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The Jack Backpackers

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“free dinner”(39 reviews)
“free wifi”(30 reviews)
“night security”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The rooms were fine, and it has a bar/restaurant attached to it which is cool but not cheap. Always buy water from the supermarket! It's in a good location but don't count on the free evening meals as we found they were a very strange...More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel two separate times, in a 4 bed room with bathroom en suite and an 8 bed room with shared bathroom, and ironically had a much better experience in the cheaper 8 bed room. The en suite bathroom makes it very...More

Thank Grace C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I really enjoyed my time in the Jack. I was in the Jack in January 2016. I was wondering if will be still the same, I remembered that the staff was really friendly and help with anything you needed and the room were the cleanest...More

1  Thank celinefankhauser
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I' ve stayed already in November 2016 at the Jacks and loved it so much that I came back for 6 weeks in January. This hostel is the cleanest one I have ever seen. Especially Harriet and her housekeepers, everyday they are do a great...More

1  Thank Iva P
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at The Jack and it has been the most comfortable hostel I have stayed in Australia so far. I stayed on the side attached to the reception office. The rooms are spacious, ensuite and each have a refrigerator. The aircon is fantastic. The...More

2  Thank Devin E
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 28 - USD 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 28 - USD 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
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"the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
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