Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

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57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

GoodBased on 1,555 reviews
7.8

$17

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About Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort is situated in Cairns and is close to nearby attractions, such as The Reef Hotel Casino and Cairns Central. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is minu...

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To Downtown0.2 mi
Rating7.8
Nearest airportCairns
Distance to airport2.9 mi

Policies

Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+61 740 416 566

Amenities at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Top Features

Parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

General

  • Computer use available
  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Adults only
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shampoo
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Restaurant
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available

Activities

  • Basketball court
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Fitness center
  • Pool table

Services

  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Entertainment staff
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Photocopier service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shuttle service

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Reviews for Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

7.8
GoodBased on 1,555 verified guest reviews
7.4Families
8.1Friends
7.7Couples
7.8Solo

Pros +
  • Friendly staff and great location (in 127 reviews)
  • "Amazing atmosphere, friendly staff!" (in 121 reviews)
  • "Great price, great pool area." (in 78 reviews)
Cons -
  • The loud music every night (in 24 reviews)
  • "No remote for TV, air conditioning leaked" (in 18 reviews)
  • Not many people make it. (in 17 reviews)

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Most Popular Landmarks

Cairns Night Markets & Food Court0.2 mi
Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.2 mi
Reef Hotel Casino0.3 mi
Cairns Rainforest Dome0.3 mi

FAQs when booking at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

Is pricing at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns comparable to 2 star hotels in Cairns?

In Cairns, the average nightly rate for 2 stars hotels is $76. The expected nightly rate for Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns is around $49; a price that is 36% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 2 stars hotel in Cairns.

How close is Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns to the nearest airport, Cairns Airport?

There are 2.9 mi between the closest airport, Cairns Airport, and Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 05m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cairns Airport to Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns?

Getting from Cairns Airport to Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $50/day in Cairns. Luckily, Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cairns.

Is there a pool at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns?

Yes, Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns from the Cairns city center?

The center of Cairns CBD, Cairns, is just 0.1 mi away from the front doors of Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Cazaly's Stadium, which you can get to from Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns using any means of transportation.

What is the Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns please call +61 740 416 566.

Does Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns?

Yes, there is a gym available to Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns?

10:00 AM is the check-out time at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns, Cairns?

$12 per night is the best price found recently for a room at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns, with average deals around $49 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

Is there a restaurant at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns?

Yes, food can be ordered from the Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns restaurant. Opening times may vary. A bar is also available on-site.

Does Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns, Cairns. Guests can also use ironing facilities.

How far is Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns from Cairns Regional Gallery?

Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns is a good place to stay to see Cairns Regional Gallery. It’s 0.2 mi away.

Is Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns close to Barlow Park?

0.7 mi - making Barlow Park a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns.