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Cairns City Backpackers

274 Draper St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
US$22 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Gone Walkabout Hostel
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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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

Thank kasc90
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

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.

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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

Thank Jasmine W
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I stayed here for three nights in a standard double bedroom. The bed sheets were stained and dirty, there was dusty everywhere and the room smelled musty. In the public showers, the shower head was broken, there was mould everywhere and everything needed cleaning (I...More

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"Ask to work for accommodation, there's plenty of positions available."
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"I stayed in a 6 share and it was very good"
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"Spend the extra 6 or 7 dollars per night and stay in a decent hostel."
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"The Boomerang rooms are good, wifi is strong and the dorms have good shelve storage :)"
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