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Summer House Backpackers Cairns features a restaurant, free bikes, a bar and shared lounge in Cairns. Providing a garden, the property is located within 2.3 mi of Cairns Convention Center. The accommodations provides a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property.

All units include bed linen.

A continental breakfast is available daily at the hostel.

Summer House Backpackers Cairns offers a sun terrace. You can play table tennis and darts at the accommodations, and the area is popular for hiking.

Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens is 1.1 mi from Summer House Backpackers Cairns, while The Cairns Civic Theater is 1.7 mi away. The nearest airport is Cairns Airport, 1.9 mi from the hostel.

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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Summer House Backpackers Cairns

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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    We provide all our guests with sheets. We offer the possibility to hire towels for free.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Every night of the week we have free daily activities such as free yoga, fitness, trivia nights and stretching classes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes. We also sell padlocks in case guests do not have one.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • can we take the airport shuttle to reach the hostel? Also, what locations do you provide free shuttle to? Thanks

    Unfortunately, we do not provide airport shuttles. the best way to get from the airport to the hostel is by Taxi or Uber. this will cost you approximately $10-15. We do provide free shuttles that run to the city every hour from the hostel.


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    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • Is there parking

    Yes! Free parking for our guests.


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    Answered on March 2, 2020
  • Hi there Is this hostel available to domestic travelers? I will be traveling from Melbourne in July and basing in Brisbane first, then to cairns. sa

    This hostel is for all guests over the age of 18 and able to show proof of ID.


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    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • Hi, would i be able to do the 2 weeks self isolation due to the new rules when traveling interstate? Thank you

    Unfortunately, as we have to prioritize the safety of our staff and guests, we cannot offer self-isolation at our hostel.


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    Answered on March 28, 2020
  • are you still offer breakfast with the covid ?

    We still have free breakfast available from 7 am till 10 am.


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    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • On the double room we can use the air conditioning all that we want ?

    Yes, you can. We control the air conditioning from reception so simply ask at reception to have it turned on or off.


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    Answered on January 29, 2021
  • I was about to book for 11 nights with private room when I noticed your age restriction 18-35. I am older. Is this correct?

    Hey mate. If you are over 35 and booking a private room that is fine with us, as long as you have valid photo ID on check in.


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    Answered on April 19, 2021
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Even though we do provide all the bed sheets for all our guests, they are allowed to use their own sleeping bags if they prefer to.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do you still pick-up from airport, midnight

    Unfortunately, we don't do airport pickups at that time.


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    Answered on June 17, 2021
  • what is the check-in and check-out time?

    Check in at 2pm check out 10am


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    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • Is the age restriction still in place at the hostel. I currrently staying at Summer House in Brisbane and they allow people over 35 to stay

    No age restrictions at the hostel for the moment. At least 18 years old because we have a licensed bar.


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    Answered on February 5, 2021
  • Do this room have lookers ?

    Hi, all of our rooms have large lockers for guests to use. You only need to provide a lock if you wish to lock up anything.


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    Asked about: Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room • Answered on May 12, 2021
  • Is this room a shared room ?

    G'day! The Double or Twin Room is a private room, not a shared dorm. We hope that you have a great day.


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on November 13, 2020
  • Do I have to to share if there is only one person

    You will not have to share a room if you book a private room as you would be booking the entire room. If you book a dorm room then you are booking a bed in that room and will be sharing.


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    Answered on December 31, 2020
  • Hi. I was looking at the room with a queen size bed. And I already noticed a thing. Should I pay extra fee for sheets?

    Hello, there is no extra cost for sheets at the hostel.


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    Asked about: Double Room with Private Bathroom • Answered on January 7, 2020
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    0.7 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    0.9 miles
  • TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus
    1.2 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    1.3 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    1.3 miles
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    1.3 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade
    1.3 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    1.5 miles
  • Cairns Night Markets
    1.5 miles
  • Cairns Showgrounds
    1.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Serpent Bar
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
    1.5 miles
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    1.5 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    1.5 miles
  • The Cairns Museum
    1.6 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    1.6 miles
  • Cairns Station
    1.6 miles
  • Rusty's Markets
    1.6 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    1.9 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    5.9 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    6.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    4.3 miles
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    1.9 miles
How to get to Summer House Backpackers Cairns from Cairns Airport
    Public transportation
    Taxi
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Serpent Bar

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Summer House Backpackers Cairns Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Darts
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Dutch
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House rules Summer House Backpackers Cairns takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

Until 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 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 35 years old

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Debit card Summer House Backpackers Cairns accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property offers free shuttle service to other places in the city, excluding airport.

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.

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.

FAQs about Summer House Backpackers Cairns

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

  • Summer House Backpackers Cairns has 1 restaurant:

    • Serpent Bar

  • Summer House Backpackers Cairns is 1.3 miles from the center of Cairns.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Summer House Backpackers Cairns by:

    • Taxi 4min
    • Walking 45min

  • Summer House Backpackers Cairns offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Karaoke
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bikes available (free)
    • Walking tours
    • Bingo
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bar crawls
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour
    • Entertainment staff
    • Movie nights
    • Fitness classes

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

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

  • Guests staying at Summer House Backpackers Cairns can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental