We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Caravella Backpackers

    149 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    Please select your travel dates.
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    US$48
    US$33
    SAVE US$15
    US$48
    US$40
    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Cairns Plaza Hotel
    1,119 reviews
    #11 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,189 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns
    2,589 reviews
    #8 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort
    346 reviews
    #6 of 84 Speciality lodging in Cairns
     
    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good50%
    • Average18%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private room” (30 reviews)
    “air con” (42 reviews)
    “free wifi” (35 reviews)
    Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Cairns Plaza Hotel
    1,119 reviews
    #11 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,189 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns
    2,589 reviews
    #8 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort
    346 reviews
    #6 of 84 Speciality lodging in Cairns
     
    Rooms
    Oct 1Oct 2
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$33.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cairns hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "448443f462224eecae79e2109159c516", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":286209,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"448443f462224eecae79e2109159c516","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":48,"lowestMetaPrice":33,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":48,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":48,"lowestMetaPrice":33,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":48,"hotelName":"Caravella Backpackers","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ0ODQ0M2Y0NjIyMjRlZWNhZTc5ZTIxMDkxNTljNTE2IiwiQUlLIjoiMzljYjc1NDFhOGZhNDAzMDg1YTU5ZmY5MmQ0OWFkM2EifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$33", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (488)
    There are newer reviews for Caravella Backpackers
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    101 - 105 of 364 reviews

    Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

    Okay hostel although not much of a communal area, just some outdoor picnic tables. Free wifi available in the communal area. Had a two person room which had a fridge, air con and sofa included. Air con was ridiculously loud and took ages to actually...More

    1  Thank layoud
    Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at Caravella for 3 nights at the start of September in a double room. The room was decent - the bed was comfortable & it was good having our own fridge. Staff were friendly at reception. The kitchen was always spotless. The voucher...More

    Thank fataliegarlic
    Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

    We spent 11 nights over two weeks in Caravella, and were sad when we left. The rooms were nice and clean, though the airconditioning is a bit odd, the staff were helpfull and polite, and we slept very well. We would definetly go back, if...More

    Thank Frederik E
    Reviewed 14 November 2015

    We had a great stay, the room was basic but clean and comfy, the pool was very nice, and the staff extremely friendly!it was very convenient to have a kitchen. the hotel kept our luggage on the last day. nice to get a free transfer...More

    Thank chrisO7459HT
    Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

    We stayed in a budget double room, which was nice, but basic and didn't offer much more than the minimum. The shared shower in our area was almost lethal. The pressure was so high it felt like being in a warm hurricane. The free pool...More

    Thank AlexBerki1
    Cairns Plaza Hotel
    1,119 reviews
    #11 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,189 reviews
    #12 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns
    2,589 reviews
    #8 of 64 hotels in Cairns
     
    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort
    346 reviews
    #6 of 84 Speciality lodging in Cairns
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 48
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Priceline, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Agoda, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripOnline SA and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Caravella Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Cairns Region >
    • Cairns
    • Also Known As
    • Caravella Backpackers Hotel Cairns
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (75)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Bathroom (7)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Nearby
    Tropical Heritage Cairns
    506 reviews
    .27 km away
     
    Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
    1,177 reviews
    .26 km away
     
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
    2,189 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    Cascade Gardens
    193 reviews
    .26 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bagus Cafe
    458 reviews
    .02 km away
    Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant
    982 reviews
    .46 km away
    Splash Seafood Restaurant
    603 reviews
    .50 km away
    Barnacle Bill's
    930 reviews
    .52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Muddy's Playground
    1,105 reviews
    .05 km away
    Michaelmas Cay
    524 reviews
    .64 km away
    St Monica's Cathedral
    221 reviews
    .19 km away
    Night Markets
    672 reviews
    .72 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    acchk
    6 November 2014|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from yummymummyWellington | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think they have them in the rooms - they are pretty basic! But as the other comment says - the front desk seems to have everything you need and they are very helpful!
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Room pool, view are better"
    Read review
    "some rooms only have bathroom windows, so a little stuffy"
    Read review
    "Private room #67 was great for the price."
    Read review
    "Free wifi in common areas."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing