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Cable Beach Backpackers

12 Sanctuary Road, Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 25 Specialty lodging in Broome
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had such a great time in Broome, and the Cable Beach Backpackers! Great crowd, friendly staff and close to everything at the beach. Cheapest drinks in town! Everywhere else, beers were at least $3 more! I had a private double room, which was basic but fine for the amount of time I spent there (not much!). Air con, fan, bed...Don't... More

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Milan, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This Backpackers has a great location near Cable Beach Resort and the Beach. It is one of the cheapest rooms in Broome and has a good bar with cheap beer (especially during happy hour). The private double room was basic but clean and we were able to obtain an extra blanket and towels for a $10 deposit. There is also... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Don't go there if you are looking for a 5 star resort. But if you're looking for a place to chill and have a nice time at night then i can't think of a better place. Nice pool, nice area to hang out, friendly staff, good bar, pooltable, tv... What more do you want?!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The staff are friendly and welcoming. The rooms are adequate, but not particularly clean. The whole hostel has a slight used and worn appearance. The location is good, with the beach being a short walk away.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Room is very basic: only beds, nothing else. Cleaning is not so good and bathrooms were definitely not cleaned at all. The pool is nice and much appreciated! Place and staff are nice too. Breakfast is included but it's very poor. Good for short stay, not more

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Brisbane, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I stayed in a private room with air con. The room was a fair size anlthough, I really only spent time in my room to sleep. The bar on site was fun as were the people hangng out. Sure the amenities were basic but really, what do you expect. I look forward to coming back again in June!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I arrived from a late flight in the dark, the staff were helpful and I got me checked in within a few minutes. The single room was basic by all means, however the floors had not been vacuumed for a long time and were full of sand and dirt, so I could not take my shoes off. The bed had... More

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I don't generally like staying in hostels but this one was great! It was affordable and in a great location. The staff were really cool, the drinks were cheap and the facilities were clean. The bed was comfortable and I got a great night's sleep. I would stay here again.

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Yes, this place offers very basic accommodation but LOTS of character! I stayed here for about a month and met some wonderful people that I will call friends for life. The place has a very laid-back feel and the staff is super-friendly and helpful. You will find a range of folks staying here, from the long-term guests who are on... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Stayed here for one night in nov. place was very quiet as out of the peak season. double room was extremly basic... no towels, bedside table or lamp. aircon turned off between 7am -5pm windows lodged open and no sound proofing (wooden floors) so could hear people walking around. apart from this staff were friendly and bathrooms were ok. Next... More

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Address: 12 Sanctuary Road, Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Broome
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Cable Beach Backpackers is located a short walk from famous Cable Beach, Broome. We are young, fun and relaxed and offer clean basic dorm room accommodation with shared facilities for international backpackers and young adventurous travellers. Everything you need is here including our fully licensed bar, large outdoor dining area, pool, hammocks and much more. Come and mix and mingle with people from all over the world. Cable Beach Backpackers...it's all good! ... more   less 
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