Cairns City Backpackers

Hostel

Address

274 Draper Street , Cairns Qld, 4870 CairnsSee nearby area

Rooms

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Lonely Planet review

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.

Services & facilities

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

Description provided by property

Our hostel is small and peaceful, and is just a short walk from the city. We offer 10% discount on all tours pre-booked through our website to our guests.

Check out our free stuff that is included every night; Free restaurant meal every night with purchase of drink (must be over 18 years old, - Free Meal offer temporarily unavailable until after 31 May 2014), free unlimited WiFi, free air-conditioning in all dorm rooms during Summer, free tea & coffee, free tour and travel information, and free book exchange! We also offer $5 transfers from the airport.

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 pm.

Cairns City Backpackers is the place to be if you want to chill out in a tropical oasis. We have a tropical 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, billiard table, and cheap internet with 24 hour access and bring your laptops because we have wireless!

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.

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