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The Northern Greenhouse

117 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Shooting Star Apartments)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here on two occasions for a week each time. The rooms are excellent, very clean and spacious. There's Air-con and a fan, as well as lockers with 4 plugs inside them! . The Cleaners come every day and do a good job. There's a large common area with sofa, benches and a pool table. The kitchen is good, can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is awesome, perfect location, plug sockets galore, fridge/freezer in room, huge en suite bathroom, free wifi - didn't work great in the room but was fine in lounge/kitchen area. There are free trips everyday that you can go on. The only issue we had was when we needed to extend our stay and move rooms at the same... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be VERY careful when paying for this hostel! I was told the card machine was not working so paid in cash. It then turned out the card payment had gone through but when I raised it with the hostel the woman on the desk was incredibly rude to me and so was the manager! I have still not got my... More 

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

Hi Calliijess, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback on you experiences with us. I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay. I have already spoken with the team in Cairns and have left you a private message to get more details about the incident. Thanks again and happy travels. More 

Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were a group of 6 who shared a room for a week, and every room has its own toilet. Both room and toilet were very clean and spacious. There were many power sockets available too, and there were individual power sockets in each locker, so you don't have to worry about sharing power sockets to charge your electronic devices.... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I loved this hostel so much! The staff were amazing, always willing to help you. The free breakfast and Wifi were really good. The beds were great. The people were amazing. Brilliant location. The lockers had built in chargers, win. Would definitely stay again. :)

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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 November 24, 2014

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 November 16, 2014

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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

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 November 5, 2014

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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Address: 117 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Shooting Star Apartments)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 35
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