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Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Hostel

57 - 89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia

** HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2010 - Ranked top 3 for 'Best Location' in Oceania ** Welcome to Gilligan’s Backpackers Hotel and Resort 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. Read more

90% Overall Rating 121 out of 142 customers would recommend this property based on 142 reviews

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 94%

Location 98%

Safety 89%

Staff 83%

Value 87%

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What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Free Airport Transfer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 5.08BRL
  • Towel 5.08BRL

Important Information

• 48 hours’ notice of cancellation is required. If a booking is cancelled or amended less than 48 hours prior to check-in (by agent or guest) or the booking fails to arrive, the agent will be invoiced for one night of the stay.

Please note that we do not accept bookings for 6 or more people. Any bookings for 6 or more people will be automatically cancelled without a refund of the 10% payment.

Could you also please add into our policies that we are an 18+ property

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

Contact us directly

** HostelBookers Awards for Excellence 2010 - Ranked top 3 for 'Best Location' in Oceania ** Welcome to Gilligan’s Backpackers Hotel and Resort 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. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Gilligan’s Backpackers Hotel & Resort Cairns is the ultimate experience in accommodation and entertainment set in the heart of Cairns. Offering guests stylish backpacker accommodation, nightly entertainment and a relaxed atmosphere whilst soaking up the sun, why choose to stay anywhere else?

All room types are fully equipped with full en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and four floors of communal areas. Or perhaps try our deluxe dormitories; designed to offer that little bit extra. Available in 4 and 6 bed configurations, these rooms offer TVs, refrigerators and some have a private balcony to kick back and relax after a long day at the reef, rain forest or even a lazy day by our pool.

As a Gilligan’s guest you receive the below benefits:

* Free backpacker meal (entree size) each night with the purchase of a beverage
* Free airport pickup
* Free linen
* Free car parking
* Free BBQ Sundays
* Free crockery use in kitchens
* VIP prices for in house guests
* Half price to our international DJ events

...and of course full use of all the below facilities:

* Lagoon Pool with Waterfall
* Sandy Beach with Volleyball Net
* Pool Tables
* TV and Chill Out Areas
* Tour Desk and Travel Information
* Job Club

It doesn’t end there...our outdoor lagoon pool is encompassed by a beer deck which during the day offers chilled music, beach volleyball, an AJ Hackett zip wire or guests can simply throw down a towel, soak up the sun on our sandy canvas and enjoy the atmosphere and maybe even a cold beverage. By sunset this area transforms into a exhilarating night offering a wide range of entertainment evenings from open mic, dive in movies through to our weekends where national and international DJ acts are flown in for that added extra only Gilligan’s can provide.

Accommodation Information

Could you also please add into our policies that we are an 18+ property

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.