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Rainbow Beach, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We had problems with the manager. He didnt want to listen to our problem. When we explain it he just walked a way. And because of that they canceld or free shuttle. They say if you think it is a bad hostel you dont get your free shuttle. Also the kitchen is not clean, lots of ants. I never had...

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4Thank Alice M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Among some of the nicest and friendliest staff you'll meet, bound with a bunch of local knowledge to share with you and advise! There are air-conditioned rooms which made our stay very relaxing. There isn't air-con anywhere else in the hostel though (making the kitchen extremely hot and humid in wet season) - I would advise showering after making dinner!)...

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1Thank Danielle B
Broome, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Cable Beach Backpackers is located about 5min walk to the beach out of the city center but it runs a free bus shuttle every day to the two shopping centers in town. The place apparently used to be an old zoo so it's quite spacious and open with an interesting set up. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly with a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Great hostel, the staff were so welcoming and helpful! Felt well looked after here, great place to chill and relax for a few days in Broome! Very close to cable beach and free bus to the airport was very helpful!

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1Thank Shauna M
Balmoral, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I really liked staying here. One of the first cheaper hostels where I could actually enjoy a good night sleep. The wifi is free, limitless and fast. Staff is welcoming, friendly and helpfull. Facilities are clean. Lovely pool (L). Only downsides is that airco only lasts from 5pm till 8am. Which is done to keep prices down but could guests...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to stay. Booked in for 2 nights but end up staying another night. Staff are very friendly! Would definitely stay there again and recommend it to all friends. Felt like we were in Bali. Very chilled!

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1Thank Yolanda S
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed there for 4 nights in beginning of January. Had booked a female 4bed dorm. Was lucky to only have a roommate only one night so had the room all to myself, and the room also had a double bed so, score :p Close to the beach, awesome place such a chilled vibe. Hammocks around the place so plenty to...

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AthonyV66, Owner at Cable Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you darwinlocals! We too, think our staff are fantastic; always going above and beyond and we're happy to hear you had a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in July!

gerroa australia
Reviewed 8 December 2015

im usually adverse to backpackers but this one is special the management are kind easy going and ive calm back 3 times for over nights when pass through Broome and feel like being quiet rather than seeing friends... there is space to interact and to retreat it is good place i will be back thanks, it is in best area...

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1Thank philippa w
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Friendly employees and cool acconodation. Has clean swimming pool (in shade), big kitchen and good sleeping rooms. It's realy a great hostel for every backpacker and pritty cheap as wel. Only downside is that the airconditioning only work from 5pm-8am. But the reat of the time you can just chill at the beach or in the swimming pool.

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Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hostel for 6 days and it was amazing! The staff had an answer to every question (even helped me with the car) and there was every day a special at the bar. The antmosphere is good and It's easy to meet new people at this place. You can always play with the dog (Lenny) she loves to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cable Beach Backpackers is located a short walk from famous Cable Beach, Broome. We are young, fun and relaxed and offer clean basic dorm room accommodation with shared facilities for international backpackers and young adventurous travellers. Everything you need is here including our fully licensed bar, large outdoor dining area, pool, hammocks and much more. Come and mix and mingle with people from all over the world. Cable Beach Backpackers...it's all good! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cable Beach Backpackers

Address: 12 Sanctuary Rd, Broome, Western Australia 6726, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley Region > Broome
Price Range: €23 - €63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cable Beach Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Get a room at back of the house”
 of 5 bubbles phillipw207, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try and get a spot facing away from the pool, lots of happy chat may worry light sleepers.”
 of 5 bubbles Jimmyjayistheway, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms not facing the pool courtyard are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 11youngatheart, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“Double room suits the occassion”
 of 5 bubbles petery482, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Check the other backpackers”
 of 5 bubbles DDaveC, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
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