Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel

83 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 314 411

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6.8

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based on 136 reviews
Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel - Cairns, QLD, Australia
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.6 km
Location rating 9.8
Nearest Airport Cairns
Distance to airport 4.4 km

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air condition in 11 reviews
air conditioning in 26 reviews
backpacker in 8 reviews
bathrooms in 23 reviews
cairns in 9 reviews
central location in 106 reviews
cockroaches in my room in 10 reviews
dirty underwear in 2 reviews
early hours in 4 reviews
free breakfast in 39 reviews
friendly staff in 99 reviews
great facilities in 16 reviews
location was good in 148 reviews
loud music in 8 reviews
night markets in 33 reviews
pool area in 16 reviews
private room in 62 reviews
right on the esplanade in 4 reviews
sheets were dirty in 6 reviews
value for money in 40 reviews
  • Excellent
    Feb. 2020
    10.0

    Very clean, chilled hostel and very friendly

  • Excellent
    Feb. 2020
    8.3

    Everything like in description, staff super friendly and helpful

    Air conditioner was too cold and not possible to turn off, no mirror in the shared bathroom, the door of our room looked a bit destroyed

  • Good
    Feb. 2020
    8.0

    Great location

    Timer in the aircon. It gets really hot in there during the day

  • Mediocre
    Feb. 2020
    2.5

    Absolutely nothing

    Everything. Blood stains on floor. Did not feel safe at all. Was meant to stay 3 nights but checked out after 1 and payed to stay some where else. I recommend not to stay here

  • Excellent
    Feb. 2020
    10.0

    Good vibes, clean, great friendly staff

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Overview

With a stay at Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Esplanade Lagoon. Featured amenities include a computer station, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available on request).

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

6.8 Good

based on 136 reviews

9.8

Location

9.5

Value

4.5

Comfort

3.4

Cleanliness

Things to Know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Affordable food

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled Access
ATM on-site
Internet
Game room
Outdoor pool
Snorkeling
No smoking
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Safe
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Beachfront
Terrace/Patio
Adults only
Library
Business centre
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Bar/Lounge
Free babysitting/child services
Pets not allowed
Grill
Hairdryer

FAQs when booking at Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel

Where is Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel located?

Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel is located at 83 The Esplanade, 0.6 km from the centre of Cairns. Esplanade Lagoon is the closest landmark to Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel?

Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel.

Does Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel offer free parking?

No, Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel does not offer free parking.

Does Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel from the airport?

Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel is 4.4 km from Cairns. Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel is 125.6 km from Bloomfield.

Can you bring pets to Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel.

Does Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel have a pool?

Yes, Waterfront Backpackers - Hostel has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Esplanade Lagoon 123 m
  • Cairns Regional Gallery 207 m
  • Cairns Esplanade 226 m
  • Center of Contemporary Arts 290 m
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome 0.5 km
  • Reef Hotel Casino 0.6 km

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Bloomfield 125.6 km

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