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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%
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    • Terrible7%
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    “bar club” (24 reviews)
    “free meal” (50 reviews)
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    Wifi
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    Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

    Gilligans is a party hostel- it is likely you will get no sleep either due to the location of your room or the people in it! As long as you are aware of the this fact then you are probably going to enjoy your stay...More

    2  Thank Rach S
    Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

    I know this just sounds like I was too drunk but I had three beers. I went into the the club, payed 5 dollers used the toilets and on the way outside the night club was grabbed and swan at by the bouncer I was...More

    2  Thank Thomas F
    Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

    Biggest hostel I've ever stayed in but cleanliness was still 10/10 and so were the staff. Remembered us every time we walked in and were so polite and helpful! Pool was awesome as was the bar/nightclub! They have great wifi for only $2 for 24...More

    Thank Ashli S
    Reviewed 19 December 2015

    If there's any reason to go to Cairns, it's to go to Gilligan's. Such a great hostel, and so well run. Staff is so friendly and helpful. Everyone is there to have a good time and the actual hostel is the cleanest of most hostels...More

    Thank pinkehlove
    Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at this hostel for two nights. We were told it was THE best hostel and it definitely was very fun, but I can't say it was as good as we were expecting. I mean if you want a party hostel, go here. We...More

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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$ 15 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • 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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    "All much of a muchness I would think ours was quiet but it was not a Saturday night"
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    "If you're looking for a relaxed quiet night, this is not the place for you"
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    "Higher floors are quiet"
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    "Try to get a room that doesn't face the club"
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