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Koala Beach Resort

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   137-139 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014
LaurenNicole91 Townsville, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I stayed at Koalas for nearly 5 months and just like most hostels, there is the good and the bad sides to this place. The staff are all great - friendly, helpful and there whenever you need anything. The dorms are pretty cool - each room has a sitting area and little kitchenette, which is nice. The courtyard has a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This place was great. Staff where really friendly and helpful, we returned a few times after various diving trips so stayed in a few rooms. All where clean and it was very reasonably priced. The only issue is the place doesn't have good wifi and it's only in the reception/ common area not in the rooms which is a shame.

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LaGrange, Georgia, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed here one night prior to a very early flight. Good location. En-suite bath was dirty and didn't drain properly. Got there too late to get a bottom bunk in a 6-bed room. Kind of hard for a 60-year-old to get in the top bunk but I made it! Other women in room were long-timers; three were seeking jobs in... More

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9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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 August 17, 2014

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 August 16, 2014 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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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*
Number of rooms: 57
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