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    Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

    57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$171
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          Overview
          • Excellent45%
          • Very good30%
          • Average13%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible7%
          Travellers talk about
          “bar club” (24 reviews)
          “free meal” (50 reviews)
          “drink deals” (11 reviews)
          Wifi
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Airport Transportation
          Poolside Bar
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Stayed here for 5 nights with my friends, i wouldnt stay anywhere else in Cairns as it is a huge hostel so very sociable. Beds are comfy, rooms are clean, kitchen is good as there is one on every floor. Only downside is that if...More

          Thank Sophie C
          Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

          Thanks for your review. Really great feedback! Gilligan's does have entertainment 7 nights per week. There's always something on to keep our guests entertained whether it be fun & games, prize giveaways, or resident DJ's; Gilligan's is the place to be! Just ask for a...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The resort is incredible and such a good value for money! I stayed in a private deluxe which was a dream! Big balconies and HUGE bed! Tv and private bathroom! The private rooms are also a bit separated and they are quiet at night which...More

          Thank Sara G
          Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

          Wow, thanks for the brilliant review and your awesome comments! You tell the Gilligan's story so well! Great to hear that you 100% enjoyed your experience with us and value your feedback for our future guests. We look forward to having you back sometime in...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          To say how expensive this hostel is I am not impressed at all. I was looking forward to staying here after being told by many people that it was the best party hostel. It's attached to a great club, but you still have to pay...More

          Thank Grace W
          Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

          We really appreciate you taking time to give us your feedback on your stay with us however, it is a difficult one among so many other positive comments. I would suggest paying a couple of dollars more for a smaller room type on a higher...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Got a job through Renee in a day after having been told by another job search company that there wasn't any work. If you want to work in Australia this is the only place to go. Also, Gilligan's is the place to be in cairns,...More

          Thank Danny G
          Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

          The team at Workers Wanted take the utmost care to provide a professional service to all clients. We appreciate your feedback and positive review for fellow clients. Gilligan's strives to provide a wide range of services and facilities to all or our guests and visitors.

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          This is by far the best hostel I have stayed in! The room we stayed in slept 8 with its only balcony and it's own bath room which was good as in most you have to leave the room! There is lockers and lots of...More

          Thank zara c
          Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 5 days ago

          Thanks for your awesome review! I have passed your comments to the entire team and it's very much appreciated! I am sure fellow future travelers will love your informative feedback regarding your Gilligan's experience. Gilligan's is an absolute must do whilst in Australia!

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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
          • US$17 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 120
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • Queensland >
          • Cairns Region >
          • Cairns
          • Also Known As
          • Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns ,
          • Gilligans Backpackers Hotel And Resort
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          Traveller (86)
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          Pool & Beach (39)
          Dining (25)
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          JohnSmithsGetaway
          Why do you play the music with high base until well after 12pm? You're not thinking about your guests who are trying to sleep.
          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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