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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Love this hostel- it becomes your home so quickly and I'm really sad to be leaving! The people are all amazing- especially that Canadian guy who works there... I think his name is alex? If you ask him nicely, he'll change your bed for you and dance for you whenever you want! Best part of my days!!

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2016

this place is super chilled but the parties are good too. It's a really welcoming vibe, feels like a second home. The staff are all really helpful and fun, especially Alex. He's the boy I love him. Miss you dude.

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1Thank canadalove2016
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

So me and my friend both stayed in the Asylum in Sydney and that was amazing! But then we found out that there was one in Cairns too! Ended up staying here for 9 days and it was the best time we had in Australia!!! If I was coming back I would defiantly come and stay here no question about...

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1Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great hostel, at least when I stayed they let you bring your own booze which saves you a lot of dollar. Dorm beds were quite nasty, but being the cheapest in town cant really complain. They offered a fridge for your drinks which was great and arranged all kinds of tours and social activities everyday! Good place to meet other...

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1Thank Seikkailija-Hemuli
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The staff here are super friendly, they always seem to be in a good mood and you can tell that they enjoy working there. The place is basic but fairly clean (at least they try to keep the kitchen clean: the staff do a good kitchen clean up every night but there were a number of slobs staying there so...

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1Thank Seakay90
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This place is wonderful, all staff are really welcoming and couldnt do enough for me! Alex and i went to the lagoon too for the afternoon, which was lovely. Free tea, coffee, short distance from bus stop and esplande! Great atmosphere and very resoniable on prices. Would recomend to anybody. Regards

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1Thank Faye D
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Cool location,staff were cool and best place to stay if spending some time in Cairns!! The lady owner could not do more for us,totally recommend this place if visiting cairns! Rooms are cool and kitchen area is cool!! A must stay!

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1Thank Stephanie W
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Asylum Cairns is a budget/party hostel, so don’t expect too many creature comforts, but the staff there will go out of their way to make your time in Cairns as enjoyable as possible. It is a party hostel I wouldn't go hear if I was allergic to fun, I had a wickard time and meet heaps of great people.

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1Thank Blake M
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had an awesome stay at the asylum hostel. Properties are pretty clean, prices are cheap and the staff is very friendly. Especially the sweetheart Alex from the staff made my stay unforgetable. Thank you for that! <3

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1Thank bada b
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This is a cool little hostel not too far from the centre of Cairns. So cheap for how good it is and the staff are super friendly and helpful especially Alex from reception. Rooms are clean and spacious and I enjoyed the fact that I didn't have to sleep in a bunk bed yey. :)

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Address: 149 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $17 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“5 bed dorms are best value”
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“aircon rooms # 2 or 21”
 of 5 bubbles jckrijn87, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception”
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