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    The Jack Backpackers

    48 Spence St | Corner Sheridan and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    • Excellent54%
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    • Terrible5%
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    “free dinner” (34 reviews)
    “free wifi” (27 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 192 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My boyfriend and I stayed here in a private double room for 3 nights and had a really good experience. It's located right in the city centre, about 5 minutes walk from the main Esplanade and Cairns Lagoon. Our room was small but with a...More

    Thank Sophie S
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Okay it's a hostel, you get what you pay for, certain things I can deal with, I've stayed in enough hostels but you expect a certain standard. It wasn't the cleanest, was unbearably hot even with the fan turned on all night but there's more....More

    Thank DexterCullen
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Located next to and part of The Jack cafe/restaurant, the vibe is lively and good for the bar/pool/party minded people. Free dinners every night with your stay (of good quality 9 out of 10 times!) and cheap rates, it's not a bad place to make...More

    Thank Eva J
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Never minded staying here, always felt comfortable but I found out they don't let you turn your aircon on in winter but everyone knows cairns has two season hot and hotter so I won't be staying again.More

    Thank Spanky A
    Response from unionjack1926, Front Office Manager at The Jack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi, Thanks for your review, we do appreciate all feedback :) We had colder weather 2 months ago and turned off the A/Cs for a week approximately. It is really unfortunate that you stayed here at that time and felt like it was too warm...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    Located corner of Spence and Sheridan St, Cairns city. Greeted by friendly staff. Very spacious and cool looking surroundings. Staff suggested the bbq ribs, which was excellent quality and value at $20. There is a covered yet breezy area with large screen TV''s. Well worth...More

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    • US$19 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Traveller (38)
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    Jellyfur1985
    19 June 2015|
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    Hi, you can use the Cairns Airport Shuttle and book it yourself on the website or by calling them 0432 488 783
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    "If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
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    "the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
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    "All rooms are quite good"
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    "Private rooms with the lower room numbers are quieter, as they are slightly further away from the kitchen..."
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