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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was very dirty and had a really bad smell. I was bitten all over my legs from bed bugs. Cockroaches in bedroom and kitchen. Would not recommend or stay again. Disgustingly dirty and needs updating. I was dreading going back to the room...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

All those negative reviews surprise me - either I was lucky or things have changed around here. I found my room and the kitchen to be very clean and alright equipped. Wifi is working well (that's a first in australia for me), staff is friendly,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

A two-bed room with an ensuite shower was great (especially getting it all to myself); the kitchen was clean; and there's a small backyard where I guess the guests can socialize & such (but should be out of an earshot if your room is on...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Myo M
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Could'nt sleep because of the horrible noise by people outside. No one was available at the reception and there is no staff during the night to stop it (no contact!). Otherwise the kitchen was good, nice hot shower and good wifi too.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank FannyB1509
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for a month, worst hostel I’ve ever stayed in (been backpacking for 18 months!) our room was covered in damp, when we arrived there was rubbish down the side of the bed, sheets were old, dirty and stained, we...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jasmine W
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Welcome to Cairns City Backpackers, your Cairns “home away from home.” Cairns City Backpackers aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year More after year. Given the close proximity to St Monica's Cathedral (1.1 km), guests of Cairns City Backpackers can easily experience one of Cairns' most popular landmarks. Rooms at Cairns City Backpackers provide air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi. Guests can also enjoy a pool while staying at Cairns City Backpackers. Need a place to park? Parking is available at Cairns City Backpackers. Cairns has plenty of Asian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Ganbaranba, Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant, and Samgasat Thai Cuisine By Tom, which are serving up some great dishes. Should time allow, Green Island (1.4 km), Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips (1.2 km), and Reef Experience (1.1 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Cairns City Backpackers puts the best of Cairns at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Restaurant
Hotel class
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 22 - USD 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Gone Walkabout Hostel
Also Known As
Cairns City Backpackers Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Number of rooms
20
Price range
USD 22 - USD 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Gone Walkabout Hostel
Also Known As
Cairns City Backpackers Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
RamonTravels
5 Oct. 2016
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
jessieg_889
6 Apr. 2016
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
nicolaf930
4 Nov. 2015
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
BeccaSmitch
23 Apr. 2015
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