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    JJ's Backpackers Hostel

    11 - 13 Charles St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

    Its been a while but words are words. Me and my wife, we were so pleased to have Tracy from JJ's and all her effort to make it happen. We enjoyed Cairns so much and JJ's was one of the part of that enjoyment. Thank...More

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    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel

    Oh wow, thank you for this super review and the mention. It was a pleasure to meet you both and I am so happy that you did have a nice time here. Thank you for this lovely review. Happy travels, Tracy x

    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    JJ`s Backpacker has friendly and competent stuff - especially Tini, clean property, nice pool, comfortable atmosphäre. A footpath arrive in 30 minutes the botanic gardens -along the creek and above a nice rainforestwalk.More

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    This is a lovely review and thank you for mentioning Tiny, we think she is awesome too! It is good that you had a nice stay with us and we are happy that you shared this info with others. We wish you all the best...More

    Reviewed 10 January 2017

    Location; Jjs is a little far from the town centre at about a 20 minute walk, but this is manageable and there is a free shuttle bus regularly which you should be sure to make use of. Atmosphere; Has the relaxed atmosphere of a smaller...More

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    You are awesome and we thank you very much for this great review. Thank you for sharing your experience of JJ's with others, we really appreciate this. Yes, it is definitely hot in Cairns at the moment so if you haven't booked a room with...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2016

    JJ's was clean and tidy if a little sparton. The reception was great and they helped with organising a day trip without a problem. Knowledgeable and helpful without being pushy. They were happy we stayed for a couple of nights with a break for a...More

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    Thank you so much for this great review. We are happy your drivers licence turned up OK :o) It was a pleasure to meet you and your daughter. All the best, from us all at JJ's x

    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    Kickstart breakfast in the morning, interesting people and SUPER cheer&helpful staff ! All the info you need is going to be delivered with a smile, powerful showers, clean, tidy and cozy Backpas with free shuttle bus (just about 5 minutes) to down town. At night...More

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    Awesome, awesome, awesome, we love everything you have written, thank you so very much!!! You are a superstar and thank you for sharing your experience of JJ's with others. Safe travels, from the team at JJ's x

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 17 - USD 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
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    Oswaldo P
    My flight arrives in Cairns at 0:05 on 7/15. I can book a suite from 7/14, but I need to know if there will be someone to greet us at this time and give us the keys.
    29 March 2017|
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    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel | Property representative |
    Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. We would be happy to offer accommodation commencing 14th July 2017. We have; 3 or 4 share dorms - $25.00 per person per night Double rooms - $60.00 per room per night Single rooms... More
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    "get the aircon rooms, otherwise you are going to regret it"
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    "reach out to JJ's to make sure they can accommodate you!"
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    "Dorm or private, you can't go wrong"
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    "all rooms are good and optional air con or fan dorms twin double and single"
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