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Atherton Backpackers

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Main Street Corner Vernon Street, Atherton, Queensland 4883 Australia
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#6 of 10 Speciality lodging in Atherton
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Atherton Backpackers and The Grand Hotel is situated in the heart of Atherton a little over an hour from Cairns on the fabulous Atherton Tablelands. There is abundant seasonal work to satisfy visa requirements on the many farms in the surrounding area (Mangoes, Avocados, Bananas, Potatoes, Blueberries etc. ) The hotel will provide transport to and from work places. ​ Entertainment is avaliable at The Grand hotel – FREE WiFi available, Pool/Billiards, Darts, Juke Box, Library, Video games in TV Lounge, Live Bands with large veranda/balcony to sit and relax and watch stunning sunsets in a fun, safe & friendly atmosphere.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

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Grade: 82 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
4Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Jenny Y wrote a review Dec 2020
Atherton Tablelands, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
we first arrived early January visiting family in Atherton We had a lovely room fully self contained very very clean loved it so much we decided to stay and became the caretakers of this Grand Lady so proud so clean very old but she is a beauty in her own class Tom and Laura are the owners and great people to work for thats why this grand lady shines as for Topdollar 92 I think u may have had too much to drink and were seeing things that was not there
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Andrew wrote a review Mar 2020
Cairns, Australia2 contributions
AVOID this place at all costs. Place is invested with rats and mice. Caretakers and Management know about this and there still running about. Don't waste your time and save your money. Beds aren't comfortable and really isn't the cleanest of places.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Phoebe O wrote a review Oct 2017
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A huge pat on the back to Business Owners Tom and Laura Draper & to Carol & Norm Cockerell.. My partner and I were a part of a large group that have had the privilege twice to stay at their unique pub. We were greeted & treated as if we are apart of a family. Your hospitality is flawless, always with a warm welcoming smile. In the 6 years I've been playing 8 ball, of all the venue's I have experienced as far as hosting goes, no other venue touches you guy's. Thankyou so much, can't wait to see you all again. Phoebe Odo & Chris Worrall. ☺
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Room Tip: Double budget room has ensuites, verandah access. You can see both ends of the main street...
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Ceci_hungrytraveler wrote a review Jan 2017
Santiago, Chile6 contributions4 helpful votes
I've been here for 3 weeks and it's by far the best working hostal I've been to. Carol is the best, she makes it feel like you are at home, very cozy and friendly. Everything is kept clean and it's near all the shops.
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Date of stay: January 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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AP98000 wrote a review Dec 2016
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Stayed here with 3 friends while exploring nearby Kuranda and the Hinterland. Good clean accomodation with Carol as the manager there, who was always willing to help with directions etc. Easy to find and right in town. Rooms were very clean, and the free wifi was a plus.
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Date of stay: November 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about Atherton Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Atherton Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include The Crystal Caves (0.09 km), Tablelands Regional Gallery (0.4 km), and Tablelands Music Lovers (0.01 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Atherton Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Atherton Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Atherton Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Petals & Pinecones, Baba Curry, and Gallery 5.
Is Atherton Backpackers located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Atherton.
Are there any historical sites close to Atherton Backpackers?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Historic Village Herberton (15.2 km) and Rocky Creek Memorial Park (10.0 km).