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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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    • Average13%
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    “bar club” (25 reviews)
    “free meal” (50 reviews)
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    Wifi
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    Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

    The infrastructure is amazing, everything working perfectly, good and clean rooms, bathroom and kitchen... Just the cooktop was a really bad you cant cook something properly because it is too weak... Although, the place is too big and the most important thing is missing, they...More

    Thank Thiago F
    Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

    There was nothing really exciting about this place. It didn't help that the staff aren't the most enthusiastic people to greet you when you arrive. We were on the first floor and the kitchen was constantly left in a mess (obviously down to the people...More

    Thank Ross W
    Response from SarahDSDD, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 22 February 2016

    Hi Ross, due to strict licencing laws we are unable to allow any alcohol in the hostel.We aso ensure this for the safety of all guests. It is disappointing to read the comments relating to our staff and kitchen matters we are surprised to hear...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

    Recently went to Gilligans with a group of friends. The whole complex feels welcoming and gives you a feeling of being on holiday. The staff are all friendly and very efficient. I really liked the open area of the bar it gives it that multi...More

    Thank Troy C
    Response from SarahDSDD, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 22 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your review, We have well trained, awesome staff here and we pride ourselves in the cleanliness of our hostel! We have a range of entertainment and activities in other areas of Gilligan’s such as our two night...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

    I stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm and it was clean and good Aircon. Kitchens were cert clean but most hobs didn't work on the 1st floor. I liked how they locked up the food everynight so nothing could be robbed (this has happened...More

    Thank Emma N
    Response from SarahDSDD, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 22 February 2016

    Thank you for this awesome review! Yes Gilligans' is the place to Stay, Play and Party in Style! Our lagoon style pool and facilites make us a MUST in Cairns!It's unfortunate to hear that you found it difficult to make friends during your stay with...More

    Reviewed 1 December 2015

    I was in an 8 bed room which was clean when we arrived with a balcony and en suite, kitchen nearby. Good location for greyhound (5-10 minutes walk) and the lagoon and esplanade. There are lots of great food and drinks offers on for backpackers...More

    Thank OliviaMcCourt
    Response from SarahDSDD, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 22 February 2016

    Thank you for your positive feedback. Free champagne is a plus and a must for our ladies who Stay at Gilligan's! Every night we offer different entertainment to suit all, don’t forget the live bands on our beer deck! Gilligan’s has strict guidelines for entry...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 18 - USD 113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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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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