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Caravella Backpackers Cairns City Waterfront Reviews

149 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia

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1695 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Was a good hostel, the aircon in the rooms was a god send and the pool and fridges in the room was a plus. the shared bathroom doors could have done with locks that actually work but that was about the only problem. The staff were helpful and smiley aswell which is always nice!


Fantastic, everything we were looking for! Calm, quiet and great staff :)


Great place to stay, would Definately stay there again. Staff were amazing and very helpful

  • 11th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I really enjoyed my stayed there, a great place to stay because of the great and really helpful staffs. If i go to Cairns again, i will stay this hostel again.


Noisy trucks in the morning (picking up rubbish?); noisy air con - tried to use the ceiling fan instead but it was very dusty; floor was very clean throughout


Staff is absolutely great and open for any possible request. Bathrooms could have soap for handwashing. Lockers in the rooms would be cool.


Super helpful and friendly staff!


Excellent all round!!! Quite a lot of rooms so you think it would feel rally busy, but it doesn't at all! Warm and welcoming with excellent staff. Clean and friendly atmosphere, even has a pool!


Probably the best hostel in Cairns! Friendly staff, clean


Is's a perfect place to stay. The crew is very helpfull and kind. We loved our stay. Talking to them gives you really the feeling of "no worries mate".

  • 4th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

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