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Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Have just checked out after 5 nights at Gilligans. I can honestly say this was the best hostel that I've stayed in throughout Australia. My boyfriends and I upgraded to a double room and was like staying in a hotel. Lovely big bed, air con, plasma tv and stylish bathroom. It wasn't too loud at night and we slept perfectly. The bar food was delicious and for $3 a night for a large portion you can't go wrong. Loved Gilligans, it defiantly made our stay in Oz!

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

The longer you stay the worser it gets.

The 4 bed room was good! Really
But its just a party hostel....
And the stuff was rude at the reception! Every time a long queue.

I went there because of its number one nightlife there... If i would come again I think I would stay in the northen greenhouse

Stayed: March 2014
Thank iPatrice
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

We stayed three nights in an 8 share dorm and had a terrible time.
The staff were rude and unhelpful. Our toilet broke and they never fixed it despite of numerous reminders. Every morning they would barge in and clean really loudly, not being the slightest bit sorry to wake everyone up.
Every night they locked fridges so you couldn't access your food.
The good thing about the hostel is the club, which is a good venue.
Our stay was also worsened by disrespectful room mates (which really isn't Gilligans fault).
I recommend everyone to stay elsewhere.

Room Tip: Chose another hostel
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

I stayed here on a business trip to Cairns, after numerous other hotels that i have stayed in it was up there with the rest. The beds were comfy, rooms spacious, staff friendly and an all round nice environment whilst being in the centre of town

Room Tip: Rooms hotel rooms facing Grafton Street are the best
  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

Dan Kelly was the best bartender ever he made my stay so amazing!!!! Love you dan Kelly xxxxx reception was slow and useless but overall the resort was like a nice hotel. Pool area and bar very nice, was expecting tacky but had an amazing week.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled solo
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