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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights. It's a comfortable hostel with friends fly staff. Clean powerful hot showers. I prefer the air con rooms but fan rooms are ok. I would suggest getting a room upstairs if you can as when staying on the first floor you can hear everybody coming in late at night, lots of doors slamming etc.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable hostel. My room was clean but bathrooms Cld do with a bit of clean. The hostel is not very social cause there is no common room area except the kitchen. Wifi was good. I was glad I was only stayed 1 night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a 10 minute walk to the marina and Esplanada. There are lots of cafes, restaurants and shops around and the notorious party hostel is across the street if you want to party but the noise doesn't travel over. Kitchen and laundry facilities and clean shared bathrooms.

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Thank Liz O
Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only tried The Corona Backpackers hostel each time i stayed in cairns. Low price for high quality that s my opinion. The staff know how to welcome you, always smiling and polite. The dorm girl where i was has the air conditioning which was very neccessary (and good matress). I definitely recommend this hostel. That s true the kitchen... More 

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Thank victoriakarel
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Second time in this hostel. Still as good as before. Perfect location, clean, not noisy at night, good amenities, great wifi in the rooms (for free) and amazing staff members (a very special thanks to Amy, don't change you're the best !). I'll definitely keep recommending this place and come back again so see you next time !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Clean bathroom, spacious bedroom, good wifi in all areas and very helpful receptionist who gave me some ideas to decide the best thing to do. You can get a $9 voucher for a good dinner in a pub nearby. I just missed some social area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival was not aware about the $20 key deposit, however not really an issue and pretty standard practice. Had a private room which was cheaper than some shared dorms in the area!! The place was clean, minimal and tidy- ideal for the budget backpacker. Kitchen closes at 10.30pm. Building a little on the old side but renovations taking place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

For the amount you're paying, this place is a bargain! Clean rooms, toilets and showers, great wifi and friendly staff. Stayed here multiple times in between trips north of Cairns and back. The rooms are 4 bed dorm so the perfect size to meet your roommates and hang out. Fridge in the room was nice to have, although quite small.... More 

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Gutersloh, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

I stayed at Corona Backpackers several times. I love to come back as its clean, the stuff is super friendly and helps me very personally and doenst just want to sell sth, they are really trying to help in any ways! The kitchen is not big, but still roomy enough to cook, i dont like those huge kitchen with hundreds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is for a good nights sleep, the rooms are spacious and tidy, fridge in the rooms, big kitchen, very friendly staff, AC in the rooms and free wifi. Good location, short walk to the Lagoon/beach and right next to the shops. Enjoyed our stay here.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Corona Backpackers is situated in the heart of Cairns city, close to all amenities and attractions. We are 2 minutes from the shopping centre and Woolworths and a hop, skip and a jump from all bars and clubs in the city. The Esplanade and famous lagoon are an easy five minute stroll away; you really couldn't ask for a better location! Our clean and comfortable dorms accommodate 4 people and include a private fridge (don't forget your BYO alcohol); A discounted evening meal deal is provided to all guests at a famouis local venue just 2 minutes from the hostel. We have a fully equipped kitchen, state of the art laundry and ironing facilities and a common area with a widescreen TV. Secure luggage and valuable storage is also available. Getting onto the net is easy with fast internet and WIFI available; our computers are equipped with webcams and headsets, making it easier to stay in touch with family and friends. CORONA BACKPACKERS OFFERS 10% DISCOUNT OFF SELECTED TRAVEL, TRIPS, TOURS, BUSES AND PACKAGES WHEN PREBOOKED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA!!!!! Our friendly and experienced staff are happy to help in any way that they can. We provide honest and informed advice on all tours and even give a 10% DISCOUNT to ensure you get the best out of your stay in Cairns. Reception is open from 8am-12pm and 1pm-8pm every day. If you are arriving outside of these hours, please call or email us prior to your arrival and we will do our very best to accommodate you. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Corona Backpackers! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Corona Backpackers

Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $13 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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