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Global Backpackers Waterfront

129 reviews
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible29%
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“east coast”(4 reviews)
“happy travels”(2 reviews)
“lounge area”(3 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This is one of the cheapest options in Cairns cant understand why people are complaining! You get cheap meal deal vouchers for a local restaurant, the staff are super helpful, its right next to the lagoon and coffee shops and the night market, they offer...More

Thank KatieAndTomRogers
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers WaterfrontResponded 27 April 2016

Hi Katie and Tom Thank you so much for your kind words, it is always extremely frustrating to read comments from certain people comparing us to so called "Flashpackers" who don't seem to understand the differences in cost and quality of the building. Very refreshing...More

Reviewed 31 January 2016

We stayed here almost a week. It was fine, we got a good sleep most nights. The mattress was broke in our room the springs were popping through but after telling reception a brand new mattress was put on the bed

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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

They get 3* because of the location  (middle of city, close to laguna which is a public pool) and friendly staff. I like one guy that sings in particular. Also I like the system  that you give your key as a deposit to receive a...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This hotel only describe in Dirty. Limited AC, low water pressure. Staffs are don't care about customers, only if you need to pay the rent!! In the Kitchen, there is no too much cooker to use, and refrigerator is too weak as well, it doesn't...More

Thank deanlin2015
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This hostel was so dirty! It was a good place but the price is too overrated for what you get. The showers but especially the rooms are so dirty.. A lot of old food and stuff from other people. Nobody cleans it.. Not good! Would...More

Thank Lucca F
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"Just tell them if you want anything change"
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"if travelling in a pair, private room with the '4nights pay for 3' deal will give you dorm bed prices..."
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"choose another hotel."
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"Be aware that none of the Single Rooms have any Windows."
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