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3.5 out of 5

"Nice common area with good facilites, friendly staff and clean bathrooms " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 28 Feb 2019

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Hotel Description

At Mad Monkey Central you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and within 15 minutes of Cairns Esplanade. Highlights at this hostel include free continental breakfast, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi are featured in all 55 rooms.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. 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 an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this Cairns Central Business District hostel include Cairns Convention Centre and Cairns Marlin Marina.

Bed in a 6-Bed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$15* Per night/room 17 May - 18 May

Bed in a 4-Bed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bed in a 4-Bed Dorm, Women only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mad Monkey Central ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mad Monkey Central

Everyone (1) Family (2)
2 out of 5
The details indicated on the Internet that parking was included and that a hot breakfast was also included. No parking was available associated with the property and the hot breakfast consisted of a few pancakes cooked earlier and placed in a dish. I think the Internet description is misleading.

Posted by , from Cairns on 27 Jan. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jan. 2021 by Hostel Manager Jess

Hello Peter, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're a bit confused about whether you were reading the details for our hostel prior to booking - we do not advertise hot breakfast or parking, as we don't have either of those things! We provide a free continental breakfast of fruit, cereal, toast and pancakes. There is some free street parking close to the hostel but as we are on one of the main streets in Cairns City we do not have any onsite parking. We think you might have been looking at our sister hostel, Mad Monkey Village, as they do have some parking available. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Cairns. Safe travels. Mad Monkey Team

5 out of 5
Nice common area with good facilites, friendly staff and clean bathrooms

Posted by on 28 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Mar. 2019 by Chris

Thank you for your review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, that you liked our awesome common area and you liked our amazing team! Best of luck on your travels, Mad Monkey Team.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at Mad Monkey Central. An airport shuttle during limited hours is available for a fee. This Cairns hostel is smoke free.

  • 55 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Mad Monkey Central offers 55 accommodations with air conditioning. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

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

Mad Monkey Central has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

  • Monday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • 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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Mad Monkey Central

Policies

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. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning 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. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

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

  • Deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

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 (one-way)
  • 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

  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns Hostel
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Hostel
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns
  • Mad Monkey Central Cairns
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns
  • Mad Monkey Central Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Mad Monkey Central Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cairns

You should know

  • Mad Monkey Central 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.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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