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The Jack Backpackers Hostel

Corner Sherdian and Spence Streets, Cairns, Australia

The Jack offers all guests fee WiFi, free evening meals, new aircon and fridge s in every room, a tours shop, and huge discounts at the bar for in-house guests! Read more

86% Overall Rating 83 out of 102 customers would recommend this property based on 102 reviews

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 78%

Location 93%

Safety 90%

Staff 90%

Value 86%

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Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Please note that The Jack Backpackers is unsuitable for persons under the age of 18. Bookings made by any guests under the age of 18 will not be confirmed.
Reception operating hours are: Monday to Sunday - 9am-8pm
Please note that if you are a late check-in after 8pm, please call The Jack Reception to arrange a late check-in.
Please also note that The Jack Backpackers only accepts booking with a valid international passport and credit card. Both credit card and passport will be required upon check in.
We do not accept large group bookings, unless a group booking has been authorised.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?

Contact us directly

The Jack offers all guests fee WiFi, free evening meals, new aircon and fridge s in every room, a tours shop, and huge discounts at the bar for in-house guests! Read more

Shared Rooms

Deluxe 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About The Jack Backpackers

The Jack Backpackers is a newly refurbished pub-style backpacker accommodation. The Jack offers all guests FREE WiFi, FREE evening meals, new AIRCON and FRIDGES in every room, a TOURS shop, and HUGE DISCOUNTS at the bar for in-house guests!

The hostel has a range of rooms to choose from. All rooms come with a refrigerator, new split system air conditioning, and security lockers. The hostel is located above a pub with a huge outdoor beer garden, perfect for enjoying some drinks in the beautiful, sunny Cairns weather. The pub also has a restaurant, Casino gaming room, and crazy themed nights to make your stay that much more memorable!

We also offer GREAT DEALS at our very own travel desk! Book all your tours & activities with our experienced travel agents!

Please be aware that The Jack Backpackers is a licensed venue until 2am. A considerable amount of entertainment can be heard in the beer garden
from 6pm until 2am.

Please note that if you are a late check-in after 8pm, please call The Jack Reception to arrange a late check-in. Please also note that The Jack Backpackers only accepts booking with a valid passport and credit card will be required upon check-in. The Jack Backpackers is unsuitable for persons under the age of 18. Bookings made by any guests under the age of 18 will not be confirmed.

Accommodation Information

Reception hours are:
Monday to Sunday - 9am - 8pm

Please note that if you are a late check-in after 8pm, please call The Jack Reception to arrange a late check-in.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THE JACK BACKPACKERS ONLY ACCEPTS BOOKINGS WITH A VALID PASSPORT AND CREDIT CARD. BOTH CREDIT CARD AND PASSPORT WILL BE REQUIRED UPON CHECK IN.

Location Information

Situated right in the heart of Cairns CBD, The Jack Backpackers is only a 2 minute walk to everything. The famous Cairns lagoon, Esplanade, major shopping centre's, Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Fresh Food Markets, and much more!

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.