Northern Greenhouse
Prices from $26 AUD


The Northern Greenhouse, located in Cairns, is a famous backpacker resort catering for budget travellers looking for a tropical getaway. It Features 6 bed dorm rooms, double/twin self and four share self contained apartments. All with a FREE breakfast!




  • Dorms, Dbl/Twin's and 4 share.
  • FREE Breakfast
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • FREE Airport Pickup
  • Air Con

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From 1/11/2017 to 30/04/2019 nightly
6 Bed Dorms per person - ensuite facilities (mixed or same gender rooms available) $26.00
King/Twin twin share - ensuite facilities $95.00
4 Share Family Room quad share - ensuite facilities $140.00

The Northern Greenhouse, located in Cairns, is a famous backpacker resort catering for budget travellers looking for a tropical getaway. Sister hostel to the award-winning Greenhouse Backpacker in Melbourne, the Northern Greenhouse also boasts a plethora of tourism awards. Awarded ‘Best Backpacker Accommodation’ in 2008, 2009 and 2010 by Tropical North Queensland and winner of the Hostel Bookers’ ‘Best Atmosphere Award’ in 2008, this hostel is one of a kind.



Described by the Lonely Planet as ‘a cut above the other backpackers’, the Northern Greenhouse prides itself on its world-class facilities and its extensive list of fun daily 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.

Embrace the free WIFI throughout the premises, show off your culinary skills in our spotless kitchen, quench your tropical thirst in our in-house bar, kick back and relax at our outdoor movie screenings, start your day with a complimentary breakfast, wake to the aroma of fluffy golden pancakes on Saturdays, tuck into an Aussie BBQ on Sunday evenings!

Room 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.


Dorm Rooms 

Our dorm rooms (6-share) make the perfect base for meeting fellow nomads and exploring tropical Cairns. Catch some ZZZs in our comfortable, fresh and spacious mixed or same-gender rooms. Check in Midday, check out 10am.


Wishing the traveller next to you would quit snoring? In need of quality snuggle time with partner? Hoping the party animals won’t come home at 5am in the morning again? Searching for resort-style accommodation at a fraction of the cost? Just really sleepy from too much sightseeing?

The modern terrace apartments (singles, twins, doubles, and family) offer the perfect dose of privacy and comfort without the hefty price-tag! Each apartment features an ensuite bathroom and either a balcony overlooking the central swimming pool, or a leafy garden courtyard.

Free Airport Pickup

We offer a FREE airport pickup service between 8.00am and 8.00pm



Contact Details

07 4057 4312
+61 7 4057 4312

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