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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The asylum in Cairns offers a really good value for money. The owner is really friendly and helpful and always there for you. They offer a lot of activities so it is easy for you to get to know other travellers. Laundry facilities are cheap...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing management, met people I will never forget, and a great place if you just need a place to crash. I went on so many tours so I spent a lot of time out, and it was a great option for the price. My last...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect as I had been stung by cheap accommodation in Australia, before. Great place, friendly, relaxed and really helps you to settle in to the city. Excellent location, great social events and if you don't want noise, there is a quiet...More

Thank Yunus M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

For all those bashing this place in the reviews, you really need to firstly consider how cheap this place is. I paid $35 a night for a private room for the last few nights of my east coast trip and it was definitely worth it....More

Thank James T
Reviewed 27 September 2017

dirty! chaos in the kitchen, 1 of 3 fridges is broken, so there is no space! the matrasses are gross! my room had no aircon. the pool was closed the whole week. some showers are only cold. there are no towels or anything to dry...More

Thank Anne H
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Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel Queensland
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"5 bed dorms are best value"
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"single rooms"
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"aircon rooms # 2 or 21"
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"rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception"
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