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Overview of Koala Beach Resort

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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCairns Night Markets4 min walk
    Popular LocationSt Monica's Cathedral6 min walk
    Popular LocationCairns Esplanade7 min walk
    AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive

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  • x Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsx Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Basic Double Room, Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 4 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsBasic Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsBasic Triple Room

About this area

Cairns

Located by the sea, Koala Beach Resort is in Cairns's Cairns Central Business District neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. Cairns Marlin Marina and Cairns Golf Club are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Don't miss out on a visit to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Night Markets - 4 min walk
  • St Monica's Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 7 min walk
  • Esplanade Lagoon - 9 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 12 min walk
  • AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Woolshed Chargrill & Saloon Bar - 3 min walk
  • Gelocchio - 4 min walk
  • Yaya's Hellenic Kitchen & Bar - 4 min walk
  • La Pizza Trattoria - 4 min walk
  • The Raw Prawn - 5 min walk

About this property

Koala Beach Resort

Art Deco Cairns hostel in Cairns Central Business District, walk to Cairns Central Shopping Centre
This smoke-free hostel features a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, express check-out, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All 29 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, rainfall showerheads and ceiling fans.
Koala Beach Resort offers 29 forms of accommodation with a ceiling fan and blackout curtains. This Cairns hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Korean
  • Polish

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 15 per person
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

Beach Koala
Koala Beach
Koala Beach Cairns
Koala Beach Resort
Koala Beach Resort Cairns
Koala Resort
Koala Beach Hotel Cairns
Koala Beach Resort Cairns
Koala Beach Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Koala Beach Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cairns

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Koala Beach Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Koala Beach Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Koala Beach Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Koala Beach Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Koala Beach Resort?
Koala Beach Resort doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Koala Beach Resort?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 5:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Koala Beach Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Koala Beach Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the hotel to the airport. A fee of AUD 15 per person applies.
Where is Koala Beach Resort located?
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Cairns Marlin Marina and Cairns Convention Centre. Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens are also within 3 mi (5 km). Cairns Station is 12 minutes by foot.
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5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
38
3 - Okay
40
2 - Poor
25
1 - Terrible
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2.8/5

Cleanliness

3.3/5

Staff & service

3.2/5

Amenities

2.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Basic place, but a great location to access the marina and the heart of Cairns. We enjoyed our stay and the space provided.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Stayed 8 nights in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
Ac In the room did not cool very well so made it very hard to sleep. Location was great. Price was great.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great for my one night stay between flights. Cool pool
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The lady at the front desk went out of her way to help us
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019