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Mad Monkey Central

(0 kms from Cairns Central Shopping Centre)

Ranked 17 out of 23 backpacker hostels in cairns

(537 reviews)

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About Mad Monkey Central

Within arms reach of the best nightclubs, eateries and shopping destinations in central Cairns, this modern hostel and beer garden offers large dorms for as many as 12 guests. Mad Monkey promises an unforgettable staycation with onsite amenities like an open-air movie screening zone and palm-lined outdoor pool surrounded by hammocks and Balinese beds. Flanked with funky décor, each dorm offers bunk beds and robust connectivity. Private rooms add chesterfields.

Twin Room

  • Max 2 Adults
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    This twin room features air conditioning.

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    Double Room

  • Max 2 Adults
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    This double room has air conditioning.

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    Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

  • Max 1 Adult
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    This bed in dormitory features air conditioning.

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    Single Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room

  • Max 1 Adult
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    This bed in dormitory has air conditioning.

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    Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

  • Max 1 Adult
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    Location & Nearby Places

    0.7 Km from city center

    100-102 Sheridan St

    15 Nearby Attractions

    Cairns Aquarium

    0.3 km

    Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

    0.3 km

    Rusty's Markets

    0.3 km

    Muddy's Playground

    0.8 km

    Esplanade Boardwalk

    1.1 km

    Cairns Botanic Garden

    7.7 km

    Nandroya Falls

    8.0 km

    Hypipamee Crater and Dinner Falls

    8.0 km

    Crystal Cascades

    10.0 km

    Lake Placid Cairns

    11.1 km

    Cape Tribulation

    11.1 km

    Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

    11.7 km

    Frankland Islands Boat Tour

    14.4 km

    Daintree Rainforest

    15.0 km

    Stoney Creek Cairns

    16.0 km

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    Top Facilities


  • Restaurant

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Fitness centre

  • Garden

  • Terrace

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Laundry

  • Games room

  • BBQ facilities

  • Tour desk

  • Heating

  • Fax/photocopying

  • Luggage storage

  • Air conditioning

  • Designated smoking area

  • ATM/cash machine on site

  • Sun terrace

  • Entertainment staff

  • Vending machine (drinks)

  • Vending machine (snacks)

  • Shared kitchen

  • Lockers

  • Shared lounge/TV area

  • Evening entertainment

  • Adult only

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Board games/puzzles

  • Sun loungers or beach chairs

  • Outdoor furniture

  • Picnic area

  • Pub crawls

  • Movie nights

  • Happy hour

  • Bingo

  • 24-hour security

  • Key access

  • Smoke alarms

  • CCTV in common areas

  • CCTV outside property

  • Fire extinguishers

  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays

  • 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

  • Cashless payment available

  • Physical distancing rules followed

  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized

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