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    Castaways Backpackers

    207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    29/10/2017Check In 30/10/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (38)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (5)
    • Excellent68%
    • Very good22%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “free wifi” (30 reviews)
    “free pizza” (9 reviews)
    “air con” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

    This hostel is one of many lovely hostels in Cairns, don't settle for something you don't like in Cairns there is just so much choice. This suited my partner and I perfect we could go out have fun but come back to a nice relaxed...More

    Thank Sara S
    Reviewed 17 February 2014

    Castaway's is about a 10-15 minute walk from the downtown area where the bars are, which could be a plus for some. The rooms are fairly basic, but well put-together and clean. The kitchen is a little small but nice. The staff are both helpful...More

    Thank Joseph J
    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    Stayed for three nights, staff were very helpful in helping us book some trips. They offer a free shuttle to the town, but they close the office for too long in the afternoon which was a little annoying at times if you needed something or...More

    Thank zobug3
    Reviewed 2 February 2014

    I'd like to start by just saying that I stayed there six months, even though I had an opportunity to get a room in a share house. The hostel is the cleanest one I've been in, the kitchen is best stocked, comfy couches in front...More

    Thank JunebugTheFin
    Reviewed 23 January 2014

    Stayed together with my travel buddy we stayed for a couple of nights at castaways and you immediately feel like you're part of a lovely backpacker family. The hostel is very nice, good facilities, always clean,.. Special mention to the staff who made our stay...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$17 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Castaways Backpackers Cairns, Queensland
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    Traveller (38)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (5)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (48)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    .81 km away
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    1.76 km away
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    Nicole W
    16 September 2017|
    Response from Ashley N | Reviewed this property |
    I believe it runs every hour from around 9 am-7pm, but when they aren't busy they'll take you at any time! And they will pick you up at a central location if you ask them too.
    5 January 2017|
    Response from CastawaysBP | Property representative |
    Hi There, Our last shuttle run is at 6:45pm and reception closes at 7pm, You will receive an email explaining how to find your key when you arrive at the hostel and the free CBD shuttle service doesn't start until 8am. If... More
    Jenny M
    20 November 2016|
    Response from SZDenmark | Reviewed this property |
    At Castway's your bed is made with fresh linen, and you can rent fresh towels
    Room Tips
    "Had en suite double room with double bed and single bed, great for families"
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    "Rooms vary in size :)"
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    "Awesome environment"
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    "not right next to the kitchen just in case there are early risers"
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