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Best Cairns Central Business District Family Hotels

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
5 out of 5
35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$202 per night from 8 Dec. to 9 Dec.
4.7/5Exceptional! (994 reviews)

"Excellenct location, great staff, excellent rooms"…"

Reviewed on 26 Nov. 2020

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
Vision Apartments
4.5 out of 5
125-129 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (284 reviews)
Farewell from Cairns

"Very comfortable ease of access to Cairns locations and the Esplanade. Staff were very helpful and the complex was well maintained Great location and a lovely trip"…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr. 2020

Vision Apartments
Piermonde Apartments - Cairns
4 out of 5
2 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$287 per night from 14 Dec. to 15 Dec.
4.5/5Wonderful! (350 reviews)

"The ladies at the desk were so lovely and helpful, the apartment is close to everything we needed & supermarket close by. Our apartment was very spacious."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Piermonde Apartments - Cairns
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Cairns City Apartments
4 out of 5
79 Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (143 reviews)

"The unit was centrally located, very nice 3 bedroom apt."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Cairns City Apartments
Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns
3.5 out of 5
62 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$130 per night from 5 Dec. to 6 Dec.
4.4/5Wonderful! (618 reviews)

"Everything we couldn't fault our stay at all the staff went out of their way to help us with everything we needed"…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov. 2020

Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns
City Terraces Cairns
4 out of 5
63-65 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD
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4.4/5Excellent! (73 reviews)
conveniently located

"Good location very pleasing surroundings staff are friendly"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

City Terraces Cairns
The Sebel Cairns Harbour Lights
4 out of 5
1 Marlin Parade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$148 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Fantastic welcome from reception. Thank you Caroline. Your smile was so welcoming"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020

The Sebel Cairns Harbour Lights
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$199 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"Great location, just walk out on to the esplanade and you can walk along the water front. Staff are excellent."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$161 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (100 reviews)

"Our first room needed renovation to the bathroom. The pillows were too soft for us. We loved our stay there and the amenities especially the pool area. We would stay there again if we go to Cairns again."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec. 2020

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
4 out of 5
58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$152 per night from 10 Dec. to 11 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,185 reviews)
Nice place, friendly staff

"Staff are very friendly and accommodating. Only down side my air con was not working and was not repaired during the duration of my stay (7 days). Apartments are slightly older than appear in photos but still a nice place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
Cascade Gardens
3.5 out of 5
175 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$178 per night from 16 Dec. to 17 Dec.
4.3/5Excellent! (285 reviews)
A good stay at Cascade Gardens

"Cascade Gardens was well situated. Had an issue with the air conditioner breaking down, otherwise it was a good stay."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Cascade Gardens
Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments
3.5 out of 5
71 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$150 per night from 12 Dec. to 13 Dec.
4.2/5Excellent! (693 reviews)

"It was pleasant to stay at this apartment."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug. 2020

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$109 per night from 5 Dec. to 6 Dec.
4.2/5Excellent! (473 reviews)

"great quiet but cental location,clean modern rooms serviced daily.comfortable bed and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Heritage Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Food was only ok breakfast was ordinary bacon always dry and i stayed for 6 nights and it was always the same"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$144 per night from 5 Dec. to 6 Dec.
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Very tropical like. Big spacious rooms. View of the esplanade & close to great tourist attractions"…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec. 2020

Hilton Cairns
Park Regis City Quays
4 out of 5
6 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$114 per night from 20 Dec. to 21 Dec.
4.1/5Very Good! (784 reviews)

"Hallways smelt a bit musty but otherwise overall was a good stay"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct. 2020

Park Regis City Quays
ibis Styles Cairns
3.5 out of 5
15 Florence Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$106 per night from 3 Jan. to 4 Jan.
3.9/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"Really friendly staff offering great recommendations of where to eat out. Room spacious. Love that there was shower gel/shampoo/condition/moisturiser/soap in dispensers rather than little bottles - great for the environment. Pool and restaurant currently shut due to COVID but alternatives are offered. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2020

ibis Styles Cairns
Ramada By Wyndham Cairns City Centre
4 out of 5
Cnr Abbott And Florence Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$96 per night from 13 Dec. to 14 Dec.
3.7/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Close to the centre of town and parking is included."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020

Ramada By Wyndham Cairns City Centre
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$154 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
3.6/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Great location close to shops and restaurants. Nice pool with limited sun due to high buildings. Unfortunately we didn't get any clean towels or extra laundry powder, toilet paper during our 5 day stay. It would be good to have an information book in the room to tell us more. Access to second bedroom ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2020

Mantra Trilogy
Hides Hotel Cairns
3.5 out of 5
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$85 per night from 7 Dec. to 8 Dec.
3.6/5Good! (987 reviews)

"I love the big veranda. I have been here a few times before, it was always with brekkie included, not this time! Costs $10 now for a picnic breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2020

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Where should we stay in Cairns Central Business District?

You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Cairns Central Business District if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The snorkelling spots, excursions and local tours are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Cairns Central Business District, you might want to consider one of the 35 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these places to stay:

The Hotel Cairns: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4-star hotel.

Cairns Harbour Lights – Features an outdoor pool, laundry facilities and babysitting services. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

Hides Hotel Cairns – Offers an outdoor pool, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the quiet location and helpful staff at this 3.5-star hotel.

Mantra Trilogy – Features a children's pool, free parking and laundry facilities. This 4.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments – Offers an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3.5-star apartment.

When should we visit Cairns Central Business District?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the children and head to Cairns Central Business District.

  • Hottest months: January, December, February and November, with an average temperature of 31°C
  • Coldest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 17°C
  • Driest months: July, August, September and October, with an average rainfall of 31.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, February, January and April, with an average rainfall of 374.50 inches

What should we see and do in Cairns Central Business District?

While you and your family are staying in Cairns Central Business District, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Cairns Regional Gallery, The Cultural Place and Cairns Night Markets. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

Cairns Central Business District is also well-known for its:
  • Coral reefs
  • Tours
  • Rainforest
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Excursions
  • Restaurants
  • Marina

Frequently asked questions

What's Cairns Central Business District like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Cairns Central Business District is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The snorkelling spots, excursions and local tours are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the centre of Cairns Central Business District.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cairns Central Business District?
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Vision Apartments and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns.
How many hotels that welcome families should I expect to find in Cairns Central Business District?
Expedia has 35 hotels in Cairns Central Business District that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's there to see and do with your family in Cairns Central Business District?
While you are holidaying in Cairns Central Business District, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns Marlin Marina. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Cairns Esplanade, Palm Cove Beach and Cairns Central Shopping Centre.

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