Cairns City Backpackers
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6.4
Value for money6.9
Distance to city center0.7 Km
Location rating6.1
Nearest airportCairns International Airport (CNS)
Distance to airport5.6 km
Has restaurantNo
  • 490 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

  • Garden

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Double Room
Double Room
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  • 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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4 Share Mixed Dormitory
4 Share Mixed Dormitory
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  • 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Budget Twin
Budget Twin
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  • 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Triple Room
Triple Room
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  • 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Double Room with Shower
Double Room with Shower
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  • 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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  • 4 m²/43 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • 5 m²/54 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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    Cleanliness6.0
    Facilities6.2
    Location6.1
    Room comfort and quality6.3
    Service7.2
    Value for money6.9
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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Kyle from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Double Room with Shower
    Stayed 1 night in June, 2018
    Nice and easy”
    Arrived late and found our room easy. Clean and great value
    Reviewed July 05, 2018
    9.2
    Exceptional
    johan from Netherlands
    Couple
    Double Room
    Stayed 3 nights in June, 2018
    Good Value Accomodation ”
    We needed simple accommodation close to town and Cairns City Backpackers was just what we needed. It is a no-frills place with basic rooms and has a nice ambience with friendly staff. There are 3 kitchens to prepare your own meals if you not wish to eat in town and a small pool in the backyard if you want to have a quick dip. The location is within walking distance to the main centre of town and the Esplanade. Great to have found this place in Cairns!
    Reviewed June 10, 2018
    8.8
    Excellent
    Jenny from Australia
    Couple
    Double Room with Shower
    Stayed 4 nights in April, 2018
    Fantastic budget hostel”
    Had a great stay at Cairns City Backpackers! You get what you pay for - walking distance to the CBD, clean bathrooms and everything you need in the kitchen.
    Reviewed April 16, 2018
    3.2
    jeffrey from Australia
    Business traveler
    Double Room with Shower
    Stayed 1 night in March, 2018
    Acceptable”
    No hot water, no air conditioning
    Reviewed March 11, 2018
    7.6
    Very good
    Natalie from United Kingdom
    Couple
    Double Room with Shower
    Stayed 1 night in February, 2018
    Cheap, does the job. Excellent guy on reception”
    Price of the hostel and the dude on reception was awesome.. fast efficient and friendly . Room was stuffy but clean- but got what i asked for which was room spray. .. massively helped. Also appreciated the aircon. Got bitten heaps by mossies in garden.. beware.
    Reviewed February 16, 2018
    8.4
    Excellent
    Monika from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    4 Share Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in January, 2018
    Cheapest place I’ve been”
    Hostel close to the shops, about 30 minutes walk from centre and port. Rooms with fan and air con. Could be cleaner, especially fan which was full of dust. Late check in, everything ready prior to arrival. Great people around, tiny pool to chill. Old style hostel but comfy :)
    Reviewed January 31, 2018
    7.6
    Very good
    hu from China
    Solo traveler
    4 Share Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in November, 2017
    Very good”
    Why I did Not received gift card
    Reviewed November 11, 2017
    3.2
    Xiaofang from China
    Solo traveler
    4 Share Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in September, 2017
    terrible ”
    the room was killing me,no fresh air and hot.bathroom is always dirty
    Reviewed September 18, 2017
    4.0
    jc from France
    Solo traveler
    Double Room
    Stayed 1 night in August, 2017
    Even if it is considered cheap, it is not cheap for what you get. Dusty matress, dirty showers..”
    I dont think the place would pass any basic hygiene control
    Reviewed August 12, 2017
    8.8
    Excellent
    Yupei from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
    Stayed 1 night in July, 2017
    Very nice place and friendly staff ”
    Very cute accommodation, nice and friendly staff, the only thing was not really convenient is the wifi couldn't connect very well.
    Reviewed July 16, 2017
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Georgia from Indonesia
    Solo traveler
    Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
    Stayed 1 night in March, 2017
    Awesome Budget Hostel - Loved it”
    I loved my stay at this hostel. It was really cheap and clean which worked well with my limited budget! There were quite a few kitchens and bathrooms to choose from on the different levels and finally I found a place with fast, free wifi. I extended a week, got a free night and the reception staff were excellent with booking my tours and giving me a discount. A really nice, little tropical hideaway. Right near the shopping center for some cheap food. And a really nice crowd there too. Thank you for a great stay.
    Reviewed March 03, 2017
    6.8
    Good
    郁雯 from Taiwan
    Group
    Triple Room
    Stayed 4 nights in January, 2017
    Great”
    The reception is really nice
    Reviewed January 12, 2017
    2.8
    HIROAKI from Japan
    Solo traveler
    4 Share Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in December, 2016
    Dirty”
    Everything was just dirty and stinky.
    Reviewed December 05, 2016
    5.6
    Yi-Ting from Taiwan
    Couple
    Double Room with Shower
    Stayed 4 nights in September, 2016
    Not too bad”
    The shower in the room is pretty small and because it only use a curtain to cover so the room is really humid and smells humid as well. It takes 20 minutes walk to town, but theres a bus staion which takes 5 minutes walk so doesn't take long get to the city centre. Wifi is working well and they have free internet, the staff are nice so if you don't care much about the room and just looking for a bed to crush, this is the place for you!
    Reviewed September 25, 2016
    2.0
    aiyin from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Budget Twin
    Stayed 5 nights in June, 2015
    Not recommend !!!!”
    When we saw photos on the websites , it looked ok . But when we arrive the hostel. The room was stinky with flies inside. And the bathroom's just terrible !
    Reviewed June 28, 2015
    9.7
    Exceptional
    Fonglee from Taiwan
    Couple
    Budget Twin
    Stayed 2 nights in February, 2013
    Cairns nice twin room”
    have kitchen for cooking free
    I travel to cairnswith limit budget. This twin room is clean and cheap. They provide kitchen that I can cook that is very nice. Because the meal price is very high in cairns. This hotel is very near the Cairns central mall with supermarket inside. I buy meat, vegetables, and fruits and cook for ourself. We live there for two days with nice meals. Many peoples are very nice and smile. Ther are also free TV and movies provided. The internet are also available with low price. This hotel is what I need, I strongly recommend This hotel to you, if you are also a limited budget person. Thank you!!
    Reviewed February 18, 2013
    8.7
    Excellent
    Carmel from Australia
    Group
    Budget Twin
    Stayed 2 nights in November, 2012
    Friendly service & great extras”
    Convenient to station & shopping centre & food extras good for budget travellers
    Our first back-packer experience and we would return. Friendly and quiet although room was hot even with fan. The facilities were good - bathroom, kitchen with crockery and utensils, laundry facilities and clothes line. Included was a voucher for a free simple meal at Woolshed Bar if you buy one drink or a cheap upgrade to the full menu. Comment re food irrelevant as not provided but you can cook your own.
    Reviewed December 12, 2012
    8.0
    Excellent
    Tetsuhito from Japan
    Solo traveler
    4 Share Mixed Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in September, 2017
    この値段でならかなり良いホステル。”
    クチコミの評価が低かったので、半分怖いもの見たさで宿泊して見ましたが、予想に反して清潔でスタッフも優しく、凄く良いホテルでした。 皆さんが書かれてる問題点ですが、ロケーションは中心部や船着き場からは離れてます。しかしショッピンモールの北口までは道を選べば歩いて数分なので、買い物には困らないと思います。 日中スタッフが留守にしてますが、電話をすればチェックインはできるので、大きな問題ではありません。 僕が泊まった時は9月の中旬で、エアコン無しでも快適に過ごせました。無料wifiは共有エリアだけですが、普通に使えます。
    Reviewed October 24, 2017
    4.0
    YAMADA from Japan
    Couple
    Double Room
    Stayed 1 night in December, 2011
    街から遠い”
    フロントスタッフの対応
    ダブルで泊まったが部屋が狭い。どtらかというと長期滞在者向け。 近くにスーパーない。Wi-Fi、エアコン別途料金なので注意。
    Reviewed December 15, 2011
    4.7
    YAMADA from Japan
    Couple
    Double Room
    Stayed 1 night in December, 2011
    ケアンズ中心部から離れているが長期滞在者向けか。シャワートイレきれい”
    フロントの対応はまずまずであるが、決まった時間しかフロントはあいていない
    エアコンが別途請求される。一日4ドル。バックパッカーにとっては結構痛いかも。 近くにはマックとケンタッキーしかない。スーパーがないため本当に不便だった。 確かフロントの時間は7時半から12時と16時から20時。この時間内でないと対応してくれません。 ちなみにWi-Fiも別途料金かかります。1時間で2、3ドルだった気がする。
    Reviewed December 14, 2011
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