JJs Backpackers Hostel
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7.9
Recommended by 89% of guests
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

  • Garden

  • Fishing

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Twin Air Cond Share Bathroom
Twin Air Cond Share Bathroom
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  • Garden view
  • 9 m²/97 ft²
  • 2 single beds
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Single - Shared Bathroom
Single - Shared Bathroom
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  • Garden view
  • 9 m²/97 ft²
  • 1 single bed
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Triple Fan with Shared Bathroom
Triple Fan with Shared Bathroom
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  • Garden view
  • 10 m²/108 ft²
  • 3 single beds
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Fan Cooled Dormitory
Fan Cooled Dormitory
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  • Garden view
  • 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 2 bunk beds
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Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
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  • Garden view
  • 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 1 queen bed
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Dormitory - Air Conditioning
Dormitory - Air Conditioning
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  • Pool view
  • 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 2 bunk beds
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Private Room with Four Beds & Shared Bathroom
Private Room with Four Beds & Shared Bathroom
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  • Garden view
  • 13 m²/140 ft²
  • 4 single beds
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Single Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Single Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single bed
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Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 bunk bed
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Budget Double Room with Shared Bathroom
Budget Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 king bed
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7.9
Very good
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Cleanliness7.8
Facilities7.5
Location7.4
Room comfort and quality7.3
Service9.2
Value for money8.3
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10.0
Exceptional
Sumbul from India
Business traveler
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 6 nights in July, 2018
Good hostel, kitchen facilities, staff was very familiar, good location, free transport.”
Good property.
Reviewed July 08, 2018
8.0
Excellent
Mary from Australia
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 3-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in June, 2018
Could have been better”
Staff were awesome, the place was okay. The only thing are the people being noisy, playing table tennis and laughing so loud even during midnight. Hadn't slept at all which was badly needed after an overnight flight. It would have been so much better if rules are imposed such as quiet times and respect for someone needing and wanting a sleep would have been great. Evidently, some people were lacking the common sense of not realising it was midnight and shouldn't be playing table tennis. My room was situated adjacent to the "recreational" area.
Reviewed June 24, 2018
7.2
Very good
Pilar from United Kingdom
Couple
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in May, 2018
Very good”
Hostel was good, nice room size, comfy bed and big bathrooms. We did not use the kitchen for cooking, we only had breakfast (included) in the morning. Staff were really helpful. It's not the closest hostal to the centre but it's a nice 15-20 minutes walk. They also offer shuttle services every hour.
Reviewed May 12, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Chris from Australia
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in March, 2018
Exceptional”
*Very warm and friendly staff who make you feel welcome and comfortable. *nice size rooms and comfortable beds. * very clean. * it’s located close to the esplanade, which makes for a beautiful walk into town/ the lagoon.. and there is a free shuttle bus if your too tired to walk 15 minutes.. * free tea, coffee and cereal or toast for breakfast.. * this hostel seems to attract people from all over the world who more enjoy chilling out then partying hard, which makes relaxing in the evenings a lot mote pleasant. Especially after a busy day out diving, waterfall hunting, exploring one of the many beautiful sights in cairns. I’ll be back for sure!! Thank you JJ’s for a perfect stay and time in cairns.
Reviewed April 08, 2018
8.8
Excellent
Irene from Australia
Couple
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in March, 2018
Excellent”
Great hostel!
Reviewed April 08, 2018
7.6
Very good
Truls
Couple
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in October, 2017
Mr ”
Its not hard to brush dust out of the window post and on top of the aircon. But it was dusty there, but toilets and showers were very clean. Could have had better bread then just loaf, and maybe a bit more then jam to put on top. Im not saying to go all Hotelstandard.
Reviewed November 05, 2017
10.0
Exceptional
pierre from Canada
Couple
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 1 night in October, 2017
More than expected”
Great kitchen and quiet place
Reviewed October 30, 2017
8.8
Excellent
ian from Taiwan
Group
Private Room with Four Beds & Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in September, 2017
Very good ”
Next time i go to Cairns I will go back.
Reviewed September 20, 2017
8.8
Excellent
YEUNG from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 3-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 5 nights in March, 2017
I'll be back if i come to cairns ”
Staff were friendly and helpful, smile always and hard working always. Easy to made friends there. Suitable for backpackers. Toilet are really clean and hair on the floor. and no antes!
Reviewed March 23, 2017
9.2
Exceptional
Adrian from Germany
Solo traveler
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in November, 2016
Great Experience ”
Incredible value for money! Relaxed backpackers stay with a staff very helpful and fun, always having a smile for the guest. All ameneties you need are there for you while travelling, A small breakfast is included and an amazing pick up service to the center and back, If you don't feel like walking the beautiful esplanade for about 20 minutes.
Reviewed November 15, 2016
8.4
Excellent
ELIZA from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in August, 2016
Good, Helpful”
Very Good service
Reviewed September 24, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Ming from China
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 3-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 4 nights in May, 2016
Rooms are clean”
Rooms and shared bathrooms are clean and tidy, but just some noisy guests playing music or chatting/shouting outside my window at 4 in the morning! I couldn't sleep well every night, suggest staff set some rules for guests to be considerate for and respect others
Reviewed June 03, 2016
4.4
CHUN from Taiwan
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 3-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 5 nights in April, 2016
Shuttle bus was broken”
The place is not so near town center,shuttle bus was broken so it's not so convenient to town center.
Reviewed May 02, 2016
7.6
Very good
Hsiao from Taiwan
Group
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 5 nights in February, 2016
It's a cozy place”
The staff are very kind to help me they offer the shuttle from hostel to downtown and return The room is not bad but sometime got some little ants
Reviewed April 07, 2016
7.0
Very good
YEONSEONG from South Korea
Group
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 13 nights in November, 2015
great spot”
price staff location
Just spent one night on either end there, good price, simple set up.
Reviewed January 20, 2016
7.3
Very good
Bernadette from Australia
Solo traveler
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 4 nights in January, 2016
Friendly staff great service!”
Friendly staff, great service, shuttle facilities
Good - everything was accessible and bathrooms kept very clean
Reviewed January 11, 2016
8.0
Excellent
DEDE from Australia
Solo traveler
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in November, 2015
Nice, friendly staff and convenience location ”
Comfortable, friendly staff, next to convenient store
Had single fan room, it's quiet and private room
Reviewed November 10, 2015
6.7
Good
YI from Taiwan
Solo traveler
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in November, 2014
Comfortable”
frandly
Reviewed June 28, 2015
8.0
Excellent
Amelia from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Fan Cooled Dormitory
Stayed 6 nights in May, 2015
Great stay”
Everyone was really friendly and helpful, staff especially!
Great stay one of the best hostels I stayed in up the east coast.
Reviewed May 24, 2015
4.3
ryan from United States
Couple
Air Conditioning Double Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in April, 2015
Overpriced, bare bones, focused on selling tours”
Daily shuttle to city (NOT AIRPORT), Nice Staff, Tons of tour flyers
We've backpacked all over SEA, NZ and Australia and this hostel is the worst value for the money and expensive once you factor in the cost of all the extras you thought were included and are not: No Airport shuttle (JJs keeps $5 for making a phone call, then you pay the taxi/shuttle $15), 'breakfast' is toast and jam (it runs out early and that's it - we had to purchase our own breakfast food to cook on our own), kitchen cookware is falling apart, wifi is abysmal if it works (doesn't work in rooms or inside lounge area, only works at outside patio), no hand soap in bathrooms, kitchen sponges were old and grimy. The Bad The staff is nice, but focuses more on selling tours rather than providing quality extras (hand soap, clean sponges, airport shuttle) and a fun, social hostel environment - nobody really hung out and talked. Office closes for 4 hours in the middle of the day, so if you have an issue it has to wait plus you can't check in. Air conditioner worked poorly. The flooring is carpet in both hallways and rooms, so there is a musty smell. The Good Staff is very nice. Free shuttle to downtown that leaves every couple hours. Fresh paint on walls. Area and staff felt safe and honest - no concerns of stuff being stolen or being an alone female. Conclusion: Way too much money for the experience. If the price was less for a private with shared bath, proper breakfast and no $5 fees to call for rides it would be a good hostel. My advice is to stay elsewhere.
Reviewed April 20, 2015
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