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Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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Overview
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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All reviews bar club drink deals huge hostel the east coast nightclub downstairs bed dorm cheap drinks party atmosphere travel desk toilet and shower good nights sleep rooms are clean travel agent air con great facilities private room enjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I arrived at Gilligans not having looked it up beforehand. What welcomed me there was a huge building with big bars, a huge pool with waterfall and some good music. After checking in to my clean and almost empty 6 bed dorm I went downstairs...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 534hansh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gilligan's is more of a hotel than a hostel, it's really clean and the rooms have their own toilet and shower. They have crazy events like wet T-shirt contests and jelly wrestling which involves a lot of topless girls. So if you're against that sort...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best clubs in cairns, weekly wet t-shirt competitions for girls and guys! Frequent wrist bans handed out to all ladies before 10pm for 5 free glasses of champagne each! Also one of the sickest dj's!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank StephParaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gilligan’s is the best hostel I stayed at in Australia. I was in a four bed female dorm and the balcony, Air Con, and en suite bathroom were amazing. Super clean! The ladies powder room is also so nice! Free straighteners and hair dryers and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a twin room with my friend and we were both very pleased! The room felt spacious and didn’t disappoint our expectations. The pool was beautiful and a great place to meet other travellers. There’s also a little gym which was great to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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About
Description
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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
$15 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns
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Gilligans Backpackers Hotel And Resort
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
120
Price range
$15 - $108 (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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Traveler (117)
Room & Suite (125)
Pool & Beach (42)
Dining (25)
Amenities (22)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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cg2792
December 8, 2018|
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Response from Vanessa S | Property representative |
Just go to bay 6 at the domestic terminal between 8 am and 8pm
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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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"The higher the better to be away from the bar"
NoelR1991
Dec 8, 2018
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"All rooms come with Ensuites"
Maps44771156665
Nov 5, 2018
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"face the street for a better sleep"
Fairley123
Nov 5, 2018
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"Rooms on the side of the pool"
958demig
Oct 6, 2018
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