Cairns hostels

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Cairns
Dec 7 — Dec 82
Cairns
Wed 7/12
Thu 8/12
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Best Cairns hostels

Most recommended Cairns hostels

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Mad Monkey Backpackers Village - Cairns - Property amenity
Mad Monkey Backpackers Village
8 Excellent
Cairns CBDR1 404+
R1 404+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Dreamtime Travellers Rest - Cairns - Bedroom
Dreamtime Travellers Rest
8.4 Excellent
Parramatta ParkR936+
R936+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Global Backpackers Cairns
8.7 Excellent
Cairns CBDR1 161+
R1 161+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Caravella Backpackers
9.4 Excellent
Cairns CBDR1 074+
R1 074+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Cairns Central Yha
8.2 Excellent
Cairns CBDR1 542+
R1 542+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Asylum Cairns Backpackers Hostel
7.7 Good
Cairns CBDR814+
R814+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Cairns City Backpackers Hostel
7.3 Good
Parramatta ParkR814+
R814+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
R1 126+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Travellers Oasis
9 Excellent
Parramatta ParkR1 386+
R1 386+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Travellers Paradise
8.7 Excellent
Parramatta ParkR1 282+
R1 282+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Freedom Hostels
Cairns CBDR4 332+
R4 332+
Air conditioning
Reef Backpackers
Cairns CBDR5 874+
R5 874+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning

Cairns hostels near the city centre

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Freedom Hostel, Cairns Central - Cairns - Building
Freedom Hostel, Cairns Central
8 Excellent
Cairns CBDR1 022+
R1 022+
Bounce Cairns
7.3 Good
Cairns CBDR1 525+
R1 525+

How much is a Cairns hostel?

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Good to know

Low season

July

High season

October

Average price (weeknight)

R536

Average price (weekend night)

R514
Cheapest month to stay with an average 42% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 222% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Cairns

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Cairns hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Cairns, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Cairns in July and December.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Cairns if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Cairns hostel.

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