Why Not Backpackers

5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 310 910

Cheapest
rate per night

8.0

Excellent
based on 508 reviews
Why Not Backpackers - Cairns, QLD, Australia
Thu 24/9
-
Fri 25/9
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Value for money

8.9

Distance to city centre

1.3 km

Location rating

7.8

Nearest airport

Cairns

Distance to airport

3.1 km

Rooms

Thu 24/9
Fri 25/9

Double rooms

$45+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
$45
Unknown
$45

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199
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2

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Overview

With a stay at Why Not Backpackers in Cairns (Cairns North), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Reef Fleet Terminal. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.0 Excellent

based on 508 reviews

8.1

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.8

Staff

8.9

Value for money

Check in

14:00

Check out

10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

AMENITIES

Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
ATM on-site
Internet
Smoke alarms
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
Fitness centre
Free parking
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Linens
Towels
Adults only
Fire extinguisher
Key access
Non-feather pillow
Safety deposit box
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge/TV area
Shower
Toilet
Towels/sheets (extra fee)
Dustbins
Upper floors accessible by stairs
Vending machine (drinks)
Vending machine (snacks)
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Entertainment staff
Tour desk
Board games/puzzles
Evening entertainment
Garden
CCTV in common areas
24-hour security
Kitchen
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
No smoking
24-hour front desk
Pets not allowed
Grill
24-hour check-in
Picnic area
Laundry service
Room service
Safe
Airport shuttle
Lift
Kitchenette

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Building (2)
Bedroom (3)
Pool (1)
Lobby (1)

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Center of Contemporary Arts 1.2 km
  • Cairns Esplanade 1.2 km
  • Esplanade Lagoon 1.6 km
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre 1.6 km
  • Cairns Regional Gallery 1.6 km
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome 1.9 km

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