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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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Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

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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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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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