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4.8 / 5Exceptional
11 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Esplanade Lagoon
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cairns Night Markets
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cairns Esplanade
    4 min walk
  • Airport
    Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)
    8 min drive

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020 3564 4853
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (8 Bed Dorm Room)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Waterfront Dorm)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Signature Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double Room)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Dorm Room)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Dorm Female Only)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (6 Bed Dorm Room)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Superior Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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About this area

Cairns

Located in Cairns's Cairns Central Business District neighbourhood, Global Backpackers Cairns is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Cairns Night Markets and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Aquarium are also worth visiting.

Visit our Cairns travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Esplanade Lagoon - 3 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 3 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 6 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 12 min walk
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 12 min drive

About this property

Global Backpackers Cairns

Adults-only Cairns hostel in Cairns Central Business District, walk to Cairns Esplanade
Along with a rooftop terrace, this smoke-free hostel has a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All 19 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, fans and safes.
Global Backpackers Cairns offers 19 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and fans. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Parking available
Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 3:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

Free self-service breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Lift
Front-desk safe
Vending machine

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Dutch
English

Outdoors

Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

Communal living room
Shared microwave
Shared fridge
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Fan
Linens

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Food and drink

Shared kitchen

More

Iron/ironing board (on request)
Local maps
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 8 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. <br />
  • Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 3:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types at the property

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Hostel Cairns
  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Hostel
  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Cairns
  • Global Backpackers Cairns Cairns
  • Global Backpackers Cairns Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Global Backpackers Cairns Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cairns
4.8

Exceptional

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4.5
Cleanliness
5.0
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
4.9
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The reception area was cool and with a modern touch on the furniture. The kitchen and dining area has a beautiful view over the harbour/reef fleet. Close to the City Centre

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
  • Disliked: Amenities

i dunno why u didn't include the towel, but the room was clean, the wifi connection was supper fast

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Staff was very friendly and brought us up to our room! Everything was very clean and secure. Breakfast could have been a little better- mostly toast and cereal.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great service, good cooking facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice modern hostel

The hostel was nice and clean. The people in our room were super friendly and nice too.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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