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Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time in a hostel and wouldn't usually stay in one but we booked a package and got 3 nights accommodation here so thought we would give it a go. We read the reviews and nearly chickened out of staying here. Glad we didn't in the end as we had a really enjoyable stay. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Free shuttle bus. Free breakfast. Various activities such as beach volleyball, pool, table tennis. Air conditioned rooms, as well as clean bathrooms and communal kitchen. On site bar and restaurant with good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service! There's an on site pool and bar. Food there is also very tasty. Some on site activities include table tennis, darts and pool.The hostel provides a free bus service to take you to town and back, which runs every hour. Rooms are air conditioned also.

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Thank Happys1410
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at nomads for 2 days and it was a great 2 days. The staff were all friendly and welcoming. I spoke to megsy at the travel desk who helped me book my cape tribulation trip. The food and drinks at the bar were really good, especially the chicken wings. The rooms were good too. They were simple yet... More 

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Thank Tanveer28
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hotels for a total of 8 weeks on and off. There are some really good point and also some bad. Good- reception was always helpful and quick service Leanne especially was always there with a friendly smile and happy to help. The choice of food and quality at the bar was good. The bar manager Darragh... More 

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Thank Olly P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, the location of this hostel is not great so if you want to be close to the town, do not stay here! However, they do offer free shuttle busses into the city every hour (or so). Our room wasn't great, the air con did not work and it smelt and there were lots of bugs! We told reception but... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as part of a travelling package to get us started. Some of the staff were lovely and helpful, the others not so much! Bathrooms pretty gross, for the first few days the ladies bathroom on our level (level 2) smelt of sick and I couldn't stand it!!! Showers good though! Pool area small with not a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed twice, once for one day and met great people and another time for a weekend and again, met great people ;) Toilets and showers weren't the best but weren't the worst either, they do the job but don't expect luxury. They have a bar, pool table, ping pong and TV projector for movies, it's a calm hostel but they... More 

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Thank SuperSarah H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly disappointed with our stay at this hostel. The staff (in particular, Marj) were so unhelpful and were blatantly uninterested in their job. When we arrived we were made to stand and wait a good 5 minutes to check in while the 3 members of staff behind the desk ignored us and discussed what they all wanted from the kebab... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely feel the need to post a review on TripAdvisor so rest assured this is a big deal for me. Feeling shattered from a long drive and wanting a twin room (for me and my girlfriend to rest), we were given the only one left on the 3rd floor. Wow. Prison cell doesn't even cover it. It feels claustrophobic... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nomads Cairns backpackers resort is a 4 ½ star AAA rated budget accommodation with resort style facilities and onsite Serpent Bar, and has been designed to provide you with a great night's sleep. Located only minutes away from the Cairns Esplanade, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, it includes everything you need to enjoy Tropical North Queensland in style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar

Address: 341 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $16 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Cairns Backpackers and Serpent Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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