Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

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
  • Fantastic 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’ve 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 don’t forget to bring a padlock for our security lockers in the dorms. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    27 Mar 2021
    I stayed at the hostel for over a week and loved it. The Staff was super helpful and lovely! The hostel was just amazing from well equipped kitchen including FREE pancakes for breakfast! to clean showers and toilets. The bunkbeds were fab with duvets, AC, sockets for each bed and privacy screens. The location is Perfect without night noice from the street. The bar at night was a great place to meet people even if you're not from the hostel and just hang out on cheap jugs of beer.
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Feb 2021
    Nice rooms, clean facilities, spacious kitchen and very friendly staff. Plus free breakfast every day :) Has a bar and a pizza place right in the hostel with cheap offers. Can be a bit loud on the weekends due to the bar that’s also open to guests not staying in the hostel.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    19 Jan 2021
    Perfect stay - and at an absolute bargain of a price. Greeted with warm smiles. One of the comfiest mattresses i have slept on while backpacking, great facilities. Bar has some epic local beer on tap (Coral Sea i think?). Staff were wonderful. Thanks for a great stay - I will definitely be back!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    24 Apr 2021
    Awesome hostel! Would stay here again. First backpacking since covid and it felt almost back to normal except some necessary covid restrictions.
    Australia, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.7


    04 Apr 2021
    Stayed two separate nights. Location was perfect. The hostel was very clean and the two English girls working at reception were really friendly and helpful. The free breakfast is a lovely touch.
    Ireland, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7


    23 Dec 2020
    I could tell this hostel would have been great if Cairns hadn't emptied out of backpackers at Christmastime. The private room was comfortable and the common area/bar would have been good if it weren't almost empty. Cocktail jog delicious. Location a short walk from all the bars. I will have to come back in dry season.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    17 Apr 2021
    Good hostel with a nice bar to hang out in - the room was not loud even though there was a beer garden there so that was great! We stayed in a private room and it was very small though, but all in all, good hostel and walking distance to everything in cairns.
    Australia, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.4


    22 Jan 2021
    Great hostel, sadly it was super quiet when I was there so not much atmosphere, but apparently when it was busy it was an awesome party! Clean rooms, big lockers, friendly staff, big kitchen, great bar. Pool is pretty small but still nice enough. Great value when booked online, on hostelworld I paid $13 a night but when I booked direct with reception before that I paid $19!!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    16 Mar 2021
    Staff were amazing and welcoming. Beds were super comfy and rooms clean. It's just a shame that Cairns is still quiet due to covid so there wasn't many people around so the vibe was a bit lacking.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    08 May 2021
    Would not stay in that room again. Door next to our room kept us up all night, barely got any sleep at all. Hot breakfast was pancakes, more selection of hot food would have been nice.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • 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