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Hostel in Cairns (Cairns CBD) near Esplanade Lagoon


This hostel is located in Cairns (Cairns CBD), near the airport, Esplanade Lagoon, Cairns Convention Centre, and Cairns Esplanade. Also nearby are Kick Contemporary Arts and Jute Theatre.

Property Features

Nomads Esplanade provides a shuttle from the airport to the hotel and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Other amenities include laundry facilities and a computer station.

Room Amenities

Guestrooms include wireless Internet access (surcharge), air conditioning, and bathrooms with showers.

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The Overview

Nomads Esplanade features an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is complimentary to guests (available on request). This Cairns hostel also offers a garden, laundry facilities, and tour assistance.

Nomads Esplanade has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation - pickup (complimentary)
  • Street parking (metered)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Computer station
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Total number of rooms - 148
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Television in lobby
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Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Street parking (metered)

The Room
  • Shared bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower only
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Out and About

Free fitness classes on the Esplanade are offered daily by the Cairns Regional Council, and are only across the street from the hostel. Frequent cultural events and community organized festivals happen just on our doorstep, and we are only a 2 minute stroll from the Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal and their access to the Great Barrier Reef. The street is lined with restaurants, shops, and cafes, and all that Cairns and Tropical Queensland have to offer are within easy reach of our CBD location.

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft nearby
  • Sports center nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Dock nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Pilates classes/instruction nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction nearby
  • Aerobics nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Playground nearby
  • Bungee jumping nearby
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Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM


Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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We Should Mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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This property does not have an official STAR Rating from AAA Tourism Pty Ltd. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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