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Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“bar club”(25 reviews)
“drink deals”(13 reviews)
“huge hostel”(10 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Poolside Bar
Multilingual Staff
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I only stay one night so I didn’t really had a chance to do a lot of exploring. I like the fact that the reception is opened 24 hours since the bus from Airlie Beach arriving in Cairns at 5:30am. So we can store our...More

Thank Ha P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very clean and tidy hostel with great staff. The hostel is modern and has ensuite shower and toilets. There is also a good kitchen which is fully equipped with basic utensils and cooking equipment. It also has a club and bar which does bargain $5!...More

Thank Charley H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The backpacker is good! good facilities! its a big hostel, the atmosphere there is awesome, everyone is happy. the cleanliness is good, they have the good services for the traveller, for example the bar with cheap prices or dinner! is good place

Thank steffani7p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a fun time here. Great party atmosphere, heaps of bars throughout the place. Place gets pretty packed but it’s a big open area. decent drink options and pretty cheap. Good music and dance floor.

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really worried about staying here as I'm not the biggest party person but it's one of the best hostels Iv stayed in! Good clean kitchen, fab chill out areas and there's even a powder room and gym!! There's a party on every night...More

Thank Ashleigh D
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Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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USD 18 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 18 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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JohnSmithsGetaway
31 January 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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"private one"
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"View to the street is quieter"
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"People shouldn’t be allowed to have sex in mixed rooms and staff should do more about it"
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"Rooms facing onto the main street are quieter than those which face out to the pool or the nightclub."
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