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Castaways Backpackers

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a few nights here and it was great. Nice spot in the city. Staff are amazing. Wayne was brilliant and happy to go the extra mile. Would highly recommend for backpackers. They do regular shuttle runs around the city which is helpful. Great...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I've been backpacking around the world for over 2 years now and Castaways is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed at! This is a very clean hostel with very good facilities: pool table, swimming pool, TV room, etc. Wayne, the owner, is very...More

Thank cmayaux
Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words Camille, We loved having you apart of the Castaways family. It was defiantly sad to see you leave us after such a long time. All the best with your future travels. Kieran :)

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Highly recommended, great social atmosphere, very friendly staff, nice location. Clean, super cozy and welcoming. It has all the facilities to make your stay comfortable and home like. Despite the number of backpackers that are in the hostel, I found the place quiet and respectful...More

Thank Olga I
Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us Olga. Hope to see you again. Happy Travels.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Basic and clean accomodation. Stayed twice; two nights in a double room with private bathroom; once in a double with shared facilities. Wifi is available throughout the property including in bedrooms and coverage is good. Very helpful staff, who assisted us in booking trips. They...More

Thank eswckb
Response from KieranHut, Owner at Castaways BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I have been travelling through Australia for 6 weeks now and needless to say, have slept in a ton of hostels. Castaways took the lead by a long shot. We got a private room for cheap and ended up staying there for 4 nights. If...More

Thank Ashley N
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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USD 29 - USD 45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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