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Castaways Backpackers

207 Sheridan St, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 511 238

€15+

Mon 5/12 Check in
Tue 6/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
based on 217 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.5
  • 8.8
  • 4.8

Good to know

  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Friendly service
  • Good shuttle service

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    About

    Castaway's Backpackers is a small, clean, family-owned hostel that has been operating in Cairns for 26 years. We have friendly staff providing travelers with a real "home away from home" atmosphere.

    Our staff have expert knowledge of all the local tours and are happy to help you book trips to make your stay a memorable one.

    We provide our guests with FREE wifi, FREE tea and coffee, discounted meal vouchers and a weekly BBQ.

    Our place has a lovely, tropical swimming pool, fully equipped kitchen, a TV lounge with FREE movies and a book exchange.

    Castaways Backpackers has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2015 for the fifth year in a row by Tripadvisor and the 2014 Top Choice Award by Lianorg.com.

    We provide a FREE bus shuttle to and from the city centre. Next door to Castaway's are great local shops such as a supermarket, deli, bakery, 24h convenience store, ATM, pub and a bottleshop.

    Castaway's Backpackers is located near Cairns Airport.

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    AMENITIES

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bicycle hire
    • Outdoor pool
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • Kitchen/Kitchenette
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Train station shuttle
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 217 reviews
    • 10.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
    • 8.8 "Amenities are good."
    • 7.7 "Good location."
    • 6.6 "Internet is average."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 149 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    based on 8 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    based on 58 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.4 "Amenities are good."
      8.4 "84% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.4 "Good location."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean hotel facilities"
    "Friendly service"
    "Good shuttle service"
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