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Cable Beach Backpackers

12 Sanctuary Road, Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a private double room at this backpackers and loved it. The staff was friendly and the other guests were super chill. I went during the hot season, so the pool was a huge positive as well! It is also walking distance to the famous cable beach and a nice yoga studio. The backpackers will also put on... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a backpackers so what are you going to expect. The staff were lovely, I was picked up quickly from the airport and checked in to my room with no issues. I had a double room with air-conditioning, although the aircon switches off at 9am it not a problem, who wants to stay in their room all day while on... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Cable beach backpackers is one of the only backpackers in cable beach (as far as I know). It's got a very good location since it is close to cable beach, which is one of the most beautiful and warm beaches I've even been to. It is not really close to the town center, there is a bus stop right outside... More 

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Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you want to have a good time, relax and meet the friendliest staff of your backpacking life, come to Cable Beach Backpackers (big shout out to Wardy & Rachel)! I moved here from a nearby hostel in Broome & was sceptical at first but ended up wishing I stayed here longer! Rooms are basic but you need nothing more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had a nice relaxing stay here. Good pool and bar and a friendly and social place. Something to stress, if you want five star luxury then you are at the wrong place, however luxury hotels cost $300 a night or more in Broome, this nice basic little backpackers did exactly what it said on the tin, basic dorms or rooms... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great little hostel. Beautiful location, 10 mins walk from the beach, palm trees, pool, hammocks, bar, its a little paradise. Nice clean kitchen, bathrooms & laundry. Rooms where basic, & without A/C. Great deals on drinks at the bar, pool tables, outdoor seating, free airport transfers. Would definitely stay again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great low budget accommodation this is my second stay in a month. This is a home away from home cheap weekender when I come to Broome for a week end. Comfortable has pool cold drinks pool table n table tennis. Right at the beach. Regular bus run. Friendly people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a fairly typical hostel. I stayed twice in the same month (before and after a tour) and in both cases I found my room, and the hostel in general, to be clean and in good condition. The staff are helpful. Free transport is available to the airport and at certain times to the town centre, also there is... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed in this hostel for 2 months. Nice vibe, friendly staff (Rachel was the best!!), affordable, heaps of hammocks everywhere and short walk to cable beach. I've stayed in 2 other hostels in Broome and they can't match the atmosphere. Nice social scene but lots of chill out areas if you want a quiet night. Hostel runs shuttles into town.... More 

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed for a week. The rooms are basic with just beds but are clean and comfortable. They were cleaned daily along with the communal areas and kitchen and showers etc. The staff are polite, friendly and helpful. You're a 5 minute walk to cable beach and close to local shops and places to eat. There's a... More 

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