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189 Bunda street, 4870 Cairns, Australia – Show map
|Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Budget Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Deluxe Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
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|Deluxe Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Pool Table, Game Room, Library, Entertainment Staff
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Car Rental, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Private Check-in/Check-out, Laundry
Safe, Designated Smoking Area
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Cribs are not available.
One additional child from 2 to 15 years is charged AUD 15 per person per night in an extra bed.
One additional older child or adult is charged AUD 20 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 190 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 1017 reviews Very good
This award-winning backpacker resort provides unlimited free Wi-Fi, daily continental breakfast and a swimming pool.
Score from 195 reviews Excellent
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool with a cascading waterfall, City Sheridan is centrally located in central Cairns. Relax on your private balcony and take in the tropical weather.
Score from 514 reviews Good
In a great location just half a mile north from central Cairns, the Aspect Central features free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, bar and outdoor swimming pool.
Score from 254 reviews Good
The staff were excellent. They helped with booking excursions and transport. The site has a lovely pool and hammocks for chilling. The evening activities (pizza & movie nights) are a great idea and good for meeting other travellers. This is a great place to stay if you want a chilled out, relaxing, friendly place to stay for a few days in Cairns. I would highly recommend it!
Staff were helpful, very friendly and put on a variety of events for all guests. Don't believe those that say dreamtime is 'too far away'. It's only 5 minutes from the main hub of shops and eateries via the shopping centre plus a further 15 to the Esplanade. All in all, a really great hostel with bags of personality
More dry dish clothes please! (Although it's the same in all hostels! :)
Very helpfull staff. Nice deco. Close to maul
No free air conditioning and pretty noisy buildings.
Friendly Staff Very clean Confortable Lot of WIFI FREE spots
Quietly hostel, with some movies at nigth, good and quickly laundry and helpful staff.
A little bit far from the main Cairns area
Nice and friendly staff, flexible bookings, luggage storage no problem, good evening events, free WiFi
Bathroom had to be shared with other doorms which was not explained in booking
A hostel as a hostel should be: super friendly staff, clean kitchens and bathrooms, nice area to sit and relax, good free wifi.
Friendly staff Price
Location could be more central
Quiet location. Proximity to railway station. Relaxed atmosphere. Helpful and friendly staff. Basic but had all that we needed.
No bunk beds. :)
Excellent staff and atmosphere, complimenting the comfortable surrounds and handy location.
My room was quiet and comfortable, basic and small but adequate. Shared facilities were immaculate. Large shopping nearby for supplies and nice takeaway food choices.
First of all the staff is SUPER helpful and kind. Especially Erin who took the time to help us out. Thank you Erin! Furthermore the hostel is very cosy, clean and laidback. Supermarket across the street and the kitchen facilities are good. The best hostel we have been so far, for sure.
Very friendly staff, BBQ on Wednesday eve, help with booking tours
Kitchen not very big, although there was also a second smaller kitchen. Communal lounge is upstairs so not conducive to meeting people. Non smoking tables seem isolated from main courtyard.
Lots of advice and help in finding way around Cairns. Good cooking and washing facilities. Good communal areas. Good key collection procedure for out of hours arrivals. Hostel seems quite secure.
Deluxe double was quite basic without luggage storage or hangers. Charge for aircon. Poor windows without locks.
You can walk to the beach from here in 15 mins and the center shopping mall is on the other side of the road.
the free wifi almost didn't work during the three days we living there
Super friendly staff, always helpful for whatever matter. Really close to a mall, and not far away from the city centre (just take the shortcut through the mall). The events in the evening are nice as well - go for bbq on wednesday!!
It's my first experience with youth hostel and it is a really nice one. The staff booked the tour for us and gave a lot of useful advice. Keep up the good work, cheers !
The staff were so welcoming and helpful. They were great with directions and helping to book tours. This place is nicer than some hotels I've stayed in. Not sure it's really a hostel! I will definitely be returning with friends.
We're in our late 30's and found this hostel to cater for all ages. It's quiet and 10/15 minute walk to Espanade. Rooms we're very comfy, as you would expect some noise from other guests as they leave early to go on tours. Felt very safe. Will stay here again when next in cairns
A couple of rooms are close to kitchen when can mean they're a bit noisy
Very friendly and helpful staff.
Pillow on my bed was too thin.
Was only here for one night but wish I could of stayed more!
a beautiful ambient to relax, meet people, rest and discover the surrounndings of cairns. very helpful stuff and very nice outdoor area. i really recommend a stay there.
Friendly, helpful staff Backpackers is nicely setup, liked the middle court yard to hang out. Supermarket close by Comfy bed Clean Movie nights and bbq were fun
hot air hand dryer on other side of bedroom wall-very noisy when people realised they could turn it on. Wifi password change every 24 hrs+logouts every hour, very cumbersome for no reason I could see slightly far from esplanade, but still easily within walking distance
Friendly staff, great chilled atmosphere, staff had super knowledge of the area and can get you some fantastic deals on trips and airport transfers. Not a party hostel but a good time hostel with lots of evening entertainment.
It is a short walk from the center.
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