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Small Backpackers Hostels

This is a listing of some of the smaller Cairns Backpackers Hostels. If you like a quieter lifestyle, or are travelling with a close friend one of these might be a good choice. If you like hostels with lots of people to meet, which include cafes, pubs and the like you might find a larger hostel more to your liking.
 
Cairns Girls Hostel

Old time Queenslander, recently renovated, in quiet section of Central Business District, 36 beds, shops/cafes next door, family owned and operated.
Includes: tour desk, kitchen, laundry... More Info

 
Dorm $16
Twin $18
 
 
Big Backyard Hostel

3 renovated homes, with one giant backyard, 54 beds, 1/2km from Central Business district. Short walk to shops, cafes, family owned and operated.
Includes: no bunks, pool, spa, kitchens, laundry, reading room... More Info

 
Dorm $18
Twin $36
Double $36
 
Gecko's Backpackers

Cluster of homes, 40 beds, 1/2 km from Central Buiness district. Shops close by, family owned and operated.
Includes: Pool, linen, hammocks, kitchen, laundry, ample parking, tour desk... More Info

 
Dorm $18
Twin $40
Double $40
Del. Dbl. $45
Caravella's Backpackers 77

Hotel/Apartment, on the Esplanade, in Central Buiness district, 63 beds, shops and cafes right next door.
Includes: tour desk, swimming pool, BBQ, Pool table, table tennis, TV/Video... More Info

 
Dorm $20
Single $42
Twin $42
Double $42
Castaway's Backpacker Cairns

Small apartment building, 50 beds, 1km from Central Business district, shops and cafes very close by.
Includes: pool, kitchen, laundry, fans, linen, safe, luggage storage, room fridges... More Info

 
Dorm $10
Single $32
Twin $40
Double $40
Dreamtime Travellers Rest

2 homes, 25 beds, 1/2 km from Central Buiness District, short walk to shops and cafes, family owned and operated.
Includes: pool, spa, residential neighborhood, close to dive schools, air-conditioned... More Info

 
Dorm $20
Double $45
 
Gone Walkabout

2 homes, 17 rooms, 1/2 km from Central Buiness District., short walk to shops and cafes.
Includes: Pool, No TV, BBQ, quiet residential neighborhood, air-conditioning, 2 kitchens, safe, internet access... More Info

 
Dorm $8
Single $25
Twin $36
Double $39
Travellers Oasis

3 Queenslander homes, 50 beds,1/2 km from Central Buiness district, family owned and operated.
Includes: Pool, linen, quiet neighborhood, close to dive schools, air-conditioned... More Info

 
Dorm $20
Single $30
Twin $44
Double $44
Rosie's Backpackers

Apartment/Motel in Central Business District, 50 beds, shops/cafes right close by.
Includes: Tour desk, pool, BBQ nights, internet access, self-contained rooms, games room, cable TV, car and bike hire... More Info

 
Dorm $20
Twin $50
Double $50
Ryan's Rest

Restored Queenslander home, 11 rooms, 3/4km from Central Business District, short walk to shops/cafes, family owned and operated.
Includes: Quiet neighboorhood, dive schools nearby, reading room, patio, pool... More Info

 
Twin $45
Double $45
 
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
Tropic Days

2 restored Queenslander homes, 35 beds, 1.5km from Central Business district, short walk to shops and cafes, family owned and operated.
Includes: quiet neighborhood, fans, AC, no bunks, kitchens, laundry, pool, garden... More Info

 
Dorm $19
Twin $45
Double $45