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Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

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8.2
Fabulous 1,558 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.8
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.3
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 8.3
  • Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 8.2
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8.2
Fabulous 1,558 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.8
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 9.3
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 8.3
  • Cleanliness 7.8
  • Facilities 8.2
Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns Located at 57 - 89 Grafton Street, , Cairns.
Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns
Australia
Cairns Queensland QLD 4870 57 - 89 Grafton Street
82% 1558
-16.9242593 145.7755494
Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns
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12th Sep 2016
8.0

Wifi was and extra 2$ a day. Found cockroaches in my room. Gilligan's the club was 90% male. Only had two frying pans per kitchen. Not enough plugs in the room and not close enough to the beds. Other then that I had a lot of fun. The rooms were very social and it was very easy to meet people. Good location.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
10th Sep 2016
9.4

Loved it here - such a fun hostel with lots going on everyday of the week. Great nightly $4 meals as well as other options. Spacious, modern rooms and facilities and a great bar and pool area. Only downside may be the amount of football teams/lad trips/stags that come for weekends but to be honest it's still fun, just beware females in particular if you don't like big groups of lads because you WILL be stared at and it does feel very male heavy overall. Overall a great experience!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 12 reviews
6th Sep 2016
7.4

The hostel has nice facilities, good bathrooms, kitchens and pool area. It's quite a large resort though so meeting people as a solo traveler isn't the easiest. It's has more of a resort feeling than a backpackers and on the weekends you're likely to see large groups of stag parties. A nice enough place to stay for a few nights of you want to party and its on a good location for everything you'd want for Cairns.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
4th Sep 2016
4.6

The staff here are so awful! Very unhelpful, ignore you, rude at times. Good staff is so important in hostels!! The place itself is nice but I think over rated, loads of people told me to stay here & although it was fine, it think there are better places!

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
3rd Sep 2016
10.0

Perfect hostel! Big rooms with balconies Big kitchen Everyone is friendly You can hear the club downstairs on Saturday night but you should be out anyway not in your room it's Saturday night Downside wifi is poor

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • ryguy1993
  • Canada, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
28th Aug 2016
9.7

Gilligans was one of the best parts about staying in Cairns. If you are looking to have a great time and meet lots of amazing travellers Gilligan's is the place. If you are looking for a quiet calm environment I would suggest thinking about another location but if you like going out and night life then you MUST stay here. The location is great for anything you want to do in Cairns and the amount of deals you get from staying there (entrance and drink prices at Gilligans alone) is worth it.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
24th Aug 2016
7.4

BOILING HOT ROOM. CANT COPE GOING TO DIE.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
24th Aug 2016
6.9

Good place, way to big for meeting people. Very much just get half naked and party atmosphere. But not a bad stay, rooms and facilities were clean.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
18th Aug 2016
8.6

Good fun place to stay if you like to party!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil, Female, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
16th Aug 2016
7.4

If you're in your 20's and like to partiu go for it, otherwise...run!!!!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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