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Overview of Summer House Backpackers Cairns

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Blackout curtains, soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets

Summer House Backpackers Cairns

2 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland13 min walk
  • Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital16 min walk
  • Popular LocationMount Whitfield Conservation Park18 min walk
  • AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)5 min drive

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About this area


Summer House Backpackers Cairns is located in Cairns. Sugarworld Waterpark is a popular area attraction and if an activity is on the agenda, Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out. Muddy's Playground and Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 13 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 16 min walk
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park - 18 min walk
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 19 min walk
  • St Monica's Cathedral - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Freshwater Station - 8 min drive
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 5 min drive


  • Dunwoody's Tavern - 6 min walk
  • Poemphun Thai - 6 min walk
  • Cock & Bull - 15 min walk
  • Bayleaf - 17 min walk
  • Little Ricardo's - 19 min walk

About this property

Summer House Backpackers Cairns

Adults-only Cairns hostel in Cairns North, near Cairns Esplanade
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free airport pick-up. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
Summer House Backpackers Cairns offers 83 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with blackout curtains. This Cairns hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Summer House Backpackers Cairns and receive a full refund?
Yes, Summer House Backpackers Cairns offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Summer House Backpackers Cairns cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Summer House Backpackers Cairns have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Summer House Backpackers Cairns pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Summer House Backpackers Cairns?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Summer House Backpackers Cairns?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Summer House Backpackers Cairns?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Does Summer House Backpackers Cairns provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel that runs from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM on request.
Where is Summer House Backpackers Cairns located?
Located in Cairns North, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Marlin Marina. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal are also within 3 miles (5 km).