Hostels in Cairns, Australia

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Cairns, QLD, Australia
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Popular hostels in Cairns

Discover well-known properties in Cairns that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 561 hotels in Cairns and price data was last updated on 24 February 2024. The average price for a hotel in Cairns is .
These hostels are among the most popular properties in the Cairns area. Users can utilize the filters available to narrow down their search.
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4 Pemboke Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
MiHaven Student Living - Student Accommodation is situated in Cairns and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and laundry facilities.
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
7.4
Good
38 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Cairns

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Cairns. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 24 February 2024.
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$30 - $95
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Cairns hostels

Browse through properties in Cairns that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 561 properties in Cairns and data was last updated on 24 February 2024.
These Cairns properties are among the highest rated by our users. Make sure to read hostel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$119
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149 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
$86
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Cheapest hostels in Cairns, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Cairns that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Cairns can be found for as low as $32 per night. There is currently one property in Cairns that can be booked for this price. Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Cairns. Price data was last updated on 24 February 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in Cairns we've come across for the dates selected. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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274 Draper Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$32
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341 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$34
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67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$39
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20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$42
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57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$44
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8 Scott St, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$55
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Hostel prices in Cairns

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Cairns to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Cairns at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 24 February 2024.
hostels located in the Cairns area sorted by price and hostel class. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hostels within each hostel class.
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20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

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Other accommodations in Cairns

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6 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$187
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26-30 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$186
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267 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$167
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Cairns, QLD, Australia
2.0 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$195
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Cairns, QLD, Australia
1.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$181
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Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$145
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122 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$223
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Where to stay in Cairns

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Cairns to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 24 February 2024.
Whether you're visiting Cairns for leisure or business, utilize the map to find hostels close to your ideal location. You can find more information on a particular hostel within the map by clicking on its name.

Facts about staying in Cairns

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Cairns to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 24 February 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cairns?

    $78/night is an average price for a hostel in Cairns throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in July is the most expensive month to book, and in March is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Cairns hostels for as low as $33/night. In general, Cairns hostels for $78 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cairns?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Cairns is Caravella Backpackers. 3 users from HotelsCombined gave the Caravella Backpackers a 8.8/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Cairns Airport?

    The closest Cairns hostel to Cairns Airport is Caravella Backpackers, which is 3.7 km away.

  • What area of Cairns is most popular to stay in?

    Cairns CBD is the most popular area of Cairns to stay in. In the past year, 19% of HotelsCombined users looking for Cairns hostels searched within Cairns CBD. The Village Cairns is a popular hostel in Cairns CBD if you choose to stay in the area.

  • Should I stay in a Cairns hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Cairns hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Cairns.

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