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Hotel Description

Hostel near Cairns Central Shopping Centre in Cairns

Oceanside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Cairns Central Business District hostel, you'll find Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets. Cairns Esplanade and Esplanade Lagoon are also within half a mile (1 km).

Dining, outdoor pool

This hostel features 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free WiFi. Self parking, a terrace, and a garden are also offered.

Free WiFi

The 120 guestrooms offer free WiFi, safes, and showers.

Hotel Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$87* Per night/room Jul 1 - Jul 2

4 Bed Female Dorm With En-Suite

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

6 Bed Female Dorm With En-Suite

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

6 Bed En-suite Deluxe Mixed

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Hotel Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

8 Bed Female Dorm Deluxe With En-Suite

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

About the Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Location 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD 04870

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Cairns hostel.

  • 120 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort offers 120 air-conditioned accommodations with safes. This Cairns hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: AUD 8 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 0 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.