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Corona Backpackers

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great value. Good price, clean, spacious rooms and a brilliant location on Grafton street in the CBD. Reception staff are really friendly and welcoming. The hostel has a relaxed atmosphere but if you do want to go out and party then Gillingans is directly across the street. I booked Corona as a friend recommended it and I...

Thank Rhiannemarie
San Luis Obispo
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

My very first impression walking in the door, was a series of tight little staircases I had to carry a big suitcase up. It didn't get better. The front desk staff were unimpressive in their customer service skills, the room was a pretty good size, but cold and uninviting. The bunk beds were low and impossible to sit up on...

Thank Jessie M
SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Jessie Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel, even though it was 10 months ago that you stayed with us. Please note we have made various rennovations and changes since your stay with us. We also now provide free wifi! We feel our facilities and office hours which are clearly stated (8am-12pm and 4pm-8pm) work well...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stayed at Corona Backpackers for the night before, and night after a liveaboard cruise. The first night we arrived after hours (around midnight) and had to leave for our cruise before the office opened (around 6am) therefore we never had any interaction with the staff. They were however very on top of the late/early check in/out procedure and made...

Thank kikioak
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

The place is in a great location close to everything. The kitchen is small but can effort everyone and has a big table so everyone socialized with each others always with a friendly environment... Basically is a simple place, with great people and vibe...

Thank Thiago F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Corona's for 6 nights while staying in Cairns. Great price for a room right in the centre of Cairns. The room was huge, complete with aircon and fridge. Also a great social hostel so nice and easy to meet people, especially when travelling solo. The cleaning could be kicked up a notch however, there were several cobwebs...

Thank Nirvanagrrl
SignorCorona, Manager at Corona Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Nirvanagrrl! Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy to hear you had a great time at Corona and were happy with our customer service :) We wanted to wait a while to respond to your feedback as we wanted to be accurate in our answer in regards to your claim about bed bugs. We have...

Paris, France
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We booked a double room for 55AUD. We had room #11 on the 3rd floor. It is at the end of the corridor so far enough from the shared bathrooms/toilet not to hear noise at night. The room came with a double bed and a single bed so it could actually fit 3 persons. There is a small fridge, a...

Thank IndinetteJones
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This hostel is really good: clean, well located, you can go party all around and have fun, but also have a quiet evening and sleep without any problem if you need it. The atmosphere is friendly and comfy, as the hostel is not too big. The rooms and beds are good. I had a lot of fun there, and stayed...

Thank JulieArickx
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Great hostel, very quilty, not expensive! Near the lagoon. You can eat for seven dollar with a beer !!!!!!! It's very nice for meet lot of people !! and amy is amazing :) Ps: Ne faite pas atention au faute

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I love this hostel because every ewuipment is cleen and price is really nice , locatin is middle of center. You can go to shopping center and supermarket Lagoon only few minutes. I was worried adout hygienic to stay at backpaker but here is really good so i've already stayed 1month haha. When all is said and done I LOVE...

Thank 孝絵 今
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Corona backpackers is the place to be. Right in the city centre, next to all the shops, esplanade and clubs. The staff is very friendly and helpful, with any problems, and they help you book the best tours for the best price also. Also their rates are the best. All rooms are spacious and clean, and the toilets and communal...

Thank Sarasadventures

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Corona Backpackers is situated in the heart of Cairns city, close to all amenities and attractions. We are 2 minutes from the shopping centre and Woolworths and a hop, skip and a jump from all bars and clubs in the city. The Esplanade and famous lagoon are an easy five minute stroll away; you really couldn't ask for a better location! Our clean and comfortable dorms accommodate 4 people and include a private fridge (don't forget your BYO alcohol); A discounted evening meal deal is provided to all guests at a famouis local venue just 2 minutes from the hostel. We have a fully equipped kitchen, state of the art laundry and ironing facilities and a common area with a widescreen TV. Secure luggage and valuable storage is also available. Getting onto the net is easy with fast internet and WIFI available; our computers are equipped with webcams and headsets, making it easier to stay in touch with family and friends. CORONA BACKPACKERS OFFERS 10% DISCOUNT OFF SELECTED TRAVEL, TRIPS, TOURS, BUSES AND PACKAGES WHEN PREBOOKED THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA!!!!! Our friendly and experienced staff are happy to help in any way that they can. We provide honest and informed advice on all tours and even give a 10% DISCOUNT to ensure you get the best out of your stay in Cairns. Reception is open from 8am-12pm and 1pm-8pm every day. If you are arriving outside of these hours, please call or email us prior to your arrival and we will do our very best to accommodate you. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Corona Backpackers! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Corona Backpackers

Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €12 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Corona Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Free and very good wifi !”
victoriakarel, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For girls i would recommend the 8 bed dorm its still a quite room and lots of space+you can meet people :D”
Juliaboulder, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose one with aircon”
Anabelle4870, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't come here.”
carlys726, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is a lovely room”
W737JLamandas, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
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US$27* /night
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