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Corona Backpackers Reviews

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Australia

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583 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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it was a great hostel, with perfect place, nice rooms and great staff. The showers were a little bit too small and no place to do your stuff (like shampoo, clothes,...)

  • 23rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Good hostel for this price! Rooms without airconditioning are soaking hot and a bit inconvenient that reception closes between 12 and 4. But the hostel is very spacious and the staff friendly.


The staff are so friendly here and happy to help with anything! Basic rooms but you get a good nights sleep and brilliant location.


Great hostel!the cheapest of the city and big value!Clean, colourful, friendly and helpful staff. If you're looking for a party hostel it might not be the right choise since it can be pretty quite. Plenty of close places to hang out though. Excellent to chill out and enjoy your staying in Cairns!


Great location, clean rooms, wicked staff, and awesome value for money/price! I've been to many hostels in Australia, and Corona is really a great place if visiting Cairns! They also give some good deals for visiting places.


convenient place to stay in Cairns


Really enjoyed staying in Corona Backpackers! Location perfect, everything is near. The hostel was clean and quiet, and still so cheap! Would definitely stay there again :)


I had a nice stay at this hostel. It's a party hostel, across the road from Kiligains. it's really wat your paying for. A room and a bathroom. Kitchen is not big. You get everyday a voucher for pj O'brien. 7 dollars meal with a drink! Very good food, a lot of food choices. So you don't need that kitchen much. I was missing a community room to hang out. That's wy I changed from hostel.


A very friendly and welcoming hostel, with a lovely atmosphere and fantastic staff! Such a lovely extra that they helped with 10% off the trips and excursions too!


crazy corean receptionist, funny

  • 17th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Austria
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


great discounts on food, clubs, and tours, but the reception desk is closed 8pm-8am AND 12pm-4pm. Such a hassle if you need to checkin/out at those times or store/pick up luggage. Bathrooms lack soap, only have one sink per floor and are less than ideal in terms of cleanliness (but not awful). Great location.


Loved my stay .. I really enjoyed the time there!


Good hostel for a cheap price. The location is perfect in the central of Carins. The staff is very friendly and helpful.


Lovely hostel in the city centre right opposite the famous Gilligan's. It is a nice cosy hostel with a lot of interaction between the guests. The rooms are spacious and the receptionist is really helpful. As I solo traveller I had a brilliant time there, and have met a lot of great people. Extra bonus: often free entrance wristbands for Woolshed and PJ's are spread between the guests.


There is no place to hang out and meet anybody. It's basically just a place to sleep.


Good location, next to the main area or Cairns. No common area except the kitchen where good partying was going on at night. The hostel is really small, but the dorms have some space. The staff was a bit rude, but a good hostel in overall for the price.


It's a well placed hostel in the city, walkable to all the major shops and restaurants etc around. Good thing in Cairns, is that most of the attraction tours have pickup shuttles from the major hostels, including this one. The staff are very friendly and helpful to make your stay comfortable here. Cleanliness is good enough for what you get for this cost. Ofcourse a lot also depends on the kind of dorm-mates you get who keep the room neat or make it messy, with their stuff spread around.

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