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The Jack Backpackers

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“free dinner”(38 reviews)
“free wifi”(30 reviews)
“night security”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree dinnerfree wifinight securitysocial hostelcleaning teamdrink specialsair conevery eveningbed dormcleaned every dayclean facilitiesprivate roomhuge balconyrooms are bigcommunal areasroom keylocation is great
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the place to stay if you want to get early nights in preparation for day trips! Very noisy until at least 11pm every night, later some days. However it is a nice place to stay, lovely staff, good facilities and the free...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We came across this place when looking for somewhere to eat last night. From the outside it looks very hip & cool & it sure is. Massive place with lots of different seating areas. Service totally let them down. We were wandering around trying to...More

Thank sherbsfamily
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

i’ve stayed at the jack for several month because of work reasons and i really enjoyed staying there. the rooms have a good size to store all the luggage, it has a nice clean little bathroom which gets cleaned every day same as the room....More

Thank carag119
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Get free meal every night in the bar next door, air con was sufficient, drink specials for the backpackers were good too. Live music most weekends! Good location, near major shopping mall and 5 minute walk to casino and pier for Great Barrier Reef. Definitely...More

Thank jakehelman
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

The Jack Hostel was clean and the location is great. Unfortunately we had a lot of problems with the air-conditioning. We could only turn it on or off, so it got too hot or too cold very fast and we had to get up several...More

Thank majorrr
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$17 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$17 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Jellyfur1985
June 19, 2015|
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Response from Myriam K |
Hi, you can use the Cairns Airport Shuttle and book it yourself on the website or by calling them 0432 488 783
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"Best rooms are the 8-bed mix dorms."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"If there's a way to get a room not on the outside balcony, try that to avoid the noise"
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"the best rooms are the smaller dorms that are behind reception."
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