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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort Cairns

Hostel | 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia 4870

85.8% Overall Rating

136 out of 161 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/10/2014)

Marie Georgiou thinks…

"It's very clean, friendly staff and very close to everything you'd need for your stay in cairns"

Read all Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort Cairns reviews

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.75
  • Towel USD 1.75

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Linen

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.

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

Contact us directly

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Overview

** 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

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Private bathroom)

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Triple (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Gilligan's Backpackers 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.
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