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The Jack Backpackers

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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews free dinner free wifi social hostel bar downstairs is cleaning team drink specials clean bed cleaned every day private room huge balcony rooms are big communal areas room key location is great the air conditioning backpackers fridge
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hostel with spacious, clean rooms. The staff are friendly and helpful especially Kath on reception. Night security are there to help too. It is situated above a bar and so there will be noise but this is all made clear to you on arrival...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jesssenior24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel was amazing. It was one of the cheapest ones I found and they provide you with a free dinner every night which is yummy. They also have social events down in the bar if you want to join in with games like beer...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank pollyf945
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Stayed here in one of the motel rooms with private facilities. Room was adequate for the stay, as were the facilities. As advertised the bar is loud and lively and can be heard from the accommodation however I can sleep through anything so didn't disturb...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Poppy C
Reviewed October 9, 2018

spacious room, good AC, clean bed, spacious shower room. clean WC, delicious free meal. value for money! good staff. Cat is highly attractive girl and very helpful. the bar downstairs is good too! Cat Love you in every way! Jim

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jim C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival I was greeted by the most wonderful night security. Throughout my stay they both made me feel extremely welcome and safe especially at night. They are basically super heroes and the place would not be the same without them.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank James K
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About
Description
The Jack Backpackers is newly refurbished pub-style backpacker accommodation. The accommodation has 120 beds, ranging from 8 bed dorms with shared bathrooms, to four bed dorms and private double rooms with More ensuite. The massive pub downstairs has three different bars, a beautiful outdoor undercover beer garden, top quality meal deals for the budget traveler, our famous Friends With Benefits VIP guest discount card, SETANTA & FOX sports action shown on our BIG screens daily 7 days a week, pool tables, a CASINO gaming lounge, plus free entertainment & activities 5 nights a week from Wednesday to Sunday, between the hours of 6pm & 12am. Entertainment on offer ranges from some of the best local & national live bands and DJ's, themed parties, crazy games, beer pong, open mic nights, + much more Please be aware that The Jack Backpackers is a licensed venue until 2am. Entertainment can be heard in the beer garden from 6pm until 2am Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
$15 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shenannigans
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
$15 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shenannigans
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Jellyfur1985
June 19, 2015|
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Response from Myriam K |
Hi, you can use the Cairns Airport Shuttle and book it yourself on the website or by calling them 0432 488 783
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"Best rooms are the 8-bed mix dorms."
RubyR1111
Jan 3, 2018
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"Stay somewhere else"
CKScubalife
Dec 7, 2017
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"If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
oneinfivebill
Jan 12, 2017
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"the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
751clairey
Nov 22, 2016
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