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Globetrotters International Reviews

154 Lake st, Cairns, Australia

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75%

Rating
514 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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83%

Can't believe how nice it is for just $14 a night. Clean showers, nice lounge with really decent sofas, clean kitchen area, solid wifi in the lounge & dorm. It's just a bit quiet though, but ok for chilling and relaxing. The rooms get hot at night (10 bed form did anyway). Some extra fans or aircon would be good.


83%

The small office hours were a bit inconvenient.

  • 3rd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

Friendly staff, you have to pay for the air-condition...WTF?!


66%

A tad run down especially some of the Kitchen and Bathroom facilities but generally a nice , quiet and affordable hostel. close enough to the city centre (but not too close :) ) was about a 10 minute walk along the Esplanade wich was lovely. We spent a few days on and off there and were able to leave the luggage locked in a cupboard which saved us from having to carry it around all the time

  • 8th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


63%

The beds are really bad and there were cockroaches in the bathroom!

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


43%

Minging rooms - i must of seen 8 cockroaches during my staff and a good 15 minute walk from attractions

Owner Comment (Hide)
Mark negative people really do have trouble with our hostel, is this the best you can do????

43%

The worst hostel I have ever come across in years of traveling. Other than the obvious (hot, noisy, dirty, way out of town, ants everywhere, lack of facilities), I say this because of the attitude of the staff, namely the manager. I have never been spoken to in such a disgusting and unprofessional manner.

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
If you are like Frances and thinks the world revolves around you then our hostel is not the place for you. She was a very nasty and untruthful person. Your parents must be proud...

91%

This place seems new, everything is very clean, you have a big kitchen , many lounge places, it is quiet . So it is perfect. Not in the center of the town but only 10 mn walks and so much better than what you can find in the city. Bien moins cher qu'un hotel , cette auberge est tres propre, chambres toutes neuves( nous avions une chambre individuelle lit double), plein de services annexes, bref super.


89%

The hostel has super comfortable beds, lots of kitchens and fridges, a lounge with outlets and wifi. It's somewhat far from the city center and harbor about 16-20 minute walk one way. Everyone was very friendly. The only small problem was that there were some small ants in the room I stayed in and if you come in the summer the AC is coin operated.


89%

The hostel is very nice and clean, the atmosphere is very chilled out and the staff is always happy to help and polite. The overall experience was very good, but there's one thing I didn't really like which is that after 10pm the hostel would literally shut down.Nobody was allowed to stay in the kitchens after 10pm and after 11pm not even in the common areas such as lounge or terraces not even to have a chat.I understand that people want to sleep but I reckon it's a bit too strict for an hostel.


71%

Otherwise pretty ok hostel, but facilities in the dorm we stayed were in bad condition. Other fairies were renovated I guess. And our dry food bag was stolen from the shelf, that's not staff 's fault but it only takes one rotten apple to ruin the others. Staff was quite friendly, some guy didn't really understand our question about the stolen food but they tried their best to help. Kitchen wasn't that clean and fridge was smelly.

  • 27th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi Guys you could have hired a Locker fridge for $2 for your entire stay and no food would ever get stolen, we do have 80 fridge lockers available now.



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