Cairns Central YHA - Hostel

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Cairns Central YHA - Hostel

3.0 star property
3-star hostel with outdoor pool, near Cairns Central Shopping Centre

8.2/10 Very good

126 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
The price is €70
Price available on 15/06/2022
20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Main amenities
  • 52 guestrooms
  • Outdoor pool
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
For families
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • BBQs
  • Self-parking (surcharge)
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Cairns Central Business District
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 2 min walk
  • Reef Hotel Casino - 12 min walk
  • Esplanade Lagoon - 12 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 14 min walk
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre - 1 min drive
  • Cairns Night Markets - 4 min drive
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 1 min drive
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 4 min drive
  • Muddy's Playground - 5 min drive
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 4 min walk
  • Freshwater Station - 11 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Cairns Central YHA - Hostel

Cairns Central YHA - Hostel is only 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. You can take a morning swim in at the outdoor pool, and the hot tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. Also, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Reef Hotel Casino. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 52 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (AUD 10.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike hire


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Self-parking costs AUD 10.00 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Cairns Central YHA Hostel
Cairns Central YHA
Cairns Central Yha Backpackers Hotel Cairns
Cairns Central Yha Backpackers Hotel
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel Cairns
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



2/10 Poor

Kurt, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic 2 weeks stay @ YHA. I rate 10/10. Very clean the room and shared toilets and bathroom. Large showerheads in bathroom, nice and clean, and convienant. Awesome to stay, closer to facilities - shopping centres and sunbus transport, so close by to access. Staff are professional, friendly and welcoming. Travellers it's a 👍💃🌻🌹🌺☘️
Alice, 14-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Evan, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Hostel is very central to everything, parking in the centre of the street is free for 3 hrs/overnight
Ian, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Penelope, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The pool and tub it's not a hot tub but it was good
7-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Aaxing lication
Very convenient location - central cairns- great for shops, meals, movies and sirport
Therese, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Aarona, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Aarona, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night family trip
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