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    Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

    149 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    07/09/2017 07/10/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          $23
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          • Excellent36%
          • Very good21%
          • Average15%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible18%
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          1 - 5 of 118 reviews

          Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

          A good base in the city of cairns but there were some things that could be improved. There is a free shuttle bus from the airport and the communal area is kitsch and good for chilling and socialising. The staff are friendly but can be...More

          Thank kirbzzz
          Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

          I booked this for 10 days, I met a few people here but otherwise it wasn't great. I struggled to find a shower with hot water. The facilities were grubby. You had to check in to fb anytime you wanted to use the wifi and...More

          Thank geeml
          Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

          The staff are nice and friendly. The prices are lower than other hostels such as gilligans, however this drop in price is reflected in the hostel. The hostel is a bit grotty, not particularly nice really tbh, I stayed on gilligans and the rooms there...More

          Thank Angus C
          Reviewed February 12, 2017

          + Very friendly and accommodating staff. They'll help you with directions and everything that you need to know in Cairns. Good wifi connection. Clean rooms and bathrooms. - Quite far from the main city. If you wouldn't mind walking 10-15 minutes, then you're good :)

          Thank Steph C
          Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

          Place was clean and comfortable. The management was super helpful. Will help you with tours and parties alike! In this hostel you'll find like minded travellers sharing their amazing stories. It rates are reasonable too!

          Thank Mkochhar
          Corona Backpackers
          122 reviews
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          The Jack Backpackers
          214 reviews
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          Castaways Backpackers
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          Caravella Backpackers
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          • $12 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Queensland >
          • Cairns Region >
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          Room Tips
          "5 bed dorms are best value"
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          "single rooms"
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          "aircon rooms # 2 or 21"
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          "rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception"
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