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Reef Backpackers

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible30%
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Breakfast included
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Rooftop Bar
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for a total of 2 nights, I don't really have complaints about the place other then the fact that the kitchen could have been cleaner! And I felt like I was living in someone's house It was kind of disappointing that the...More

Thank Getsaround2013
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The reviews saying this place is good are writen by staff i know this because i was forced to write a good review for "waterfront backpackers" ... but now that i am out of cairns i can be honest.. terrible hostel the owner is very...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Had a private room which was okay but very dirty, cockroach nest in air con so when on they would be pushed out by the air, showers were dirty and rarely any toilet roll, still waiting on my $20 key deposit 2 weeks after leaving

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Good: Great free wifi (even in the rooms); I booked and paid for a 10 bed room and got in a smaller room for free as there were some unoccupied beds; great location near the city and marina; great price Bad: pretty disgusting, first hostel...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I've travelled Australia and Asia and Reef was by far one of the worst hostels I've stayed at. The whole place is filthy, the kitchen, the toilets, the showers, there was no soap in any of the dispensers, stained bedsheets and towels, dust in the...More

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US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The best bathrooms are upstairs, and the upstairs female dorm doesn't have bunk beds!"
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"A little far from the city. Do not stay here."
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"The hostel dinners are good value"
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"not big differences among rooms but only how many beds in though if you are female, you might be happy to..."
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