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The Jack Backpackers

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“free dinner”(39 reviews)
“free wifi”(30 reviews)
“night security”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bar/Lounge
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Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for 3 nights from Saturday - Tuesday. Staying in a 4 bed dorm on the reception side of the complex. The rooms were basic but clean and offered safes for valuables and a fridge. Reception were extremely friendly and always...More

Thank -Global-Galivanter-
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I met some of my lifelong friends here. The best thing about this hostel is it really encourages meeting people with the layout. It's a very communal feel and you just can't get away from meeting people. They have a great bar attached, a huge...More

Thank RubyR1111
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Quality hostel, this hostel is perfect for backpackers, it's attached to a bar that is very lively and you get discount at the bar with your room key. Rooms are big with comfortable bed and you even get a large fridge in you're own with...More

Thank olliecross
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I have travelled around most of Australia and I have to say that the Jack hostel is one of the best. Great atmosphere and great people. The staff are all friendly and very helpful. The housekeeping crew are really diligent in their work and keep...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This place is pretty much a free for all and the service is terrible. We dealt with 3 different people at the front desk. 1 was great, 2 had zero interest in being there or of assisting guests in anyway. When we checked in, the...More

Thank CKScubalife
Response from unionjack1926, Manager at The Jack BackpackersResponded 8 December 2017

Hi CKScubalife, Thank you for your valuable feedback. It is genuinely appreciated and always taken constructively as we are always striving to provide our guests with the best experience possible. However, after talking to our staff who welcomed you during your stay, it is clear...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$29 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$29 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jellyfur1985
19 June 2015|
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Response from Myriam K |
Hi, you can use the Cairns Airport Shuttle and book it yourself on the website or by calling them 0432 488 783
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"Best rooms are the 8-bed mix dorms."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
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"the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
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