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Koala Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed here a few times over an 18 month period. There is a hostel section which I've stayed in, and an adjoining hotel section. Originally there were people living in the hostel section permanently who were drunk, noisy and disruptive at night, but my last stay it was quieter at night and it seemed to be all tourists -...

Thank Travellerlgb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointing for me was the kitchen. It is one of the most important things, when I try to live cheap I need to cook. The hostel didn't provide any cutting knives, plates, bowls (eg. Salad etc.) or basic kitchen tools. Other than thag the rooms and toilet were not cleaned during my 3 nights stay and they told me...

Thank Jan-Felix W
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The dirtiest place I have ever, ever stayed. (And that includes third world countries) Place seems to not employ cleaners. Bugs everywhere. Bugs IN THE MICROWAVE that's a new one for me. Kitchen was appalling. No facilities provided for cooking. When I asked for some I was given a greasy basket full of unwashed crockery crawling in ants. Pool is...

Thank ThriftyBusiness
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Dirty, noisy, bugs everywhere, terrible kitchen, rubbish piled up in the corner, massive gaping hole above the door in my room letting all the noise and bugs in. The place is depressing and everyone in it seems depressed. The receptionist gave me the wrong location for my coach stop in the morning and I almost missed it, very helpful!

Thank LittIe_Miss_TraveI
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Honestly, I will not stay in a place like this again. The rooms are extremely hot, without a fan, the bathroom is gross, the wifi doesn´t work ever, the service is not good at all. The only good thing is the location because it is close to everything! So if you don´t care about all I have mentioned then this...

Thank Lilly K
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

So we got stuck at this place due to a computer error (online booking wasn't processed and the hostel we planned to stay at was sold out) and being that it was after regular check in times we went with what was available and close. WORST DECISION EVER. Aside from being generally unclean (days old food sitting around, stained everything,...

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Clean room clean shower & toilet Friendly staff. Loved the off road secure parking. Budget hotel with nice pool. Staff very helpful with tourist information. Central location middle of Cairns. Recommend for budget travellers.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stayed here for a while while in Cairns and its a great place to chill for a bit but not for a long period as there isn't much going on. There is a pool table in the courtyard and a mini bar but that's about it. Rooms were clean enough but I do think they could offer more to entice...

2Thank DancesWithFoods
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Sheets were poor fitting, dirty, blood stained & even mouldy. White towels with visible stains. Our floor hadn't even been swept or mopped before our arrival. Kettle was infested. Bathroom was mouldy and smoke alarms were not functional. Never again!!!!

3Thank Tee S
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Honestly I stayed in 4 different hostels in Cairns and this one was the best (or least worse). Came in December, the hostel was pretty empty so got to know the staff a bit and they were great. The receptionist even gave me addresses to find a job!! The place is not very clean (the cleaning being done by backpackers...

1Thank booger b

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Additional Information about Koala Beach Resort

Address: 137-139 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $37 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Koala Beach Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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