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Cairns Central YHA

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Cairns Central YHA

A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

This property is located right in the heart of town, only a block from the train station and surrounded by cafes, restaurants and pubs. Comfortable common areas, lush swimming pool and social BBQ area make it the perfect spot to relax. 

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & individual lockers
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, table & chair
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Family Room

All family rooms include:

  • Linen, table & chair
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Optional extras:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Disabled Access
  • Games room
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tour Desk

More about Cairns Central YHA

Cairns is a backpackers' mecca and has all a budget conscious traveller needs for a comfortable stay.

Cairns YHA is opposite Cairns Central Shopping Centre and is a short walk from the Cairns Esplanade. Here, you will find lots of pubs, shops and cafés, plus Trinity Wharf, departure point for Great Barrier Reef cruises and tours.

YHA's Backpacker hostel in Cairns has 59 rooms including dorm, twin/double and family rooms. All are air-conditioned and many have ensuites. There is also free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property.

Reviews

91% customer rating, based on 5543 reviews
  • Very friendly staff
    98%
    Leelan S 31/07/2020
  • It was clean and cheap. The only thing that would have made it better is tea & coffee making facilities.
    68%
    David P 27/07/2020
  • The staff have done a fantastic job of making Cairns Central YHA feel like a clean and safe environment in these challenging Covid-19 times.
    98%
    Alannah L 25/07/2020
  • Great hostel. We have stayed in a few YHA’s and Cairns YHA did not disappoint.
    90%
    Esmarie B 22/07/2020
  • Very nice! I will stay here again one day
    100%
    Grant T 19/07/2020
  • Always a wonderful experience and staff are great!
    100%
    Diana P 18/07/2020
  • Perfect
    100%
    Antoine F 26/06/2020
  • Great hostel to stay! It has nice facilities and also it is well located.
    100%
    Nicolas B 8/06/2020
  • Will definitely come back!
    85%
    Tobias B 6/04/2020
  • I had my own room. Kitchen was busy at times. Always showers available when I wanted to use one.
    98%
    Alison M 22/03/2020
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Address: 20-26 McLeod Street
Cairns,
State: QLD, 4870
Email: cairnscentral@yha.com.au
Phone: (+617) 4051 0772
Hostel Manager: Martin Greenhalgh
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

9am-11am and 2pm – 7pm

Check in 2pm - 7pm, for after hours check in please contact the hostel
Check out until 10:00am daily
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