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Featured Hostels in Cairns

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

2 out of 5
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$99 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
A stay at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort places you in the heart of Cairns, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Reef Fleet ...
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Freedom Cairns

Freedom Cairns

2 out of 5
1/7 Shields St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$45 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
Located in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), Freedom Cairns is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Marlin Marina.
Freedom Cairns
Global Backpackers Cairns

Global Backpackers Cairns

2 out of 5
67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$43 per night from 26 Apr. to 27 Apr.
With a stay at Global Backpackers Cairns, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, just a 4-minute walk from Cairns Esplanade and 6 minutes by foot from Cairns ...
Global Backpackers Cairns

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Bounce Cairns

Bounce Cairns

2 out of 5
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$89 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
Located in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), Bounce Cairns is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre.
Bounce Cairns
Koala Beach Resort

Koala Beach Resort

2.5 out of 5
137 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$88 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
With a stay at Koala Beach Resort, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, a 10-minute walk from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 12 minutes by foot from Cairns ...
Koala Beach Resort
Tropic Days Backpackers

Tropic Days Backpackers

2 out of 5
26-28 Bunting Street, Bungalow, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$32 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
With a stay at Tropic Days Backpackers in Cairns (Bungalow), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Convention ...
Tropic Days Backpackers
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel

Cairns Central YHA - Hostel

3 out of 5
20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$58 per night from 22 Apr. to 23 Apr.
With a stay at Cairns Central YHA - Hostel in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), you'll be steps from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 14 minutes by ...
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
Summer House Backpackers Cairns

Summer House Backpackers Cairns

2 out of 5
341 Lake St, Cairns North, QLD
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With a stay at Summer House Backpackers Cairns in Cairns (Cairns North), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention ...
Summer House Backpackers Cairns
Mad Monkey Central

Mad Monkey Central

2 out of 5
100 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$46 per night from 3 May to 4 May
With a stay at Mad Monkey Central in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), you'll be a 5-minute walk from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 13 minutes ...
Mad Monkey Central
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Cairns Student & Backpacker Accommodation

For you, life is a journey, not a destination. If not for the whole needing a job thing, you’d be a world traveller, and all your friends would be #sojelly. But instead you’ve saved up your time off (or maybe even scored a sweet freelance gig), and you’ve been thinking about all the places you could go. In fact, maybe you’ve been thinking a little too hard—it’s holiday time, and you need a place to stay. You also know you don’t have to be flush with heaps of moolah to find your perfect spot. You just need a place to crash after all your adventures, anyway. We’ve got Cairns budget backpackers accommodation to save the day.

Hostels were literally made for last minute travel. They’re cheap, they’re fun, and they’re always around. Kinda like your bestie, hostels are the sort of friend who’s always there for you in a pinch, with a pitcher of margaritas and an epic playlist, ready to party. They’re youth accommodation at its finest. You’ll be out exploring Cairns all day, then coming back just to get ready for the nightlife. You’ll probably meet loads of newfound friends, and the next morning—or more likely, afternoon—it all starts again.

When it comes to holidaying on the cheap, backpackers know where it’s at: Cairns hostel bookings from lastminute.com.au. They’ve got everything you need, and nothing you don’t. So throw a few things in your backpack and get travelling—Cairns isn’t going to wait forever!

Top trending hotels in Cairns

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$250 per night from 10 May to 11 May
With a stay at Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, within a 10-minute walk of Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns Esplanade.
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$206 per night from 16 May to 17 May
With a stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, steps from Cairns Esplanade and 10 minutes by foot from Cairns Marlin ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$182 per night from 4 May to 5 May
With a stay at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Reef Fleet Terminal.
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Pullman Cairns International

Pullman Cairns International

5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$239 per night from 20 May to 21 May
With a stay at Pullman Cairns International, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, just a 5-minute walk from Cairns Convention Centre and 12 minutes by foot ...
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