Overview

Castaways Backpackers
Best WiFi

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

$15+

Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 210 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 9.2
  • 8.2
  • 6.2

Good to know

  • Good wifi quality
  • Clean bathroom
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Friendly 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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    Castaways Backpackers

    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bicycle rental
    • 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 210 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent amenities."
      9.3 "93% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.2 "Vibe was good."
      8.9 "89% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
      7.6 "76% said rooms were clean."
      9.2 "92% thought it was clean."
      8.9 "89% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 7.9 "Internet works."
      7.6 "76% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "57% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.7 "For 57%, maintenance was acceptable."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      4.5 "55% thought it was too noisy."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 123 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.9 "Good value."
    • 7.8 "Good cleanliness."
      7.4 "74% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.6 "Good location."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 86 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
    • 8.0 "Generally very clean."
    • 7.2 "Good location."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
    Hotel type
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Good wifi quality"
    "Clean bathroom"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
    "Friendly service"
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