Castaways Backpackers

207 Sheridan St, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 511 238

฿ 547+

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Overall guest ratings

7.9/10 Good
Based on 214 reviews

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  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean hotel facilities


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    Castaway's Backpackers is a small, clean, family-owned hostel that has been operating in Cairns for 26 years. We have friendly staff providing travelers with a real "home away from home" atmosphere.

    Our staff have expert knowledge of all the local tours and are happy to help you book trips to make your stay a memorable one.

    We provide our guests with FREE wifi, FREE tea and coffee, discounted meal vouchers and a weekly BBQ.

    Our place has a lovely, tropical swimming pool, fully equipped kitchen, a TV lounge with FREE movies and a book exchange.

    Castaways Backpackers has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2015 for the fifth year in a row by Tripadvisor and the 2014 Top Choice Award by Lianorg.com.

    We provide a FREE bus shuttle to and from the city centre. Next door to Castaway's are great local shops such as a supermarket, deli, bakery, 24h convenience store, ATM, pub and a bottleshop.

    Castaway's Backpackers is located near Cairns Airport.

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    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • Kitchen/Kitchenette
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Free Internet
    • Train station shuttle
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Storage available
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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