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7.3
Very Good 376 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.8
  • Security 7.2
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 8.2
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 5.7
  • Facilities 5.8
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7.3
Very Good 376 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.8
  • Security 7.2
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 8.2
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 5.7
  • Facilities 5.8
Global on the Waterfront Located at 67 The Esplanade, , Cairns.
Global on the Waterfront
Australia
Cairns Queensland 4870 67 The Esplanade
73% 376
-16.9202767 145.7774162
Global on the Waterfront
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
9th Jun 2016
7.1

Great location in Cairns centre and near Greyhound stop. Staff were very friendly and it was a good price. However, it wasn't particularly clean and it was very noisy with music playing until around 10pm, then you could hear people coming and going constantly throughout the night so not ideal if you're a light sleeper. But overall it was fine for one night!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
4th Jun 2016
8.6

Kevin the manager rocks! I've been all over New Zealand and Australia and Kevin has been the only manager who has been so kind. There was an incident regarding my food in the kitchen and he was quick to right the wrong being calm and cool. Customer service is a main priority here. Cheap nights and great service? What more could you want. I will definitely be staying here again!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • France, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
28th May 2016
7.1

Good hostel but too noisy (music all day, people sing late, walk loud) Room not very clean Air con dusty Good situation, close to the lagoon, the city. Good price

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
30th Mar 2016
10.0

Great hostel! Staff were super friendly and helpful, location is excellent!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
17th Mar 2016
6.6

Bathroom is very dirty. There is a bad smell in room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
6th Mar 2016
6.3

The 10 bed dorms were better than the double room (looked more like a prison cell). Just one tiny sink for the entire floor. But for $15 a night it's absolutely fine. Go for the dorm

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
28th Feb 2016
8.9

Value for money indeed. I have been to Cairns many times and this has been the best place I have stayed in in terms of location and cost. It's conveniently located opposite the esplanade and strategically placed in the heart of all the action (ferry, restaurants). I stayed in the single room, obviously it's not posh but it's ideal for an easy going traveler like myself who appreciates the simple things like clean sheets, air condition and clean toilets/showers.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
16th Jan 2016
7.1

Some beds has flea. I was bitten from flea

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
4th Jan 2016
8.3

Great location, very central. However $35 a night for a single private room I would not have expected a prison like resembling room.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd Jan 2016
5.7

There is no proper wall between the room and the corridor, just some wooden blinds which cannot block out the noise from outside. Quite often there would be some inconsiderate fellows kept chatting and yelling in the corridor waking you up at 4 in the morning. The kitchen is unacceptably small and dirty. Staircase is very narrow, making the transfer of luggage difficult. Laundry room is closed at night. Hand washed clothes has nowhere to hang dry.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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