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Cairns City Backpackers

98 reviews
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good16%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
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Free Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

I stayed in the double room which was a lot nicer than I expected. It was located at the end of the complex so it was probably a lot quieter than staying in other rooms. The facilities were good. It had computers you could use,...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

I stayed on Cairns City Backpacker 2 weeks in a 6 bed dorm. Kitchens and bathrooms are good, clean but there is not enough shower... Friendly staff who help you everytime what you ask! There is some discount on many tours as well! Close to...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

This place was not easy to find at first. It´s around 10 minutes walking to the city center, 15 minutes to the Lagoon and bus station. The street is deserted and dark at night. Well, Cairns is safe, so it shouldn't be a major problem....More

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

I really enjoyed this backpackers. The communal areas were the best part, many outdoor tables where you can sit in your own corner with your friends and take it easy. The tables were all in the garden area where they have palm trees and so...More

Thank ClaudiaSBerlin
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Well, my room was a bit small and it wasn't exactly in the middle of the city. but having said that it wasn't too far to walk and the hostel itself was fun and funky. Loved the hammocks and also Sam the cat. Hostel was...More

Thank Marion B
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Self-Serve Laundry
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$21 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$21 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
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