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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%
    Travelers talk about
    “bar club” (24 reviews)
    “free meal” (50 reviews)
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    Wifi
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beds are very soft. There are no doubles - it's just 2 king singles pushed together. You cannot adjust the temperature of the airconditioning nor can you open the window so sometimes it was too hot or too cold in the room. The shower was...More

    Thank ivana-banana
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed for a week at the place and had a lot of fun. But the last night in the club my mate got kicked out for grabbing a drink that wasnt his. When the bouncers took him outside they twisted his wrist for 5...More

    1  Thank Pablo L
    Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

    The atmosphere at Gilligan's is incredible! Thanks for your review. It's a great place to celebrate with your mates or make new friends! Gilligan's has the biggest entertainment venue in Cairns and the safety and security of all guests is paramount.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a really good stay here in the last stop of the east coast travelling and what a way to end it. Made friends throughout the east coast and met up here for a few good nights out. Saw a few reviews in regards to...More

    Thank Longwell28
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had a great time in Gilligans, For a party hostel I thought it was very very clean, huge rooms, balconies on most of them (I was in a 4 bed). The noise at night from the club was loud if the door was left open,...More

    Thank Conor P
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I wouldn't normally stay at a backpacker, but the wheelchair accessibility was good and this place is great value. It is located right in the heart of town so everything is very close by, great shops etc. and an awesome coffee shop directly across the...More

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

    Awesome! Thanks for your positive review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found our facilities and services convenient! We look forward to having you stay with us again.

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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
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    • Price range
    • $19 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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    JohnSmithsGetaway
    January 30, 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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    "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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    "All much of a muchness I would think ours was quiet but it was not a Saturday night"
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