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Hotel Description

Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront places you steps from Cairns Esplanade and within a 10-minute stroll of Cairns Marlin Marina. Highlights at this hostel include in-room free WiFi and Smart TVs.

All 19 rooms feature TVs and wardrobes or closets.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Added amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, free use of bicycles, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of airport pick-up service.

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

Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bed in a 8 Bed Dorm, Women Only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Quadruple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bed in a 8 Bed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

About the Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront

Location 93A Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870

Property Features

Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. WiFi is free in public spaces. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel during limited hours is available for a fee. Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront also features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and complimentary use of a nearby fitness facility. This Cairns hostel is smoke free.

  • 19 guestrooms or units
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Lockers available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (7 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (1.7 km / 1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up

Room Amenities

Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront offers 19 accommodations with air conditioning. 50-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Cairns hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Wardrobe or closet

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 daily from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an access code.

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

  • No pets allowed

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. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector 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
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • 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

Fees

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

  • Breakage 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

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

Hotel Names

  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront Hostel Cairns
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront Hostel
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront Cairns
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterf
  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront Cairns

You should know

  • Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront 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.
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