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Caravella Backpackers

Hostelworld.comUSD 31*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We visited this hostel in December 2014 and stayed for about 4 nights during our quick visit to Cairns. I have to say, of the 4 destinations we visited in Australia, it was our favourite accommodation by far. We immediately felt welcome from the moment we arrived. We had booked a private room, and were then told we had been...

1Thank mmmmmmmmj
Hohentengen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We stayed 2 Times at this wonderfull Hostel. Great Pool and free wifi. Nice people at the reception.. The food of the small Restaurant in Front of the Hostel is very good. The Location is very good, near to the City, 10 min walk to Supermarkt and 15 min walk to the Lagune.

1Thank Jasmin M
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Two couples stayed here for 5 nights in May. Great hotel, couldn't fault it. It was a bed in a small room. We had a fridge too which was perfect for our needs. Some days we was out at 9am and didn't get back til 7-8pm so it was perfect for our stay. Our first two nights sleeping was tough...

1Thank tompowell16
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Absolutely lovely hostel full of welcoming people from around the world. Great pool, free pool table and wifi and 2 fully equipped kitchens. Rooms are average for a hostel of that price, would expect no more or less. It's a shame our time there was ruined. We decided to work for accommodation - often necessary for backpackers - and were...

Thank mjh0293
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

An overall good hostel, good location near city but still not in the crowd. The kitchens were not that clean though, but good and well functioned equipment. Had some ants eating from our refrigerator in our room which was not that nice, also there was some issues with bathroom, very small showers.

Thank Erika H
Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

None of the hostels in cairns pick you up,so had to walk,took me 10/15 minutes from greyhound bus stop,was very easy to find hostel....got greated by friendly and helpfull staff,they gave me map of cairns and told me where everything was in cairns,and every night they give you a voucher for for one of the pubs and you can get...

3Thank Marksambo
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Great location – right by the water and short walk to all the shops, bars, etc. The staff is so friendly and so helpful! They helped us plan and book all of our excursions while we were there. Hostel itself is clean and has several nice amenities (pool, common area, wifi). My friend and I got a private room, which...

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in one of the private rooms, it was very clean and spacious. The staff here are very lovely and helpful. Location is good about a 10 minute walk to the main hub of restaurants, highly recommend to anyone that is looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation. Thanks Caravella.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Loved this backpackers and would definitely recommend. Only two issues we found were #1- the lock on our room door jammed and took on average 5 minutes before we could actually get into our room each time! After 10 days of staying here it became a real nuisance! And #2 was the wifi, we had no issues with the wifi...

Thank Bianca G
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Staff is really nice, dorms are super clean and the bathroom is inside each dorm... a nice modern bathroom. Swiming pool is very good and there is a lot facilities in the 2 kitchens. I only regret they dont have a common living room with a tv, there is just one outside but when it rains you can not use...

Thank violeta y

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Caravella Backpackers

Address: 149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $23 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caravella Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Private room #67 was great for the price.”
wishtago..., 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Free wifi in common areas.”
Loopyloo3000, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with an ensuite are well worth the extra $10 a night”
542mitchellh, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“For double rooms maybe ask for one on the first floor as the ground rooms were so noisy.”
jasmine_princess, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to pick your discount pass P.J.Obrian's irish pub from reception and visit there in the evening.”
104prasadk, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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