Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel Cairns

ex. gilligan's backpacker hotel & resort cairns

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australiashow map
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Overview

Ideally located in Cairns, Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel Cairns offers storage for belongings, an ATM and a car park. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 2003 and renovated in 2010.

The hotel is situated in a cultural area, near Cairns Convention Centre. Rusty's Markets is just steps from the venue and Cairns Regional Gallery is about 350 meters away.

Such shopping places as shopping centres, a market and boutiques are a few steps from the property.

Cairns train station lies within a 15-minute walk. Cairns airport is a 15-minute car journey away from the hotel.

Rooms

Rooms at Gilligan'S Backpackers Hotel Cairns are en-suite and have a mini bar, a storage and a fridge. The rooms come with an en suite bathroom.

Eat & Drink

You can relax in the snack bar enjoying refreshing drinks. Offering a variety of dishes, Macaron and Lillipad are approximately 50 meters away.

Internet

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

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

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
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Cycling

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

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

Business

  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled

Spa & Leisure

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

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Terrace
  • Clothes dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster

Media

  • Television
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Cairns Family CourtCairns Family Court400 ft
Cairns Electorate OfficeCairns Electorate Office2000 ft
Cairns Central StationCairns Central Station1000 ft
Cairns Central StationCairns Central Station1000 ft
Cairns Convention CentreCairns Convention Centre400 ft
The Cairns MuseumThe Cairns Museum700 ft
The Cairns Civic TheaterThe Cairns Civic Theater2000 ft
The Center of Contemporary ArtsThe Center of Contemporary Arts2000 ft
Cairns Regional GalleryCairns Regional Gallery1000 ft
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Lillypad CafeLillypad Cafe100 ft72 Grafton St
CandyCandy100 ft70 Grafton Street
Caffiend Cafe Art MusicCaffiend Cafe Art Music200 ftShop 5, 78 Grafton Street
MacaronMacaron200 ft62 Grafton Street
Meldrum's Pies In ParadiseMeldrum's Pies In Paradise200 ft94 Grafton St
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TAFE Queensland North - Cairns CampusTAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus1.3 mi
Cairns Flecker Botanic GardensCairns Flecker Botanic Gardens2.4 mi
Cairns Base HospitalCairns Base Hospital4600 ft
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural ParkTjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park8.5 miKamerunga Rd /Western Arterial Rd, Smithfield
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Getting around
Airports
Cairns (CNS)3.7 mi
Mareeba (MRG)25.6 mi
Train
Cairns Central Station1400 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  40  reviews
  • 7.4
    Very good

    Affordable rates; near the marina wharf

    Can hear the party music all the way to the room

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    I liked the hostel also the swimming pool

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The best city hostel I have ever stayed in, clean rooms, clean facilities- great staff. Fantastic location, in the middle of everything. Everything to do here – especially party! Huge bar and club and swimming pool. Tour desk offered everything if you can tear yourself away from here.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Friendly Staff, fun location and relaxing pool.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The hostel was extremely clean and the beds were really comfy just what we needed after 3 months work on the farm.

  • 6.2
    Good

    atmosphere and the bar. pool area was nice as well. reasonble price wifi and it worked well.

    Didnt get to go to the sane room with my friends. i was in a dirty room and air con didnt work so i didnt have a good stay. also i have never seen as horribly slow kitchen stove. it was shocking

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    - locatiion - great staff - free meal - party atmosphere

    - the stairwell to carpark smelt strongly of urine

  • 9.2
    Superb

    This was an amazing hostel,free evening meal and entry to wicked club every night...I have to go back!!!!!xx

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Cheap

    Sharing with mixed sex. Lack of respect by other residents whilst within dorms.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Party ... Snorkeling tour

    Music load when we try sleeping

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Price, pool, quality of the room, bar, club.

    food, noise

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The atmosphere and party life

    Umm was generally really good

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Friendly reception and dinners

    Housekeeping

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The location and fecilities

    The smell in the room n Slow check in

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    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

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

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

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Cairns (CNS)3.7 mi
Mareeba (MRG)25.6 mi
Train
Cairns Central Station1400 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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