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Koala Beach Resort

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   137-139 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #44 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally booked 3 nights on hostelworld for a 5 bed dorm for 5 of us at Koala, but when we arrived the girl on reception was very unfriendly and told us we would have to split up 3 in one room and 2 in another but we had paid for a 5 bed dorm each! Regardless we had to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay in Koalas. It is really cheap and good for the money. I stayed for 2 weeks in a 6 bed dorm. +nice and friendly staff. Really helpful. They don't want to sell you their tours but tell you where you can get them cheaper +good beds +private bathrooms +cleanliness is alright +free pool table +BYO... More

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Koala in a 6 bed dorm for two weeks in July and really enjoyed my stay. The rooms were cleaned daily by friendly staff and the girls on reception went out of their way to offer me advice on the trips I was looking into. There were good kitchen facilities (much improved since the photo someone else... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am from Japan. I enjoyed my stay in Koala Beach Resort. My room was clean and comfortable. Staffs were friendly. The location was very good. If I will come back to Cairns, I want to stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really glad we found this place as it was really central. Rooms were clean and tidy and the Manager Teresa was really helpful taking time out to organise and book us some trips which we thoroughly enjoyed. We would go back and definitely recommend koala beach as good value for money. Thank you Teresa for all your help.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The hostel was fine, decent facilities and good location. Our interactions with the staff, particularly the British girl at front desk, were beyond ridiculous. They lost our booking, which was made months ago via hostelworld, so our group of 3 all ended up in separate rooms for the first night The girl at reception still made us pay the full... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We just got back from a weekend in cairns , at the time of booking at the koala beach resort i admitt i didn't realise it was more of a back papers place ... but with saying that it wasn't too bad. We stayed with our two children and picked this pace purely on price and location , the rooms... More

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed here with family for a few nights in February, staff were helpful and gave us food vouchers for the irish bar which came in handy. Room was clean and decent sized. Outside pool area was clean and very nice to chill at. Parking is limited but adequate and the resort is only a few mins walk from all the... More

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Mission Beach, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I paid $119 for a room here and will not return. Was wheezy with asthma within half an hour and when I went to shower found out why: dirty, mouldy grout and the picture speaks for itself. Leaking toilet, fans not working and no milk in the room topped it off nicely. Thank goodness the bed was comfy......

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

V basic facilities, seemed fairly clean but the room was super dingy and depressingly lit, facilities minimal (not even a sanitary bin in the toilet!!). The whole places echoes like a carpark, so no good for light sleepers- you can hear every conversation others are having outside their rooms. Bed comfy, slept well. Shower dingy, with permanent mould. Better off... More

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Address: 137-139 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Koala Beach Resort 2*
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