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    Castaways Backpackers

    207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
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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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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    21 - 25 of 262 reviews

    Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

    Best Hostel i have Ever been to. The Room was really really clean with a Fan and an air condition. Also there is a Swimming Pool, a Pool table, a TV Room with netflix. The personnel was very Friendly and Niceee. Shout out to Kenny...More

    1  Thank Emre J
    Reviewed 8 December 2016

    Castaways is awesome! All the staff are super helpful (shoutout to Kenny) and go above and beyond to make sure you're all set. Clean rooms, laundry, tv room, free pool, etc etc I will definitely stay at Castaways again if I come back to Cairns!

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    Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

    When me and my friend got to Cairns, we looked online and saw this cute little hostel. We booked a room for one night but we actually stay for almost 2 weeks. If we didn't book a flight to Bali we definitely would have stayed...More

    1  Thank Lubehlu
    Reviewed 22 November 2016

    I didnt rate "very good" because of the mastress that wasnt real good. Otherwise this place was quite relax, with a free pool table, a small pool, it made me think of a motel as we see in the movies. People there were simple, relax...More

    Thank adeline j
    Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

    Castaways is definitely the best place to stay in cairns ! We planned to stay 3 days but ended up staying for nearly 6 weeks because we fell in love with this place. Castaways offers you a movie room, wii and PlayStation area, a pool,...More

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    • 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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    • 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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    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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