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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

139 reviews
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Room & Suite (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
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“large kitchen”(2 reviews)
“close to town”(2 reviews)
“swimming pool”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Especially the cute receptionist Amin who really made my stay in Cairns memorable. The rooms were great and clean, no bugs. Air con made the nights easy and the good vibes spread by the staff made me go to sleep wit a smile on my...More

1  Thank freddo2016
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice time, everyone is chilled and open and friendly. It's a really fun party hostel and easy to settle in. The staff were great, Alex is really friendly and up for a party - absinthe is not a good idea! I'm 18...More

1  Thank Jemima H
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in 3 hostels in Cairns, and this was my favorite. I spent 10 days here. It's a little off the beaten path so it is a bit of a walk, but the walk is worth it compared to the other options for hostels...More

1  Thank Jessie M
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

When we arrived in Cairns, we first went to this hostel - and we felt weclome right at the beginning! Asylum is different compared to other hostels, but in a good way. It's like a family. The staff is very friendly - special thanks to...More

1  Thank Tina B
Reviewed 29 December 2015

My first hostel on my Australia trip and one of the best hostels so far. Planed stay was 3 days what ended up in 3 weeks. To be honest at the first look the hostel doesn't seem very likely to stay in but if you...More

1  Thank Darius P
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US$24 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$24 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"5 bed dorms are best value"
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"single rooms"
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"aircon rooms # 2 or 21"
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"rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception"
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