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Castaways Backpackers

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Best Hostel i have Ever been to. The Room was really really clean with a Fan and an air condition. Also there is a Swimming Pool, a Pool table, a TV Room with netflix. The personnel was very Friendly and Niceee. Shout out to Kenny...More

1  Thank Emre J
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Castaways is awesome! All the staff are super helpful (shoutout to Kenny) and go above and beyond to make sure you're all set. Clean rooms, laundry, tv room, free pool, etc etc I will definitely stay at Castaways again if I come back to Cairns!

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

When me and my friend got to Cairns, we looked online and saw this cute little hostel. We booked a room for one night but we actually stay for almost 2 weeks. If we didn't book a flight to Bali we definitely would have stayed...More

1  Thank Lubehlu
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I didnt rate "very good" because of the mastress that wasnt real good. Otherwise this place was quite relax, with a free pool table, a small pool, it made me think of a motel as we see in the movies. People there were simple, relax...More

Thank adeline j
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Castaways is definitely the best place to stay in cairns ! We planned to stay 3 days but ended up staying for nearly 6 weeks because we fell in love with this place. Castaways offers you a movie room, wii and PlayStation area, a pool,...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 30 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"not right next to the kitchen just in case there are early risers"
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