Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns
Mad Monkey Cairns offers affordable upmarket hostel accommodation right in the centre of Cairns City. We are often referred to as the “Flash Packers” of Cairns due to our designer kitchen/bathrooms, modern décor & brand new air-conditioners in every room (Fully renovated 2017).
Guests can enjoy FREE ultra fast Wifi, FREE hot breakfast, FREE large security lockers (BYO padlock) & brand new top quality mattresses/pillows/linen all new in 2017.
The Mad Monkey Family create the perfect atmosphere with our outdoor pool oasis, cool sunbathing cabanas, outdoor bar with super cheap drinks, & a gourmet pizza restaurant located on site (Opening 28th March 2017). Our entertainments team organize events in the hostel every day & night before showing our guests to the top backpacker bars offering cheap eats & drinks in this iconic area.
***Backpackers aged 18 to 35 – must show valid passport or valid photo ID upon check in***
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Card Phones
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Jobs Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reception (limited hours)
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
***youth hostel only accepting travellers aged 18-35***
Reception open 8am - midnight.
Check out before 10am and check in after 2pm
Late check in available - on arrival, please call phone number displayed on the front door of the property, & a night manager will show you to your room.
Please see reception in the morning to complete your check in process.
NOTE: 18 to 35 year old travellers only so a valid passport or a valid photo ID is needed upon check in.
Christmas 17 and New Year 18
The minimum nights will apply to any bookings that fall on the below dates:
29th Dec 17 - 1st Jan 18 (3 night min)
Full payment will be taken from your credit card provided on the 1st of December for bookings on and between
29th Dec 17 - 1st Jan 18. Bookings will be non-refundable if cancelled after the 1 December.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
Please book carefully.
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Mad Monkey is located in the heart of Cairns City, so just a stones throw away from the bus & train stations. Don’t worry if you have heavy backpacks as you are just a short 5 min walk to a beautiful air con oasis at Mad Monkey Backpackers.
Or if you coming from the airport, simply catch a taxi or shuttle bus. A taxi is a short 15 min trip; or grab the shuttle bus.
Mad Monkey is the perfect central location, located within the heart of Cairns City. Therefore within arms reach to the best bars, restaurants & trendy cafes, plus only a short walk to the bus & train stations.
We are also the perfect base to explore the amazing rainforests & waterfalls that the beautiful Queensland has to offer. Or you can easily walk 5mins to the esplanade, lagoon & waterfront; and catch a day trip out to the iconic Great Barrier Reef.