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Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (6 Bed Dorm Room)
3 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
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Superior Double Room
113 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Dorm Female Only)
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Dorm Room)
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Standard Shared Dormitory, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (4 Bed Waterfront Dorm)
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (8 Bed Dorm Room)
4 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 8 guests
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Signature Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double Room)
102 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Adults-only Cairns hostel in Cairns Central Business District, walk to Cairns Esplanade

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Multilingual staff

Location

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is steps from Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Night Markets. Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Marlin Marina are also within 10 minutes. Cairns Station is 12 minutes by foot.

Property Features

Along with a rooftop terrace, this smoke-free hostel has a microwave in a common area and a refrigerator in a common area. Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 19 rooms offer free WiFi, fans, and showers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Global Backpackers Waterfront

67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times is offered to guests. This Cairns hostel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property.

Global Backpackers Waterfront is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator/lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Free self-serve breakfast
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transportation
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machine
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 19
  • Television in common areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Parking onsite
  • Multilingual staff

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Room Amenities

Global Backpackers Waterfront offers 19 air-conditioned accommodations with fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared/communal kitchen
  • Shower only
  • Local maps
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Fan
  • Linens provided
  • Private bathroom

Where to Eat

A complimentary self-serve breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Caters to adults only

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Hostel Cairns
  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Hostel
  • Global Backpackers Waterfront Cairns
  • Global Backpackers Waterfront

We should mention

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

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