We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Caravella Backpackers

    149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/201730/10/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$52
    US$17
    SAVE US$35
    US$39
    US$39
    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Coral Tree Inn
    513 reviews
    #20 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
    2,007 reviews
    #2 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Cairns Queens Court
    504 reviews
    #25 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,214 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Overview
    • Excellent27%
    • Very good51%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (31 reviews)
    “air con” (41 reviews)
    “free wifi” (35 reviews)
    Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Coral Tree Inn
    513 reviews
    #20 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
    2,007 reviews
    #2 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Cairns Queens Court
    504 reviews
    #25 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,214 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$17.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cairns hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "899b492d6365404ea9a8c6592d99c3b9", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":286209,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"899b492d6365404ea9a8c6592d99c3b9","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":52,"lowestMetaPrice":17,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":52,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":52,"lowestMetaPrice":17,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":52,"hotelName":"Caravella Backpackers","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg5OWI0OTJkNjM2NTQwNGVhOWE4YzY1OTJkOTljM2I5IiwiQUlLIjoiMTc5ZTY5ODAwYzA2NDMzN2FmY2ZkOWNlYmU4MzRjZGIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$17", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (494)
    There are newer reviews for Caravella Backpackers
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    11 - 15 of 368 reviews

    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 8 nights in total. The first 3 nights we had a private room with shared bathroom. It's all quite simple, but good. When we booked the other 5 nights we booked 2 beds in a dorm room, because it's much cheaper....More

    Thank Masha L
    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    A good hostel! Friendly staff, good location on the esplanade and walking distance everywhere, basic rooms, two big kitchen with loads of space but a bit messy like in all hostels, plenty of bathrooms and toilets, big pool, good laundry facilities. I stayed a week...More

    2  Thank Lisa P
    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for a few nights upon arriving in Australia before heading to Port Douglas. They offer a shuttle from the Airport which is really convenient. The rooms are good, plenty of room and AC. They have a large communal area with wifi that...More

    1  Thank Graeme R
    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    This hostel was a great spot to stay. The rooms where clean and comfortable. The washrooms and showers were clean and there's a kitchen where you can cook you own food. The location is very good and close to shopping as well as tours.

    1  Thank herbal_healer
    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    This place is on the esplanade of Cairns, in front of the sea. They offer the transport from the airport to the hotel. they also have some vouchers with discount on some restaurants in the city. The room is very simple but clean. We stayed...More

    3  Thank ilandere
    Coral Tree Inn
    513 reviews
    #20 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
    2,007 reviews
    #2 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Cairns Queens Court
    504 reviews
    #25 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,214 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Caravella Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Cairns Region >
    • Cairns
    • Also Known As
    • Caravella Backpackers Hotel Cairns
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Nearby
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,214 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    Coral Tree Inn
    513 reviews
    .35 km away
     
    Cairns Queens Court
    504 reviews
    .56 km away
     
    Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
    2,007 reviews
    1.24 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bagus Cafe
    471 reviews
    .02 km away
    Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant
    989 reviews
    .46 km away
    Splash Seafood Restaurant
    612 reviews
    .50 km away
    Movenpick Of Switzerland - Cairns
    147 reviews
    .48 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Esplanade Boardwalk
    4,444 reviews
    .73 km away
    Muddy's Playground
    1,116 reviews
    .05 km away
    Michaelmas Cay
    531 reviews
    .64 km away
    St Monica's Cathedral
    229 reviews
    .19 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    acchk
    6 November 2014|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from yummymummyWellington | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think they have them in the rooms - they are pretty basic! But as the other comment says - the front desk seems to have everything you need and they are very helpful!
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Room pool, view are better"
    Read review
    "some rooms only have bathroom windows, so a little stuffy"
    Read review
    "Private room #67 was great for the price."
    Read review
    "Free wifi in common areas."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing