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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start, this hostel is faultless. - Unbelievably clean, it felt like a home. The decor is so warming and perfect for the hostel. - Hidden pool which is open until late, with sun loungers and blue lights. - FREE communal BREAD which was always stocked! - A free BBQ area which can be used whenever. - A fully...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey guys!! Thank you so much for your amazing review we so appreciate all your wonderful comments about the hostel and staff. It really does make our day to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at tropic days, please come and visit again soon and enjoy your east coast trip!! Kerri :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tropic days is a home away from home that was just perfect for me and my boyfriend! We stayed in the balcony room which was super cute!! From the moment we walked in we felt at home, the staff are so friendly and welcoming and Chelsea and Kerri from reception really are the heart of this home! The hostel is...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Rachel!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we absolutely loved having you guys stay with us and it means so much that you felt so at home. Thank you for your kind words about the hostel facilities and free shuttle bus, the atmosphere and theme nights. It has absolutely made our day to read such wonderful comments....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cleanest hostel we have ever stayed in, my partner and I are very conscious about cleanliness and this is a massive plus, the staff are amazing, Kerry and Chelsea make you feel so welcome and at home. The Monday night BBQs are awesome and the overall atmosphere at the hostel is brilliant. Shuttle buses run regularly into town and...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Andrew! Thank you for your awesome review we are so happy to hear you found the hostel to be clean and comfortable, cleanliness is hugely important to us too!! Glad you enjoyed the BBQ and found the free bus and swimming pool a massive plus! We loved having you guys stay you were awesome!! Thank you again safe travels!!...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a clean, friendly and relaxing hostel then look no further than Tropic Days. It really is a slice of paradise and a home away from home! With 2 kitchens, a kitchenette, comfy communal areas, air conditioned rooms ($1 for 3 hours) a pool, several bathrooms and toilets, a smoking hut, a non-smoking eating area, hammocks, a...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review it makes us so happy to hear you found the hostel clean friendly and relaxing!! It really makes my day to read you had such a positive experience of tropic days, I love our little home away from home and so glad you did...

Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean & tidy, good communal areas, and all the stuff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Not that close to everything that's going on in Cairns, but the regular free shuttle bus service mitigates this one downside.

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey!! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review!! we are glad to here you found the hostel to be clean and tidy, the staff friendly and helpful and the shuttle bus useful for getting into the city. Thank you for staying!! Safe travels!! Kerri

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For anyone even considering staying in Cairns, this place must be top of your 'places to stay'. Coming from Melbourne's overpriced hostels and being used to poor facilities, dismal nightly events and even room without windows; Tropic Days felt like paradise. One month on, it still does. Great friendly atmosphere, helpful staff, nice sized kitchens and comfortable communal areas. It...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Joe Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review we really appreciate it!! We are so happy to hear you have found tropic days to be like paradise, friendly atmosphere, helpful staff and comfortable communal areas you guys are an absolute pleasure to have stay at the hostel!! kerri :-)

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing place the staff are so friendly welcoming and helpful! All the amenities you could possibly need, air conditioning is 1$ for 3 hours but there is fans in every room that are quite high powered still having the option of air con is quite nice. The common areas are so cute and everything is very clean and...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Jackiee, Thank you so much for your kind review we are so glad to hear you found the staff to be friendly and helpful and the common areas to be very clean and well kept. Thank you so much for staying with us and safe travels!! Kerri :-)

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small hostel with standard facilities and a small pool. The staff is excellent. Very friendly and helpful. The rooms are ok but some are accessed by passing through other rooms which wakes people up. Bathrooms are limited and kitchen hours end at 9pm which is impractical if you plan to be very active during the day. This...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review we really appreciate your feedback. Thank you for your comments about our friendly, helpful and excellent staff. With regards to the room you were in a 7 share dorm which is made up of a 3 and 4 share dorm with a connecting door which serves to make the air conditioning more effective. Bathrooms...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I stayed at Tropic Days over Christmas with my mum, and it was probably the best Christmas we've ever had! The Staff were absolutely amazing and were just full of Christmas spirit! We had a beautiful breakfast complimentary of the hostel on Christmas morning, which consisted of tropical fruits, muesli, bacon, eggs and of course orange juice and sparkling wine....

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey thank you so much for your awesome review and kind words about the hostel!! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, Christmas morning is really fun isn't it!! Thank you for your comments about the hostel cleanliness, helpful staff and relaxed feel. Please come and see us again soon we loved having you stay...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I spent the majority of 2016 travelling Australia and stayed on and off at Tropics Days numerous times, I absolutely love it. The cleanliness of the hostel is the best I've found, the staff are friendly and welcoming plus perks like the BBQ night on Mondays really show off the incredible atmosphere between travellers in the hostel (would highly recommend...

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tropicdaysCairns, Manager at Tropic Days Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Emily for your review. We absolutely loved having you stay with us. Thank you for your kind words about the hostels cleanliness, friendly staff and our famous Monday night BBQ we love it too. Thank you again for staying and come see us again soon! Kerri

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Tropic Days Backpackers

Address: 26 - 28 Bunting St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: £15 - £46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Deluxe mattress extremely comfy!!”
 of 5 bubbles 694stefaniev, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You can really go for the 7 share dorm as it is divided in two rooms so you will end up in either a 4 or 3 share room.”
 of 5 bubbles Q5338NDmarcol, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles bigdave2443283, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any, camping is a great budget option though!”
 of 5 bubbles drewg27, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I had two different rooms at my stay. i liked both of them.”
 of 5 bubbles mrdeperro, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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