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Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel

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Reviewed January 27, 2016

Great location few minutes away from the city center. great to chill out great atmosphere best party on thursday cheap prices and loads of cheap activities in the hostel. Special thanks to Alex (Canadian) who helps you out even on his days off. you just...More

1  Thank jckrijn87
Reviewed January 23, 2016

Especially the cute receptionist Amin who really made my stay in Cairns memorable. The rooms were great and clean, no bugs. Air con made the nights easy and the good vibes spread by the staff made me go to sleep wit a smile on my...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice time, everyone is chilled and open and friendly. It's a really fun party hostel and easy to settle in. The staff were great, Alex is really friendly and up for a party - absinthe is not a good idea! I'm 18...More

1  Thank Jemima H
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in 3 hostels in Cairns, and this was my favorite. I spent 10 days here. It's a little off the beaten path so it is a bit of a walk, but the walk is worth it compared to the other options for hostels...More

1  Thank Jessie M
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived in Cairns, we first went to this hostel - and we felt weclome right at the beginning! Asylum is different compared to other hostels, but in a good way. It's like a family. The staff is very friendly - special thanks to...More

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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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