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York
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great location far enough away from the madness of town but close enough for a stagger back after a few drinks. We stayed twice, both times in private rooms with own bathroom in a block at the back of site. Lovely atmosphere in communal areas - all very chilled out and quiet. Rooms were clean, if rather basic. Gates locked...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in a private double room with shared bathroom. The hostel overall was really clean and in a great location (on the esplanade, just a 5/10mins walk to the lagoon). The staff were friendly and booked a shuttle bus to the airport for us. The kitchens were well equipped, but they need some fans or air con!...

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1Thank eatiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome location right on esplanade. Rooms were typical backpacker dorms. beds were clean & linen fresh. Bathroom facilities a bit dirty to be honest. Staff very friendly and helpful, overall good value for $

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Bilgoraj, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there only one night but I liked it. The crew was very nice and helpful , they allowed me to check out later without additional payment. This place is very near to shops and bars. It was very safe and nice place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is bang on the Esplanade. All public amenities like, Lagoon, Exercise machines, Children play ground, water taps etc just a walk away. Rooms are clean and nice. We enjoyed every moment of our 2 day stay there. Staff helped us with whatever we wanted very promptly.

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1Thank Sanjay S
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best hostel I've been in Australia, everyone is so nice and welcoming. Good location, clean rooms & swimming pool. The wifi in central areas was alright. Kitchen. Well equiped. Really good family vibe, perfect for solo backpacker.

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1Thank maudefortier
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

The staff was very helpful in getting us to do what we wanted like going to the Great Barrier Reef!!(amazing experience) They advised us the free WiFi and the price you'd have to pay to receive this in our rooms which was reasonable I think it was like $5.00 for 3 days. The place was very warm..welcoming and there were...

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1Thank Freya S
Reviewed November 26, 2016

My husband and I booked into this hostel at the last minute while travelling up the east coast of Australia on our honeymoon. We didn't particularly want to stay in a party hostel and Caravella markets itself as being laid back with a curfew at 11pm, so it seemed perfect for us to stop off at before heading up to...

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2Thank Rachel B
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

After 3 months of travelling. By far the best hostel we have seen. Its clean not to much noise. Nice relaxing atmosphere pool is clean. Close to the city where you can walk to. Staff is very helpfull.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Arriving after reception closed and the instructions were very clear, had no problem getting in and finding the room. Price was good for ensuite private room. Room and bathroom were clean. Good air con/ fan. Was a quick one night stay so didn't have time to get a feel for the place. On checking out reception staff nice and friendly....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Caravella Backpackers

Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $18 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caravella Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Free wifi in common areas.”
 of 5 bubbles Loopyloo3000, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with an ensuite are well worth the extra $10 a night”
 of 5 bubbles 542mitchellh, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“For double rooms maybe ask for one on the first floor as the ground rooms were so noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles jasmine_princess, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to pick your discount pass P.J.Obrian's irish pub from reception and visit there in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles 104prasadk, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“a room with aircon is a plus during the heat season!”
 of 5 bubbles Florian020, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
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