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Castaways Backpackers

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Overview
207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Best backpackers I've stayed at. Was in the 6 guys dorm. All single beds. Curfew at 10.30 so got to sleep before a big day of adventuring. Wayne was the owner and every new guest gets a super useful intro to the town, highlights and...More

Thank Bobby G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first hostel we have ever stayed at after travelling around Australia for almost a year and we will definitely use hostels more from now on after having such an amazing experiene here. Castaway's is a lovely family run hostel which is very...More

Thank Jayme D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up staying here for an extended period working and living May 2018-August 2018. I first stayed here with my partner in a double room and we loved it. My partner left and I then stayed in a dorm, and stayed for 3 months. I...More

Thank Kam C
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Our initial two nights here quickly developed into an entire weeks stay, due to lovely charm and helpful staff. They helped us choose the best tours, and even gave us a lift to the docks to get on the reef boat. Because of the quiet...More

Thank Alilill
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This hostel is one of the best we have stayed at on the East Coast! The people who own it are all amazing, friendly and social and you can tell they care about the hostel. The atmosphere is really chilled out. We started out staying...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
USD 17 - USD 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castaways Backpackers Cairns, Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
USD 17 - USD 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Castaways Backpackers Cairns, Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Traveller (38)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Nicole W
16 September 2017|
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Response from Ashley N | Reviewed this property |
I believe it runs every hour from around 9 am-7pm, but when they aren't busy they'll take you at any time! And they will pick you up at a central location if you ask them too.
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seishifhs
5 January 2017|
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Response from CastawaysBP | Property representative |
Hi There, Our last shuttle run is at 6:45pm and reception closes at 7pm, You will receive an email explaining how to find your key when you arrive at the hostel and the free CBD shuttle service doesn't start until 8am. If... More
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Jenny M
21 November 2016|
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Response from SZDenmark | Reviewed this property |
At Castway's your bed is made with fresh linen, and you can rent fresh towels
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"Had en suite double room with double bed and single bed, great for families"
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"Rooms vary in size :)"
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"Awesome environment"
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"not right next to the kitchen just in case there are early risers"
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