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Cairns Central YHA is located just 5 minutes' walk from The Esplanade and Trinity Wharf. It features an outdoor swimming pool, 2 spas, and a free WiFi hotspot.

Accommodations options include private rooms with an private bathroom or dormitory rooms with a shared bathroom. All rooms are air-conditioned.

Facilities include a communal kitchen and dining area and a guest laundry. Relax in the TV room or a reading room, or play a game of billiards. The tour desk can arrange Great Barrier Reef cruises, snorkeling and diving trips.

Cairns Central YHA is set opposite Cairns Station and Cairns Central Shopping Center. It is 5 minutes’ walk from the bars, shops and cafés along Cairns Esplanade. A largely discounted shuttle bus service from the airport is available between 8:00 and 20:00 bookings are required.

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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Cairns Central YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 3, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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Located in the top-rated area in Cairns, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!

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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Cairns Central YHA

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  • Is this suitable for 50+ age group

    It absolutely is! Welcome to all ages :)


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    Asked about: Double Room with Private Bathroom • Answered on December 20, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes it is! We have a strict no party policy :)


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    Answered on February 1, 2021
  • There will be 4 of us 2 adults and 2 kids 7 and 11 is this suitable accommodation

    It sure can be! We have family rooms set up and a great pool for the kids to have a ball! We also have cooking facilities (Shared space) to cook your evening meals if you dont want to eat out =)


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    Answered on February 2, 2021
  • Do you have weekly rates

    Yes we do! for some room types. Check out our web page for weekly rates offered.


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    Answered on February 2, 2021
  • Is there lots of parties at this place. Am I allowed to have people over? Thanks

    We are a quiet and relaxed place, only guests are allowed on site


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    Asked about: Double Room with Private Bathroom • Answered on February 19, 2021
  • Do you accept late check-in like 11pm?

    Once a Covid declaration has been completed we will send you instructions on how to do a self check in. Reception closes at 7pm but self check ins can be done after hours


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  • is there a TV in the double room with own bathroom

    Unfortunately not!


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    Answered on February 1, 2021
  • Do you have any shuttle bus? I need to pick up and drop off at airport. Could you please transfer?? Thank you

    Not any more, sadly since covid we have been unable to offer this service


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.1 miles
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Magistrates Court
    0.2 miles
  • The Cairns Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Martin College
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    0.3 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.4 miles
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    2.4 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    7.5 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.6 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cairns Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    3.5 miles
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Amenities of Cairns Central YHA
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Pool table
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 10 per day.
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
Spa
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Japanese
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Check-out

9:30 AM - 10:30 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cairns Central YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID upon check in.

Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian, who must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in the private rooms. This includes school groups.

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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about Cairns Central YHA

  • Check-in at Cairns Central YHA is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from Cairns Central YHA.

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

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Cairns Central YHA on this page.

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

  • Cairns Central YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Library

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Cairns Central YHA is 1,800 feet from the center of Cairns.