Castaway's Backpackers

Address: 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, is near Reef Encounter, Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Deep Sea Divers Den, and Cairns Dive Centre.
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          • Swimming pool


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Kitchenette
          • Free parking


          • Shuttle bus service

          TravelPod Member ReviewsCastaway's Backpackers Cairns

          Reviewed by chrisgclark

          nice quiet and cheap hostel

          Reviewed Mar 26, 2012
          by (13 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          cheap hostel, small dorm rooms, very clean, friendly staff, FREE WIFI. 15-20min walk to city but nice to be further out as quiet and not a party hostel. enjoyed my stay here. rooms can be very warm if you dont pay the $1 per 3hr aircon.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by llcooldays

          Nice Place, Friendly People

          Reviewed Apr 15, 2011
          by (3 reviews) Aliquippa, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ , United States Flag of United States

          It's not very close to downtown, but that is pretty much the only downside. (They try to make up for the distance with a free shuttle to the city center at different times in the day). Otherwise, it's cheap and the free dinner is nice, even if the options never change.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Castaway's Backpackers Cairns

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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          A travel blog entry by kieron_lindsay


          Arrived in Cairns in the pouring rain expecting a large town, after a couple of hours we realised we had seen all the town had to offer. I don't think town / city means quite the same as back home! Wec got booked into our room. We stayed in a place called Bellview and although it was basic it did the job and the staff were absolutely excellent, ...

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          A travel blog entry by welshhobo


          Our flight to Cairns was incredibly delayed so when we finally clanged and clattered our way into our dorm it was 3 am. Our hostel was superb, with just the right quantities of hippyness and homeliness, they even gave free wifi and vouchers for free dinner every evening.

          Cairns town center is jam packed with cheapo eats, tour centers an...