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Tropic Days Backpackers Reviews

28 Bunting street, Westcourt, Cairns, Australia

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91%

Rating
402 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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83%

This hostel is nice and clean. The staff are good too. The pool is really nice to swim in on hot days and the hammocks are very relaxing and comfortable.


91%

After traveling Australia for 2.5 months I can confidently say this is the best hostel I have in which I have stayed in Australia. Most hostels have a corporate feel, and very strict rules. They do not trust their guests and their "culture" is very artificial. Not the case with Tropic Days. Young, friendly staff keep the atmosphere positive and chill...like I am used to from Eastern Europe and Central America. Great job guys!


91%

Have a fantastic returns policy! Unfortunately had to use it but the actual accommodation was really good for the price. The staff are brilliant and very helpful, the location a little out from the city but regular shuttles means it isn't a problem. The bathrooms are clean. the surrounding plants make it seem like a little oasis. The only problem is lack of lockers but they do have small safes big enough to fit documentation, iPads. If I'm in Cairns I would stay here and recommend staying here.


91%

Tropic days is the best hostel I have stayed in so far! It has a friendly atmosphere, the staff are extremely helpful! They offer so many things complimentary: tea, coffee, bus into town, wifi, swimming pool. The BBQ was also great definitely recommend it :)


94%

Very welcoming place with a great environment.


94%

We had a beautiful time, thanks. The hostel is very clean and the kitchen 90% of the day clean. We realy enjoyed our stay.


97%

Best hostel in cairns for meeting people


97%

The staff here were fabulous, helped us to arrange some tours and recommended great places to eat in town. Our room was also ready as soon as we arrived which was great after 22 hours flying! Would love to come back to such a great place.

  • 8th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Amazing setting, palm trees, hammocks an lovely pool. Felt very homely! Good place to meet people. Super comfy beds, most of which weren't bunk beds which is great. Safes in rooms. Good free wifi and computer access. Couldn't fault the staff, really friendly and helpful. If your there on BBQ night, it's defiantly worth a go. We were worried about the distance to town but the hostel has a bus which goes pretty regular and the walks not bad-so had no problems. Air con is $1 for 3hours.


94%

Best hostel we've stayed so far. It really is your home away! Peaceful, super clean place with helpful staff. Love the hammocks hanging on trees, they're great to relax. Wi-fi works good and kitchen has got good facilities to cook, even free food sometimes. Bit far from the center, but free bus to town. Will definitely stay again.


94%

I would like to have had longer here as Tropic Days had a great feeling about the place and looked like it had everything a traveller would need. Unfortunately, I was here less than 12 hours on a stopover but was made to feel welcome by Sebastian and loved the Uluru caravan!

  • 15th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

The people were absolutely amazing. So accommodating. They really make sure you enjoy your stay and travel while in Cairns. They helped me book every trip I took and even spent time calling around and making the reservations. Extremely helpful and amazing.

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Tropic Days was really clean and comfortable! I spent a few nights and really enjoyed the peaceful environment. It's a bit anti-social though, it was hard to find people to chat since you have your own unit. The staff were very friendly and helpful but they had no interest in having conversations with anyone besides their own click. The location was not too bad. It was about 20 mins of walk to the central station mall and 30 mins away from the main strip- a bit long walk after the bars close.


94%

The hostel is great but the location is less than ideal. It is located a bit out of the main part of town (20 minute walk), but they provide a free shuttle that runs every 1-2 hrs. What you trade for location, you get peace and quiet, security, and helpful staff.


77%

I think this hostel could be perfect if they changed a few little things. Some of the staff are noisy all the time and especially after they have been on a night out (if you are in room 9 you will be right next to them). Only one kitchen has full facilities in to make a meal, so it gets pretty busy during the evening. The beds are super comfy, the wifi is good and the free pool table is great. It's a fair bit out of the city but they have lots of shuttles in. I enjoyed my stay here.


83%

Nice hostel! Very nice staff. There is a positive vibe and everyone is really friendly. I loved staying there! The rooms are very clean and also the toilets and showers! Thumbs up for that! Nice pool and chilling hammocks!

  • 15th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Just an amazing place! 100% relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff !! If you are planning to go to Cairns you MUST go there !!

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


97%

Loved to stay in this hostel. It is very clean and it is really nice to spend time in the garden in one of the hammocks. Even the location is a little bit outside a free shuttlebus is provided to town. The staff helped us a lot with the booking of tours. I can highly recommend to stay at Tropic Days.


97%

Great hostel, staff are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable! All the rooms and bathrooms were very clean and well equipped with storage boxes for valuables and plug sockets. Great atmosphere, very relaxed with hammocks and big outdoor area to sit in so as a solo traveler, it was great for meeting people . Monday BBQ night was great with great food and a good laugh. Bit further away from the main city but great for relaxing and booking tours. Would definitely stay again, had a great time :)


91%

A little out of the way but a free shuttle into town is run all day long. The place itself is probably the most friendly hostel in Australia. It's slightly rustic feel gives it a large amount of charm and the atmosphere is so relaxed your worries and stresses seem to drift away on the breeze. A great base for a North Queensland adventure!


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