At Mad Monkey Waterfront we offer an affordable and clean accommodation in the heart of Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Being located on the Cairns Esplanade with the Cairns Lagoon just across the street, you can pop down for a dip or spend the afternoon sunbathing anytime you fancy! At Mad Monkey Waterfront you will have no problem staying active as we offer a Free Access to a local gym as well as a Free Bike Hire - the best way to explore Cairns City. Thanks to our ultra-fast Free Wi-Fi throughout the property, you won’t miss out on anything. Enjoy our fully equipped kitchen to cook your own meals. Unwind in our common room after a great day out, exploring all-natural wonders that Cairns and its surroundings have to offer. Get to know other guests over board games, a PlayStation tournament or by watching a film together on Netflix provided!
Become a part of our Mad Monkey Family & enjoy your stay!
Mad Monkey Waterfront is located directly on the Cairns Esplanade with all the bars, restaurants, shops, The Reef Terminal and the Night Markets just within a short walking distance. Cairns Lagoon is just across the road with a Free Access.Plane: We highly recommend you book a taxi or and Uber - we do offer an airport shuttle for a surcharge please call reception between 9AM & 5PM to book this in. We’re only a fifteen-minute drive away from the airport. Bus: Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront is located only a 5-minute walk distance from the Greyhound and Premier Bus services. Train: The main Train station is only a 10 min walk away.
Our reception is open from 9AM - 5PM. You can check in at 2PM. If you arrive after 5PM please inform reception beforehand so they can prepare your late check in. We use GOKI for our door locks & we highly recommend to download the GOKI App beforehand.
We offer all types of accommodation, from Mixed Dorms Ensuite to Female Dorms Ensuite, Private Double Rooms and Deluxe Queen Private Rooms Ensuite. We have high-quality mattresses, pillows and linen which is included for a comfortable night’s sleep. All our dorms have a private en-suite bathroom and all our private rooms come with personal towels, otherwise our reception team is more than happy to assist you with a towel hire in case you forgot one. All our rooms are Air-Conditioned & All our bunk beds are equipped with personal USB ports & power sockets to make sure you can comfortably scroll through your new travel pictures from bed. Oh, and don’t forget to bring a padlock for our security lockers in the dorms.
Due to the restrictions in place by the Government to stop the spread of the Covid-19 Virus we have made some changes to our facilities and operation.
Please note if you check in/ stay on or after the 17th December you need to provide a full proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Please Note: Our reception is closed on Friday 24th December, Saturday 25th December, Sunday 26th December & Friday 31st of December & Saturday 1st of January. You will not be able to check in or out on those dates.
Property Name: Mad Monkey Waterfront
Address 1: 93A Esplanade
Address 2 : Cairns
City : Cairns City
Postal Code : 4870
Phone: +61 7 4229 0888
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Check-In / Check-Out Policies
This property has the following check-in and check-out times and policies.
Check-In: 2:00 PM
Check-Out: 10:00 AM
Property and Cancellation Policies :
- Cancellation of bookings within 24 hours of reservation will be charged 100% cancellation fee for the first nights stay for the number of beds booked.
- If customer fails to show up for the booking and hasn’t give notice of cancellation, reservation will be marked as no show and you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee for the first nights stay for the number of beds booked.
Terms and Conditions
- We have not made any charges to your credit card. Your credit card details have been collected to secure your reservation only and you will be required to pay all accommodation charges upon check-in.
- We do not accept guests under the age of 18 years old.
- We do not accept guests over the age of 35 in dorm rooms.
- Prices are quoted in AUD and are subject to change daily.
- Valid credit card and a valid passport are required upon check in.
- If you have made a reservation through an (online) travel agency you must cancel or modify through the agency.
- The following payment methods are accepted; cash, credit or debit cards (Visa and MasterCard only). We do not accept American Express. All credit or debit cards incur a 1% payment fee.
- The guest will be responsible for any loss or damage caused at the hostel by guests or visitors of guests.
- $20 fee will be charged for the loss or non-return of any keys to reception upon check out.
- When booking multiple beds in a shared dorm, we cannot guarantee to put people on the same booking in the same room, however we will do our best.
- Guests may not consume or store food and drinks in their rooms. Alcohol may not be consumed in any room at any time. Any alcohol or food found in the rooms will be removed.
- Smoking is only permitted within the designated smoking areas.