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Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Poolside Bar
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Paid entry into the bar area is a slap in the face when you're already paying $35 for your bed. The added bonus of rude and noticably unhappy door/bar staff does absolutely nothing to help guests enjoy their stay. The hostel itself is decent. Clean...More

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gilligans is a randy college student's dream come true: shared dormitories (predominantly), drink specials plastered on virtually every wall, a loud night club connected to the building - right under the rooms, and a cadre of inebriated, yelling patrons. We had a very positive interaction...More

Thank seanmcelroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know it was a party hostel when we turned up (no fault of Gilligan's, my fault for not researching) but actually the party stuff was fine for us. Slept well both night we were there. The issue for us was the place stank of...More

2  Thank zacknowell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a party hostel and a big one ! A bit like a factory because it’s so hudge. So the common area are clean but for the rooms it really depends on your roommates... The travel agency in the hostel is awesome, they gave...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best backpackers I've stayed at! Always have a great time and the staff are so friendly. The rooms have a good standard - basic but good! I hardly leave the whole time I'm there! Cannot recommend enough :)

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Gilligan's is the ultimate experience in accommodation and entertainment set in the heart of Cairns. Offering guests stylish backpacker accommodation, nightly entertainment and a relaxed atmosphere whilst soaking More up the sun, why choose to stay anywhere else?All room types are fully equipped with full en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and four floors of communal areas. Or perhaps try our deluxe dormitories; designed to offer that little bit extra. Available in 4 and 6 bed configurations, these rooms offer TVs, refrigerators and some have a private balcony to kick back and relax after a long day at the reef, rainforest or even a lazy day by our pool.Free linen, Free car parking, Free crockery use in kitchens, VIP prices for in house guests, Half price to our international DJ eventsand so much more Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$17 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns
,
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel And Resort
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
US$17 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns
,
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel And Resort
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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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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"All rooms come with Ensuites"
Maps44771156665
2 weeks ago
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"face the street for a better sleep"
Fairley123
2 weeks ago
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"Rooms on the side of the pool"
958demig
6 Oct 2018
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"private one"
steffani7p
13 Jun 2018
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