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    Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

    83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    011 61 7 3483 0503
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good13%
    • Average9%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible20%
    Travelers talk about
    “free bbq” (8 reviews)
    “free goon” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Free Parking
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Very nice hostel, clean and comfy ! Staff very gentle and helpful. The location is just perfect , close to restaurants and other bars ! BBQ every Thursday night, swimming pool, 15 min to the beach ... Come to waterfront and have fun !!

    Thank Marie F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    When I arrived to waterfront backpackers I was told I had been upgraded to a 6 bedded dorm instead of a 12. However the room was very small and very dirty. The bathroom was disgusting. The room had someone staying in there long term and...More

    Thank Briony F
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Right on one of the busiest streets in Cairns and came with a frig in the room. However, the communal kitchen was a mess, bathrooms didn't have soap, and the wifi was spotty. Cleanliness could be improved but my expectations were low since it's so...More

    Thank allisonkylie
    Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 days and what could be an amazing hostel is let down by some bad points. First the good though: The staff are really friendly and helpful, can't fault them at all. The communal area is big with couches, big TV...More

    Thank Phil R
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    Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

    Great location, great environment, Free BBQ with free goon every Thursday where 3 hostels come together for a great gathering. Perfect for meeting new people, and the price is one of the best. I stayed for a month, and definitely coming back 10/10

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • $16 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    "Great location"
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    "Room 61 supposedly is the best 4 bed room and 52\53\54 have the best views"
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    "We were in a room at the end opposite the Pool area, and slept soundly with no disturbances."
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