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Asylum Cairns Hostel

(1 kms from Night Markets Cairns)

Ranked 13 out of 23 backpacker hostels in cairns

(64 reviews)

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About Asylum Cairns Hostel

Flaunting a quirky exterior façade with modern artwork, this casual backpackers’ mega-share house on Grafton Street offers an outdoor pool, BYOB nights and a recreation room where you can watch sports or movies on Fetch. Spick and span dorms and private rooms are offered at Asylum, featuring garden or pool views, bunk beds or twin beds. You can relax at the lush garden with hammocks and an indoor seating lounge.

Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom

  • Max 2 Adults
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    This double room has air conditioning.

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    Single Room with Shared Bathroom

  • Max 1 Adult
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    This single room features air conditioning.

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    Standard Twin Room

  • Max 2 Adults
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    This twin room has air conditioning.

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    Guest Ratings For This Property


    Overall Rating (64 Reviews)





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    Location & Nearby Places

    0.9 Km from city center

    149 Grafton Street

    15 Nearby Attractions

    Muddy's Playground

    0.5 km

    Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

    0.5 km

    Cairns Aquarium

    0.5 km

    Esplanade Boardwalk

    0.5 km

    Rusty's Markets

    0.9 km

    Nandroya Falls

    7.4 km

    Hypipamee Crater and Dinner Falls

    7.4 km

    Cairns Botanic Garden

    8.0 km

    Crystal Cascades

    9.7 km

    Lake Placid Cairns

    10.5 km

    Cape Tribulation

    10.5 km

    Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

    11.1 km

    Frankland Islands Boat Tour

    14.3 km

    Daintree Rainforest

    14.5 km

    Stoney Creek Cairns

    15.6 km

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    Top Facilities



  • Garden

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Fishing

  • Laundry

  • Safety deposit box

  • Canoeing

  • Tour desk

  • Diving

  • Horse riding

  • Snorkelling

  • Luggage storage

  • Air conditioning

  • Designated smoking area

  • Vending machine (drinks)

  • Shared kitchen

  • Shared lounge/TV area

  • Adult only

  • Board games/puzzles

  • Outdoor furniture

  • Picnic area

  • Key access

  • Security alarm

  • Smoke alarms

  • CCTV in common areas

  • Fire extinguishers

  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

  • Physical distancing in dining areas

  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas

  • First aid kit available

  • Contactless check-in/check-out

  • Cashless payment available

  • Physical distancing rules followed

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