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Lazy Duck Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at Lazy duck hostel, Very large garden, great to socialise. Dorm rooms with bathrooms very clean. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Brilliant wifi throughout the hostel. Would highly recommend any backpacker to stay at this hostel.

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Receptionist was rude, it took them a few hours to bring our sheets and pillows to the room. The rooms were small and very cramped with only a few plug sockets, the floors were dirty, there was an on-suite which was disgusting, floor full of hairs, dirty water and things all over. The door was left open all the time,...

Thank 123AnnaDoncaster
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at lazy duck. Wifi coverage is really good and fast, outside area is beautiful (garden,pool,barbecue) . We had an amazing movie night in their huge cinema room (proper cinema seats,projector,surrounding sound system) and they also organize a barbecue night every Thursday which is really funny. Rooms are really basic but when you go there you...

Thank Cassidy T
Castres, Midi-Pyrenees, France
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice garden and pool area perfect to chill. Wifi is very fast (not usual in Australia), computer and Netflix available in a huge cinema room (no tv but a big screen, video projector and Dolby sound system) Aircon in the room, clean sheets, miss a bit of furniture in the bathroom. Staff always friendly and helpful No music and...

1Thank ym81
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I went there by myself, was cheap backpacker. First when i arrive no one was at reception, i had to ask one of the guest if someone was coming, well he said no, so had to call the number in website a couple of times, i had to wait like 15 min for the reception guy to arrive (with my...

Thank Javiera A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived in cairns early before heading up to cape tribulation, so in a bid to save money (we are backpackers on a budget) we booked this hostel as it was one of the cheapest we could find. The receptionist and other people in this hostel were all very nice and inviting. Personally I couldn't have stayed here for more...

1Thank MollsB94
Millington, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 November 2016

If you are looking for a serious budget lodging accommodation, then this is the place to go. However, be well aware of what you are paying for. The beds felt dirty and unsanitary, and the entire place in general felt run down. There was hardly ever an attendant at the front desk which was very irritating and showed poor customer...

1Thank William S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Nice place but not honest people at all.. they took my card number without asking anything when i check in and they took money from my account because an other french guy have been noisy.. they didn't have his card number so as im french as well and i knew him a bit they took 50$ from my account.. even...

1Thank Panda D
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice and calm atmosphere. Not noisy, nice swimming pool. 1 bathroom to share per bedroom. Expected worse after reading the reviews. Reception is ok. No fake bla bla like the other hostels. Chill, well located. Didn't use the kitchen tho.

1Thank Louise B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Basic but great hostel. Very chilled out vibes, great staff and good location made my stay very enjoyable. Moved in after staying at Gilligan's as I started working and this is the perfect hostel to stay at if you start work early in the morning and need a decent night's sleep. No noise after 11 made it very easy for...

Thank FiJones94

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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  • Free Internet
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lazy Duck Hostel

Address: 136 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Woodduck Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $16 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lazy Duck Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“6bed doorm good value”
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“Simple - go elsewhere!”
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“Room 9 and 1 are the coolest and it got the best Wi Fi”
AlessaJ740, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Just don't take this hostel...”
Nina23983, 21 May 2012 | Read review
“Get into a dorm, with as few beds as possible.”
MarcusW469, 5 Mar 2012 | Read review
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