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117 Grafton Street
Offering every guest free unlimited internet and free daily breakfast, the Northern Greenhouse was Awarded BEST BACKPACKER ACCOMMODATION 2008, 2009 and 2010 (Tourism Tropical North Queensland) and inducted into the Tourism Tropical North Queensland Hall of Fame.As well as being Finalist BEST BACKPACKER ACOMMODATION 2008, 2009 and 2010 (Tourism Queensland)The Northern Greenhouse, located in Cairns, is a famous backpacker resort catering for budget travellers looking for a tropical getaway. Described by the Lonely Planet as a cut above the other backpackers, the Northern Greenhouse prides itself on its world-class facilities and activities. Modern terrace apartments overlook a central swimming pool and abut a large wooden entertainment deck littered with cosy couches, internet stations and a pool table a social hub to meet likeminded travellers and reminisce about your favourite travel destinations. Embrace the free WIFI throughout the premises, enjoy the spotless kitchen facilities fit enough for Gordon Ramsay, get stuck into the beer on tap at the 6-Links bar, enjoy weekly movie screenings, start your day with a complimentary breakfast, wake to the aroma of fluffy golden pancakes on Saturdays, tuck into an Aussie BBQ fit for a King on Sunday evenings and start planning your fancy dress costume for the regular in-house parties. MONDAY FREE transfer to a magically hidden tropical rainforest at 1.30pmTUESDAY FREE transfer to the Flecker Botanical Gardens at 12.30pmWEDNESDAY Come sailing with us at 12.00pm for $15 followed by a BBQ Play a game of sunset tennis for a $10 court fee. Free bus transfers to the court depart at 6.15pm Movie night on the entertainment deckTHURSDAY Need a naturally brewed beer to quench your tropical thirst? Take a FREE bus transfer at 2.45pm to the Blue Sky Brewery and participate in a microbrewery tour for $12FRIDAY Spend Friday afternoons swimming and lazing about at Ellis Beach. FREE bus transfer leaves the hostel at 1.30pm and returns at 5.00pm, FREE sausage sizzle suppliedSATURDAY FREE pancake breakfast from 11.00am the breakfast after a well deserved sleep-inSUNDAY FREE Sunday night Aussie BBQ at 5.00pm (vegetarians catered for) Movie night on the entertainment deckRoom options comprise of spacious six-bed dorms (single and mixed gender), king/twin self-contained apartments, and family friendly four-share apartments. All of which include a private ensuite, storage, air-conditioning and a balcony or garden terrace. FREE secure car parkingFREE WIFI internet FREE daily breakfast FREE movie nights FREE Saturday morning fluffy pancakesFREE Sunday evening Aussie BBQFREE luggage storageFREE tea and coffee FACILITIES INCLUDE:24-hour reception Multilingual staffSelf-catering kitchenSwimming poolOnsite laundry with ironsIn-house bar, 6 LinksSecure car parkingBBQ facilitiesOutdoor entertainment decking with pool tableBig Screen TV area showcasing the latest sportsSingle/mixed gender roomsAir conditioningElectronic key card accessNo lock out/curfewIn-house travel desk
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* The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 87% for this property is based on ratings provided by 37 guests.