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Information about Asylum Cairns Hostel Hotel

Offering free WiFi, Asylum Cairns Hostel is just a 7-minute walk from the heart of Cairns. The property features a swimming pool, BBQ facilities and a guest lounge with free internet access. Free street parking is available. This family-operated, relaxed hostel strives to provide guests with personalised service and create a fun, social atmosphere where you can get to know your fellow guests. Asylum offers free tea/coffee and a AU$3 all-you-can-eat Sausage Sizzle every Monday. The spacious hostel also has a communal kitchen with a shared refrigerator where you can store your drinks. There a range of activities for you to enjoy, which is a great way to meet your fellow travelers. You can enjoy AU $12-meal deals at the local pub. All rooms offer access to shared bathroom facilities. Each room offers a fan or air-conditioning. Bed linen is provided. Towels are available for hire. Asylum Cairns Hostel is located opposite Munro Martin Parklands. It is 4 minutes' drive from the Reef Fleet Terminal. Cairns Airport is 10 minutes' drive away. Free transfers are available from Cairns Airport between 08:00-20:00 daily (except Christmas Day).

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Asylum Cairns Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival. As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. A damage deposit of AUD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property. Please note that towels are not included in the price and you can rent them on site. Pleas note that a linen fee applies to one-night stays.

Services of Asylum Cairns Hostel Hotel

  • WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Garden
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Parking
  • Adult only
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Tour desk
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Shared kitchen
  • Free parking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Horse riding
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • First aid kit available
  • Air conditioning
  • Cashless payment available
  • Snorkelling
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Fishing
  • Diving
  • Security alarm
  • Canoeing
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Free WiFi
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Designated smoking area
  • Safety deposit box
  • Luggage storage
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Library
  • Internet services
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


149 Grafton Street

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  • Hours of arrival ( check-in ) from 14:00.
  • Departure times ( check-out ) at 11:00.
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