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Cheap Hostels in Cairns

Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
2 out of 5
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $11 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Esplanade ...
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Bounce Cairns
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
2 out of 5
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Regional ...
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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Global Backpackers Cairns
Global Backpackers Cairns
2 out of 5
67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Regional Gallery and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Esplanade ...
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Global Backpackers Cairns
Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers
2 out of 5
149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Muddy's Playground and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. St Monica's Cathedral and Cairns Private ...
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Caravella Backpackers
Freedom Cairns
Freedom Cairns
2 out of 5
1/7 Shields St, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Regional Gallery and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. The Cultural ...
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Freedom Cairns
Summer House Backpackers Cairns
Summer House Backpackers Cairns
2 out of 5
341 Lake St, Cairns North, QLD
The price is $53 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Located in Cairns North, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...
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Summer House Backpackers Cairns
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Cultural Place and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Regional Gallery ...
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Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
2 out of 5
141 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
Situated in Cairns, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Cairns Esplanade, and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Convention ...
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Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
Tropic Days Backpackers
Tropic Days Backpackers
2 out of 5
26-28 Bunting Street, Bungalow, QLD
Located in Bungalow, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cazaly's Stadium and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre ...
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Tropic Days Backpackers
Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
274 Draper Street, Parramatta Park, QLD
Located in Parramatta Park, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cazaly's Stadium and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Performing Arts Centre and ...
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Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
Mad Monkey Central
Mad Monkey Central
2 out of 5
100 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. The Cultural ...
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Mad Monkey Central
Travellers Paradise
Travellers Paradise
2 out of 5
187 Bunda Street, Parramatta Park, QLD
Located in Parramatta Park, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cazaly's Stadium and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Performing Arts Centre and The Cultural ...
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Travellers Paradise
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Top Trending Hotels in Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is $125 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 13
Located in Cairns North, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns Base Hospital and St Monica's ...
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns

4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
The price is $125 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Center of Contemporary ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
Imagine Drift Palm Cove

Imagine Drift Palm Cove

4 out of 5
Cnr Veivers Rd Williams Esp, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $130 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
Located in Palm Cove, this beachfront apartment building is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Kuranda National Park and Palm Cove Beach. ...
Imagine Drift Palm Cove
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Alternative Accommodations FAQs – Hostels

What are the best hostels in Cairns?

Whether you’re looking for an affordable Cairns hostel to save cash or to get social on your getaway, there’s a better option in town. Booking a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal can save you big money while allowing you to have some space and privacy you can’t get at a hostel. You’ll still get a dose of adventure and fun on your trip to Cairns, you just don’t have to skimp out on your accommodations. Or worry about a stranger using your shampoo. 


How much does it cost to stay at a hostel in Cairns?

If you’ve got money on your mind, you may be thinking of searching for cheap hostels in Cairns, just to keep your budget for other trip necessities like burgers. Or brews. Whatever’s on the menu. But no need to stress about cash when you book a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal instead, even if it’s last minute. In fact, you can save an average of 60% versus booking a listed rate two weeks earlier. You’ll keep your wallet (and belly) full, and get a wildly good hotel room, too. 


What are the best cheap hostels in Cairns?

Even the best hostels in Cairns can’t hold a candle to the privacy of staying in a hotel, and what you’ll spend on cheap hostels isn’t far off from the dough you’ll save when you book a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal. Not to mention, you’ll get way more bang for your buck. Like 4-star hotels at a 2-star price kind of bang. And with deals that good on Cairns hotels, you’ll still have money for all of your trip fun, without the lullaby of other people’s snores as you rest up for your next adventure. 


Why should I stay in a hostel?

Travelers usually stay in hostels for a couple of reasons: saving money and hanging out. But here’s some great news—you don’t have to stay in a cheap Cairns hostel to reap those benefits. Instead, you can save some stacks and sleep in your own room when you book a spot with Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deals. You’ll get a lot more than you bargained for, plus you get a room with your own space, shower, and TV. And as far as those hangs, you’ll still have plenty of time and money to get adventurous and as social as you want on your last-minute getaway. 


What is a hostel?

Hostels are affordable shared lodgings that typically include a bed in a communal room and dorm-style bathrooms. Some even have curfews. But hostels in Cairns aren’t your only option when it comes to extra-budget-friendly travel. When you’re looking to take a last-minute getaway to Cairns, book your stay with a Hotwire Hot Rate hotel deal and you’ll save a ton. You won’t know the name of your hotel until after you’ve booked, but you will know the neighborhood, the reviews, and the amenities you can count on. Then, sit back, relax, and count all the cash you’ve saved.