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YHA Cairns Central 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. YHA Cairns Central is set opposite Cairns Station and Cairns Central Shopping Center. It is 5 minutes’ walk from the bars, shops and cafés along Cairns Esplanade.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Youth Hostels Association
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Private Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 bunk bed
and
1 queen bed
1 full bed
and
4 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.2
Cleanliness
8.2
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.1
Free Wifi
8.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lindsey
    United States of America United States of America
    The common spaces were nice with a pool, laundry, and outdoor sitting spots. Our private room with an en suite bath was comfy. We were out and about quite a bit so didn’t socialize much but the folks we talked to were kind. The staff were really...
  • Erwin
    Australia Australia
    Courtyard with the swimming pool is lovely. The pool table is a great place to socialize. Big shared clean kitchen. The private room and bathroom are spotless. Location is great and walkable to the town main area. There's always helpful staff around.
  • Vincent
    Netherlands Netherlands
    The beds were very comfortable, which was nice. The kitchen was large and clean, there was also a (small) pool to use.

Area info

Amenities of YHA Cairns Central
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Breakfast
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.
    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!
    • Open all year
    Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Japanese

    House rules

    YHA Cairns Central takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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

    Check-out

    From 7:00 AM to 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 will be charged as 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.

    Groups

    When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash is not accepted YHA Cairns Central accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    The supervision of guests under 18 years of age remains the responsibility of their parent or legal guardian while at a YHA property. Guests under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in Co-living shared dormitory rooms, they can only be accommodated in private rooms. For further information on the YHA child safety policy please contact the property directly.

    For bookings of 10 or more guests, different prices, policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property directly.

    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.

    Please inform YHA Cairns Central of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

    FAQs about YHA Cairns Central

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

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

    • The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from YHA Cairns Central. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

    • Guests staying at YHA Cairns Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

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

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

    • YHA Cairns Central is 1,800 feet from the center of Cairns. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.