Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Caravella Central Backpackers is situated in the heart of Cairns city, close to all amenities and attractions. We are 2 minutes from the shopping center and Woolworths, and a hop, skip and a jump from all bars and clubs in the City. The Esplanade and famous lagoon are an easy five minute stroll away; you really couldn't ask for a better location!

Our clean and comfortable dorms accommodate 4 people and include a private fridge (don't forget your BYO alcohol). We also have twin, double and triple rooms available. A huge discounted evening meal is provided to all guests, a local bar just 2 minutes from the hostel.

We have a fully equipped kitchen, state of the art laundry and ironing facilities and a common area with a widescreen TV. FREE secure luggage and valuable storage is also available. Getting onto the net is easy with our fast free WiFi, a way to stay connected to family and friends.

Caravella Central Backpackers offers 10% off your travel, trips, tours, buses and packages across Australia! Our friendly and experienced staff are happy to help in any way that they can. We provide honest and informed advice on all tours and even give a 10% discount to ensure you get the best out of your stay in Cairns.


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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 6.0

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 6.0

  • Atmosphere 4.0

  • Cleanliness 2.0

  • Facilities 2.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Apr 2019
    Couldn’t get a better location and price, Staff are so helpful, Rooms are kept clean. Will def book here again
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    05 Jul 2019
    Kitchen tools needs to be renewed. The most missing thing in the hostel place to socialize snd sit other than kitchen. After 10.30 no place to hang out 🙄
    Turkey, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Mar 2019
    no aircon but ensuit sinks
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    14 Jul 2019
    Great location, pretty central. Staff are helpful, the place is clean and it’s probably the cheapest place to grab a great 4 bedroom, with comfy beds!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9


    20 Mar 2019
    You get what you pay for. Cheap hostel in good location across the road from Gilligans. Minimal common space besides a small kitchen so if you’re looking for a chilled place to keep your bags and sleep then this is the hostel for you. But if you want to make friends and party and have amazing facilities then go to gilligans :)
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 6.6


    17 May 2019
    Best thing is definitely the location and it's pretty cheap too, great for the budget conscious traveller! The place is basic, particularly lacking are lockers in the dorm room. You can use the safe at reception but that's not ideal as you can't access your stuff out of hours. There's no communal area except the kitchen. The staff were helpful enough but they clearly didn't love being there. Laundry wasn't great either, had to manually wring out my clothes before putting in the drier, tedious.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0


    04 Oct 2019
    Stayed for two nights, glad it wasn’t longer. Bunk beds are super low. Didn’t use the kitchen because it was small and really dirty everywhere. No good places to hang out so you end up sitting drinking in the rooms. Cheap which is nice but you can go to better places for the same price. Staff seemed nice
    Sweden, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    12 Oct 2019
    Would not recommend rooms without AC, they are very hot (windows don’t open wide so fans no use), smell bad and decoration looks like it’s from the 80s. AC rooms are ok, seem cleaner and have sinks. Showers don’t have enough room to change. Bunk beds are very low, which is ok if on top bunk but not ideal on bottom (can’t sit up). Bed sheets also seem to be made from larger sheets cut up? Also reception isn’t 24 hours (including luggage storage). You can get a much nicer hostel for same price
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 5.1


    28 Nov 2019
    I stayed here one night cause it was super cheap (11$). But I don’t find it ok that it’s so unhygienic, even for that price. There were hairs from other people on my „fresh“ (?) linen). The bed overall was quiet dirty and so was the room and the bathroom.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 2.0


    18 Apr 2019
    Booked 4/18/19 with advised check in at 1am after a late flight. My key was not on the safety box as instructed via email. I ended up dragging my luggage and walking around the city trying to find a room at 2am, with thoughts that my liveaboard diving trip starts at 8am. Horrible experience diving without proper sleep from a screwed up hostel booking. Turned out the hostel did not assign a room for me because my credit card that I lost a week prior in New Zealand was declined.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available