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The Jack Backpackers

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Overview
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48 Spence St Corner Sheridan and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews free dinner free wifi massive bonus every evening bed dorm early night clean facilities private room huge balcony common areas kitchen facilities ceiling fan the air conditioning hostel fridge noise cleaners
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spacious room, good AC, clean bed, spacious shower room. clean WC, delicious free meal. value for money! good staff. Cat is highly attractive girl and very helpful. the bar downstairs is good too! Cat Love you in every way! Jim

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival I was greeted by the most wonderful night security. Throughout my stay they both made me feel extremely welcome and safe especially at night. They are basically super heroes and the place would not be the same without them.

Thank James K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a 4 bed female dormitory for a few nights whilst exploring Cairns. I have to say that I expected the facilities to not be up to standard but everything was clean and in working condition. The Jack is known for it's night...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

PROS Location was great - smack bang in the center of town. Free dinner was different and delicious every night. Fridge in the room. Big Lockers in the rooms. Cost was good (especially considering dinner was included) CONS Not a great place for meeting other...More

Thank AussieSurferGal
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The lovely Jack family became my home away from home. Ive been here for almost 2 months and just find it so hard to leave. The staff is always so nice and helpful and knew me by name from the start,always greeting me with a...More

Thank Netaroze90
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About
Description
The Jack Backpackers is newly refurbished pub-style backpacker accommodation. The accommodation has 120 beds, ranging from 8 bed dorms with shared bathrooms, to four bed dorms and private double rooms with More ensuite. The massive pub downstairs has three different bars, a beautiful outdoor undercover beer garden, top quality meal deals for the budget traveler, our famous Friends With Benefits VIP guest discount card, SETANTA & FOX sports action shown on our BIG screens daily 7 days a week, pool tables, a CASINO gaming lounge, plus free entertainment & activities 5 nights a week from Wednesday to Sunday, between the hours of 6pm & 12am. Entertainment on offer ranges from some of the best local & national live bands and DJ's, themed parties, crazy games, beer pong, open mic nights, + much more Please be aware that The Jack Backpackers is a licensed venue until 2am. Entertainment can be heard in the beer garden from 6pm until 2am Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
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
34
Price range
USD 14 - USD 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shenannigans
Also Known As
The Jack Backpackers Cairns, Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
34
Price range
USD 14 - USD 46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shenannigans
Also Known As
The Jack Backpackers Cairns, Queensland
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Traveller (39)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Jellyfur1985
19 June 2015|
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Response from Myriam K |
Hi, you can use the Cairns Airport Shuttle and book it yourself on the website or by calling them 0432 488 783
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"Best rooms are the 8-bed mix dorms."
RubyR1111
3 Jan. 2018
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"Stay somewhere else"
CKScubalife
7 Dec. 2017
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"If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
oneinfivebill
12 Jan. 2017
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"the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
751clairey
22 Nov. 2016
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