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    JJ's Backpackers Hostel

    11 - 13 Charles St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

    Staff made this hostel so welcoming and friendly. Leah at reception is so accommodating and helpful! Hopefully we can come back soon. We were in a campervan and it's only $10 per person so really good value. I recommend this hostel to anyone 👌🏾More

    Thank Olivia C
    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 30 May 2016

    Thanks thanks thanks thanks for the 5 stars!!!! So so happy you liked our little hostel and it is always great to hear that you would come back. We will look forward to seeing you, if you do. Fun & happy travels, from us all...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2016

    The communication with the hostel and its friendly staff as well as the arrival and departure from the hostel was excellent. Everything was as described. The free breakfast, the usage of provided kitchenware and the very clean bathrooms made the stay excellent. I can recommend...More

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    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 26 May 2016

    Whoohoo, thank you so much for this fantastic review, we really do appreciate you taking the time to share. It is great that you felt everything was clear for your arrival and departure and that we lived up to your expectations. Thank you so much....More

    Reviewed 13 May 2016

    My stay at JJ's was very good. Tracy and Simon are kind and helpful in booking tours in Cairns and the surrounding area. They have lots of experience and have been doing this for many years. The hostel was clean and well maintained--overall a great...More

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    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 15 May 2016

    Whoohooo, you're a legend and thank you soooo much for writing this review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you had a good time in Cairns. Safe travels x

    Reviewed 7 May 2016

    Tracy and Simon and their staff were extremely welcoming, knowledgeable about the local tourist opportunities, and helpful with trip planning and logistics. The accommodation itself is cozy, not crowded, quiet, clean, and felt very safe.More

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    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 9 May 2016

    Thank you so much for this great review, we really appreciate this. We pride ourselves on local knowledge and love sharing our amazing part of the world with our guests. IT is great you had a good time at JJ's and that you were able...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

    These guys are so friendly and they keep the place very tidy, everything was clean and it was a quiet place to sleep. You also get breakfast which is great, it's about a 25 minute walk to the start of all the shops down the...More

    Thank DaneNJess
    Response from JJsBackpackersHostel, Owner at JJ's Backpackers HostelResponded 26 April 2016

    Awesome, thank you so much for this great review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you, and maybe your family, in the future. ;o) All the best, Tracy, Simon & Lia

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Cairns
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    "Dorm or private, you can't go wrong"
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    "all rooms are good and optional air con or fan dorms twin double and single"
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