Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns

57-89 Grafton Street,Cairns Qld 4870, Cairns, Australia  show map
 4 stars
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Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort - Cairns

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Cycling

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

The 4-star Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort is set just 4.0km from Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens, Sugarworld Waterpark and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Featuring international architecture, Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort was renovated in 2010.

Thanks to a train station nearby, the traditional hotel is well connected with other parts of Cairns. The property is 500 meters away from Cairns Rainforest Dome, The Center of Contemporary Arts and JUTE Theatre Company.

Shopping centers and boutiques are also set close by.

10 minutes' drive from Cairns airport and 5 minutes' walk to Cairns Central train station.

Rooms

There are 50 en-suite rooms fitted with a minibar, multi-channel TV, a writing desk, a DVD player and individual climate control. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

The relaxed restaurant offers special meals. Guests can savor tea and coffee in the snack bar.

Relax

The hotel provides a playroom and video games for families with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Exercise gym

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Kettle
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Clothes dryer

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Toaster
  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Television

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

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 Qld 4870, Cairns, Australia

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City Center
  • Cairns
    6.2km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.9km
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    458.5km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    400 m
  • Freshwater Connection Station
    8.3km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Lillypad Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    60 m
  • Ochre Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, Australian)
    150 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    620 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

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Size: 20m2
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        How to reach hotel

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

        57-89 Grafton Street,Cairns Qld 4870, Cairns, Australia

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Cairns
          6.2km
        Airports
        • Cairns (CNS)
          5.9km
        • Kowanyama (KWM)
          458.5km
        Train Stations
        • Cairns Central Station
          400 m
        • Freshwater Connection Station
          8.3km
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Lillypad Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
          60 m
        • Ochre Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, Australian)
          150 m
        Beaches
        • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
          620 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          50

        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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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Deep Sea Divers Den - 1.0km

        Popular areas

        Train stations

        • Cairns Central Station - 300 m

        Convention centers

        • Cairns Convention Centre - 100 m

        Amusement

        Museums

        • The Cairns Museum - 200 m

        Parks

        • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 3.9km

        Universities, Institutes

        • Cairns Base Hospital - 1.4km

        Theaters

        • The Cairns Civic Theater - 500 m
        • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 600 m

        Galleries

        • Cairns Regional Gallery - 300 m

        Local Attractions

        • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 3.5km
          1 Collins Ave
        • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 4.7km
          132 Woodward Street, Cairns
        • Crystal Cascades - 8.4km
          The Rocks Rd, Redlynch
        • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 4.0km
          64 Collins Ave, Cairns
        • Behana Gorge waterfall - 6.7km

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 400 m
          Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
        • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 620 m
          Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
        • Cairns Regional Gallery - 390 m
          Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Lillypad Cafe - 60 m

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

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

        • Candy - 60 m

          Address: 70 Grafton Street
          Phone: 0740318816

          63% likes this, based on 76 reviews
          Cuisine: Australian

        • Caffiend Cafe Art Music - 80 m

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

          83% likes this, based on 87 reviews
          Cuisine: Café
          Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 19

        • Ochre Restaurant - 150 m

          Address: 43 Shields St
          Phone: 07 40510100

          71% likes this, based on 331 reviews
          Cuisine: Seafood, Australian
          Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 22

        • Macaron - 60 m

          Address: 62 Grafton Street
          Phone: 07-40283414

          70% likes this, based on 73 reviews
          Cuisine: Dessert, Bakery, Café

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          50

        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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        Gilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort Reviews

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

        Individual 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
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        57-89 Grafton Street,Cairns Qld 4870, Cairns, Australia

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Cairns
          6.2km
        Airports
        • Cairns (CNS)
          5.9km
        • Kowanyama (KWM)
          458.5km
        Train Stations
        • Cairns Central Station
          400 m
        • Freshwater Connection Station
          8.3km
        • Bus stop
          200 m
        Restaurants
        • Lillypad Cafe (cuisine: Vegetarian)
          60 m
        • Ochre Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood, Australian)
          150 m
        Beaches
        • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
          620 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of rooms:
          50

        Hotel Awards

        AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsGilligans Backpacker Hotel And Resort

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

        Use Badge