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Global Backpackers Central

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“pier bar”(3 reviews)
“buy nights”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to call this place home for almost five months. Absolute fab location, near all the bars in town -what cairns is all about! Such a community vibe in this hostel, everyone speaks, the staff are fantastic (housekeeping staff will make your...More

1  Thank Leah R
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 21 December 2017

Hey Leah R Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We're always extremely pleased to receive such kind words as it helps makes everything we do worth while. Hoping that your big hair isn't too out of control...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great accom right in the centre of cairns. Brilliant staff, very helpful and accomodating, as my dad is disabled. Cira was very thoughtful and offered to make our stay as comfortable as possible Will be back next time we head to FNQ. Global rocks!More

1  Thank tommysanbud
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 20 December 2017

Hi there tommysanbud Many thanks for the review regarding your recent stay with us. Very happy that we were able to assist both Dad and yourself with some good old fashioned customer service. I will be sure to let Ciara know how much it meant...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

As a solo traveler and going to all of the crazy hostels for my east coast adventure this was the perfect hostel to settle into. They let me check in early to my room, which i was amazed because no other hostel I've been to...More

1  Thank Jillian C
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 20 December 2017

Hey Jillian C Thanks so much for the rave review. I certainly wouldn't want to come off an overnight bus or plane and then have to wait around until lunchtime for a shower / bed. If we have the space we will always try and...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Once again I would like to thank you for the amazing time at Global Backpackers. Worth for the money and everybody definitely need to stay here! Rooms are big en the showers are big/clean. The other positive on the other side is that rattle n...More

Thank DJ8193
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 10 December 2017

Hey DJ Thanks very much for your great review. Made all the better by the fact that it looks like it was at least 9 months since you stayed with us. I'm so pleased we were able to make a lasting impression on your trip...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I spent 4 nights and definetely the one of the best hostel from my East Coast trip. I am a solo traveller and I was looking for quit places and this one definetely is one of them. Located just in the heart of the town...More

Thank Lor E
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 7 December 2017

Hi there Lor E Many thanks for your great review. We do work extremely hard on our customer service and it's always nice to be recognized for it. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our staff. Hoping you enjoy the...More

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"Great facilities, good location and close proximity to everything"
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"2nd floor rooms 40 and above are the quietest."
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"first floor, take rooms from the kitchen so it will be less noisy"
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"Rooms with a window"
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