Stay in Paradise - Cairns

Why stay at Cairns Central YHA to kick off your new chapter in paradise? 

This resort style property is located right in the heart of town, across the road from the main shopping centre and a stones throw to local cafes, restaurants, and nightlife. The lush swimming pool, and social BBQ area make it the perfect base for your stay in stunning Tropical North QLD. 

Cairns is surrounded by adventure activities; whether you are looking to hike or bike through world heritage rainforest, go skydiving, learn how to dive on the epic Great Barrier Reef, or just relax under one of hundreds of waterfalls- you can do it in this tropical wonderland! Looking for some inspo? Check it out here! 

Getting to the property:

  • Driving? Parking is available- request this at time of booking.
  • Cairns Bus Terminal is just 1km from away. All major coach companies service Cairns; Book the Greyhound here and save 10%!
  • Cairns Airport Shuttle drops right to our door
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Premium Private Rooms

  • 1 Double bed or two single beds
  • Private ensuite bathroom
  • High speed WiFi
  • Fully airconditioned
  • Desk and chair
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Weekly cleaning service
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Standard Private Single Rooms

Priced per room, twin share

  • 1 Single bed
  • Shared bathroom
  • Study desk and chair
  • High speed WiFi
  • Fully airconditioned
  • Desk and chair
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Weekly cleaning service
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Co-living Rooms

  • Bed in a 4 or 6 bed co-living room
  • Shared bathroom
  • High speed WiFi
  • Fully airconditioned
  • Individual storage locker
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Weekly cleaning service

Your new address: 20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns

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Call us: (07) 4051 0772


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  • Free high speed reliable WiFi
  • Full airconditioned room and co-living spaces
  • Towels and linen provided
  • Free weekly cleaning service
  • Fully equipped kitchen with secure food storage and all all the plates, cutlery, pots, pans, glassware you could ever need.
  • Coin operated laundry with washer, dryer, ironing facilities, and hanging space. 
  • Epic co-living facilities including a swimming pool, and BBQ- perfect for an after work swim or to hang out and meet people
  • Quiet and comfortable spaces to chill
  • 24/7 on-site staff 
  • Secure building and room access
  • Free personalised travel and experience booking service for those weekend getaways and adventures - which is why you are doing this in the first place right?
  • Access to YHA exclusive discounts on services, attractions, travel, and retail.

Adventure in Paradise

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