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Global on the Waterfront

67 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia


  • 61%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 57%Staff
  • 55%Atmosphere
  • 58%Cleanliness
  • 55%Facilities

Property Information:


Everything is at your door step, The Lagoon, boardwalk, marina, restaurants, shops & nightlife. There are evening activities always going on with our sister property (Global Central) and your room key gets you loads of discounts in bars & clubs. There are markets and live entertainment every Saturday or 3 doors up are the night markets 7 days a week.

Our travel staff have years of experience to help you with free advise on what activities and tours will help you live your dreams... Skydiving, White Water Rafting, Snorkeling, ATV's, Sailing, Cultural and Aboriginal Experiences we have it all and can make it happen.

You can also find the most amazing views of the ocean from the TV/ lounge area on the1st floor or Stay in one of the Waterfront Dorms. So kick back and take it all in or play a game of pool. There is also a ROOF TOP Sunbathing Deck where you can take in views of the whole city. Our swimming pool is the famous Esplanade Lagoon @ our doorstep.

We have 3,4,5,6, 8 & 10 share dorms, twin, single & double rooms. We pride ourselves on cleanliness, linen is supplied and the beds are already made for you. All rooms are spacious with fans and free air-conditioning.
DISCOUNTS @ P.J.O'BRIENS (Best Irish bar in Cairns)

LIVE THE DREAM @ WATERFRONT...... Fun, Friendly Staff

Must be 18+ to stay at this accommodation. Sorry no children allowed.

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  • Latest Review

    The location of the hostel & the rooms were fine. the kitchen facilities were OK but needed more space for dining. The lounge/balcony area was nice enough but the fact that it closed at 9pm was absolutely ridiculous!!!! Particularly as there was nowhere else to hang out after that other than your room! The $6.50 meal deals at OJ Obriens were definitely the best think about staying at the hostel really!
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      Anonymous, Australia, Male, 31-40
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free City Maps
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Global on the Waterfront Located at 67 The Esplanade, , Cairns.
Global on the Waterfront
Cairns Queensland 4870 67 The Esplanade
61% 246
-16.9202767 145.7774162
Global on the Waterfront
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