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Reviews of Castaways Backpackers

Hostel | 207 Sheridan St, Cairns, Australia 4870

85.9% Overall Rating

205 out of 223 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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85.9%

Overall Rating

205 out of 223 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Castaways Backpackers'

Atmosphere
86.4%
Location
63.2%
Facilities
87.2%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
91.2%
Value
91.2%
Safety
90.4%
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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.

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

28 December 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: great friendly helpful staff, free cheese and wine nights, clean kitchen, great bbq, nice place to stay.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

13 December 2006

Liked: It was inexpensive

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

24 November 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The free buses and email and the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

16 November 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, free bike rental, free transfers from airport and into town and helpful staff

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

20 September 2006 would recommend this property

Liked: Agents were helpful in planning adventures outside of Cairns and the transportation into and out of town was nice. The evening meal ticket was a real perk too. Good food at a more reasonble price.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

18 September 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: quiet, comfortable, big rooms, free internet, booking service

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

10 September 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly and helpfull staff, clean place to stay, good value for $

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

19 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, was clean. Unfortunately was a bit of a walk to the town centre.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

16 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The Staff were really helpful, the pool was a nice touch

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

11 August 2006

Liked: The staff was very friendly und helpful and explaned to us, where we can find what in the city and what is worth to see.

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

11 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its small, nice and tidy. A good place for people who don't want to wake up at 3 in the morning beacuse of someone throwing a party.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

09 August 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free Hotel pick up and transportation into town, helpfulness of staff and ease of booking tour throught ther office

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

28.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

28 July 2006

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

06 July 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

10 June 2006 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, clean bathrooms. Great value with free meals and cheese and wine nights. Really comfortable mattresses.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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