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Reviews of The Jack Backpackers Cairns Hostel

Corner Sherdian and Spence Streets, Cairns, Australia

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 78%

Location 93%

Safety 90%

Staff 90%

Value 86%

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Please note that The Jack Backpackers is unsuitable for persons under the age of 18. Bookings made by any guests under the age of 18 will not be confirmed.
Reception operating hours are: Monday to Sunday - 9am-8pm
Please note that if you are a late check-in after 8pm, please call The Jack Reception to arrange a late check-in.
Please also note that The Jack Backpackers only accepts booking with a valid international passport and credit card. Both credit card and passport will be required upon check in.
We do not accept large group bookings, unless a group booking has been authorised.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 78%

Location 93%

Safety 90%

Staff 90%

Value 86%

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83% Overall Rating
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  • Safety - 80%
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  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating


02 Mar 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Liked: clean and friendly staffs

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Convenient location, lots of deals (you can drink/eat for really cheap!!), lockers in the bedrooms.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
77% Overall Rating


14 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Location

Disliked: Old building

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
41+

Liked: A very good hostel, Friendly staff. Free evening meal.

Disliked: evening meal too small.

Customer would recommend this property

60% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
60% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Room was okay TV Room was nice but too small

Disliked: Relatively dirty Smoker hostel (everyone smokes everywhere, no one cares) Hardly any community rooms inside

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The location is really prime and the fact that you get a free meal every night is awesome. Also residents get good drink discounts at the bar.

Disliked: The kitchen isn't open all night to use.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Cheap, Meals included, Safe (all doors were locked)

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Oct 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The hostel was well situated in town, had a great atmopshere and was well maintained.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Free wi-fi free evening meal very clean

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Low prices. Centrally Located. Friendly Helpful Staff. Well Secured at Night.

Disliked: Noisy Common Area, Run-down Room.

Customer would recommend this property

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