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Awarded 'Best staff 2012 & 2013', JJ's Backpackers is one of the few remaining small hostels in Cairns. This owner/operated hostel is famous for its friendly, helpful staff and relaxed chilled atmosphere.

Bright, clean and all you should need for a safe and comfortable stay. Small dorms, doubles, twins & singles available. All bed linen, breakfast is also included.

Meet other guests at our BBQ and pizza nights. Choose to relax by the sparkling tropical pool, update family with WiFi connection, join in a game of table tennis, watch a movie or come and talk to our experienced staff who will offer honest advise on local and interstate activities and discounted tours.

We offer all our guests a courtesy bus/train pick up, free daily breakfast, free tea & coffee all day, free evening meal daily, travel advise, free luggage storage, and movie nights.

Our facilities include a sparkling tropical pool, a discounted tour booking office, a table tennis table, BBQ facilities, a laundry, a fully equipped kitchen, and off-street parking.

A clean, safe place to stay with lots of fun!

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Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transfers
  • Kitchen Facilities

Important Information

Arrivals before 7.00am and after 9.30pm PLEASE contact the hostel to obtain late arrival key collection details. Via free phone or email.
No smoking within the building. Designated smoking areas available.

A great time to be had whilst at JJ's and in Cairns!!!!!!

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Awesome 85%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The room, shower/toilet area's, and kitchen were all clean. Staff was friendly and helpful. One thing was that my room was next to water pipe, which was very noisy at night.

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
3

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This is the best hostel I have stayed in since I arrived in Australia. Tracy, Simon & the JJ's Staff all went out of their way to help me. Tracy had detailed knowledge of all tours available and gave independant opinion on them all, the best of which was the "Barefoot Waterfall Day Trip" When I pointed out that there was no transport available from the trains, Tracy immediately arranged to include details on the web site. The pool is especially welcome after a long journey to get to Cairns. For anyone looking to complete a collection of "Bigs", the Big Captain Cook is right outside the hostel. There is a welcome shuttle service to & from the city centre thoughout the day.

Overall
4
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service
  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

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