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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
7 May 2018
“Great owner”
4 Oct 2017
“You get what you pay for”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Outdoor pool
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

hostel doesn't look like the pictures at all. it's big and has good artwork but it's really dirty. the pool is green and there is random junk everywhere.. some staff aren't very friendly and make you feel uncomfortable. we paid extra for 5 dorm room...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

A good base in the city of cairns but there were some things that could be improved. There is a free shuttle bus from the airport and the communal area is kitsch and good for chilling and socialising. The staff are friendly but can be...More

Thank AnastasiaKK91
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I booked this for 10 days, I met a few people here but otherwise it wasn't great. I struggled to find a shower with hot water. The facilities were grubby. You had to check in to fb anytime you wanted to use the wifi and...More

Thank geeml
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

The staff are nice and friendly. The prices are lower than other hostels such as gilligans, however this drop in price is reflected in the hostel. The hostel is a bit grotty, not particularly nice really tbh, I stayed on gilligans and the rooms there...More

Thank Angus C
Reviewed February 12, 2017

+ Very friendly and accommodating staff. They'll help you with directions and everything that you need to know in Cairns. Good wifi connection. Clean rooms and bathrooms. - Quite far from the main city. If you wouldn't mind walking 10-15 minutes, then you're good :)

Thank StephC1066
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Restaurant
Room types
Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Price range
US$24 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hotel Cairns
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Price range
US$24 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hotel Cairns
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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"5 bed dorms are best value"
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"single rooms"
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"aircon rooms # 2 or 21"
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"rooms behind the kitchen are quieter close to the esplanade and CBD can book tours with the reception"
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