With two small family-operated hostels in Cairns and Sydney, we at Asylum Backpacker Hostels believe that you don't have to spend too much money to have a good time. Well known (and sometimes notorious) for its atmosphere, the crew at Asylum Hostels offer award-winning service with a youth-oriented vibe. Friendly service, freedom and respect are our philosophies - do NOT expect to be left alone at our hostels! Our hostel crews go beyond the call of duty to make sure that your hostel experience is the best possible and make every effort to know every guest by name. All our hostels have free wi-fi and no alcohol bans!