Set among tropical gardens with an outdoor swimming pool, Cairns City Backpackers is a 25-minute walk from The Esplanade. Kitchen and laundry facilities are provided, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Facilities at Cairns City Backpackers Hostel include a spacious lounge area. Discount meal tickets are available nightly from reception for use at some inner city pubs for evening meals. Each room has ceiling fans and some have their own shower facilities. All bed linen is provided.

Each room has ceiling fans and some have their own shower facilities. All bed linen is provided. Air-conditioning is provided in the dormitory rooms during the warmer months.

The tour desk can organize discounted Great Barrier Reef trips, white water rafting, skydiving, cycling and horse riding. Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is an 8-minute walk from Cairns Railway Station.

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  • Hi, I booked two bunk beds for my mum and I. My mum is 48 year-old and I saw that the age restriction is to 45. Can we be a little flexible on her?

    We are happy to accommodate your mum.


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    Answered on December 5, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Hello, yes it is quiet at night, There is a night security you can talk to with any issues.


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    Answered on December 13, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    You are unlikely to need a sleeping bag in the tropics, especially in summer. We provide blankets in winter, but many travellers arrive with sleeping bags and are welcome to use them.


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  • Hi we’re looking for accomodation for our basketball team coming from Perth that consists of 30 people. I’ve seen the page the checkout time for 2 nights is 10:00am. Thanks is there anymore discounts we can get.

    Our hostel is quite small and unlikely to be able to accommodate a group of 30 people, but we are happy to look at a discount for a large group.


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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Luggage storage is available if guests are going away from the hostel on a dive trip or tour for a few days, but there is a fee.


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  • Can I book for me and my partner for a dorm room please for tomorrow night

    Yes, no worries. Feel free to come to reception, give us a call from the numbe online or just book online. Please phone us with any questions if you feel the need.


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  • Can you check in before 11AM in the Double Room with Private Bathroom?

    If the room is available and cleaned, early check-ins are no problem.


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  • do you allow for a trained dog to stay

    Sorry, no pets are allowed.


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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    We do not have lockers available.


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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    All guests are provided with bed linen (sheets, pillowcase and, in winter, a blanket) but towels are usually only given to guests who book a room with a shower.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cairns Showgrounds
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Barlow Park
    0.3 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Regional Council
    0.4 miles
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.5 miles
  • Cairns Magistrates Court
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Ochre Restaurant
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Gilligans
    0.9 miles
  • Cafe/Bar PJ O'Brien's (discount meal deals available)
    0.9 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Woolshed
    0.9 miles
  • Restaurant Green Ant Cantina
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.7 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.8 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    0.9 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    2.1 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    7.2 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Skyrail Rainforest
    8.3 miles
  • River Barron River
    8.5 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 Cairns City Backpackers Hostel from Cairns Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Air conditioning Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
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Check-in

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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

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.

Curfew

The entrance to the property is closed between 10:00 PM and 9:00 AM

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.17USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

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 45 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cairns City Backpackers Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are kindly requested to inform the hotel at least 7 days in advance of their estimated time of arrival. This can be noted in the Comments Box during booking or by contacting the hotel using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

If paying by credit card, this credit card must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation.

Please note that guests under 18 years of age cannot be accommodated at this property.

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 Cairns City Backpackers Hostel 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.

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.17USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Cairns City Backpackers Hostel

  • Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is 2,300 feet from the center of Cairns.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Cairns City Backpackers Hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 25min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Cairns City Backpackers Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

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

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

  • Check-in at Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Cairns City Backpackers Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):