Freedom Cairns is freshly refurbished and radiates modern tropical vibes with plenty of relaxing chill-out areas and state of the art amenities. The property is located right in the heart of town, giving you easy access to all of the great local attractions. If you feel like going for a swim, we’re right across from the Esplanade Lagoon, or if taking in the ocean breeze is more your style we’re only a short walk from the pier. With nightly entertainment, activities and plenty of thoughtful touches, Freedom Cairns is the best place to stay while you explore Cairns.
Our rooms are more than just a place to rest your head. They’re your home away from home. Rooms are equiped with privacy screens and every bed has a personal shelf with integrated power, light and a USB charging station. Everything you need to chill out after a long day, hang out with friends, or plan your next adventure.
At most hostels, amenities come at a price. At Freedom Hostels we want to be your home away from home. You’ll get all top quality amenities on a backpacking budget.
“Stayed here a couple nights last week and loved it. Location is perfect. Everything is brand new and clean. Staff is super knowledgable and know how to make everyone feel welcome . I’ll be back next time around.”
“The hostel is extremely close to the centre and everything you need is within 3 mins walk. It’s the perfect place to rest, have some time on your own and recharge. The facilities are great, very clean. The staff are passionate and very helpful as well. It’s been a really great stay and wonderful hostel experience.”
“Nice hostel, perfect location, newly refurbished, friendly staff. Best place to stay in Cairns.”
“I Loved it here! It is an amazing place to stay and close to everything. Lovely hostel and good kitchen.”
If you’ve just arrived and you’re not sure what to do, or you’re just looking for a good time, we’ve got you covered. We’ve hooked up with local hotspots to get you great deals and give you the lowdown on the best of what’s happening in town.
On Mondays we will be going to Salt House for their Hospo night, which means basic mixed drinks are $4.50 from 20:00 until 00:00.
On Wednesdays get ready to sing your heart out at karaoke night at PJ O’Briens bar.
On Thursdays there’s Latin night at the Pier Bar, where you’ll learn there’s more to salsa than being good on a taco.
On Friday we’ll be heading to the club and partying to the beats and rhymes at Republic RnB.
Saturday is our favourite: Woolshed. We’ve partnered up to get you some great deals. It means you have a good time and your wallet does to.
On Sundays we’ve got a Sunday Sesh Party with AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping featuring $5 Coronas.
1/7 Shields St Cairns City QLD 4870
We’re located right in the heart of Cairns, 2 blocks from the Esplanade so getting here is easy.
Greyhound – We are a 400m walk from the main bus stop. You can’t get lost.
Train and other bus services – A short 1Km walk in a straight line straight down Shield St
Plane – There are multiple shuttle options and local buses from the airport. An Uber is approximately $20