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Cairns Central YHA Reviews

20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns QLD 4870, Cairns, Australia

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67 Total Reviews
  • 64%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 72%Staff
  • 52%Atmosphere
  • 64%Cleanliness
  • 68%Facilities

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Good quality beds. Good sized lockers. Rooms are good sized but a lifeless feel to them. Outdoors space is great to hang out. More a cheap resort than a backpackers atmosphere, complete with screeching children and snoring old men, but evening social stuff helps a bit. Kitchen was overcrowded. Bathrooms and kitchens clean when just done but not checked regularly so get gross. Showers warm but need updated. Wifi is overpriced given there's free city wifi nearby. Charge for luggage storage.


Not the worst, but did not feel like a hostel, more like a military logement with lots of people squeezed in. Not very clean bathrooms and kitchen, but kitchen was well-equipped and large.

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Felt unfriendly/cold. Also they charge for internet. I was a female put in a mixed dorm which was basically me and just 10 guys which was less than ideal. However, it is clean if not a little basic.

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