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Gilligan's Backpacker Hostel

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns City Center, Cairns, Australia 4870 (Show on map)

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Good 7.2
based on 61 reviews

"Quality of the rooms were great. Centrally located to..."

  • Samantha, Australia
  • July 12, 2014
  • Area: Cairns City Center
  • Rooms: 120

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Features of Gilligan's Backpacker Hostel
Facilities

24-hour front desk

airport transfer

ATM/cash machine on site

bar

bicycle rental

car park

coffee shop

elevator

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

luggage storage

nightclub

poolside bar

restaurant

safety deposit boxes

shared kitchen

shared lounge/TV area

shops

tours

  
Sports and Recreation

games room

outdoor pool

 
Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

  
Parking

car park

  

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Gilligan's Backpacker Hostel is one of the leading backpacker hotels in Australia. Located in the heart of Cairns, the famous Rusty's Market is right next door and boutique shops, cafés, and clubs are all nearby. This hotel offers a blend of traditional backpacker dorm accommodation and hotel rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned with an en-suite bathroom. Each floor of this 4-story hotel has its own kitchen and sitting area. Some of the hotel’s facilities include free linen, free airport pick up, a mini gym, internet café, Wi-Fi throughout the property, lagoon swimming pool, open deck bar with massive outdoor pub screen, and plasma TVs to watch your favorite games. You will also benefit from free evening meals each night and VIP privileges throughout the venue. The two nightclubs with weekly events plus local and international DJs will guarantee your unforgettable experience in Cairns. Enjoy the Gilligan’s experience at Gilligan's Backpacker Hostel! Gilligan's Backpacker Hostel is one of the leading backpacker hotels in Australia. Located in the heart of Cairns, ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Not allowed to stay
Children 2-3 year(s)
Not allowed to stay

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

Guests over 18 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Check-Out
10:00 AM

Earliest Check-In
2:00 PM

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Bars
1

Number of Floors
4

Number of Rooms
120

Time to Airport (Minutes)
15

Year Hotel Built
2003

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2010


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Good

7.2

from 61 reviews

Value for Money
7.5
Location
8.4
Staff Performance
6.8
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
7.6
Room Comfort/Standard
7.1
Food/Dining
6.0
All reviews (61)
Samantha K. Solo travelers Australia, July 12, 2014
Great value, location and quality rooms!

Quality of the rooms were great. Centrally located to access everything in the town. Great facilities
8
I stayed in a 6 dorm deluxe room and it's the best backpackers I've stayed at. Rooms were extremely comfortable size, had a tv, fridge, balcony, seperate toilet and shower. Was very impressed by the room. Centrally located to all nightlife, wharf, restaurants and shops. Great facilities within the hostel and great for those chasing the nightlife. My room faced the street and didn't have trouble sleeping the night I didn't have a late one. Would definitely come back and stay again!
Stacey E. Solo travelers United Kingdom, June 1, 2014
Fun and clean

Cleanliness Activitys Lauout
8.7
Very good apart from noise by cleaners early in the morning
Sungun H. Solo travelers South Korea, April 5, 2014
good for party

Party. Club. People
3
Its location is quite good. Not far from lagoon pool or shopping center. It couldn't be better if you love parties, club, pub, meeting new people. But you may not expect cleanness as lots if people come here to have parties, or kindness from receptionist most of time as heaps of people are always waiting there. They are just too busy to be kind but decent though if you're good at english speaking. I wouldn't recommend if you prefer peaceful place. It's more for fun.

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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • CAIRNS DOWNTOWN


Directions
Located in the heart of Cairns, the nearest bus stop is at the end of Sheridan street

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Customers like this hostel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Cairns Central Railway Station (0.4 Km / 5 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • beaches
  • restaurants
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Cairns International Airport (5.8 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Cheap" , "Great location" , "Nice pool"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Beethoven Café (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Lillipad (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Red Ochre Grill (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Rusty's Market (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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