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Reviews of Castaways Backpackers

Hostel | 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Australia 4870

85.4% Overall Rating

204 out of 222 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/04/2015)

"Nice little family owned hostel. The hosts ware super friendly and try to help whenever they can. They even called me on my arrival to know when to pick me up. Rooms were all clean as the whole hostel. You feel like you…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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85.4%

Overall Rating

204 out of 222 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Castaways Backpackers'

Atmosphere
85.6%
Location
62.4%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
91.2%
Value
90.4%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

nadine landt

17 April 2009 nadine would recommend this property

Liked: the staff was realy friendly and the service was fantastic. it was super clean and i would recomend this hostel to everyone who needs a place to stay for a view days.

Disliked: nadine left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Timo Hassinen

06 March 2009

Liked: Friendly staff.

Disliked: Timo left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 March 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really good clean hostel - got upgraded from a dorm room to a private room with ensuite as it was quiet. 20 minute walk from town but there regular shuttle buses. Staff very very friendly and helpful. Free cheese and wine tuesday nights too!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free shuttle bus into town, free cheese and wine twice a week and meal vouchers for dinner at a pub in town!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

14 December 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free airport pickup and do shuttles to town during the day and when you book anything they drop you to the place.Very helpful staff explain everything to you.Keep up the great work Castaway's

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 October 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The free meal included in the price, I had T-bone steak for $8, bargin.The helpful staff on reception who will sort out trips for you,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

17 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmosphere, wine and cheese day:), cleaness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Geraldine JACQUINOT

14 September 2008 Geraldine would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness, the boss (nice and responsible), the people, the quietness (didn't want a place to party), nice inner court/garden, nice terrace.

Disliked: Geraldine left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, staff, spacious bathrooms and kitchen

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Christine Hoeflich

10 September 2008 Christine would recommend this property

Liked: it's clean and mostly quiet. very friendly staff

Disliked: Christine left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

09 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean and friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Bonnie Fong

18 August 2008

Liked: There was free internet.

Disliked: Bonnie left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sergio Bizzarri

29 June 2008 Sergio would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful and kind staff

Disliked: Sergio left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

08 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free wine and cheese party twice a week. Also having a fridge in the room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

LEANDROS MAVROMMATIS

02 June 2008 LEANDROS would recommend this property

Liked: Free shuttle to town and discounted meals at Woolshed. Free internet connection. Spacious double room, but needs some renovations (windows).

Disliked: LEANDROS left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

27 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It had a balcony, free food sometimes.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Stefan Schnegas

25 April 2008 Stefan would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly Staff, clean kitchen and bathrooms, very good atmosphere

Disliked: Stefan left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

04 April 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Room size, trip organisation

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Anne Wardekker

25 March 2008 Anne would recommend this property

Liked: cheap, free meal, quiet

Disliked: Anne left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Christopher Smart

21 March 2008 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff, who knew the best ways to see the town.

Disliked: Christopher left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

DOMINIC FINLAY

10 March 2008 DOMINIC would recommend this property

Liked: the friendly staff and that the hostel was so chilled out. its in a good location not too far from the centre but also not in the centre. we had a top stay at castaways and enjoyed it loads, highly recommended!!

Disliked: DOMINIC left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free pickup from airport.Added bonus of free lifts to and from town daily.Free cheese and wine evenings twice weekly were a good way to meet others in the hostel.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

04 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very helpful and friendly.It was very clean and well looked after. Free bus very good

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Edwin Tan B H

02 March 2008 Edwin would recommend this property

Liked: Though it is not situated in the city centre, it provides transport to and fro city centre that makes it very convinent. Also, not located right in the city centre gives peace and the relaxing feel at the end of the day. Helpful staff has made the trip very pleasent. There are lots of activities that can be booked from the hostel as well.

Disliked: Edwin left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

28 February 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: swimming pool, nice staff, free pickup from airport, not too expensive single room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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