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JJ's Backpackers Hostel

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11 - 13 Charles St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t really understand how anyone has rated this place 5 stars or less. It is incredible value. It’s a backpackers hostel at a very low price but they have great rooms, amazing staff, laundry facilities, a great kitchen, free breakfast and hot drinks, a TV...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank ThomasHaywvrd
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. It is a small hostel with a mellow vibe + small pool if you don't feel like heading to the lagoon. It is a bit of a hike into town, but they offer a regular shuttle to the...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank 970tara
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 8 January 2018

What a wonderful review, thank you! It is great you enjoyed your sty and we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences with others. Safe travels from us all at JJ's x

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

TripAdvisor gem this place nice chilled vibe clean place lovely super friendly staff 5 mins from the Centre but has free hourly buss and nice cool rooms so glad I took the time to find this one on TripAdvisor and stayed all week

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 427danielm427
Reviewed 5 November 2018

There are so many really good hostels in this small city and it was a hard decision to decide, which one to chose! Fortunately, I could not have made a better choice than to chose jjs backpackers hostel for many reasons! The hostel is small,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank 682jeffl
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely Hostel, just outside of Cairns about a 30 minute walk, however they have shuttle bus for free every hour through the day/ evening! Everyone is so friendly and would do anything for you! Free breakfast was good, just toast and cereal! Stayed in the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank EmilyArnold 1
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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Outdoor pool
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USD 15 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
USD 15 - USD 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Double rooms are nice for the experienced in life."
4 Mar. 2018
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"get the aircon rooms, otherwise you are going to regret it"
22 Mar. 2017
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"reach out to JJ's to make sure they can accommodate you!"
9 Mar. 2017
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"Dorm or private, you can't go wrong"
4 Feb. 2017
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