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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Rental, Adults only

2 stars

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

+61 740 416 566
7.5
Good

based on 2,173 reviews

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About Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, Cairns

Cleanliness
7.7
Comfort
7.6
Location
9.1
Services
8.0
Staff
8.3
Value for money
8.1
Situated a short walk from Reef Fleet Terminal, Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort offers a 24-hour reception, a car rental desk and an airport shuttle. It provides free Wi-Fi, a fitness center and an outdoor pool, and is within walking distance of Cairns Central. The hostel has 120 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Additional services include 24-hour security. Gilligan's provides rooms equipped with a shower, plus all the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay. Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns's in-house restaurant is a convenient option for guests wishing to dine in. Alternatively, there is a large range of international restaurants close by. Guests can also enjoy a drink at Gilligan's Bar. Cairns's well-known attractions are within close proximity to Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort, with The Reef Hotel Casino only a 10-minute walk away. Public transport close by includes Cairns Railway Station.

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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort room price & deals

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Deluxe Rooms - City view
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$116/night

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Standard Rooms - Water view
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$129/night

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Superior Rooms - Water view
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$99/night

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Double Rooms - Lake view
1 double bed

1 double bed

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$100/night

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King Rooms - Water view
1 king bed

1 king bed

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Other Rooms - Harbor view
1 twin bed

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Adults only
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Pets not allowed
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Free Internet
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Basketball court
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table
  • Night club

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Car rental
  • Safety deposit box
  • Entertainment staff
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Bathroom

  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden

General

  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Pool

  • Outdoor pool

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort Reviews

7.5
GoodBased on 2,173 verified guest reviews
7.6Friends
7.1Families
7.6Couples
7.4Solo

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)


Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

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Frequently asked questions

  • How does Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort compare to other 2 star hotels in Cairns?

    Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is $69 cheaper than the average 2 star hotel in Cairns. You can usually find a nightly rate of $27 when staying at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort.

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

    Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is 3.0 mi away from Cairns. You can typically expect your drive time from Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort to Cairns to be 8min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • What is the best way to get to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort from Cairns?

    Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Cairns to the hotel, but also around Cairns during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Cairns are on average $15/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Cairns to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

    Yes, Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Cairns for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Cairns guests staying in Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort have a pool?

    Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort to Cairns city center?

    The city center nearest to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is Cairns, which is 0.2 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Pro Dive Cairns Day Trips, which is a popular sight in the area.

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

    The best contact number for Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is +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 available to guests at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

    Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

  • What time is check-out for 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 at the hotel's discretion.

  • How much is a room at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $23 per night. The average rate for rooms at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort is currently around $82/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort?

    Yes, there is. Reach out to Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, Cairns for more details on all available laundry services. An iron and an ironing board will also be provided. You can ask for them at the front desk if they are not available in the room.

  • What is the distance from Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort, Cairns to Pro Dive Cairns Day Trips?

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Places of interest near Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort

Attractions in Cairns, Australia curated by momondo

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort location: 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

Top landmarks

Cairns Historical Society Museum0.2 mi
Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.2 mi
Cairns Regional Gallery0.2 mi
Cairns Rainforest Dome0.3 mi
Reef Hotel Casino0.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Fetta'S Greek Taverna0.0 mi
Hog's Breath Cairns0.0 mi
Gilligan's0.0 mi
Candy0.1 mi
Bombay Kitchen0.1 mi
Bellocale0.1 mi
Yama Zaru Izakaya0.1 mi
P.J.O’Brien’s – Cairns0.1 mi
The Crown Hotel0.1 mi

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