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Waterfront Backpackers Cairns

83 Esplanade, Cairns, Australia


  • 83%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

Property Information:

Free WiFi, airport shuttle available, and the best location!

Only metres from the beautiful City Swimming Lagoon and Sun-baking Park, and walking distance to 24hr eateries, supermarkets, Reef Terminal, banks, post office and many funky Night Clubs.

We cater to the active traveller looking for a convenient location and we offer our guests very competitive tour discounts on many tours and activities.

Cairns Waterfront Backpackers is a small and friendly hostel who will get to know you by your name and our happy staff will welcome you with a smile every time.

Reception & Tour Desk Hours - 9am to 5pm Daily.
Please Note: Guest Arrivals / Departures out of Office Hours are catered for daily by prearrangement.

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Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

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  • Latest Review

    I was very disappointed in this hostel. The showers have hardly any water and water stops while having a shower. To place the luggage on your leaving day in the storage room you have to pay half a day fee, which should b included in the money you paid for the nights already. Also it was about having luck to meet someone from the stuff at the reception. I spent my nights in a female dorm, but during the day male stuff members came Into the room without knocking or any other sign.
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      Anonymous, Germany, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

BOOKINGS ON THIS WEBSITE NOT VALID FOR EXISTING GUESTS (If you are an existing guest and you book online, your booking will be honoured but you will be charged the full nightly rate) NO Check In's / Check Out's on Christmas Day or New Years Day Check In Time 1pm - 6pm Late Check In's please contact the hostel directly to arrange Prices not valid or available for existing or past guests. Our rates are for new guests only.

Waterfront Backpackers Cairns Located at 83 Esplanade, , Cairns.
Waterfront Backpackers Cairns
Cairns Queensland 4870 83 Esplanade
79% 42
-16.9195430 145.7767940
Waterfront Backpackers Cairns
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