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JJ's Backpackers Hostel

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tracy & Simon are kind & helpful, it near the city ( only 30 mins. for walk) and have shuttle bus to go to the city. The room & share areas also clean. It is good & safety hostel & I will book next time.

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Thank 221ell
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 8 September 2016

Awesome, thank you for this great review. We will look forward to seeing you next time you are in Cairns :o)

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel was average in terms of it's facilities. However, it did have the the necessitys. I stayed in a three bed dorm, so I was pleased that there was no bunk. The bed was clean and comfortable, as the shower area was clean too....More

Thank Heather W
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 4 September 2016

Thank you for your kind words, this is wonderful. We may not have all the latest in mod cons however we hope there is everything here you need to make your stay comfortable. We are very particular about cleanliness and our guests are also very...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Hello everyone I am Sophia from Sydney. I stayed JJ's for 4 nights and during 4 night I had a really great time in JJ. My friend stayed single room and I stayed 5dom and both are really good choices. In Single room, you will...More

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Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 14 August 2016

Sophia, we love you we do! Ha ha, what a great comment you have made and we are so glad you both stayed with us and had a good time. We love that you call Simon "Boss Simon" this is really funny and I think,...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016

Really enjoyed my stay here, all the staff are lovely and especially the girl on reception from Leicester 😂(notts) really good advice on trips and excursions and they aren't out just to get your money, the free wifi & bus trips to town every day...More

Thank richyrichyg
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 14 August 2016

You're a superstar, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Lia, will love this haha! It's nice to know that you feel we received good service and that you was able to make the trips that were suitable for you and were...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is a smaller scale hostel with a few spots for campervans. We stayed in our campervan and had a great time! Free WiFi, free shuttle bus into town. Nice and quiet non party hostel and they organize something every evening. We had a BBQ...More

Thank Kelly T
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 11 July 2016

Awesome, thank you so much for sharing your JJ's experience. We love it when our guest's have enjoyed their stay with us. We do love what we do and love sharing what there is to do around Cairns other than the usual. Safe travels x

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Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Price range
US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"get the aircon rooms, otherwise you are going to regret it"
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"all rooms are good and optional air con or fan dorms twin double and single"
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