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Cairns City Backpackers

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Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was very dirty and had a really bad smell. I was bitten all over my legs from bed bugs. Cockroaches in bedroom and kitchen. Would not recommend or stay again. Disgustingly dirty and needs updating. I was dreading going back to the room...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

All those negative reviews surprise me - either I was lucky or things have changed around here. I found my room and the kitchen to be very clean and alright equipped. Wifi is working well (that's a first in australia for me), staff is friendly,...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank xx90xx
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A two-bed room with an ensuite shower was great (especially getting it all to myself); the kitchen was clean; and there's a small backyard where I guess the guests can socialize & such (but should be out of an earshot if your room is on...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank Myo M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Could'nt sleep because of the horrible noise by people outside. No one was available at the reception and there is no staff during the night to stop it (no contact!). Otherwise the kitchen was good, nice hot shower and good wifi too.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank FannyB1509
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here for a month, worst hostel I’ve ever stayed in (been backpacking for 18 months!) our room was covered in damp, when we arrived there was rubbish down the side of the bed, sheets were old, dirty and stained, we...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Jasmine W
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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
RamonTravels
5 Oct 2016
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
jessieg_889
6 Apr 2016
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
nicolaf930
4 Nov 2015
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
BeccaSmitch
23 Apr 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$22 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Gone Walkabout Hostel
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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