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Castaways Backpackers

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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 6 nights, it was so awesome!!! Really nice staff, friendly people, nice kitchen, nice rooms (but the white neon-light in my room was horrible :( )!! Tv / games room, billiard, clean bathrooms and so much more!!! I will really miss "Honey",...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Extremely warm welcome from a group of amazing people who will go above and beyond to help (speical shout to Janet)! Everyone is friendly and has a great sense of humour. Good facilities and group activities in the evenings which really make you feel included....More

Thank Naomi H
Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded April 10, 2017

Hi Naomi, Thank you for your kind review. I'm Glad you enjoyed your time with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels from the team at Castaways.

Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Clean and tidy, very welcoming and lots of services and stuff available to do! It a bit far out of the town but they do offer free lifts so not too bad! Air con took coins but it was cheap so I would stay here...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in a double room. The bathrooms are really clean and quite modern! Probably the cleanest bathrooms we ever saw in a hostel. Cute kitchen with modern devices! The WIFI is extremely fast, free and unlimited (best WIFi we had so far...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights - one of them I got in late and the second was after a long day out in the Great Barrier Reef so I didn't really have a chance to meet/talk to anyone. There isn't really anywhere to sit...More

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$31 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nicole W
September 16, 2017|
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Response from Ashley N | Reviewed this property |
I believe it runs every hour from around 9 am-7pm, but when they aren't busy they'll take you at any time! And they will pick you up at a central location if you ask them too.
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seishifhs
January 5, 2017|
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Response from CastawaysBP | Property representative |
Hi There, Our last shuttle run is at 6:45pm and reception closes at 7pm, You will receive an email explaining how to find your key when you arrive at the hostel and the free CBD shuttle service doesn't start until 8am. If... More
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Jenny M
November 20, 2016|
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Response from SZDenmark | Reviewed this property |
At Castway's your bed is made with fresh linen, and you can rent fresh towels
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"Had en suite double room with double bed and single bed, great for families"
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"Rooms vary in size :)"
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"not right next to the kitchen just in case there are early risers"
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