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Ideally located in the scenic and quieter area of the Esplanade- away from the noise of the clubs, bars and traffic- but only an easy 10 minute walk to the main attractions, the Pier and Cairns City center. Caravella Backpackers offers free pick-ups from Cairns Airport and an evening meal deal at a nearby licensed venue each night. Guests enjoy free WiFi in public areas until 22:30, a large swimming pool, BBQ facilities, a self-service laundry and 2 fully equipped shared kitchens.

Caravella Hostel offers a choice of private and dormitory rooms, each offering free air conditioning, a fan and a refrigerator. Rooms with private bathroom facilities are available. Free luggage storage and a free safety deposit box are provided at reception. The property offers tour discounts for all tours booked through the hostel.

Guests can relax in the shared TV lounge room and a communal area with free WiFi throughout the day. The staff can assist with information on local tours and activities. Our onsite Bagus Cafe can cater for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Cairns Airport is a 12-minute drive from Caravella Backpackers Cairns. Cairns Pier, the departure point for Great Barrier Reef cruises, is a 15-minute walk away. There are shops, bars and nightclubs within a 10-minute walk.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cairns, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Caravella Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 9, 2012

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Located in the top-rated area in Cairns, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

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  • The staff speaks English

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.4 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Night Markets
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar
    0 miles
  • Restaurant
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • The Cairns Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Reef and Rainforest Research Centre
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    0.6 miles
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Station
    0.7 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.8 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    1.9 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    6.9 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    2.9 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Bagus Cafe

    Food: Indonesian

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch

Amenities of Caravella Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Italian
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives

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From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 9:30 AM

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