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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Recommending for everyone who wants to enjoy Cairns in a great hostel with a great pool and some amazing people! Best poolparty in Cairns in this particular hostel every Sunday. When you walk in you'll propably meet the most awesome chef-nightmanager-bouncer, STEFAN!

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The rooms at the lazy duck were very good value for money, the all day aircon and quite environment made my stay even more enjoyable! The staff were very helpful, could provide a lot of information on tours and general info on cairns. The hostel was in the middle of city very easy to walk anywhere and close to everything...

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We stayed at Lazy Duck for almost a month and loved it! The manager Tanja did a great job in turning the hostel around. Its a family atmosphere and we felt like it was a second home for us. There were loads of activities we did together including pub crawls, pool parties, and trivia nights. We would have loved to...

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1Thank Antonia G
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for three weeks and had a blast! The hostel isn't too big so you get to know people quickly and the atomsphere is relaxed just as the name implies. The room rates are really cheap compared to the rest of Cairns and the manager will feally go the extra mile to fix and issues you have. The wifi...

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1Thank Akseli S
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Been here two months, love it Friendly, reasonable, always something to do and at a great price Free breakfast and free wifi !!! Bonus !! Also laid back, thats why its called lazy ducks !! Under new management which is great as she really makes an effort and gets involved with everyone and theres always an event - from bbq,...

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Thank Paige B
Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two night. They overbooked we didn't get a bed even though we booked. 4 of us had to share 2 beds whilst listening to the manager have sex in the room. We asked for a refund but didn't get the money. She was rude, won't stay again.

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3Thank louisehowley
Paris, France
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

22$ for a dorm 6, with wifi, swimming pool, free breakfast and own bathroom is really nice ! But this is a dirty hostel, the kitchen is too small and there is no "living room", just tables in random places. Also a bit far from the city center (when you see the size of Cairns).

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1Thank Paul A
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I stayed in this place 2 weeks ago and the new management did its homework. a lot of changes in this 2 weeks. best atmosphere I have experienced by far, everybody goes out together at night.many motto nights e.g. Toga night or ladies night. would book this place again really good free and unlimited wifi!

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1Thank Dennis H
Lyon, France
Reviewed 3 June 2015

You never expect much when you're going to a cheap hostel, but sometimes you can be positively surprised... Not at the Lazy Duck Hostel. I arrived very early in the morning but there is no one at the reception before 9am so I had to wait with my luggages. Then the room was OK but the bathroom was completely filthy,...

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1Thank Claycht
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Okay so u get what ya pay for but this is a good example of why you dint believe everything u see the rooms were dirty I think I saw someone mop the one toilet and one shower once in my visit of four nights! Had to go ask for clean bedding and the beds not comfy! There is a...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Lazy Duck Hostel

Address: 136 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Woodduck Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $15 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lazy Duck Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Get into a dorm, with as few beds as possible.”
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