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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“free pancakes”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(12 reviews)
“until midnight”(3 reviews)
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Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I have stayed in numerous hostels worldwide but, this place is in a class of its own as far as hostelling is concerned. I arrived on the 26/8/16 for an 11 night stay and, before I arrived, they had arranged free transfer from Cairns airport....More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Our flights were cancelled last minute late at night out of cairns and we had no accommodation. We rang around many places with no luck. However, YHA were very accommodating and gave us a double room at short notice at very good value, $79 for...More

1  Thank mike s
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A really nice hostel. The kitchen is big and well equipped and there are great communal areas. It is clean and tidy, and the beds are comfy. The hostel organises fun evening activities, like Sunday film night, and has a nice atmosphere. Also good free...More

1  Thank 675rose123
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I was placed in room 211 and was bitten all over. Book another location because where there are bed bugs they can be in other rooms too. The pool and cheap price may be tempting but th itching and having to frantically wash everything is...More

1  Thank EmmaZNYC
Response from YHA_Hostels, General Manager at Cairns Central YHA Backpackers HostelResponded 29 August 2016

Hi there, We take the matter of bed bugs very seriously and I do wish that you had contacted reception with your concerns so we could have assisted you and checked the room. We have investigated this matter, and I can assure you that there...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great central location. One of the best hostels I've stayed in the past couple months in Aus, although also the priciest!! Free wifi is non existent- be prepared to pay $5 for premium wifi that also barley works. We experienced;free pancakes every morning (7-9am), free...More

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USD 21 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 21 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Ok if you’re a young backpacker but not for the mature seeking some comfort."
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"Not a party hostel"
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