AUD 22 per night
AUD 22 per night
Global Backpackers Central, Cairns, Australia

Global Backpackers Central

Cairns, Australia - 9B Shields St

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Description - Hostel

Flashpacking Global – Central
At Global Central enjoy the ultimate experience in inner city living at it’s best. This funky architecturally designed hostel is surrounded by restaurants, cinemas, nightlife, supermarket, shopping mall, beauty salon and the list goes on and if your wanting to hang out at the lagoon it is a 2 min stroll down the road. Central is the only hostel in Cairns with a private roof top swimming pool and BBQ area for those hot days, with views that stretch all over Cairns, great place for a party or to watch the stars!!!!

Roof Top Pool & BBQ area
Mxed and female only Dorms available
Double & Twin Rooms (with shared facilities)
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Security Safe
Linen Provided
Internet (Global Gossip)
Common Area with Cable TV and Pool table
Tropical Balcony with views over Cairns

Free Airport Pick Up
Free Nightly Meal @ PJ’OBRIENS
Free Luggage Storage
24 Check–In
24 Hour Security
Travel & Tour Desk
Guest Message and Mail Service

Monday Football @ PJ”OBRIENS (Watch all the Big Games Live on Setanta & Fox) Hammer Time Pub crawl
Pole Idol @ PJ”OBRIENS (Tues)
Coyote Ugly @ PJ”OBRIENS (Wed & Sat)
Traffic light Party @ PJ”OBRIENS (Thur)
Ladies Night @ PJ”OBRIENS (Thur)

Thank god it’s Friday @The Pier Bar 5pm
The Original Sunday Session @The Pier bar 5pm

Frog & Toad Bar Hop (Wed & Fri) $20 book @ reception.
Ultimate Party (Tue $25 & Sat $30) book @ reception.

Free Entry & Drink Specials for all Global Guests @ PJ”OBRIENS see reception for your VIP wristband. From (9pm 7days a week)

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  • Property type: Hostel
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: AUD 22 (Australian Dollar)

8 Bed Dorm Female Only Double Female Dorm Mixed Dorm Triple Twin
  • Check-in: noon
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

Roof Top Swimming Pool & BBQ area.
Most Rooms have NO BUNKS.
24hr Check-in (contact us for after hours details)

24-hr front desk Airport pickup BBQ area Car rental Currency exchange Internet access Internet wireless (charge) Linen included Meal plans Meeting facilities Multi-lingual staff No curfew Pool (outdoor) Safe deposit box Tour/sightseeing assistance

Room amenities

At Global Central choose to stay in our roomy, air-conditioned dorms or upgrade to a private double or twin. Majority of our dorms are bunkless which means a good nights sleep in a proper bed. At Global Backpackers, all rooms are air-conditioned, with your linen supplied and we offer friendly service and everything you need.

NO BUNKS 3 and 4 share dorms.

Backpacker facilities Internet access Non-smoking rooms Shared bathroom


Centred in the heart of Cairns.
1 Block from the marina and Esplanade lagoon.

Points of interest
  • Esplanade Lagoon (100m)
  • Casino (100m)
  • Marina (150m)
  • Esplanade boardwalk (100)
  • Bus stop to beaches at doorstep
  • Rainforest Dome (150m)

Food and drink
Eating in house
FREE EVENING MEAL for all Global in house guests or upgrade to the $10 Meal Deal..
Eating out
Pier Bar & Grill
Over looking the water. Great menu to choose from great lunch specials. Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday this place "Rocks" from 5pm till late
Best Irish bar in Town. You will meet loads of travlers here. Great $10 MEAL DEAL EVERY DAY!!
Rattle N Hum
Famous for there woodfired pizzas located on the waterfront.

Price details

AUD 22 - 26 per night (Australian Dollar)

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCard

Available discounts

Vip Card Holders

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Cancellation policy: (not applicable to online confirmation payments)
Cancellations with less than 24hrs notice or No-Shows will result in one nights accommodation as per booking, to be charged to Credit Card.

Location - Hostel

9B Shields St
Queensland (State of Queensland)
Australia  4870

Latitude: -16.922, Longitude: 145.77637

How to get there

Located in the City Place.
Located oppisite the National Bank
Coming from Airport travllering south, come along Abbott St and turn right into Shields St.

Train 150m walk
Buses 50m walk
Free courtsey bus pick-ups

Nearest airport: Cairns Airport (7km) Free Pick (8am-9pm)