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The Northern Greenhouse

117 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Shooting Star Apartments)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had never stayed in a hostel before. so on my trip to Cairns i wanted to spend as little as i needed. I was very pleasantly surprised with the hostel. I stayed for three nights. the staff were helpful and friendly, there was free breakfast every morning and a free BBQ on Sunday (the food went pretty quick), the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the best hostel I've stayed at so far! The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The free pancakes and bbq were a bonus! The rooms were always very clean and the beds were comfortable, with added AC that worked well. The restroom en suites were always in good condition as well. It's positioned well, right in the centre and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, extremely friendly staff, free breakfast, WiFi. Stayed there for a week, only saw a single cockroach on my last night. Lockers even have outlets built in. Can't recommend this hostel enough.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the NG in a King room for a friend's birthday and it is honestly the best place to stay in Cairns! The rooms are big, clean and well appointed with kitchen facilities, bathroom, TV and air conditioning - a must in FNQ!! My favourite part was the WiFi and Parking included in the room rate - you... More

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Dania, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I've spent time in Cairns, I make sure to spend some time at The Northern Greenhouse. I've been in the private rooms (two separate beds) and the dorms (four bunk beds) and all have been very pleasant. The pool is a nice additive to enjoy but sitting under the upper deck fan is my favorite spot. I often... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The northerns greenhouse is one of my favourite hostels in whole world. Rooms are clean, you have enough space to your owns. They have lockers in every room, that is huge plus! This hostel offers 3 different free tours mo-wed + free bbq + movie nights + free breakfast + free wifi. They staff of töissä hostel are awesome people.... More

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Jonathan L, Public Relations Manager at The Northern Greenhouse, responded to this review

Hi Rokoro, Thanks for taking the time to leave such an energetic review. I was thrilled to read you enjoyed our activities and facilities. Feel free to give us an call or e-mail when you are back in town and we look forward to welcoming you back. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I stayed for a week with my partner in a self-contained room. Location was great...quiet but close to city centre. Loved the pool. Price was good. Will stay again....but for longer next time ! Rusty's market...around the corner... was fab for stocking up on fresh fruit and veg

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Clogher, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Really nice hostel in Cairns, nice and quiet area away from Bars/ restaurants. Right beside Cinema and shops. Staff really friendly and hostel is kept pretty clean, apart from kitchen ants which I guess are apart of tropical cairns! We did have trouble with someone in our dorm, smoking and excessively drinking and leaving all doors open when no one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at the Northern Greenhouse for a couple of nights in a double room. The room is VERY big for hostel standards, it has a little kitchenette, a table on which to have dinner and a couch. Both room and bathroom were very clean. The room also had a little terrace, but essentially it's just a place to dry... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed 5 nights here and the service was wonderful. Clean, large rooms and breakfast and wifi included. The other residents were also nice and it was a fun environment. A nice large pool as well for a quick dip. Highly recommended!!

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Address: 117 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Shooting Star Apartments)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Number of rooms: 35
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