Sorry, this content is not currently available in the mobile view. Switch back to desktop view to access this page.

Cairns - Cairns Central YHA

20-26 McLeod St, Cairns, 4870, Australia

See us on a map

Overall Rating 93%

From 7 Reviews

Hostel rating (7)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 91%
Location 96%
Security 91%
Service 95%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 93%

Cairns Central YHA is set around lush tropical gardens, a pool and two spas; the perfect hostel for a relaxing stay in the backpacker mecca of Cairns.

  • Dorm
    From €19.04
  • Private
    From €53.71
10 or more people?
cairns-cairns-central-yha

Cairns Hostel

Hostel Cairns

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Cairns Central YHA is in the centre of town, just a short walk from the Esplanade. This popular Cairns hostel is the perfect starting point for trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Atherton Tablelands, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and Cooktown. Scuba-diving courses, whitewater rafting, bungee jumping and all your adventures can be arranged with the hostel's friendly tour desk staff.

Cairns Central YHA has dorm, twin, double and family rooms available, all with keyless entry, air-conditioning and many with en-suites. Facilities include a pool, two spas, a large outdoor games area, kitchen, laundry, indoor and outdoor dining area, Internet cafe, TV room, secure luggage storage and YHA Travel and Tours Desk

Snorkel, dive or spend the day out on the Great Barrier Reef – a World Heritage-listed spectacular of coral islands and marine life. Enjoy the Cairns Esplanade restaurants, shops and bars. Travellers can also take the scenic railway to the quirky Kuranda village in the rainforest.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - At or next to the hostel

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - At a cost
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - Charges Apply
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
From 13:30 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-7-4051-0772

Fax. +61-7-4031-3158

cairnscentral@yha.com.au

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Great Barrier Reef (1 to 2km)
  • Daintree Rainforest (More than 10km)
  • Kuranda-Scenic Train and Skyrail (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

The showers / toilets have recently been refurbed, the whole hostel was generally very clean.

100%

Avatar for Kimmy

Kimmy,

Fri 08 Apr 2016

すごくよかった! 日本語喋れるスタッフさんもいて英語が全くできない私ですが安心してCairnsを楽しむことができました 居心地よくて延長してしまったくらいです

97%

Avatar for Kazunori

Kazunori,

Fri 11 Mar 2016

Nous avons beaucoup aimé. Tout était parfait. Nous avons beaucoup apprécié.

100%

Avatar for Carole

Carole,

Tue 01 Mar 2016

excellent hostel.very friendly staff.great pan cakes.

100%

Avatar for VINITA

VINITA,

Sun 14 Feb 2016

Tarli and Jackie weren very helpful in making arrangements to go to Fraser Island!!

90%

Avatar for Linda

Linda,

Tue 22 Dec 2015

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (3 to 5km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (1 to 2km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (At or next to the hostel)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
12km International & Domestic - Shuttle Bus direct to hostel and taxis available.
Bus
500m Inter-state bus terminal.
Car
Onsite parking.
Rail
100m Cairns Station.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Swimming

Sustainability labels

Recently Viewed

Cairns - Cairns Central YHA