Garden
Swimming pool
BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
Key card access
Non-smoking rooms
Safe
Baggage storage

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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 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

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

Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 bunk bed
and
1 queen bed
1 full bed
and
4 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes it is! We have a strict no party policy :)
    Answered on 2 February 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..
    Answered on 20 February 2021
  • Is this suitable for 50+ age group
    It absolutely is! Welcome to all ages :)
    Answered on 20 December 2020
  • Can i stay unvaccinated??
    Yes you can!
    Answered on 27 April 2022
  • 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
    Answered on 2 February 2021
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Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Cairns Central YHA
Bathroom
  • Toilet
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • 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.
  • Parking Additional charge
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
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese

House rules

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Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

9:00 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 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 upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs 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.

FAQs about Cairns Central YHA

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Swimming pool

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

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