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    Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort

    57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good30%
    • Average13%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible7%
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    “bar club” (26 reviews)
    “drink deals” (12 reviews)
    “the east coast” (50 reviews)
    Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Me and my friend visited the Gilligan’s club for ladies night on Thursday. Before 10pm, you’ll get free entrance and 5 free champagne coupon which expires on midnight. The club was air-conditioned and spacious. However the stage was too slippery to dance, which means it’s...More

    Thank JY S
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I reupload my review because someone deleted it. I stayed 4 nights. The staff were very helpful when we had trouble with our room. The rooms are nice. However, 3rd night, I came across two white men on 2nd floor in the kitche. They said...More

    Thank Eric R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Me and my sister stayed at Gilligans on and off for 6 weeks and absolutely loved it! Except for the rooms, which were good with great balconies and private showers/toilets, and the huge kitchen areas, the bar and pool are was absolutely outstanding! Spent our...More

    Thank Olivia N
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Massive hostel felt more like a hotel. Lots to do and a helpful desk to book tours. Definitely a party hostel with an awesome club. Lots of drink specials which is great! But you have to pay for everything- wifi, shuttles and laundry. Nice spacious...More

    Thank Leah S
    Response from Vanessa S, Director of Sales at Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review! Due to Liquor licensing we must close the club at 12 am on Christmas morning. Ww would love to stay open so everyone could keep the celebrations going! Our New Years resolution is FREE basic Wi-Fi at Gilligan's so for...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Great hostel with a lot going on I was in a spacious 4 bed dorm with 3 friends nice big room and big balcony huge bar area , that turns into a nightclub at night nice pool lounge area big laundry services and helpful front...More

    Thank Damien B
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    • 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
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    • Price range
    • US$ 37 - US$ 121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 120
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    JohnSmithsGetaway
    30 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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    "Request a room away from the night club"
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    "Balkony to the street"
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    "Nice pool and bar"
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    "Ask for one near the back if you want a quiet one!"
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