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140 Grafton St, Cairns, Cairns, Australia

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187 Total Reviews
  • 60%Value For Money
  • 57%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 50%Cleanliness
  • 57%Facilities

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Hostel had a good vibe and is reasonably price. How ever the bed sheets were dirty and even when I asked the cleaner to change them they still didn't do it. We had old and used bedding left in the room and old mouldy cups of coffee. There wasn't a curtain in our room it was an old bed sheet that was Dirty.

  • 22nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Literally disgusting. The bathrooms looked/smelled like they hadn't been cleaned in ages and the rooms were grimey. Sheets had gross stains all over them. Entire place reeked. There was puke in the bathroom and it took reception 2 days to clean up. If you have to stay here, I am sorry

  • 9th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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)

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