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Amy (I think that was her name) at reception was absolutely lovely and so helpful. This hostel isn't anything special but it's very well located and the AC is so nice. It's pretty clean and there's fridges in the rooms which is nice. Not a lot of outlets in the rooms. I have no big complaints but no rave reviews, except for the staff which were all really nice.
When I arrived to hostel there were really dirty bed clothes waiting for me! Hair everywhere. Now I also know that "backpackers hostel" in Australia means basically same as kindergarten. There was screaming and shouting every night in the hostel and no one cares. If you are 18yo and like to party, this is your place. But if you need just place to sleep I recommend to stay somewhere else.
Corona was exactly what I was looking for - clean and centrally located, and for the right price.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff were really friendly and helpful. The place was also clean and we enjoyed the $7 meal!!! However, the fan was not useful hence the room was stuffy and humid :(
Very good location- within short walking distance of most places! Clean rooms but it was a bit in the warm side. Showers were a bit small but very good for the price!! Wifi isn't free so bare that in mind and the kitchen/common room closes at 10:30pm which I didn't like however they do a great 7 dollar meal deal at the local pub which was great!!
You get what you pay for, it's cheap for a reason. If you're just staying one or two nights I think it would be fine but I stayed in cairns a week so decided to move hostels as it was just too basic to set up camp for a week. The bed mattresses are thin, the kitchen is little equipped and there is no separate male/female bathrooms so when you shower its very difficult to get changed/unchanged. There is a hook in the shower cubicle but your things are going to get wet.
great location, right across from gilligans party resort, loved cairns party scene, free drinks for ladies every night, this hostels doesnt have good common area for meeting ppl, no alcohol policy and no free wifi are annoying, it's clean though :) and AC is a big plus!
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,...)
- Novice Nomad
- 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.
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.