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Gilligan's Backpacker Hotel & Resort Cairns

57 - 89 Grafton Street , Cairns, Australia
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Gilligan's is Australia's leading youth hostel resort, located in the heart of Cairns. Offering a blend of traditional backpacker dorm accommodation and hotel rooms. All room types are fully airconditioned with ensuite.

Each of the four levels has it’s own state of the art kitchen and breakout area where you can chill out and relax, read a book, watch TV or just hang and make some friends on those sunny days.
There are awesome facilities and services including free linen, free airport pick up from the airport to Gilligan's between 8am and 8pm, internet café, WiFi throughout, and a stunning lagoon swimming pool. Our entertainment venue houses an open deck bar, massive outdoor pub screen and heaps of plasma TV’s to watch all your favourite sporting events.
Gilligan's is situated right next door to the famous Rusty's Market and is surrounded by boutique shops, café's and clubs. The onsite job club, Workers Wanted can assist you with finding work if you are short on dollars.

Staying at Gilligans has VIP privileges throughout the venue for inhouse guests. We offer fast FREE WiFi for social media and web browsing. Alternatively a premium business grade WiFi service is also available @ only $2 per day for larger capacity requirements.
In addition to free Wi-Fi, Gilligan's now also has an all new Powder Room for the ladies complete with hair dryers and hair straighteners and a unisex Fitness Center, complimentary for all guests!

Gilligan's entertainment also has crazy themed nights, fun & games, heaps of trips to be won with an awesome atmosphere every night.
Hosting two of Cairns best nightclubs with weekly events plus local & international DJ's, Gilligan's is home to Cairns ultimate experience in entertainment and and youth adventure hostel accommodation!

*Gilligan's is an 18+ property

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Thu 16 Aug 2018 - Sun 19 Aug 2018 Change
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Room Summary

Thu 16th August 2018 - Sun 19th August 2018

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Aug 2018
    Just awesome!!!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    11 Aug 2018
    Great party hostel! This is the ideal place if you want to let your hair down and drink, maybe not the best if you want to sleep or chill. The facilities were good, with each level having it’s own kitchen and sofa area. Food is available to purchase at lunch and dinner, they do a $5 meal at dinner which is average. The hostel has a large bar area and pool. Great location in walking distance from the port and bus area. Free transfer available from the airport also! Would definitley return!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    06 Aug 2018
    Hostel is good, and great for a party. There is no charging points near the beds which is annoying and the light switches are under specific bunk beds so you have to reach over someone to put them on. The corridor smelled at times and my food bag went missing but other than that it’s a good hostel.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    06 Aug 2018
    Great hostel. Close to cafes and shops. In the evenings, the bar has so many free activities and drinks deals which is so great on a budget. Unfortunately my stay was ruined by a female bar staff member who tried to call me dishonest with the drinks card, implying I was trying to get a free drink. After losing her temper and calling me babe sarcastically around 20 times, heckling her manager, I gave up trying to get the drink I was owed but customer service from this girl needs improving.
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Airport Transfer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Foosball
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Cairns

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Cairns

  • 2007

    2nd, Continent Winners Oceania

Nominations

  • 2016

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2015

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Things to Note

Gilligan's is strictly an 18+ Property
Check in 2pm
Check out 10am

Please note that payments on credit card incur a surcharge (Visa & Mastercard 1%, American Express 1.8%)
Bookings for 8 pax or more are considered a group booking and may be subject to additional charges.


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