91.0% Based on 279 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

JJ's Backpackers Hostel places you in the centre of Cairns North, within a 30-minute stroll of Cairns Aquarium and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

All 27 rooms feature free WiFi, ceiling fans and irons/ironing boards. Bathrooms are shared.

This hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, barbecues and a picnic area. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free extended parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Sights within a 30-minute walk of this Cairns North hostel include Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Marlin Marina.

Basic Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$20 per night

Standard Single Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Triple Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Basic Double Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the JJ's Backpackers Hostel

Location 11-13 Charles St, Cairns North, QLD 4870

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An area shuttle within 2 km, A shopping centre shuttle and A train station pick-up shuttle are free. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at JJ's Backpackers Hostel. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Cairns North hostel.

  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (5.5 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 2 km, train station pick-up, and shopping centre shuttle; ferry terminal shuttle and beach shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

JJ's Backpackers Hostel offers 27 forms of accommodation with an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. This Cairns North hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Fridges and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen
  • Fridge available
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:30 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property offers self-service check-in for guests arriving outside of normal check-in hours. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 7:30 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A cash deposit 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
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Cash Deposit Required

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay
  • A city tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • JJ's Backpackers Hostel Cairns North
  • JJ's Backpackers Hostel
  • JJ's Backpackers Cairns North
  • JJ's Backpackers

You should know

  • JJ's Backpackers Hostel offers transfers from the ferry terminal and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Alcohol isn't served at JJ's Backpackers Hostel.
*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.