Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia  show map
 4 stars
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Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns

Paid Wi-Fi

AUD 2 per hour

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Game room

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Beach chairs

Overview

Featuring live performances, an outdoor swimming pool and a lagoon pool, Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort is situated next to a gallery and a theater of Cairns. Built in 2003, the traditional hotel was renovated in 2010.

Cairns Night Markets, The Center of Contemporary Arts and Reef and Rainforest Research Centre are located just 450 meters from the venue. Nestled in the cultural district and 7 km from the city center.

Shopping centers, a market and boutiques are within easy reach of the hotel.

The property enjoys great location within a 10-minute drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

There are 120 modern rooms fitted with a laptop safe, a fridge, a mini bar, climate control and a balcony. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub along with a kettle and crockery.

Eat & Drink

The large snack bar features billiards and a terrace. A variety of dishes are served in Phuket Thai Seafood Restaurant and Candy, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Offering car and bicycle rental services, Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

Guests with children at Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort can take advantage of cots and a playroom. A gym and a fitness centre as well as volleyball and cycling are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas at AUD 2 per hour.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   120.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Kettle
  • Clothes dryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster

Media

  • Television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lillypad Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    100 ft
  • Candy (cuisine: Australian)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

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Rooms and availability

Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Standard Room

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Triple Hotel Room

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Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

BED IN SHARED ROOM 4 BED-DORMITORY

Dorm Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Shared Facility|Female Dormitory Bed (8 bed dorm) Single Bed

Deluxe Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Deluxe|6 Bed Deluxe (mixed) Single

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Deluxe Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room, 1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV

Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den3700 ft

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome1400 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre400 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon1700 ft

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum700 ft

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens2.4 mi

Theaters

  • The Cairns Civic Theater2000 ft
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts2000 ft

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery1000 ft

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital4600 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens2.1 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens2.9 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Crystal Cascades5.2 mi
    The Rocks Rd, Redlynch
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens2.5 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall4.2 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Regional Gallery1200 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon2000 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises1200 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Lillypad Cafe100 ft

    Address: 72 Grafton St
    Phone: (07) 4051 9565

    71% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian

  • Caffiend Cafe Art Music200 ft

    Address: Shop 5, 78 Grafton Street
    Phone: +61 7 4051 5522

    81% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Price Range: USD 4 - USD 25

  • Meldrum's Pies In Paradise200 ft

    Address: 94 Grafton St
    Phone: 07-4051-8333

    83% likes this, based on 65 reviews

  • Candy100 ft

    Address: 70 Grafton Street
    Phone: 0740318816

    71% likes this, based on 77 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Macaron200 ft

    Address: 62 Grafton Street
    Phone: 07-40283414

    70% likes this, based on 73 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

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Best Design Hotels in Australia

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Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 24 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Friendly reception and dinners

    Housekeeping

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    The location and fecilities

    The smell in the room n Slow check in

  • Single
    8.2

    have bathroom in my room, free dinner, club next/affiliated to the hostel, possibility to organize tours at reception

    Hotel staff at reception is arrogant and always insufficient to any request

  • Single
    7.0

    Location, in the center of the city.

    To much noise from the bar. I expected a good party-location but not in my room.

  • Family with children
    6.6

    Clean, large rooms.

    Welcome desk not really friendly. It is a large resort so I suppose it is the reason, to many people are coming...

  • Single
    5.0

    Not clean! Cant check in until 2 PM. It took 40 min to check in because the staff were really slow. They dont inform that wifi only works on one device only, you cant swop in between. Theres no electric sockets in the room so you cant charge your mob during the night.

    Good delas in the bar and one free meal. Good location Pool, gym and laundry Good for backpackers on a budget Sorry wrote the good things here and reverse but cant bother to change now

How to reach hotel

hotel Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Lillypad Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    100 ft
  • Candy (cuisine: Australian)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    120

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsGilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

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