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Guests enjoy FREE WiFi daily, NEW Air cons, FREE lockers, FREE Netflix available in common lounge area and Private Rooms with attached bathroom, on-site bar and restaurant. In house guest get the option of the $10 menu meals from the bistro as well as discounts on any other food and drink! Sports are available to watch on the big screens, just ask our lovely bar staff what we have available. There are also pool tables and dart boards available for customer use. We are a live venue and we hold many CONCERTS, just visit our Facebook for more info on who's coming to TOWN! As well as live bands EVERY weekend. Located only 2 minutes from all the major shopping center's, city attractions, nightclubs, and the Lagoon! The Jack is the PERFECT place for travelers wanting to visit the GREAT BARRIER REEF and the DAINTREE RAINFOREST. Our travel desk offers great DISCOUNTS and local knowledge. Please be aware that The Jack Backpackers is a licensed venue. Live entertainment can be heard in the beer garden from 6pm until 2am, mainly on weekends. Reception open hours: 9.00am - 19:00pm If you are planning a late check-in after 19:00 pm. Please call our friendly reception team at your earliest convenience to arrange a late check in. Night Security Number 0484737381. Please also note that The Jack Backpackers is a international hostel and only accepts booking with a valid International passport and credit card will be required upon check-in. Please note that there is a surcharge of minimum 1.40% when paying with Eftpos. The Jack Backpackers is unsuitable for people under the age of 18. Bookings made by any guests under the age of 18 will not be accepted and will be asked to cancel the booking. The Jack Backpackers is a International Youth Hostel and only accepts bookings with a valid International passport. Credit card will be required upon check-in. All Dorms are exclusively available for International guests. Private rooms are available for non internationals guests. House Rules: Check in at 14:00pm and Check out 11:00am Curfew is a 22:00pm as we need to be respectful towards all our guests that may have tours booked or work the following day. NO NOISE.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cairns, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9!


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
7.5
Cleanliness
7.6
Comfort
7.5
Value for money
8.2
Location
8.9
Free Wifi
7.1
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Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Jack
    • Cuisine
      Australian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of The Jack Backpackers

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 9:00 AM to 11:00 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 30 is required on arrival. That's about USD 19. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash The Jack Backpackers 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

Please be aware that The Jack Backpackers is a licensed venue. Live entertainment can be heard in the beer garden from 6pm until 2am, mainly on weekends.

Please also note that The Jack Backpackers is a international Youth Hostel and guests are required to show an International passport and Credit card on arrival for all dorm style rooms booked.

Private rooms are available for non internationals guests with Valid IDs.

All Dorms are exclusively available for International guests.

Please note that there is a surcharge of minimum 1.40% when paying with Eftpos.

Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

House Rules: Curfew 10.00pm,

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 The Jack 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.

A damage deposit of AUD 30 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Jack Backpackers

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from The Jack Backpackers. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Jack Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Jack Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bar crawls
    • Entertainment staff
    • Happy hour

  • The Jack Backpackers is 2,150 feet from the center of Cairns. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Jack Backpackers has 1 restaurant:

    • The Jack

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