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Global on the Waterfront Reviews

67 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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64%

Rating
228 Total Reviews
  • 63%Value For Money
  • 61%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 61%Staff
  • 59%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

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43%

Very unfriendly attendant (Asian lady). They lost my deposit money only after one (1) day! Dirty floor in my room. Rubbish left behind by former tenant was not picked up by the cleaner. Lack of security. No lock in the shower. Someone could literally open the shower door and rape you. Lots of inappropriate (adult) posters throughout the floors making this place more like a brothel. Not relatively cheap for the single-room that I got. Overall, this place is not outstanding. I will stay elsewhere.

  • 6th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


51%

Bedbugs in my room bited me more than 80 times on one night...


49%

Air con didn't work so like a sauna and cleaner loud in morning . Good spot otherwise

  • 26th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice place if you don't want to sleep at night! Noisy until 5am! Some residents have no manners, not the hostels fault!


63%

The private single room had a hard floor and a single bed with a plastic headboard. It resembled a prison cell, not at all welcoming or comfortable.

  • 28th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


40%

All are terrible.

  • 31st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


74%

Unfortunately, although the premises and linen were clean, the pillow was not a pillow (just a bag of pieces of machine washable foam, and the place was extremely noisy. I was still awake at 5am due to noise. the 3 or 4 story building has a central atrium (interior balcony corridors all around) will all rooms having louvre windows into the echo chamber. No sleep for me.

  • 30th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


89%

Need more powerpoint for charging elec devices. .. had a big time problem with my phone keep Dying and unable to charge it propperly

  • 18th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)




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