Offering an outdoor pool, barbecue and sun terrace, Mad Monkey Central is located in Cairns in the Queensland Region, 1,300 feet from Cairns Convention Center. You can enjoy the atmosphere, with an outdoor bar with cheap drinks and a gourmet pizza restaurant located on-site.

Fully renovated, the rooms are fitted with a shared bathroom and air-conditioning. Mad Monkey Central offers free WiFi throughout, free hot breakfast, free lockers and free access to the local fitness center. There is also an outdoor cinema for entertainment.

The Cairns Performing Arts Center is 1,000 feet from Mad Monkey Central, while Cairns Regional Gallery is 1,300 feet from the property. Cairns Airport is 3.1 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cairns, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the top-rated area in Cairns, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

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Continental, Buffet

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room
  • 1 queen bed
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4 reasons to choose Mad Monkey Central

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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About Mad Monkey Central

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  • Hi there Is there are age limit or any ages are welcome to stay at your accomodation Thank you.

    Hello! We accept anyone over the age of 18 in our Private Twin and Private Double rooms. Our dorm rooms have an age requirement of 18-35.


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    Answered on January 25, 2021
  • Hi. Is there a common kitchen where we can cook?

    Hello! Yes, we have a huge kitchen available for all guests to use!


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on December 16, 2020
  • Hi do you have free wifi in all entire area?

    Yes, we have free wifi across the entire venue!


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on November 6, 2021
  • Hi. Do you have parking available as my son has his 4 wheel drive and a tinnie in tow? Thank you. Wendy S

    Hello! We have recently opened up the Mad Monkey Car Park next to the hostel. Daily and Weekly prices are available to book through reception. Thanks!


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    Answered on July 8, 2021
  • Hi, can i check in after 12:00 am, because my flight arrive too late.

    Hello! Please always let us know your flight arrival time and we will have a staff member ready to assist you with check in. Thanks!


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    Answered on July 8, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Hey there, Yes we do. We have an events board in reception as well as rotating tv screens showing whats on each day. Kind regards, Mad Monkey Team


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    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Hi do you guys offer transportation to/from airport

    Hi there, we do not offer airport shuttle transport anymore. However, the airport is quite close and Uber's and Taxi's are relatively cheap!


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    Answered on November 24, 2021
  • I arrive at Cairns Airport around 12am Do you have access to a room by means of a code etc Cheers Teresa

    Check in times are currently 2pm-10pm. If you know an exact time you will be arriving and can provide a couple days notice we may be able to arrange an after hours check in. Kind regards, Mad Monkey Team.


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    Answered on February 17, 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Hey there, Yes we do! And, it's free to use at all times! Kind regards, Mad Monkey Team


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    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Is it private

    Yes, all our twin and double rooms are private rooms.


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    Asked about: Twin Room • Answered on November 29, 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes! You need to use your own lock to secure your locker. We have some available for purchase at reception if needed.


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    Answered on October 1, 2019
  • It says in the fine print that you don't accept people over 35. Is this true? I'm wanting to book with my husband but he is 38. Why set the age so low?

    Hello! Our 35 age limit only applies to shared dorms. We accept people of any age in our private twin and private double rooms :) Looking forward to seeing you soon!


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    Answered on January 6, 2021
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Hey there, Sheets all come provided during your stay. Towels are provided in our double rooms free of charge and in any other room type, you can rent them for $3. Kind regards, Mad Monkey Team


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    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • I don’t arrive in cairs till 19:45 is late check in available?

    Hello! No problem, we have night-staff available to assist you with check in. If you are arriving over Christmas and NY, please contact the hostel directly for updated information.


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    Answered on December 9, 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Unfortunately personal bedding (sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, etc.) are not permitted from outside of the hostel for health and safety reasons.


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    Answered on October 1, 2019
  • We arrive at Cairns at 11pm, so we should arrive at the hotel close to midnight. Is there an option for late check in?

    Hey! Yes that's not a problem :) We will leave your key with the night manager who will check you in. Our number to call to be let in is on the front door incase you cannot see the night manager.


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    Answered on November 21, 2019
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.1 miles
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.2 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.2 miles
  • The Cairns Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Night Markets
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Lush Pizza
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Magistrates Court
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    0.8 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    2.3 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    7.3 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Esplanade
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cairns Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    3.4 miles
How to get to Mad Monkey Central from Cairns Airport
    Public shuttle
    Taxi
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Lush Pizza

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Mad Monkey Central
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mad Monkey Central takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 35 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Mad Monkey Central accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show valid photo ID (passport or driver's license) upon check-in.

The property cannot accept guests under the age of 18 and over the age of 35 years.

All guests must sign the property's Terms of Stay

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Mad Monkey Central

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Mad Monkey Central (subject to availability):

    • Street parking

  • Mad Monkey Central is 800 feet from the center of Cairns.

  • Guests staying at Mad Monkey Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mad Monkey Central by:

    • Taxi 15min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 20min

  • Check-in at Mad Monkey Central is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Mad Monkey Central may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Mad Monkey Central has 1 restaurant:

    • Lush Pizza

  • Mad Monkey Central offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Bar crawls
    • Bingo
    • Movie nights