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Global Backpakers On The Waterfront

Hostel | 67-69 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia 4870

66.7% Overall Rating

14 out of 26 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/04/2012)

"If you just literally want a bed to sleep on then the hostel is fine, and the cheapest around really."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 4.70

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

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Live the dream at Global Waterfront! At Global Waterfront, the Esplanade lagoon is directly opposite you, so you can cook a BBQ, swim, enjoy free fitness classes or simply chill-out and enjoy all the tropics has to offer. Read more

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About Global Backpakers On The Waterfront

*** Live the dream at the Global Waterfront ***

Step out your front door and start soaking up the tropical atmosphere!

Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the oldest rain forest in the world, Volcanic Tablelands, & adrenaline pumping excitement all year.

Global Waterfront is a clean & friendly hostel located on The Esplanade opposite the lagoon. We have a variety of dorms, single, twin & double rooms. We also have a fully functional kitchen, open plan lounge area with TV & pool table, roof top chill sunbathing area with amazing views of cairns. Our travel desk can help you plan your stay all the activities you wish to experience whilst in Cairns and Australia. All beds have inner spring mattresses; linen is supplied, as are air-conditioning and ceiling fans.

We offer the following to make your stay that more enjoyable and convenient:
» Communal Kitchen
» Laundry
» Free Travel advise
» Roof top sun deck
» Safe deposit boxes
» Free Luggage storage
» Mail holding
» Salt water lagoon for swimming
» Internet access
» Awesome evening meal deal with free drink
» Free nightly activities
» Special discounts at several Cairns venues for all in-house guests

Accommodation Information

Rooms are spacious, airy and clean with linen supplied along with air-conditioning and ceiling fans. We have 8, 6 and 4 share dorms, waterfront balcony dorms, female only and mixed, single, twin and double rooms. We offer 24hour access, 24hour check-in and 24hour security. No Curfew, Global Gossip internet and a travel desk. We have a Strict no passport, no check in policy.

Location Information

On the Waterfront next to Rattle n Hum.
Across from the Esplanade Lagoon and Greyhound bus stop.
Across from the Pier Tavern

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