Caravella Backpackers

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Overview of Caravella Backpackers

Caravella Backpackers

2.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
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149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCairns Esplanade6 min walk
  • Popular LocationCairns Marlin Marina15 min walk
  • Popular LocationReef Fleet Terminal17 min walk
  • AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive

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About this area

Cairns

Located in Cairns, Caravella Backpackers is near the beach. Center of Contemporary Arts and Jute Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Muddy's Playground and Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome. ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre and Esplanade Lagoon are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • St Monica's Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 15 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 17 min walk

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Muddy's Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Splash Seafood Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Barnacle Bill's - 7 min walk
  • The Raw Prawn - 7 min walk
  • Bayleaf - 8 min walk

About this property

Caravella Backpackers

Hostel with free parking, walk to Cairns Esplanade
Along with an outdoor pool, this hostel has a restaurant and a coffee shop/cafe. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a library and tour/ticket assistance. Limited housekeeping is available.
Caravella Backpackers offers 49 air-conditioned accommodations with a safe and shared/communal kitchens. 20-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Cairns hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
This information is provided by our partners.

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 self-parking on site
  • Free off-site 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
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 20-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Safe

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Policies

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
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All guests must show a valid passport.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Shuttle services

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

  • 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
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

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 130 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 61 out of 130 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 22 out of 130 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 130 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 130 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.4/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Pleasing and nice. Don’t expect glamour sheets and luxury soap. Clean room and great staff. That’s all you need.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very helpful owner, walking distance to everything, the pool.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The people living there were all degenerates, bums, losers etc. If you are a winner don’t go there. Don’t do it to yourself.
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: 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
Liked: 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