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JJ's Backpackers Hostel
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Simon and Tracy are really nice person in this hostel. Very helpful if you need help. Hostel is nice, not too big, calm and close to CBD. Bus is good service for go to the city also and it's free. Nice and quiet room. If you want to book a tour, Simon and Tracy are there for you. Nice experience. One the best hostel where i stayed in Australia.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

This is a wonderful, thank you so very much!
We really appreciate you taking the time to write this and to share your experience with others.
Safe travels from us all at JJ's xx

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The hostel staff have been excellent in helping me book my tours and trips, showing patience in moments of indicision, and were very helpful recommending the best options for my last minute bookings! Very knowledgeable about Cairns and always up for a conversation and a laugh, they make for a very easy going atmosphere. The hostel is rather small, ideal for laying back if you're after a quiet one, or a place to crash between adventures. Clean and comfortable, though one might think a bit far from the city centre, the free shuttle bus more than makes up for it. Very satisfied with my stay, highly recommend!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled solo
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Thank Alex T
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JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

You are a bloody legend, thank you for this awesome review!
It was a pleasure to meet you and absolutely no problem with the help with the tour bookings, we loved watching your skydive video. This is our favourite bit!
Safe travels, have fun in the NT
Love from us all at JJ's xx

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

The best trip I had and very appreciate the help from the staff. Nice surroundings and location. And very fair price of the room. Rooms are clean and kitchen is equipped. Everything was convenient! Recommend!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled solo
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JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

This is really great to receive, thank you so very much for these great comments and feedback. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and we are double happy that you would recommend us.
We wish you fun and safe travels x

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

They only have 4-5 five Campsites and you pay 10$ p.P. That's more than fair for the center of Cairns. So Book it in advance and enjoy Cairns in walking distance. If you're too lazy, they even have a free shuttle service to the very center. The Wifi was good! The staff was friendly. The showers are hot and they clean everything every day. The kitchen was good as well. Can't tell you anything about the rooms, cause we stayed in our Van. Highly recommended!

Stayed: July 2017
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JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Awesome, thank you for this fabbo review, we really appreciate this!

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Friendly atmosphere & helpful in booking tours for our family. Our two teenage kids loved it. My son played table tennis with some overseas backpackers and had lots of fun. We felt safe and it was secure from the point of view we needed a key to get inside from the street and also into the living quarters after about 8-9pm.

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you so much for writing this review, we really do appreciate this :o)
We are happy you felt safe at JJ's and that the children were happy and comfortable here, it was a pleasure to meet you all.
We do have lovely guests stay with us and as you can see, single travellers, families, groups and also Nanas & Poppys stay with us. We love the diversity of our guests how everyone gets to meet each other and makes new friends, us included.
Safe onward travels, from us all at JJ's xx

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Additional Information about JJ's Backpackers Hostel

Address: 11 - 13 Charles St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 83 Speciality Lodging in Cairns
Price Range: €16 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — JJ's Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the few smaller hostels in Cairns, JJ's offers a friendly, social atmosphere and fantastic service. This owner/operated hostel is perfect for meeting people, having fun and has that family feel you are looking for. Breakfast & WiFi included, all bed linen is provided and dorms are only 3 or 4 share! Doubles, twins & singles available and a free courtesy bus, train and city pick up. Secure off street parking for those self-drivers. All you will need for a safe and comfortable stay whilst in Cairns. JJ's operates a comprehensive Tour Booking Service offering discounted tours and adventures. Local, experienced Staff will give you honest advice on tours, transport options, where and what to see and do in Cairns, Queensland and the rest of Australia. Other services available at JJ's include; Fully equipped kitchen & BBQ facilities * Swimming Pool & Table Tennis * Games, X Box, DVDs, TV room & Book Swap * Air Conditioning for summer * Blankets for winter * Photocopy, printing & scanning * Laundry * Towels ($2 hire) * Free Safety Deposit & Backpack Storage* Hair-dryer/straigheners * Free tea & coffee. Close to Esplanade, gym, supermarket, takeaways and pub. ... more   less 
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