Cairns City Backpackers



274 Draper Street , Cairns Qld, 4870 CairnsSee nearby area


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    This is an earthy backpackers where you just might find some peace and quiet (10.30pm quiet time is strictly enforced). Slate-floored rooms are clean, and the cheap verandah rooms are cosy. Two kitchens and a barbecue area make life easier.

    Our independent authors have visited Cairns City Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Cairns.

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    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 by flight after midnight make sure you book your first night for the correct arrival date (usually this will be the date your flight departed). Our reception is open from 7.30 am till noon, and between 4.30 pm and 8 pm.

    We offer 10% discount on all tours pre-booked through our website to our guests.

    Check out our free stuff and special offers; Vouchers for discounted meal deals for inner city bars available at reception any night you stay (guests must be over 18 years old for these meal offers), free unlimited WiFi, free air-conditioning in all dorm rooms during Summer, free tea & coffee, free tour and travel information, and free book exchange! You can also get a discounted shuttle from the airport to the hostel.

    Chill out in our shady backyard, enjoy the swimming pool, TV and DVD area, and free wireless internet to keep you connected!

    We offer clean and comfortable single, double, twin, 4 and 6 bed dorms. The dorms all include air conditioning except for the cooler months from April to September For private rooms air conditioning is an extra $4 per room.

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

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

    Services & facilities

    • Parking
      • Bicycle Parking
      • Free Parking
      • Parking
    • Recreation
      • Common Room
      • Pool Table
    • Housekeeping
      • Laundry Facilities
      • Linen Included
    • Outdoor space
      • Outdoor Terrace
    • Swimming pool
      • Outdoor Swimming Pool
      • Swimming Pool
    • Guest services
      • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Air Conditioning
      • Available
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Internet Access
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