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Caravella Backpackers Cairns City Waterfront

149 The Esplanade, Cairns City Center, Cairns, Australia 4870

Very good 7.9
Based on 189 reviews

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About Caravella Backpackers Cairns City Waterfront


Enjoy beautiful views of the waterfront Esplanade while staying in Cairns. Caravella Backpackers Cairns City Waterfront offers a choice of private rooms and dormitory rooms, each with air conditioning, a fan, and a refrigerator. Choose from rooms with shared facilities and those with their own private bathrooms. Pick-up from the Cairns Airport is available at most times, the property offers guests an evening meal deal at a nearby licensed venue each night.

Guests can relax in the shared TV lounge room or laze by our large swimming pool. The communal area is equipped with a pool table and features free Wi-Fi during the day. The property has two fully equipped shared kitchens. Luggage storage and a safety deposit box are provided at reception. Other facilities include a self-service laundry and an internet kiosk. Friendly staffs are also happy to help with suggestions on the many great tours available in the Cairns area.
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  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • airport transfer
  • shuttle service
  • bicycle rental

Swimming & soaking

  • outdoor pool

Land sports

  • golf course (within 3 km)
  • garden

For kids

  • children's playground

Food & beverage

  • coffee shop
  • vending machine
  • shared kitchen


  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • laundromat

Guest services

  • express check-in/check-out
  • luggage storage
  • tours
  • smoking allowed

On-site facilities

  • library
  • smoking area
  • shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • printer
  • ATM/cash machine on site

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • German
  • Italian
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1. Km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Reception Open Until: 08:00 PM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 12
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Agoda Verified Reviews

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 8.2
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.6
  • Staff Performance 8.7
  • Value for Money 8.4
  • Food/Dining 6.6

8 Wai C.
Hong Kong
June 24, 2016
Nice place for stay
Room is clean, staff are helpful.

9.2 melissa W.
June 24, 2016
Enjoyed our stay here

8.8 tatum M.
United States
April 07, 2016
wonderful helpful staff. clean, large room.
wifi was weak & only available in a small area with everyone on at the same time. staff was really great & friendly, helped me book a snorkeling tour & a shuttle to the airport. the room was large, beds were alright, clean. mini fridge in our room was nice, plus A/C.

10 Michael M.
April 05, 2016
Large kitchen and enough space
7 min. from the lagoon Pool. Internet Is slow, but Usable

8 LIU J.
March 22, 2016
Nice place for a short stay
Helpful staff, big public area, location
Just spent one night here. Allowed me to store luggage here on Thursday although I didn't check in until the following Monday. Very friendly and helpful staff.

9.6 EUN H.
South Korea
February 24, 2016
Great but little bit walk (15min to center or reef fleet terminal on foot)
free pick up from the airport ~good .nice view. bed mattress was old~

9.3 wing Y.
Hong Kong
February 16, 2016
friendly and clean

South Korea
January 18, 2016
it was nice
location staff kitchen
Awesome place to stay! Great staff, well equipped kitchens, free WI-FI, swimming pool, nice and clean rooms, perfect location.

South Korea
January 18, 2016
it was relax
pool location staff
there's nice pool area to relax

South Korea
January 18, 2016
it was great pool
pool location view
Great facilities and decent pool area