and across... More 

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Address: 20 - 26 McLeod St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 52
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