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Mendoza, Argentina
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and tidy hostel with excellent prices and fast working free Wi-Fi. Air-con in the rooms and large kitchen. Job Board lack of offers though! Highly recommended if you want to spent a vacation in Cairns on a budget.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent hostel. Everything spotless. High standard of hygiene, comfortable bed, helpful & friendly staff. Perfect location. I've read some bad reviews about this place, but I can completely guarantee that something major must have changed. I found absolutely no evidence whatsoever of any of the issues concerning previous complaints. I wouldn't hesitate to return here. First class.

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Thank AnonymusScotsman
Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Cairns Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Anonymous, we thought you we excellent too. Hopefully you can come back and visit us again soon. Thanks! More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 9 nights and loved my stay. The rooms, kitchens and bathrooms were clean. The room had plenty of space and lockers to keep your belongings secure. The kitchen was huge and had all the facilities you could need! Washing machines available also. There was a social area outside which was good as well as plenty of... More 

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Thank Olivia0312
Jonathan L, Director of Sales at Jazz Cairns Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Olivia, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. It's always amazing to read how some of our great guests had a great time. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Reasonably sized room (8-bed) with decent air con. Spacious kitchen with plenty of fridge space - though only 4 stoves for everyone to share. 1 shower/toilet between 8 a little restricting but didn't create any problems for us.

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Thank Lucy S
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3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I slept at a 8 bed dorm. Each room has it's own shower and toilet, exactly one per room. So if one of the room mates takes a shower, no one can go to the toilet (it's tropical here, you have to take a few showers a day). I asked the lady at the reception about other toilets/showers and she... More 

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Rødovre, Danmark
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend stayed here for 5 days in December. We stayed in a 12 bed dorm. There were good space, working air conditioning and functional wifi. We loved this hostel because of the location. The staff was amazing and helped us plan our future trips.

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Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Cairns Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Stine, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. So great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope we can welcome you back on your next trip up north. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is very close from the lagoon. The Woolworths and the pier. Little far from the central station. The Kitchen is really small to cook. You have only the wifi there. I paid 18$ a night for the 8bed dorm. Each days someone come to clean the room !

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Thank Weshcestalex
Cairns, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This hostel is a bright new in town, is clean and quiet, I recommend if you are in a budget, and need a quiet hostel in Cairns. Location ,location, surrounded of restaurants, and the lagoon, the Icon of Cairns.

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Thank juanito1111
Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Cairns Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Juanito, Thanks for the review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope we can welcome you back soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We stayed at Jazz for two nights in a double bed room with a shared bathroom on the same floor (and hated almost every minute of it). The reception looks like a kiosk and once you receive your key cards (we got two and paid deposit for one, which was apparently not standard procedure as we were told during checkout... More 

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Thank Annie L
Cairns, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Everything else about this hostel is great. Wifi is a bit iffy but it's a small price to pay for the great rates. The night manager however, is a complete psycho. He doesn't have any social skills at all and thinks he can talk to you like your a child. I've had a few run ins with him and he... More 

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Thank MisterBropacker
Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at Jazz Cairns Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi MisterBroPacker, So sorry to hear you had a few issues with our night manager. We have made a few staff changes. It was great to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your stay, so hopefully we can welcome you back soon to Cairns or any of our hostels in Melbourne, New York or Miami. Thanks for the feedback. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jazz Cairns is a hostel offering comfort and world leading value in the heart of Cairns. Located only steps away from the best attractions in Cairns including the Lagoon, night market, the Woolshed and tour and cruise terminal, we offer a fun and energetic experience. We are open 24 hours, to allow free spirited travellers the chance to lounge around enjoying their fellow backpackers or crossing the road and soaking up the sights of Cairns. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jazz Cairns Backpackers

Address: 93 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Nomads Esplanade)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $13 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jazz Cairns Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 99
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