Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

ExcellentBased on 1,486 reviews
8.1

$18

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About Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort is situated in the heart of Cairns and is within an easy walk of Cairns Central. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and an outdoor pool, and is within...

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To Downtown

0.2 mi

Rating

8.1

Nearest airport

Cairns

Distance to airport

2.9 mi

Policies

Check-in time

2:00 PM

Check-out time

10:00 AM

Internet

Free Wi-Fi

Policy

Pets not allowed

Payment & Cancellation

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Front desk number

+61 740 416 566

Amenities at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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
  • 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 Backpackers Hotel & Resort

8.1
GreatBased on 1,486 verified guest reviews
8.2Friends
7.5Families
8.1Solo
7.8Couples

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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Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.2 mi
Cairns Rainforest Dome0.3 mi

FAQs when booking at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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

There are 2.9 mi between the closest airport, Cairns Airport, and Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort. 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 Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

Getting from Cairns Airport to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $87/day in Cairns. Luckily, Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cairns.

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

Yes, Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort 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 Backpackers Hotel & Resort from the Cairns city center?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, there is a gym available to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort 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 Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

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

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

$16 per night is the best price found recently for a room at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, with average deals around $45 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see current prices.

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

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

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

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

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

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is a good place to stay to see Cairns Regional Gallery. It’s 0 mi away.

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

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