Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

At Mad Monkey Central we offer comfortable and clean facilities for backpackers in a great central location in Cairns! Treat yourselves to a daily Free Hot Breakfast in the mornings & budget priced drinks at our brand new outdoor bar in the evenings! Relax at our newly refurbished swimming pool and sunbath at the cabanas after a great day out, exploring all-natural wonders that Cairns and its surroundings have to offer.

Hungry? Hey, we have got it all! Order discounted food from our Gourmet Pizza restaurant on site while joining our daily Free Events & Activities. Still have some energy left to use? All our guests can enjoy a Daily Free Access to a local gym!
And just when you thought it cannot get much better than that, we drop in a TV room with Netflix & Playstation, Super fast Free Wifi throughout the property & the friendliest staff out there!
Become a part of our Mad Monkey Family & enjoy your stay!

We offer all types of accommodation, from mixed to female dorms and private double or private twin rooms. High-quality mattresses with comfy pillows and linen, that is included for a great night sleep. Our private double rooms come with personal towels, otherwise our reception team is more than happy to assist you with a towel hire if you forgot to bring one.
All our rooms are Air-Conditioned & all our bunk beds are equipped with personal USB ports & power sockets to make sure you can comfortably scroll through your new travel pictures from your bed. Oh, and do not forget to bring a padlock for our security lockers in the dorms.

Our reception is open from 8am - 8pm. Check in is available after hours. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Sep 2021
    Great hostel in a great location
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    01 Dec 2021
    Great hostel! Wasn't super busy but still enough people to hang out with every night. Room was close to the bar but this didn't affect my sleep. Bed was comfy, staff were helpful. Close to this delicious Thai restaurant (Lanna Thai). Free gym pass was great too! Only negative is that it's not right in the centre of all the action, but it's definitely close enough, I'm just being picky.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Sep 2021
    Great hostel, staff were super friendly and let me into my room early and also stored my luggage! All facilities were clean and well equipped.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Mar 2022
    Was slightly quiet due to time of year but a great atmosphere with the few people that were here, bar area is particularly great with cheap beer and food available, rooms very clean and beds comfortable, would highly recommend to any demographic
    Wales, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3


    12 Oct 2021
    You’re getting what you pay but for feedback to management to perhaps attract more customers, I noticed there was no hooks at all in the room which made hanging up wet clothes/towel very difficult. Would be nice and they don’t cost much. The toilet/bathroom had no signage at the front to indicate male/female/unisex which was confusing.
    Somalia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0


    12 Jan 2022
    Due to this being the wet season in Cairns I found staying at Mad Monkeys very much hotter in the communal areas when it was hot and humid. The fans werent helpful and it made me feel very much more sweaty despite the pool being available. The dorm I stayed at needed the aircon improved also. There weren't many people around either so sadly no atmosphere. The hostel can do with a good paint job to give it a boost for when it gets busier after the wet season. Great prices on happy hour 5 to 7pm
    Sri Lanka, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0


    11 Jan 2022
    Mad Monkey has a great bar area, rooms are clean and nice and we felt safe. We were staying in off-season so there wasn’t a whole lot of atmosphere at the time. The staff were really nice though. The location is good and everything is within walking distance.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    28 Oct 2021
    The staff was really friendly, the kitchen was big and a lot of storage for food. The bathrooms were not as clean as I had hoped but it was ok for a couple nights.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    10 Jan 2022
    Cairns was deserted at the time of this trip, as a result the hostel was shorter staffed. Solid enough place to stay, would recommend based on the in house bar.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    02 Jul 2021
    Overall was okay. Only thing is, it’s very noisy at night.. the bedroom doors and walls are thin. Could always hear other people coming in and out from 2am - 4am, slamming doors/talking loudly in corridors. Wouldn’t recommend if you want to rest. Apart from that, I enjoyed the free breakfast, staff were nice. Also you get to use a gym up the road for free with your stay.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi