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We are a small family owned hostel that has been operating in Cairns for 20 years. We are clean and very friendly providing travelers with a…Read more real "home away from home" atmosphere. Castaways backpackers cairns has the Tripadvisor Certificate for excellence three years in a row 2012-2014 and top choice award 2014 from lianorg.com Enjoy free WiFi and access to a swimming pool and a communal kitchen at Castaways Backpackers Cairns. It is located 10 minutes walk from the popular Esplanade.from 18.12 USD
The Jack - The only Pub Style Backpackers right in the heart of Cairns City. FREE WIFI & good quality FREE EVENING MEALS included in your room…Read more price!from 14.35 USD
Reef Backpackers is a unique central Cairns hostel with Free Linen, Free fast Wifi, Free breakfast, nightly activities, 24hr access, laundry…Read more and drying facilities, TV lounge, all housed in a fantastic Queenslander style building with a pool and a great backyard. We now also have a Free airport pick up service. Please note free airport pickup between 8am and 8pm, all other times it is $15 depending on when you arrivefrom 11.33 USD
** HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2010 - Ranked top 3 for 'Best Location' in Oceania ** Welcome to Gilligan’s Backpackers Hotel and Resort…Read more Cairns - the ultimate experience in backpackers hotel accommodation and leisure that will forever change your view of budget travel! Sip cocktails in the pool, browse over market stalls or just experience total fun and relaxation in the resort.from 18.88 USD
Come see us at Koala’s Backpacker Resort Cairns! Location, Location, Location. Our cozy backpacker hostel offers twin-bedded, 4-share and…Read more 5-share accommodation right in the heart of the Cairns City Centre! We’re located just a few quick steps from the center of Cairns’ nightlife, restaurants, cinema, shopping, and of course the Lagoon and Marina!from 14.35 USD
Nomads Cairns Backpackers Hostel and Serpent Bar & Bistro is the ultimate tropical backpackers located just minutes from major transportation…Read more and attractions like the Esplanade Lagoon. Your daily rate includes a FREE light breakfast of toast, spreads, tea and coffee each day of your stay!from 12.84 USD
At Global Central enjoy the ultimate experience in inner city living at its best. This funky architecturally designed hostel is surrounded by…Read more restaurants, cinemas, nightlife, supermarket, shopping mall, beauty salon - the list goes on.from 11.33 USD
Best Location Best Location..... Cairns Waterfront Backpackers is a small and friendly Hostel. We Have Free WiFi for all guests and the best…Read more staff in Cairns to help you with your every need. Come and stay in the best located hostel directly across from the lagoon. Our happy staff will welcome you with a smile every time.from 10.57 USD
WINNER HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2011 & 2010 (Ranked top 3 for 'Best Atmosphere' in Oceania). Now with FREE WIFI!!(public areas) It’s…Read more a tropical paradise mon! Come soak up the chilled global vibe at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, Cairns’ coolest crashpad. Any more relaxed we’d be horizontal!from 16.61 USD
Recently under new management, our new fun friendly hostel is waiting to greet you. With the best location in Cairns, Across from the famous…Read more Esplanade lagoon swimming area and surrounding by cafe and bars. The Flying Monkey Backpackers hostel is the ultimate location for all your tropical backpacker needs!from 11.33 USD
Live the dream at Global Waterfront! At Global Waterfront, the Esplanade lagoon is directly opposite you, so you can cook a BBQ, swim, enjoy…Read more free fitness classes or simply chill-out and enjoy all the tropics has to offer.from 11.33 USD
2014 winner of the Queensland Tourism Awards for best backpacker hostel, Cairns YHA backpackers hostel is the perfect base to explore tropical…Read more north Queenslad. Here you'll fiind the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest at your doorstep, with the outback just around the corner!from 17.62 USD
Awarded Best staff 2012 & 2013 JJ's Backpackers one of the few remaining small hostels in Cairns. This owner/operated hostel is famous for its…Read more friendly, helpful staff and relaxed chilled atmosphere. Bright, clean and all you should need for a safe and comfortable stay. FREE WIFIfrom 16.61 USD
Caravella Backpackers is centrally located hostel in cairns with a high standard of cleanliness and helpful friendly staff. Free unlimited Air…Read more conditioning We offer Free WiFi We also offer great evening meal deal'sfrom 15.10 USD
Cairns City Backpackers is small and peaceful and is just a short walk to the city. We offer cheap weekly rates, vouchers for discounted evening…Read more meals in inner city bars and 10% discount on all tours booked through our websitefrom 12.08 USD
Rated Excellent by in house guests , Award winning, FREE NBN WI-FI 24/7, FREE BREAKFAST, QUIET, family run, safe, cool and clean. ...See You…Read more Soon. Camper Van Friendly : )from 14.35 USD
Dreamtime Travellers Rest - an independent Award winning Hostel. Small, clean, friendly, relaxed backpacker accommodation. now with free internet…Read more WiFi , Voted by HostelBookers.com Awards for Best Atmosphere 2014 Renowned for its unique, relaxed, and homely atmosphere set within a lush tropical oasis.from 18.49 USD
Tropic Days has been recognized as "Cairns best Hostel" by the Lonely Planet in their Latest edition of East Coast Australia Guide Book 4th edition.…Read more We offer FREE INTERNET and 24 hour FREE WiFi in all bedrooms and throughout the gardens. We have plenty of great discount deals on local tours. We're set in beautiful, relaxing tropical gardens with hammocks and a crystal clear swimming pool. We are friendly, clean and very cosy, making it an ideal base to explore around the amazing city of Cairns.from 9.06 USD
3.5 selfrated resort - Absolute beachfront - no roads to cross. Quiet and affordable. Yorkeys Knob Beach... Convenient To Everywhere! Only 15…Read more minutes to Cairns International Airport and Cairns Cityfrom 34.92 USD
The Bellview offers clean, secure and quiet accommodation on The Esplanade in Cairns. Air conditioned dorms – 4, 5 or 6 beds. Check in is available…Read more 24 hours. Located across the road from the Lagoon, The Bellview is within easy walking distance of the Reef Terminal, shops, cafes, and bus and train stations.from 18.88 USD
HOSTELBOOKERS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2011 & 2012 - TOP HOSTEL OCEANIA Welcome to Travelers Oasis Backpackers in Cairns. NOW with FREE WIFI…Read more 24 hrs We offer comfortable and clean facilities to budget-conscious travelers in a relaxed and friendly environment.from 20.39 USD
WE'RE LOOKING FOR WORKERS - Free internet! Free airport pickup! BYO Drinks allowed! Don't waste your money in overpriced bars and nightclubs!…Read more We even have a large fridge dedicated to your booze!from 9.06 USD
Welcome to Corona backpackers , We are a small, clean, cheerful, friendly hostel based right in the city center of Cairns. Close to EVERYTHING.…Read more If your looking for a great little base to organise your travels, work or parties in Cairns look no further. Whether your just wanting to tan and socialize by the lagoon we are a hop and a jump away, or just wanting to save pennies work eat and sleep we can cater for you.from 12.08 USD
The Northern Greenhouse is a resort style hostel, centrally located in the heart of Cairns and is only a short walk to all the major attractions.…Read more Featuring FREE daily breakfast and FREE unlimited WIFI 24/7 and with a range of activities on offer you are guaranteed to get the most out of your stay and get a great night’s sleep.from 21.14 USD
Great Location small and friendly with helpful staff. We are a short walk to all Cairns has to offer. We offer a free pickup from the airport…Read more between 8am and 8pm. A large backyard and swimming pool makes the Lazy Duck the perfect place to enjoy your time in Cairnsfrom 10.57 USD
The Bohemia Resort located in Cairns, North Queensland, is first class hostel accommodation with excellent facilities. Setting the standard for…Read more Cairns and North Queensland in budget and hostel accommodation, amongst lush, tropical, landscaped gardens, this hostel is ideal for every type of travellerfrom 22.28 USD
Cairns Girls Hostel is locally owned and operated business that provides budget accomodation exclusively for women. Australia's ONLY all girls…Read more hostel!from 18.12 USD
!!!!!! Position, Position, Position!!!!!! Welcome to one of the City’s most exciting contemporary designed boutique motels. Aspect Central…Read more is ideally located on the corner of Sheridan and Grove Streets Cairns.from 19.88 USD
Situated on the Cairns Esplanade, Floriana offers air-conditioned accommodation in a 1930s Art Deco guest house. It features outdoor seating…Read more and a BBQ in the garden by the swimming pool and Free Wi-Fi!from 31.72 USD
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