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Cairns City Backpackers

Hostel | 274 Draper St, Cairns, Australia .

73.7% Overall Rating

245 out of 285 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/07/2013)

"The separate showers in female only dorms, the pool, the distinction between rooms giving each one character e.g two kangaroos, shelf space in female only dorm was adequate, common area facilities good, staff friendly…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Internet café

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 4.52
  • Towel USD 0.90

What's Included

  • 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: 10:30
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Overview

‘Cairns City Backpackers’ is small and peaceful and is just a short walk to the city. We offer cheap weekly rates, free nightly bar meals and 10% discount on all tours booked through our website 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.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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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.

Budget Double (Shared bathroom)

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Triple (Shared bathroom)

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Budget Twin (Shared bathroom)

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Deluxe Double (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Shared bathroom)

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About Cairns City Backpackers

‘Cairns City Backpackers’ is small and peaceful and is just a short walk to the city. We offer cheap weekly rates (via our website), free nightly bar meals, and 10% discount on all tours booked through our website.

Check out our free stuff that is included every night you stay here before reading on:

Free pub meal every night on purchase of any drink! (Must be at least 18 years old)
Free unlimited Wifi
Free air conditioning in all dorm rooms during summer!
Free tea and coffee
Free tour and travel information and advice
Free book exchange

We provide a 24 hour check-in service but YOU NEED TO LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE IF YOU ARE GOING TO ARRIVE OUTSIDE RECEPTION HOURS SO WE CAN ORGANIZE YOUR KEY (if you are arriving on a 2am tiger flight make sure you book your first night for the same date as your flight DEPARTURE). Our reception is open from 7:30 am till noon, and between 4:30 pm and 8:00 pm.

Please note that for children we have a minimum age of 18 years in a dormitory room, and 5 years old in a private room.

If you pay by credit card on arrival we will charge you 3% if your card is a non Australian card, and 1% if it is an Australian card.

‘Cairns City Backpackers’ consists of two fully renovated Queenslander houses loaded with character, and a tropical, fully landscaped garden which includes hundreds of palm trees, a great swimming pool and lots of hammocks for you to chill out in!

Naturally there is a TV and DVD area, a billiard table, and cheap Internet with 24 hour access, and bring your laptops because we have free wireless!

We offer clean and comfortable air conditioned single, double, twin, 4 and 6 bed dorms. The dorms include air conditioning except for the cooler months from April to September. In the private rooms, air conditioning is an extra $4 per room per night. All rooms have fresh linen and towels available free of charge.

The friendly and helpful staff has lots of good local advice and information about tours including access to standby specials.

Accommodation Information

Please note that for children we have a minimum age of 18 years in a dormitory room, and 5 years old in a private room.

Location Information

Cairns City Backpackers is located in a quiet backstreet just a 5 minute walk to Cairns central shopping centre, and a 15 minutes walk to City Place. From the airport, we are 10 minutes by car.

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