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    Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

    57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good30%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “bar club” (26 reviews)
    “drink deals” (12 reviews)
    “the east coast” (48 reviews)
    Wifi
    Pool
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    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 914 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    The rooms were disgusting, the showers were moldy, my roommate was having sex with some English girl three times a night while we were all trying to sleep, and there's a deposit on your key for THIRTY DOLLARS. You can not take your own alcohol...More

    Thank brooke l
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Last night at Gilligans, party mode, fun, drinking etc., but I was sprayed with paint for some inane reason as we all were. Ok, so my new dress was ruined, but hey its a night out and mabye I wont wear it again....But then when...More

    Thank cheray57
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great place to go and meet people, rooms were clean as were the kitchens. A little annoying that you cant bring your own alcohol as they have their own bar but thats probably the only downside. Staff were helpful and the location is great. Thanks...More

    Thank Richie91
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed here for 2 nights, the rooms are good size and comfy beds. Toilet and shower in the room. There's a kitchen on each floor which is big. The hostel is in a good location very close to Woolworths and the lagoon! The night club...More

    Thank Jade M
    Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you kindly for your awesome review; our team at Gilligans and fellow travellers really value your positive comments. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Gilligans is the most popular hostel in Cairns and for good reasons: Nice rooms with a variety of youngsters from all over the world, different amount of beds suiting your desire. Big kitchens to cook your own food, The staff are all very friendly and...More

    Thank Ami O
    Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for the great review and for taking the time to write it. Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel and Resort hosts two of the best clubs in town. There is entertainment 7 nights a week in our downstairs beer hall and for those wanting a more intimate...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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    JohnSmithsGetaway
    30 January 2015|
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    Response from ReviewMeLee | Reviewed this property |
    Just to clarify, they don't let you know it's a party hostel and they don't let you know you have the cheap rooms. Booked a 3month trip down the east coast, this was one of the places the travel guide chose for us, so all... More
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    "Balkony to the street"
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    "Nice pool and bar"
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    "Ask for one near the back if you want a quiet one!"
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    "Level 4 accessible room was fine."
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