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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“free pancakes”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(12 reviews)
“until midnight”(3 reviews)
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Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This hostel is extremely well laid out, and pretty standard of YHAs. Rooms are air conditioned and have clean linen as well as a duvet! Some hostels don’t give you a duvet, and it’s a great added extra for comfort. The kitchen isn’t as large...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had a private room with shared bathroom. The room is basic but has air con (which is a must in Cairns as it gets super hot). The bathrooms are good, showers has space to change clothes so you have some privacy. The kitchen is not...More

Thank Estel M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The hostel is at walkable distance to Reef terminal and other dining places Pros: 1)Free Pancake everyday in the morning 2)Coles and Target located opposite 3)Travel and Tour facilities Cons: 1)No Free wifi in the rooms

Thank Sudhanva S
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Central YHA for four nights in an all female 6 - bed - dorm. The hostel was absolutely clean, the bed was comfortable, the air con worked well and the staff was very professional. I didn't like that you have to pay...More

1  Thank lenalena7
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Immaculately clean. Quiet. Not too far from the sea front and right opposite Coles supermarket which is great. Perfect for all ages. Has a small swimming pool, free WiFi and a pool table. Good value for money.

Thank EGPRE
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Ok if you’re a young backpacker but not for the mature seeking some comfort."
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"Not a party hostel"
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"Bring padlock for lockers in room"
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"They are all very similar"
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