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. Each room is equipped 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 is found right here.
At most hostels, amenities come at a price. At Freedom Hostels we want to be your home away from home. You’ll get 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.”
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