Very good 8.0
Based on 97 reviews

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About this property


Perfectly located opposite the Cairns Central Shopping Centre and just a short walk from the Cairns Esplanade, the award-winning Cairns Central YHA Hostel not only offers fantastic shopping from the moment you step outside, but it also packs in all the comfort, conveniences, and facilities a shopper’s heart desires. From here, you will find a selection of pubs, shops, cafes, as well as Trinity Wharf, the departure point for Great Barrier Reef cruises and tours. Chosen for its popularity with seasoned backpackers to Cairns, the property offers accommodation options ranging from dorms to twin/double and family rooms. Each unit is air conditioned, and many also have en-suite bathrooms. To keep you entertained at all times, the hostel provides an outdoor games area, a TV room, as well as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Simply put, Cairns Central YHA Hostel is a backpacker’s paradise.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park

Fitness & recreation

  • Games room

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • BBQ facilities
  • Shared kitchen
  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Czech
  • German
  • Japanese
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Wi-Fi/Internet access is available only in certain areas of the property at no additional charge.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 0-16 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 1:30 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 0.2 Km
Distance to Airport: 7.5 Km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Rooms : 55
Parking Fee (per day): 10 AUD
Reception Open Until: 11:00 PM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 10
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Very good

based on 97 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.7
  • Location 8.6
  • Room comfort and quality 8.1
  • Service 8.0
  • Value for money 8.0
  • Food and dining 6.6
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