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140 Grafton St, Cairns, Cairns, Australia

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184 Total Reviews
  • 71%Value For Money
  • 63%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 69%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 57%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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Place was well located but really dirty. Lots of people stay here cos it's cheap and they are working but also wish they could afford something else. Saw a big mouse in the kitchen! Boss of the hostel drank with some people at the hostel which seemed weird. Cold water in the shower and no facilities. Only good thing was the location. I only stayed for one night and that was only because of the people at the hostel. Really can't recommend it. If you got the money go somewhere else(!)

  • 16th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Breakfast from 8-9am (8:30-9:30 on the weekend) was good and very close to the public pool ect. The atmosphere was good and we liked staying there, but the kitchen was not clean... Good value for money, though! :-)


Stayed in 4 bed, was good room. Only gripe was the air con didn't work, told the lad on reception but nothing came of it. Internet here is real good. I'd use the upstairs showers too, much nicer than the downstairs. Had a friend staying in the 10 bed, the smell from that room wasn't pleasent haha

  • 18th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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