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    Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

    57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
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    “bar club” (24 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Gilligans was a good hostel. It was clean & the balcony was a great addition to our room. Staff were very helpful & all other guests were friendly. Lots on offer at Gilliagans & in a good location in Cairns. The only downside was no...More

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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    My friends and I tried to ask politely the security guy (a tall ginger bearded man) about what was going on tonight and he was absolutely RUDE to us, didn't give us any information! Hated this place!!!

    Thank Thali C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We attended the nightclub and it was great fun, the before 10pm free ladies drinks were great and the 2 for 1's were also a money saver. The atmosphere was great and the music good. The toilets were slightly gross but that is somewhat expected...More

    Thank teganb29
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked into this as we were informed it was right next to Cairns Staation & we were on a 6am morning train. Whilst this was not correct, it was about 15 mins walk but our 3 bed room was a good size, very clean...More

    Thank 951Trish
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Crazy party place which is not ideal for those going on early morning trips to the Great Barrier Reef or the Daintree Rainforest. This is for the 18 year olds. At 24 I felt old as the club is full of young people who have...More

    3  Thank Allana B
    Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Gilligan's is a great home base for the majority of travellers to explore the many wonders in and around Cairns and Far North Queensland; from a variety of adventure activities, stunning rainforests and to the Great Barrier Reef, there is usually something to please everyone!...More

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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
    • $15 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    "All much of a muchness I would think ours was quiet but it was not a Saturday night"
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    "If you're looking for a relaxed quiet night, this is not the place for you"
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    "Higher floors are quiet"
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    "Try to get a room that doesn't face the club"
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