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6 Bed Mixed Dorm With En-Suite
Room with view
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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4 Bed En-suite Deluxe Mixed
1 Twin Bunk Bed and 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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4 Bed Mixed Dorm With En-Suite
Room with view
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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8 Bed En-suite Female
4 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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10 Bed Mixed Dorm With En-Suite
35 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Hotel Twin Room
Room with view
20 square metres
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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8 bed Mixed Dorm With En-Suite
4 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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6 Bed Female Dorm With En-Suite
Room with view
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Hotel King Room
Room with view
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Hotel Deluxe Room
Room with view
20 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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4 Bed Female Dorm With En-Suite
Room with view
20 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
Cairns hostel in Cairns Central Business District, walk to Cairns Central Shopping Centre

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

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 Terminal. This hostel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Cairns Esplanade and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Cairns Convention Centre.

Make yourself at home in one of the 120 air-conditioned guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.

Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance.

At Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a computer station, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD 04870

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 120
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Self parking (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.

  • Air conditioning
  • Grab bar – Near toilet
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared/communal kitchen access
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Shower only
  • Wheelchair accessible

Where to Eat

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

Nearby Activities

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling 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

  • 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 time is 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

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted

UnionPay

Staffed front desk

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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  • Gilligan's Backpackers Cairns
  • Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

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