Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

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57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia  show map
 4 stars
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Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Paid Wi-Fi

AUD 2 per hour

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Game room

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Beach access

Beach chairs

Overview

The 2-star Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel & Resort is situated a mere 20 km away from Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Built in 2003, the spectacular hotel was renovated in 2010.

Located in a central area with eateries, casinos and restaurants, guests will see why Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel & Resort is admired by many tourists. The venue is set within 7 km from Cairns city center.

Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel & Resort is set close to shopping centers, boutiques and a market.

The property enjoys great location within a 15-minute drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

The hotel has modern guestrooms include dorm dormitory room, deluxe dormitory room and standard king room that come with a mini bar, climate control, pay television, an individual safe and a fridge. The rooms feature a kettle and crockery as well as en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The lounge restaurant serves dishes of local cuisine. The large snack bar offers billiards and a terrace. Guests can wine and dine at Paleo Cafe and Phuket Thai Seafood Restaurant, located in the neighborhood.

Services

There are a storage room, an elevator and a hairdresser available on the premises.

Relax

Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel & Resort pampers guests with a nightclub, a rooftop terrace and loungers. The hotel provides volleyball and cycling for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas at AUD 2 per hour.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Clothes dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster

Media

  • Television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lillipad (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    100 ft
  • Candy (cuisine: Australian)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Rooms and availability

Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Standard Room

Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Triple Hotel Room

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Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

Shared Facility|BED IN SHARED ROOM FOUR BED DORMITORY FEMALE ROOM

Dorm Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Shared Facility|Female Dormitory Bed (8 bed dorm) Single Bed

Superior Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Deluxe Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Deluxe|6 Bed Deluxe (mixed) Single

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Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • DVD player
Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

BED IN SHARED ROOM 6 PEOPLE-DELUXE

Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den3700 ft

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome1400 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre400 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon1700 ft

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum700 ft

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens2.4 mi

Theaters

  • The Cairns Civic Theater2000 ft
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts2000 ft

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery1000 ft

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital4600 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens2.1 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens2.9 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Crystal Cascades5.2 mi
    The Rocks Rd, Redlynch
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens2.5 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall4.2 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Regional Gallery1200 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon2000 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises1200 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Lillipad100 ft

    Address: 72 Grafton St
    Phone: (07) 4051 9565

    71% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian

  • Caffiend Cafe Art Music200 ft

    Address: Shop 5, 78 Grafton Street
    Phone: +61 7 4051 5522

    81% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Price Range: USD 4 - USD 25

  • Meldrum's Pies In Paradise200 ft

    Address: 94 Grafton St
    Phone: 07-4051-8333

    83% likes this, based on 65 reviews

  • Candy100 ft

    Address: 70 Grafton Street
    Phone: 0740318816

    71% likes this, based on 77 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Macaron200 ft

    Address: 62 Grafton Street
    Phone: 07-40283414

    70% likes this, based on 73 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

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Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 24 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Friendly reception and dinners

    Housekeeping

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    The location and fecilities

    The smell in the room n Slow check in

  • Single
    8.2

    have bathroom in my room, free dinner, club next/affiliated to the hostel, possibility to organize tours at reception

    Hotel staff at reception is arrogant and always insufficient to any request

  • Single
    7.0

    Location, in the center of the city.

    To much noise from the bar. I expected a good party-location but not in my room.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Clean, large rooms.

    Welcome desk not really friendly. It is a large resort so I suppose it is the reason, to many people are coming...

  • Single
    5.0

    Not clean! Cant check in until 2 PM. It took 40 min to check in because the staff were really slow. They dont inform that wifi only works on one device only, you cant swop in between. Theres no electric sockets in the room so you cant charge your mob during the night.

    Good delas in the bar and one free meal. Good location Pool, gym and laundry Good for backpackers on a budget Sorry wrote the good things here and reverse but cant bother to change now

How to reach hotel

hotel Gilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Cairns location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lillipad (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    100 ft
  • Candy (cuisine: Australian)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsGilligan'S Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

Use Badge