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Outdoor pool
In-room safe, WiFi
In-room safe, WiFi
In-room safe, WiFi

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSt Monica's Cathedral3 min walk
    Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital6 min walk
    Popular LocationCairns Esplanade6 min walk
    AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive

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  • 6 Bed Female Dorm, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • 6 Bed Mixed Dorm, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Twin Ensuite Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • 4 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Double Ensuite Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • 4 Bed Female Dorm, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • 4 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (No Air-Conditioning)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (No Air-Conditioning)
  • Budget Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom
  • 4 Bed Female Dorm, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Bed Female Dorm, Shared Bathroom
  • 6 Bed Female Dorm, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details6 Bed Female Dorm, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • 6 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details6 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom
  • 4 Bed Mixed Dorm, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Bed Mixed Dorm, Ensuite

About this area

Cairns

Located in Cairns, Caravella Backpackers is near the beach. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Sugarworld Waterpark and Muddy's Playground are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St Monica's Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 10 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 2 min drive
  • AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Muddy's Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Splash Seafood Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • The Raw Prawn - 7 min walk
  • Yaya's Hellenic Kitchen & Bar - 7 min walk
  • Bayleaf - 8 min walk

About this property

Caravella Backpackers

Hostel with restaurant, walk to Cairns Esplanade
Along with a restaurant, this hostel has an outdoor pool and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden are on-site. All 49 rooms offer wireless Internet access (surcharge), fridges and ceiling fans. Guests will also find safes and showers. Limited housekeeping is available.
Caravella Backpackers offers 49 forms of accommodation with a safe and a ceiling fan. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 5 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi, Wired Internet (AUD 5.00 per day)

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 9:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 8 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All guests must show a valid passport.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 5 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: AUD 5.00 per day (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Caravella Backpackers Hostel Cairns
Caravella Backpackers Hostel
Caravella Backpackers Cairns
Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers Hotel Cairns
Caravella Backpackers Cairns
Caravella Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Caravella Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cairns

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Caravella Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Caravella Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Caravella Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Caravella Backpackers have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Caravella Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Caravella Backpackers?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Caravella Backpackers?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Caravella Backpackers?
Checkout is at 9:30 AM.
Does Caravella Backpackers provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Caravella Backpackers located?
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Muddy's Playground and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cairns Station is 20 minutes by foot.
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3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
room is on ground floor, the windows cannot be locked, other thing is good
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Basic but tidy Backpackers with a good pool and bathrooms. Super impressed with the staff who were really helpful and friendly. Highly recommend.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Chilling in Cairns
It's very nice hotel located in front of the beach. You can wake up in the morning and go for running every day.
Stayed 6 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful quiet clean well-equipped hostel.
Beautiful quiet clean hostel next to small park on the waters edge. Restaurant, pool, courtyard, 2 kitchen areas, sheltered picnic tables. Probably best hostel in Cairns.
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It was as clean and comfortable and all you would expect given the price. Central and easy to walk along the esplanade into the centre - it’s at the quieter end. Staff very helpful and polite. Added bonus of a pool.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019