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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 #41 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ve stayed here for nearly two months this year and also about 3 months last year. Very helpful and friendly staff and manager.Rooms and kitchen are cleaned everyday and the hostel is generally very quiet at night.I will come back here in the future.

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only stayed here one night but got a really good feeling about the place. Girl on reception was really nice. The room was more of an apartment with two bunk beds. Really nice and spacious with a good shower/bathroom. If I stayed in cairns longer I would definitely have extended my stay here. Kitchen was clean and tidy. A big... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have just spent nearly 3 months living in Koalas, the location is perfect and the staff are always helpful :) the rooms are less dormitory and more like a flat, Which makes living there allot more like your own personnel space (the four bed dorms are worth the extra ;D) All in all if you are looking to party... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great value for the price; one of the cheapest hostels in Cairns and definitely one of the best. A friendly atmosphere between all guests, great for backpackers and all travelers, with a free pool and snooker table to enjoy with the people you meet. Although definitely not a 'party hostel' (quiet after 10:30) you can always find something to do... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was already two times in Cairns for 4,5 month in total and I have stayed until now in Koalas. I've met the best people in this hostel. The manager Teresa is great and helped me always out where ever she could. The cleaning staff do basic cleaning, topping up toilet paper and changing bins every morning and they changed... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

After being in four different hostels in Cairns I decided to stay in the Koala Beach Resort. The price is probably the lowest in the city, and the location is really good with only a few minutes walk to the lagoon, grocery stores and the biggest night clubs. The rooms I stayed in the Koala had a fridge, a small... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

I stayed two times at the Koalas and enjoyed both stays. I've been there with a friend and we had big rooms each time with ensuite, kitchenette and air-conditioning. The rooms were clean as was the pool. The kitchen isn't too big but sufficient and plates and cutlery is available at reception. You recieve a voucher for an Irish pub... 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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