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Hostel Why Not Backpackers
5-9 Digger Street, 4870 Cairns, Australia – Good location – show map
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Restaurant Cock and Bull0 miles
Restaurant Bay Leaf Balinese Restaurant0.1 miles
Restaurant Sushi Train0.1 miles
Cafe/Bar Tias Cafe0.1 miles
Cafe/Bar Ali Babas Kebab0.1 miles
Cafe/Bar Annabels Bakery0.1 miles
River Barron River3.1 miles
Mountain Bellenden Kerr25.5 miles
Ocean/Sea Coral Sea0.3 miles
Holloways Beach4.9 miles
Cairns Airport2.5 miles
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The Lush Burger
Open for: Lunch, Dinner
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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
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
Children not allowed.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 35 years old
Pets are not allowed.
Why Not Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.
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.
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 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 Why Not Backpackers 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.
FAQs about Why Not Backpackers
Why Not Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Fitness center
- Pool table
- Evening entertainment
- Entertainment staff
- Bar crawls
- Live music/Performance
- Happy hour
The prices at Why Not Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Why Not Backpackers has 1 restaurant:
- The Lush Burger
The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Why Not Backpackers.
Guests staying at Why Not Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).
Breakfast option(s) include:
From the nearest airport, you can get to Why Not Backpackers by:
- Taxi 8min
- Car 8min
- Airport shuttle (public) 30min
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
Why Not Backpackers is 0.7 miles from the center of Cairns.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at Why Not Backpackers (subject to availability):
- Street parking
- Free parking