The Jack Backpackers


Cnr Spence & Sheridan Sts, Cairns, QLD, Australia

GoodBased on 318 reviews


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Reviews for The Jack Backpackers

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness7.8
  • Comfort7.6
  • Facilities9.0
  • Location8.9
  • Services7.5
  • Staff8.5
  • Value for money8.2
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travellers 

About The Jack Backpackers

Conveniently situated, The Jack Backpackers offers easy access to Cairns's best tourist attractions. It is located a short stroll from Cairns Convention Centre, The Reef Hotel Casino and Cairns Centra...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

0.4 km

Location rating


Nearest airport


Distance to airport

4.9 km







Free Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi available in all areas, Internet


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 740 512 490

Amenities at The Jack Backpackers

Top Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


Earplugs, Computer use available, ATM on-site, Terrace/Patio, Linens, Towels, Fan, Safety deposit box, Grill, Adults only, Fire extinguisher, Laundry facilities, Flat-screen TV, Shared bathroom, Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area, Smoke alarms, Heating, Shower, Iron and ironing board, Physical di...


Board games/puzzles, Darts, Diving, Snorkelling, Evening entertainment, Pool table


Ticket service, Daily housekeeping, Fax/photocopying, Entertainment staff, Multi-lingual staff, Tour desk, Key access, Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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FAQs when booking at The Jack Backpackers

  • Is pricing at The Jack Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Cairns?

    The average rate for a night at The Jack Backpackers is 34% less than the Cairns average for similarly rated 2 stars hotels. The nightly rate at The Jack Backpackers is typically $57, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Cairns.

  • How close is The Jack Backpackers to Cairns?

    There are 4.9 km between Cairns and The Jack Backpackers. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 6min with normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Cairns to The Jack Backpackers?

    For the most freedom while visiting Cairns, consider hiring a car for about $150/day and parking it at The Jack Backpackers where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Cairns to the hotel. This option is often cost-effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • How close is The Jack Backpackers from the Cairns city centre?

    The Jack Backpackers is 0.4 km away from Cairns. Consider visiting Barlow Park, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Jack Backpackers by various forms of transportation.

  • What is the The Jack Backpackers phone number?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +61 740 512 490 to talk to a The Jack Backpackers front desk representative.

  • Does The Jack Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Jack Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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