Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
4.9 out of 5

"the room is nice and clean, just the kitchen need to be improve =D " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 10 Apr 2021

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

At Bounce Cairns you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi are featured in all 35 rooms.

This hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a terrace. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a microwave in a common area. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of airport pick-up service.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this Cairns Central Business District hostel include Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal.

1 Single Bed in 10-Bed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$16* Per night/room 28 Jul. - 29 Jul.

1 King Bed and 2 Large Single Beds in Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

1 Single Bed in 8-Bed Dorm, Women Only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

1 Single Bed in 8-Bed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bounce Cairns ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bounce Cairns

Everyone (12) Family (1)
5 out of 5
the room is nice and clean, just the kitchen need to be improve =D

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

11 Apr. 2021 by Dylan

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards, Bounce Team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

24 Feb. 2020 by Bounce team

Thank you very much for your review. We are grateful for the high scoring and we hope the rest of your travels are fantastic. Best wishes,

5 out of 5
Rooms are really modern, each bed has a light and plug sockets which is always a bonus

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

11 Apr. 2019 by Luke

Hi there, Thank you for leaving a review. We are very happy to hear such lovely comments regarding your stay, and we hope to welcome you back again some time in the future.

5 out of 5
Pros: Central but quiet, good value for money
Cons: Free internet didnt work
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Good; Value: Great deal; Service: Professional; Cleanliness: Clean; Cinema straight across the road

Posted by , from New Zealand - Manawatu on 7 Oct. 2014

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: WOW This place is great - why stay in an expensive hotel when you can stay here !!
Cons: The night guy can be a bit grumpy - but who wants to work the night shift
Value: Bargain, Amazing; I'll definitely stay again when I am in Cairns - a bargain - more money for fun activities !!

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 5 May 2014

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: Staff nice, free breakfast & wifi, clean
Location: Close to everything
Value: Amazing; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Lovely; Wifi in room will be better

Posted by , from Hong Kong on 19 Apr. 2014

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: Helpful staff, relaxing environment
Cons: Not as lively as other hostels I've stayed at but that was good for me, maybe not others
Close to everything you would ever need, relaxed feel, good value for money

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 27 Jan. 2014

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: Messy bathroom and I didn't know I would need a passport (not international)
Location: Outstanding
Facilities: Good; Value: Average price; Service: Sufficient; Cleanliness: Tidy; Quite noisy

Posted by , from Australia - WA - Perth on 20 Sep. 2013

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: Just an all in all good experience in a good location
Cons: There is nothing one could be really angry about
Location: Close to everything, Just right
Facilities: Good; Value: Affordable; Service: Phenomenal; Cleanliness: Beautiful;

Posted by , from Germany on 19 Sep. 2013

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5
Pros: Clean communal areas, friendly and comfortable.
Cons: There's little to fault in this budget accommodation.
Location: Ideal location mid-town.
Facilities: Above average; Value: Affordable; Service: Friendly and Efficient; Cleanliness: Cleaned every day.; Free Wi-Fi, Free food, dorms have en-suite and fridge, parking, pool, etc

Posted by , from Australia - TAS - Regional TAS on 18 Jun. 2013

Was this review helpful to you?

Property Features

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Bounce Cairns. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel during limited hours is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Cairns hostel.

  • 35 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (6.3 km / 3.9 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (1.5 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up

Room Amenities

Bounce Cairns offers 35 air-conditioned accommodations with blackout drapes/curtains. This Cairns hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 17 per person
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.00 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Northern Greenhouse Hostel Cairns
  • Northern Greenhouse Hostel
  • Northern Greenhouse Cairns
  • The Northern Greenhouse Hotel Cairns
  • Bounce Cairns Hostel
  • Bounce Cairns Cairns
  • Bounce Cairns Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Bounce Cairns Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cairns

You should know

  • Bounce Cairns offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
url importing
There was an error importing /Cairns-Hotels-Bounce-Cairns.h9627253-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301

Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.