Koala Beach Resort Cairns Reviews
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Dirty, we had dirty and hopefully clean sheets on beds that were not made. Kitchen was just disgusting, so were all the outdoor areas and rooms. Wouldn't go again!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Central location, big clean rooms with a little kitchen and sitting area, many electric plugs. Reception processes took quite long. WiFi worked in general, but all my devices couldn't connect; Not unusual in bigger hostels and typically to be resolved by restarting the router, which staff didn't want to do but rather recommended other hotspots outside. I didn't have a blanket and nobody provided one as promised. At reception a received a free night voucher for this the next day, nice move.
Exactly met our requirements, block away from beach, central to CBD, bus terminal, pubs, shopping. No noise after 10.30pm. Great!
I really enjoyed my stay in Koalas. It is really cheap and good for the money. I stayed for 2 weeks in a 6 bed dorm. nice and friendly staff. Really helpful. They don't want to sell you their tours but tell you where you can get them cheaper good beds private bathrooms BYO alcohol and friends cleanliness is alright -kitchen is a bit dirty sometimes, but still not too bad *depending on your preferences you may or may not like it that you have to be quiet at 10:30. So no party hostel
This is a good hostel, of course it's a cheap one so you cannot expect high levels, but the rooms are really nice, with a kitchen area, fridge, toaster, water boiler. Aircon, fans.. So...it is really nice to be so cheap! Just one thing is not useful...there is no wi.fi connection. But there is a free spot just around the corner.