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    Caravella Backpackers

    149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
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    • Excellent28%
    • Very good50%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “private room” (30 reviews)
    “air con” (42 reviews)
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    Reviewed 6 September 2015

    The location is right by the amazing esplanade and only a short walk from the centre of the city, and the hostel is listed as a pick up point for all major tours and activities. It is by no means a 5 star hotel, but...More

    Thank Joanna L
    Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

    Very good location, waking distance from downtown, esplanade and boat terminal. Clean rooms and bathrooms. The showers could use some hooks and shelves for personal items. The kitchen lacks some kitchenware and some bowls. Overall a great value for the price, it is a backpackers...More

    Thank Christian F
    Reviewed 25 August 2015

    Had a sweet time with my parents in the deluxe suite room, facilities were basic but useful and clean. Staff were friendly and helpful. It's obvious that the place is run with efficiency and experience for its style of accommodation.

    Thank funtravel333
    Reviewed 23 August 2015

    Great location for night life restaurants and the esplanade,great showers,clean rooms,very helpful staff, wifi in room for $15 a week bargain! good AC in room, recommend day trips to green island and kayaking at Fitzroy island won't be disappointed. 😎✌🏻️😜

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    Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

    We were a little unsure about booking a 'backpacker' hostel, however we really impressed with the service. We had booked an ensuite double room but were upgraded to a suite. The room and communal areas were clean, the reception staff very helpful and friendly and...More

    Thank Jackie T
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
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    6 November 2014|
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    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!
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    "Room pool, view are better"
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    "some rooms only have bathroom windows, so a little stuffy"
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    "Private room #67 was great for the price."
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    "Free wifi in common areas."
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