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Esplanade Backpackers Hostels

This is a listing of hostels found along Cairns coastal strip, the Esplanade. This long oceanside park is just across the street from any of these hostels. All but one of these hostels are also located with easy walking distance of the marina, where dive boats headed out to the Great Barrier Reef depart.
Bellview Hostel

Hotel/Motel, in Central Business District, on the Esplanade, shops and cafes right outside the door, family owned and operated. Includes: air-conditioning, pool, laundry, kitchen, TV room... More Info

Dorm $24  Single $49 Twin $49 Double $49
Caravella's Backpackers 149

Cluster of homes and small apartments, 130 beds, 2km from Central Buiness district, on the Esplanade, short walk to shops and cafes.Includes: tour desk, swimming pool, BBQ, Pool table, table tennis, TV/Video... More Info

Dorm $22 Single $42 Twin $57 Double $57
Nomad's Esplanade Hostel

Apartment, 50 rooms, 130 beds, in Central Business district, on the Esplanade, shops and cafes adjacent. Includes: Pool, garden, BBQ, Sky TV, air conditioning, laundry, tour desk. Free: airport/bus/train transfers, luggage storage More Info

Dorm $20  Twin $57  Double $57
International Hostel

Hotel, 140 beds, on the Esplanade and in Central Business District, shops and cafes downstairs.
Includes: Spring mattresses, laundry, kitchen, tour desk, garden, sun deck... More Info

Dorm $18 Twin $50 Double $51
Jimmy's on the Esplanade

Apartment/Hotel, 30 beds, located in Central Business District, on the Esplanade, short walk to shops and cafes.
Includes: Shoreline location, all rooms air-conditioned, Pool, TV lounge, kitchen... More Info

Dorm $21 Single $40 Twin $50 Double $59 King Private $79