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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stayed 3 nights here. Location is good as you're walking distance to lots of stuff. The place was clean and very quiet, a part from very annoying doors and the stairs to come up from street level. Very strange layouts, just 1 decent shower and toilet even though there was no light. Bed was so uncomfortable. Completely sunk and all... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Pretty sweet little place; definitely has everything you need. However there's really not a lot going on so I would recommend somewhere else if you're a young backpacker looking for a good time. However for long-term stays in Cairns this would be ideal. The facilities are nice and the girls here are nice too - same with staff. Great for... More 

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Thank Harriet H
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. It is the perfect place if you need a break from all those crazy party hostels in Australia. It is located very well, you can easily walk everywhere. There are three kitchens and several bathrooms in the house which were absolutely spotless at all times. I also really... More 

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Thank linda2952016
Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The location is quite convenient and walking distance to everything. Just keep your expectations low and you won't be disappointed. It's been a while since I've stayed in a hostel, so I'd forgotten some of the basics - cash only, no coffee/tea, towels or blankets provided (its cold in July!); no food allowed in rooms (due to sugar ants) and... More 

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Thank SeattleGal2015
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Enjoyed every bit of this place. Management is super - very understanding and helpful. Great place to meet other lovely and wonderful ladies from other parts of the world and even made some special friends whom we shared and encouraged each other.

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Thank Dorothy T
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9 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel in exchange for one and half hours of cleaning per day. The people who own and run it are extremely nice, friendly and welcoming. It's very clean and tidy and the standards are good. It's in a great location, not a far walk to the beach and close to the sea front so there are... More 

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Thank Emily U
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

i ws in this hostel in jun but it was just amazing.. no BUNK beds and just ice people... there are 3 kitchens and 3 bathrooms... i felt very comfortble and the hostel is very cheap. cheap and good quality thats important! i was only in the hostel in the evenings and at night... but everybody is going to bed... More 

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Thank annemiek D
Tamuning, Mariana Islands
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I needed a place to rest during a long layover at the airport. So, the staff were able to charge me for a private room (shared bathroom) for only three to four hours. The location is excellent within quick walking distance to the Esplanade and City Center -- bus station, Woolworths, banks, ATM and Cairns Museum. Also it is easy... More 

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Thank aisle67
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I'm surprised to see the good reviews below because this was a bad start to my holiday. I booked ahead for a single room for 2 nights, arriving at about 1 a.m. after a long journey with stopovers from NZ. I had been given instructions on how to get in at that late hour (a key in a lockbox, and... More 

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

This is the cheapest hostel I've stayed in in a very long time. Of course for the price you can't expect super high standard, the house is quite old but it has everything a traveller needs. I would have called the ladies hostel as it has a nice variety of ladies of all ages. A lot of them live there... More 

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Address: 147 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $20 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms in the back and near the neighboring hostel are louder.”
 of 5 bubbles SeattleGal2015, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are great as ones below with too much noise from next door - car rentals”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyt988, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“doesn't matter i always book just one and see what i get but when i talked with people.. every room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles 313annemiekd, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms looked better than downstairs; room 3 is a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles dawlee, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Get Room number 2 or 3”
 of 5 bubbles missylo, 19 May 2011 | Read review
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