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Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“free pancakes”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(11 reviews)
“until midnight”(3 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at my fair share of hostels, but the standard of YHA Australia is above and beyond anything i've experienced. The staff is exceptional - so friendly and excited to help out in any way possible. The pool is seriously amazing and a great...More

Thank jessbackpacks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid what the same price as I had paid the week before my dive trip for a hotel to stay at the YHA. My room was extremely basic to say the least. The bed looked more like a futon. A metal frame. Very ordinary....More

Thank thriveafter55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a private room and bath on the 2nd floor. The downside is there is no elevator, so if you have mobility issues ask about a 1st floor room. The hostel seems to be a former motel with 3 stories over looking a central...More

Thank Shelly A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Introducing my partner to backpacking accommodation- he was extremely impressed. Cairns YHA has the cleanest newly renovated bathrooms, the room we stayed in was clean, small, but adequate as we were only sleeping in there, not spending time with technology. The kitchens, reading room etc...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I'm travelling around Oz and staying at every YHA. They're a great chain of hostels and the one in Cairns does everything right. The rooms are all air conditioned and some of them even have they're own bathrooms which is great. You can also get...More

Thank LeeRideFar
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Amenities
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Pool
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Price range
US$42 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$42 - US$80 (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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