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Reviews of Castaway's Backpackers

Hostel | 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Australia 4870

84.8% Overall Rating

202 out of 220 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/09/2014)

Simon Paré-Gaudreault thinks…

"I really enjoyed my stay at Gilligan's ! My room was clean, the bed was comfortable, there was a desk in my room and a free internet connexion. There was also a free transport in the city center…"

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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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84.8%

Overall Rating

202 out of 220 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Castaway's Backpackers'

Atmosphere
84.0%
Location
60.8%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
91.2%
Value
89.6%
Safety
89.6%
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Suriyakumari Lane

12 August 2007 Suriyakumari would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were helpful but some were less friendly than others. There were little ants in the bedroom (although I had not kept any food).

Disliked: Suriyakumari left no negative feedback.

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

maria pelzer

05 August 2007 maria would recommend this property

Liked: the atmosphere, character, friendliness and helpfulness.also your help when we came back.thank you verry much.With regards,Maria

Disliked: maria left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

27 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good ensuite rooms, free internet, safe clean feeling

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

09 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big rooms

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Richard Lye

20 June 2007 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff

Disliked: Richard left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Matt Lawson

02 June 2007

Liked: Staff were friendly.

Disliked: Matt left no negative feedback.

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

Heike Epping

13 May 2007 Heike would recommend this property

Liked: there was a really friendly staff - they helped you and organised everything. Free pickup from the airport, free dropoffs in the city, free meals...Very clean and the beds were really good to sleep in (no bunks)Just a great place to stay (if you don't mind walking 15mins to the city!!)

Disliked: Heike left no negative feedback.

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

Elisabeth Juscinska

01 May 2007 Elisabeth would recommend this property

Liked: friendliness of the staff

Disliked: Elisabeth left no negative feedback.

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

Rebecca Long

01 May 2007 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: clean, quiet, well presented, felt safe. helpful staff. shelf space to unpack your stuff. comfy beds. clean kitchen.

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

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

Sholto Davidson

30 April 2007 Sholto would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were the friendliest & most helpful i have ever come across, & the hostel was well equipped & clean.

Disliked: Sholto left no negative feedback.

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

Jenny Waxberg

21 April 2007 Jenny would recommend this property

Liked: the private ensuite rooms were worth every penny!the free internet was so helpful! wine and cheese night was tasty & everyone was really nice

Disliked: Jenny left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

19 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the staff and free internet

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

18 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly, helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Nigel Lever

03 April 2007 Nigel would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very heplfull and would go out of their way for you.

Disliked: Nigel left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: that the staff was really great and extremely helpful!! and the A/C was really good, you could freeze your self if you wanted to!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

15 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were excellent

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jens Grigoleit

08 March 2007 Jens would recommend this property

Liked: free bus transfers from airport and to the city

Disliked: Jens left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

25 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good place to stay

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

20 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice chilled atmosphere, friendly staff always willing to help. The free driving service into town is a great idea, as it is abit of a walk.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Jessica Dutton

13 February 2007 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: The twin room was of a very good size and really clean

Disliked: Jessica left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

24 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpfulness of staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

15 January 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: The wine and cheese nights was great fun and a really good way to meet people

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

12 January 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Internet computers. Helpful and knowledgable staff. Free ride to town.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

01 January 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: Big rooms and no loud drunk people. Bathrooms are private and nice.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

31 December 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: The privacy

Disliked: left no negative feedback.


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