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Staff is good, professional, friendly. Free shuttle to town. Will arrange all tours you need or find info you want for activities. Breakfast is 2 types of cereal, sliced bread, PB, jelly, milk, coffee. Shower has good power-hot water. Bed is comfortable, rooms are spacious-good fan. AC is a lot extra, but don't need during Winter. Wifi is free and passable near office until many people log on. Full kitchen facility to use to cook meals.
about the bare minimum, which I guess is fine for the money.
Free wifi is pointless- 3G is faster! Also constant changing of wifi password was frustrating. Reception staff helpful and friendly but the feeling that commission is no1 priority is overwhelming. Free breakfast is basic. Nice quiet hostel but not easy to socialise and make friends. Rooms decent and hostel is very clean. Free shuttle bus good but timings are random. Laundry doesn't wash clothes well. Close to esplanade.
Great hostel felt very welcome. Laid back and chill vibe and the free shuttle bus into the town was great. Staff were very nice, especially Simon and Tracy they always went above and beyond to help you out. Would definitely recommend this hostel to other people
This is the cleanest hostel I have stayed in since being in Australia. They have a regular free bus into the town center but its also nice to walk into town along the esplanade. Tracy and Simon are so nice and extremely helpful. I can't really fault the place. I would definitely stay there again.
Very cool, chilled out hostel. Would definitely recommend :)
Awesome staff!! They helped me to book a spontaneous daytrip and drove me to the departure location for free!
20 mins walk from the hostel to city, but they provide shuttle bus for transfer. The owner is so nice, I would definitely stay again.
JJs is a bit out of the city. 20 minute walk along esplanade but during the summer months with the heat and the storms it felt like forever. the shuttle is easy but not always convenient with times. front office were so helpful and really awesome. not a party hostel and if your looking for work I'd suggest staying in the city
Nice and clean hostel. Stuff is very helpful and always happy to give their advice. They have shuttle that takes u to the center of the city for free!! Nice and specious kitchen. Rooms are also very specious and affordable. Differential a hostel I'd stay again and recommend.
Improve the quality of the wifi
Great hostel, I stayed only for one night but it was really nice. Great staff and atmosphere. I had to take the bus to Tully early in the morning and they drove me to the bus stop, awesome service!! Definitely coming back to Cairns and this hostel. x Sabine
The staff are the best part about JJ's Tracey and Simon were great, so helpful and friendly. We stayed in a double, it was very clean and really quiet at night. The bus into the town often every day was great. Only disappointment was that when we booked it was advertised that it provides free evening meal but we were told on arrival that they no longer did and it had been taken off all sites but after checking still found it being advertised on Hostel world.
Tracy and Simon were the most helpful staff I have met anywhere so far in Australia, maybe even the world! Very very understanding of my blundering ways and helped me out with shuttle buses and trip bookings so much it actually amazed me. Would recommend this hostel to anyone, shuttle buses are great, town and lagoon are a quick walk along the promenade, staff unrivalled :)