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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is really good. It changes my mind about backpacker hostel. We have 2 girls so we stay in a room with 2 single beds. It is clean with electric fan and air conditioner as well. We pay $162 for 3 nights (for 2 people) so it is just around $80 each for 3 nights (i booked it through... More 

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Virginia, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This hostel was awesome. The Manager and her assistants went all out to provide a super clean room. The prices are very affordable and close to town. I walked from the hostel to town and back, without the use of a bus. They also helped with setting up tours and giving recommendations on the best companies to use for seeing... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

What a good place to be in paradise. Loved every second of it and I'm going to miss every single person here. It felt like home. It does its name justice. Great party's and also a good place to chill out. The staff get 10 points for awesomeness.

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1 Thank Ronald B
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I loved being invited to join everything!! And when I couldn't participate they were genuinely hoping I could for the next activity. It will always be my preference when I travel to Cairns - best bits of all my backpackers experiences in one place 😎

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1 Thank Lizzy W
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for. You could at least clean the rooms and the bathrooms. When I first enter in my room it was dirty and there were ants everywhere!! Bathrooms awful and the building is old. Like REALLY OLD. I would never stay here again. But like is said if you pay 15$ per night this is what... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I specially chose this because I have seen that some people absolutely loved it and others hated it, so i wanted to see where to I stand. Drum rolls please... I absolutely LOVED it. The staff was friendly and helpful, but no non-sense and direct, something I like. The best aspect of the hostel is the crowd there they will... More 

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1 Thank TamasBTA
Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Love this hostel- it becomes your home so quickly and I'm really sad to be leaving! The people are all amazing- especially that Canadian guy who works there... I think his name is alex? If you ask him nicely, he'll change your bed for you and dance for you whenever you want! Best part of my days!!

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1 Thank 427travelaustralia
Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2016

this place is super chilled but the parties are good too. It's a really welcoming vibe, feels like a second home. The staff are all really helpful and fun, especially Alex. He's the boy I love him. Miss you dude.

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1 Thank canadalove2016
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

So me and my friend both stayed in the Asylum in Sydney and that was amazing! But then we found out that there was one in Cairns too! Ended up staying here for 9 days and it was the best time we had in Australia!!! If I was coming back I would defiantly come and stay here no question about... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great hostel, at least when I stayed they let you bring your own booze which saves you a lot of dollar. Dorm beds were quite nasty, but being the cheapest in town cant really complain. They offered a fridge for your drinks which was great and arranged all kinds of tours and social activities everyday! Good place to meet other... More 

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Address: 149 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $19 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“single rooms”
 of 5 bubbles RoadRacer711, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“aircon rooms # 2 or 21”
 of 5 bubbles jckrijn87, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception”
 of 5 bubbles emilynewbery, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“away from the front”
 of 5 bubbles tomhL4586XR, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“They're probably all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles jafisher92, 26 May 2014 | Read review
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