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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Global Backpackers Cairns

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Brand new ... World Class Hostel ... Located on the Cairns Esplanade Waterfront.

Global Backpackers Cairns has everything on your doorstep, the lagoon, boardwalk, marina, restaurants, shops, and nightlife. In our bars there are always evening activities (all 5 minutes walk from the accommodation). With your room key you get many discounts in bars and clubs.

Our tour guides have years of experience to provide you with advice and support on which activities and tours you can realize your dreams ... skydiving, white water rafting, snorkeling, sailing, cultural experiences and much more.

Our rooftop lounge and kitchen area offers the best views of the city. Sit back and watch the sun go down (or rises!) also enjoy our FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST. Our swimming pool is the famous Esplanade Lagoon on our doorstep.

We have a range of rooms, from deluxe queens with balconies and private baths to dorms. All have air conditioning and FREE Wi-Fi.

Live the dream in the Global Backpackers Cairns.

Must be at least 18 years old to stay at this property. Sorry, no children allowed. Dorms only for guests between 18 and 35 years old.
No curfew.
Check-in 13:00 (24-hour check-in)
Check-out 10:00
Reception opening hours 7.00 - 20.30
All non-business hours check-in will receive the keys from the Night Manager (please contact us prior to your arrival).
Dorms only available for 18-35 years
24 hours cancellation policy
No passport ... no bed ... no exceptions

Special rates depending on availability View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Nov 2019
    Very helpful and accommodating staff. Helped us book local activities and even gave suggestions for the next (New Zealand) leg of our trip. George even gave my buddy his own sun glasses when he asked for a place to find a pair in town! Thanks for helping make our Cairns stop an easy one!
    USA, All Male Group, 31-40
  • 10.0


    16 Nov 2019
    This hostel is BEAUTIFUL! Very clean, modern, an incredible view, excellence location right in the city, and very friendly staff.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    07 Nov 2019
    Such a great hostel! It may as well be a hotel! The rooms are lovely and clean with comfy and no squeaky beds! Rooms did get hot with 8 of you in there but the air con helped. The kitchen is stunning cleaned twice a day and the views from it are great! Bathrooms super clean and very modern. Would highly recommend.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    21 Oct 2019
    Brilliant hostel with the perfect mix of party or chill. It has the most comfy sofa & netflix or if you want to party you can drink until 10pm in the kitchen. Very new, modern and really clean facilities. Location is excellent, near to everything you need. Some of the rooms were a bit damp and need airing more frequently and when I walked around barefoot I got black feet so wear shoes. Other than that amazingly chilled place with a really nice vibe so easy to meet people.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    02 Dec 2019
    Great hostel, amazing view! Modern and clean hostel with very friendly staff. George from the Tour desk really helped me plan my trip without pressuring me into buying anything that I didn’t want. He’s a really nice guy and he knew what he was talking about because he actually went on many tours himself. I’m really happy with my results, thank you!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    18 Oct 2019
    This hostel seems more like a 5 Star hotel located right across from the esplanade lagoon. The views are unbeatable. This hostel is brand new and is super clean. It also seems like most people who booked shared rooms didn’t have others in their room. This is a great spot!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    15 Oct 2019
    This hostel was extremely clean, and very nice. The location is amazing, and they have a 4th floor rooftop that overlooks the lagoon. I would definitely recommend staying here!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    14 Oct 2019
    This hostel was very clean and perfect for the one night we were in Cairns. The kitchen area was nice to have, and the 8 bedroom dorm we stayed in was clean and comfortable.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 Nov 2019
    Super clean and brand new. Perfect location. Most staff are absolutely lovely but the travel desk is unhelpful. Really lovely place
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    25 Oct 2019
    Clean hostel with great facilities. The kitchen and shared bathrooms are really modern and clean. The rooms are relatively small, but not too small. Avoid the tour desk in the reception. Their only interest is selling tours. Although it's seems they handle in your best interest, they really don't. Walk into a few of the shops in town to find better deals and better personnel.
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi