Gilligan's Backpackers Info
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort provides an excellent standard of accommodation for backpackers and budget conscious young, (and young at heart) travellers in the heart of the Cairns CBD.
What Makes it Great:
Free airport pick up
Free entry into entertainment venues before 10pm, 50% discount applies thereafter
VIP prices throughout venue
Features and Services:
- Lagoon Pool with Waterfall
- Sandy Beach with Volleyball Net
- Pool Tables
- Tour Desk and Travel Information
- Job Club
- Guest laundry & ironing facilities
- Pool bar & Spa area
- Restaurant, Gaming area & Beer Garden
- Internet café
- Luggage Storage
- Communal kitchen
- Recreational areas with flat screen TV's
- Outdoor cinema screen
- 24 hour reception/security
- Air conditioned
- Secure key access
- Linen supplied
- Small lockers for electronics & personal effects
- Additional power outlets for charging electronics
- En-suite in all room types
- 4 and 6 bed Deluxe Dorm includes: TV & fridge
- Hotel Rooms includes: TV, Fridge, in-room safe, towels, tea & coffee facilities
- Deluxe Hotel Rooms include the above plus balcony
NOTE: If towels required for dormitory guests they are available from reception, there is a $10 deposit plus $2 usage charge. Irons and hairdryers are also available from reception.
Centrally located between Sheridan & Grafton streets, in the midst of Cairns city centre, Gilligan's is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful and tropical north. The great thing about Gilligan's is everything is at your finger tips without leaving the property.
By night, this area comes alive with cocktail bars, nightclubs, regular concerts or National Basketball League games at the Cairns Convention Centre & diverse restaurants offering everything from the finest international a-la-carte dining to fresh local seafood.
Located next to famous Rusty's Markets where you can buy the freshest produce and sample what the tropics have to offer.
Gilligan’s is not able to accept guests under the age of 18 years of age unless staying with their parent or legal guardian. This is due to the general licencing of the premises.
Room was great,
Room was great, service was slow sometimes. Great location
Posted By Mikal Hetland
A compulsory stop in Cairns!
A compulsory stop in Cairns!
Posted By Carla Roberts
walking distance to everything
As a person young at heart, Gilligans get me back the confidance to stay at such resorts. The facility is centrally located, and clean.
Posted By Louise Kairns
Fantastic for all travellers
Fantastic for all travellers, whether alone or with friends and family,ur guranteed a good time!
Posted By Sarina Robertson
A fantastic experience
friendly staff, great pricing, a fantastic experience
Posted By Guest
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