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Cheap Hostels in Cairns

Tropic Days Backpackers
Tropic Days Backpackers
2 out of 5
26-28 Bunting Street, Bungalow, QLD
The price is CAD 19 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Bungalow, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cazaly's Stadium and Barlow Park. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and DFO Cairns are also within ...
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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
2 out of 5
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 67 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Cairns Central Shopping ...
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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 steps from Esplanade Lagoon, Cairns Night Markets, and Cairns Regional Gallery. Cairns Esplanade ...
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Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 59 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre, The Cultural Place, and Cairns Regional ...
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Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
The Jack Backpackers
The Jack Backpackers
2 out of 5
Cnr Spence & Sheridan Sts, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 61 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome, and The ...
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The Jack Backpackers
Summer House Backpackers Cairns
Summer House Backpackers Cairns
2 out of 5
341 Lake St, Cairns North, QLD
Located in Cairns North, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Red Arrow Walk, and Cairns Base Hospital. Tanks Arts ...
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Summer House Backpackers Cairns
Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
2 out of 5
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Cairns Performing Arts ...
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Bounce Cairns
Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
2 out of 5
141 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 51 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
Situated in Cairns, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Cairns Private Hospital, and St Monica's Cathedral. Muddy's Playground ...
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Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
Freedom Cairns
Freedom Cairns
2 out of 5
1/7 Shields St, Cairns, QLD
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is steps from Cairns Regional Gallery, The Cultural Place, and Cairns Night Markets. Esplanade Lagoon ...
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Freedom Cairns
Travellers Paradise
Travellers Paradise
2 out of 5
187 Bunda Street, Parramatta Park, QLD
The price is CAD 67 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 26
Located in Parramatta Park, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cazaly's Stadium. Cairns Performing Arts Centre and ...
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Travellers Paradise
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
Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers
2 out of 5
149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Situated near the beach, this hostel is steps from Muddy's Playground, St Monica's Cathedral, and Cairns Private Hospital. Cairns Base Hospital and Center of ...
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Caravella Backpackers
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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 CAD 107 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
Located in Cairns North, this hotel is steps from Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Base Hospital. St Monica's Cathedral and Muddy's Playground are also within ...
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 211 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
This family-friendly Cairns hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 10-minute walk of Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Convention Centre ...
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Oaks Cairns Hotel

Oaks Cairns Hotel

59-63 Cairns Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is CAD 134 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hotel is steps from Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns Night Markets, and Esplanade Lagoon. The Cultural Place ...
Oaks Cairns Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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.

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