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20-26 Mcleod Street, 4870 Cairns, Australia – Show map
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 10-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 6-Bed Male Dormitory Room|
|Single Room with Shared Bathroom|
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Cairns Central YHA's staff speaks: Russian, Japanese, English, German
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Pool Table, Hiking, Cycling, Snorkeling, Hot Tub, Game Room, Library, Entertainment Staff
WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 10 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Car Rental, Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Tour Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Lockers, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Russian, Japanese, English, German
From 1:30 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 36 reviews
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On the Esplanade in the center of Cairns, the Caravella149 Backpackers provides free pick-ups from Cairns Airport and an evening meal deal at a nearby licensed venue each night.
Score from 963 reviews Very good
This 5-star property offers absolute waterfront, luxury apartments just a one minute walk from Cairns Waterfront Marina. Guests enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a sauna and a fitness center....
Score from 97 reviews Excellent
In the heart of Cairns, Gilligan’s Backpackers has a lagoon-style swimming pool, an outdoor bar and large plasma-screen TVs showing sports.
Score from 172 reviews Very good
Located a 5-minute drive from Cairns International Airport, the Best Western City Sheridan has modern rooms with a private balcony and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 463 reviews Good
Large dorm room, clean bathrooms, free pancakes in the morning, relaxed vibe
Couldn't locate washing up liquid in kitchen, rooms face into a courtyard so can be noisy if people stay up late chatting.
May as well be an old folks home
Facilities, friendly staff, nice crowd, convenient location, cleanliness.
Bed sheet kept sliding off the mattress. A fitted sheet would have solved the problem.
Price and locatio
Dirty bathroom and noise
Location very good
Quiet at night. Staff seemed nice. we only stayed one night so can't say much for the "vibe" of the place. Nice pool and lounge area. Free pancakes in the morning was nice.
I stayed at the YHA in Lake Taupo, New Zealand and this was nothing compared to it. YHA Cairns had old furniture and very sad looking rooms (twin private with ensuite). Terrible energy saving white light bulbs made the room look like a prison. The shower head was a disaster. Some updates needed to the rooms to make them more modern and inviting. Cairns should learn from Taupo about kitchen etiquette and organize everything with labels and provide enough supplies. Taupo had literally everything nicely labelled (fresh towels, dirty towels, spices, bags, etc). No one ever left unwashed dishes and their glass fridges were neatly organized. Location was ok, still a 10 min walk to the central parts. I stayed in Caravella other nights that was also not central but it was by the water.
Friendly and helpful reception staff
The friendly staff
Thought the hostel was quite out if date.
Location is good
It was so noisy,I required for quiet room,but it was near the kitchen and swimming pool,so loud at night
My room is 306, the room is clean, tidy and pretty quiet too. I like it very much! The reception ladies are friendly and helpful. But only one person to serve in the evening time seems under pressure. The location of YHA also very convenience to reach the market and airport too!
wifi is unstable, we paid AUD5 for 24hrs but only can use for the first night as receiption told us wifi had been down and need some come to fix it. Also, for somehow after I join the wifi and log out, my friend cannot log in at all. For our rooms located in 2nd floor, too much stairs for lady to carry the heavy luggage up and down.
Very Central, clean rooms and basic comfort.
Staff not very chatty, I missed a lot of opportunities to pay less for deals you offer as no one really talks to you about them. Not even when I booked on line months earlier. My biggest problem was poor toilet hygiene by other members living there.
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