Were it not for Gilligans anyone making a trip up the east coast would be very dissapointed!
Rooms are huge and ensuite with nice balconies (bar the 10 bed dorms) which are ideal to laze around/drink with your newly found friends
The kitchen area is fine but could do with a few more working toasters and fridges are locked at 10 which can be frustrating but there are plenty of places to eat near-by.
Free backpacker meal is great and can upsize for a paltry $3 which makes it a proper meal.
Comfy beds,great atmosphere and ensuite,what more could you ask for,not to mention entry to the best club in Cairns.
Just be aware no visitors after 10 and always have your door key as the (infamous) guy on reception can be very overzealous and needlessly aggressive (had to deduct a mark for it)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Gilligan's is the ultimate experience in accommodation and entertainment set in the heart of Cairns. Offering guests stylish backpacker accommodation, nightly entertainment and a relaxed atmosphere whilst soaking up the sun, why choose to stay anywhere else?All room types are fully equipped with full en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and four floors of communal areas. Or perhaps try our deluxe dormitories; designed to offer that little bit extra. Available in 4 and 6 bed configurations, these rooms offer TVs, refrigerators and some have a private balcony to kick back and relax after a long day at the reef, rainforest or even a lazy day by our pool.Free linen, Free car parking, Free crockery use in kitchens, VIP prices for in house guests, Half price to our international DJ eventsand so much more ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gilligans Backpackers Hotel And Resort
- Gilligans Backpackers Hotel Cairns