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Tropic Days Backpackers

26 - 28 Bunting St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#2 of 101 Speciality lodging in Cairns
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Ting828 wrote a review Oct 2020
Brisbane38 contributions16 helpful votes
This was my first time staying at a hostel and it exceeded all expectations. The accommodation exuded warmth and charm and you can't help but feel comforted as you stepped through the gate, where there's a smiling face and helping hand wherever you go. The twin room was comfortable, with TV and bar fridge. The bathroom and toilet were fresh and clean. There are many kitchens which are well stocked with everything you need and you're never short on space to chill out, whether it's at the pool, in a hammock/beanbag, in the yoga space, or in the garden with the chooks (who are very entertaining characters). It is also a very eco-friendly place, with recycling and composting which is always an A+ from me. Free bike hire is available, of which John was kind enough to accommodate my early need to get out and about (talk about VIP service!) Of course, such a gem only exists because of the captains helming the ship, of which John and Tina steer with grace and care. Good communication and easy to have a chat to, they have instilled Tropic Days with the core principle of heart, joy, and fun. Please never change. Tropic Days is more than a place to stay the night, it's a home away from home.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Response from , Owner at Tropic Days Backpackers
Responded 17 Nov 2020
Ahh thank you so much. We are all delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back any day soon, All the best and stay safe
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Mia Fine wrote a review Aug 2020
Sydney, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
By far the best hostel in Cairns! Amazing staff (John and Tina are legends) and overall really beautiful place. A bit of a paradise if you are looking to meet some new people, relax by the pool, and enjoy time in the sun. I never wanted to leave because I felt so at home there and it was very clean and comfortable. A bit of a walk to the Lagoon and central, but perfect if you don't want a loud 'party' place, and they have free bikes to hire!
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Date of stay: August 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from , Owner at Tropic Days Backpackers
Responded 17 Nov 2020
Thanks for your review. So delighted you had a great stay. we all loved having you stay.Enjoy the rest of your stay in Australia
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Johanna H wrote a review Jul 2020
8 contributions2 helpful votes
Amazingly friendly staff, clean room, great service with travel tips, free bike hire, gold coin donation community cook ups on Monday nights, free breakfast and fresh produce! My friend and I loved our stay here so much we extended our time :)
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
1 Helpful vote
Response from , Owner at Tropic Days Backpackers
Responded 17 Nov 2020
Thanks you soooo much for your lovely words.We all loved have you stay too. Happy travels
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DanSully wrote a review Apr 2020
Hayling Island, United Kingdom1 contribution
Great accommodation, stayed here for 6 weeks in total due to corona & isolation.. good size rooms, social área & pool. There’s 3 fully equipped kitchens so it’s not too busy to cook. Abit out the centre of town but only a 2 min drive. Kathy the owner was unbelievably helpful in helping me find work as everything was on lockdown she wrote a letter of confirmation that I have been isolating and put me in contact with a farmer as I’ve desperately been looking for work for a visa extension.
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from , Owner at Tropic Days Backpackers
Responded 17 Nov 2020
Thanks so much for your lovely words. Safe stay and we all would love to see you again one day. Happy travels
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Ashlynn W wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions
Such a beautiful place! A home away from home. Booked for 2 nights, ended up staying longer than a month. If you’re looking for somewhere with a relaxed atmosphere and a homey feel this place is great. It’s 2 converted houses so doesn’t have that artificial hostel feel that you get in some places. Has a special place in our hearts.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Thank you so much for such a great review! A home away from home is exactly what we love to create. Safe Travels, The Tropic Days Team
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tropic Days Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Tropic Days Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include DFO Cairns, Direct Factory Outlets (1.1 km), Cruze Coffee (1.0 km), and Laserfun (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tropic Days Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Tropic Days Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Tropic Days Backpackers?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tropic Days Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mama Coco, In2thai, and Pacifico Cairns.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tropic Days Backpackers?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Tropic Days Backpackers have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tropic Days Backpackers offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tropic Days Backpackers?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Tropic Days Backpackers accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.