52.0% Based on 105 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3 out of 5

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Hotel Description

At Cairns City Backpackers Hostel you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Esplanade. Highlights at this hostel include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

This hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 30-minute walk of this Parramatta Park hostel include Cairns Night Markets and Esplanade Lagoon.

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Budget Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$35 per night

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Three Person Room)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Budget Twin Room)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Standard Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking (Double room with shower)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

52.0% of guests recommend out of 105 reviews


About the Cairns City Backpackers Hostel

Location 274 Draper Street, Parramatta Park, QLD 4870

Property Features

As a guest of Cairns City Backpackers Hostel, you'll find an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance. Public spaces have free WiFi. Cairns City Backpackers Hostel also features multilingual staff, a garden, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Parramatta Park hostel.

  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Free parking nearby


  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (7.3 km / 4.6 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cairns City Backpackers Hostel offers 21 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors. This Parramatta Park hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Exterior corridor access

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 11 AM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Sunday: 7:30 AM-noon
  • Monday-Sunday: 4:30 PM-8 PM

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Sunday: 7:30 AM - noon
  • Monday - Sunday: 4:30 PM - 8 PM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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 are 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 rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Caters to adults only


Optional extras

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

  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
  • Cairns City Backpackers

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Cairns City Backpackers Hostel.