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JJ's Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Friendly atmosphere & helpful in booking tours for our family. Our two teenage kids loved it. My son played table tennis with some overseas backpackers and had lots of fun. We felt safe and it was secure from the point of view we needed a...More

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Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you so much for writing this review, we really do appreciate this :o) We are happy you felt safe at JJ's and that the children were happy and comfortable here, it was a pleasure to meet you all. We do have lovely guests stay...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Not that much space if you come with a caravan, but good vibes and friendly staff! Will definitely come back here next time in Cairns. The staff gave us good service and helped us with whatever we needed help for.More

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Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 24 June 2017

Thank you for your comments, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Please be advised that we are not a caravan park or campground, we are a Backpackers Hostel and only have a couple spaces in our off street parking to allow...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Best hostel I've stayed in on the east coast! Not in the centre so it's more relaxed, but the free hostel bus gets you there in a couple of minutes. Otherwise it's a 20 minute walk which is actually very nice. Small hostel so easy...More

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Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 8 June 2017

You are absolutely wonderful and thank you so very, very much for writing this fabulous review, we really do appreciate it :o) Thank you for sharing your experience of JJ's and our staff. Let's hope this helps others to make their decision to come and...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

JJ's is a rather relaxed, medium sized hostel in walking distance to Cairns city. All you have to do is walk along the Esplanade for 15 min. As one will pass the beach-volleyball courts, a skatepark, tennis courts and a variety of cafes and restaurants...More

Thank timpesch
Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 29 May 2017

A very lovely review, thank you Tim, we really appreciate you writing this :o) We hope to see you back here again soon and we wish you all the VERY BEST in the upcoming Cairns Ironman race. We will be cheering you all the way!!!

Reviewed 6 May 2017

my stay at jj's was much needed chill out time after lots of travelling. Simon Tracy and staff are so helpful and friendly and was great to meet them. Clean rooms and showers and courtesy bus. Thanks!More

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Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 8 May 2017

Hey, lovely to hear from you. Thank you for this review, you are a legend and 5 stars too :o) It was a pleasure to meet you and we are glad we could help with some laughs and relaxation at JJ's, after your big trip....More

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Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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