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149 The Esplanade, 4870 Cairns, Australia – Show map
|Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Private Bathroom|
|Budget Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Private Bathroom|
|Single Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Private Bathroom|
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds, Sun Deck
Pool Table, Playground
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
Car Rental, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
Chinese, Italian, English, German
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Until 9:30 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.
All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Set amongst a tropical garden with an outdoor pool, Dreamtime Travellers Rest Cairns offers backpacker accommodation in the centre of Cairns.
Score from 176 reviews Very good
Featuring a resort-style swimming pool, Njoy Backpackers Hostel offers a free pick-up service from the coach terminal and Cairns Airport.
Score from 73 reviews Good
Featuring a saltwater swimming pool and barbecue area surrounded by tropical gardens, Coral Tree Cairns is just a 5-minute walk from The Esplanade. It has accommodations with private balconies.
Score from 441 reviews Very good
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 173 reviews Very good
In prefect location Away from noise bar and clubs. The other the hostel had meal deal for $7 aud with one of bars. You can get a steak and chips with salad and pot of beer.
De Luxe room was really excellent
Double fan cooled room was tiny and two chairs and a tiny table were using up essential floor/luggage space and were an obstruction
Clean room, nice pool, proximity to esplanade, a bit away from all the restaurants yet only short walk, friendly staff
Door to ensuite toilet got stuck, so we couldn't use it. Noone on premises to fix it. Poor free wifi coverage, only one spot in common area, so had to buy to have wifi in room.
Our room was like a beach hut, we had a seperate lounge area with setee and was very clean. Pool area was nice Communal areas friendly and had curfew at 11pm
Fan didn't work in lounge but had a fan and air con in bedroom. Mattress was not too comfortable but also had a single bed as well as a double
Staff were incredibly good. Andre a pleasure to do business with. Showers always hot and great water pressure also. Tidiness around the kitchens not great but that is not the staffs fault. It is the people using the facilities.
Cleanliness around the kitchens the only issue we faced,
Nice area near the center.
Reception was not open 24h. We arriwed at 4.15 am - reception opened at 7 am...
+ Location + Staff was very friendly
- Very lound during the night due to the fact that there are really paper thin walls. You can hear everyhting from all the other rooms. - Dirty, we had towels with a lot of stains - Super small showers in the Private Rooms, 0,5sqm... lol what is this? - Quite expensive, there are Motels in the Area for the same price but with a much higher standard
there are two kitchens, not too big, but enough. free wifi is available in public area. room is clean. Good staff!
the staff will be off duty on 8pm. so if you have any questions need staff help, you can't find them. the lower bed is too low to sit on it. no quilt, just sheet to covering.
Great location on the Esplanade, close to the city centre but far enough to be quiet and cosy. As a couple that stays in Cairns fairly regularly we've been searching for something cheap, but comfy, clean and quiet. Finally found it! We'll be back again soon :)
Spacious room, not only bunk beds, fridge.
Had the room bext to the pool and woke up every morning very early as somebody went swimming at that time. No space to store your luggage. You have to put everything on the floor.
The kitchen is really excellent, the staff are friendly, and the balcony is quite amazing. Location is also good.
The shower room is a litlle small.
we arrived earlier than the checkin time but they let us use the room and services.
fantastic place and friendly and helpful stuffs.
from past experience, Australia hostels are never as clean or convenient as European hostels. However, this hostel changed my perception. Clean, friendly with many facilities. This is the best hostel i stayed in Australia
No soap or towels in the toilets. Air con. not great
Clean hostel, has two large communal kitchens. Good sociable outside space to meet people. Free pool table. WiFi in communal area and a good, clean pool with sun loungers. Staff were very friendly and helpful.
The bunk beds are very small in height so often I did hit my head on the bunk above!
Nice staff. Place was cleaned regularly. Air con. Towels and linens as required. Good location. Free airport shuttle.
No complaints really - wifi in the room we paid for was very slow and hard to connect but common area free wifi was ok once u didn mind waiting until u had time to sit in common areas.. We didn really have time so I barely went online all wk
free Wifi friendly personal a lot of public places
Hayden and Jodie were very welcoming, light-hearted and knowledge about the tours. Also, they got me and my friend a room with two single beds when I had unknowingly booked a double, without any fuss. An asset to the place I say .
Staff. Well organised.
Room had very small window. Got very hot in room and aircon was too noisy to operate.
Staff were just amazing and could not help you enough. The hostel was very clean and had good facilities. Little fridge in your room which was good.
Would defo stay here again. So clean, pool was great and lots of sun loungers. Had a private room with ensuite. Great value. Got $7 meal vouchers for a pub in the town. Also amazing value and big portions. Bout a 10 min walk to main city area along the esplanade which is so beautiful. WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Not a major downfall, but could be a little closer to the main city strip.
Have stayed many times in Caravella. Staff are always excellent. Pool is great, two kitchens and nice location along esplanade. Great relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend and will stay during future visits.
Thank you for your kindness and helpfullness at the reception!
clean and tidy, friendly and helpful staff, good location
soundproofing not good enough
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