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Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Esplanade
4.0 out of 5.0 53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
4.2/5 (1456 reviews)
AU$162/ night for 2 guests

Full amenities including washer and dryer. Great location close to restaurants and shopping

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2019
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5.0 122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (2261 reviews)
AU$154/ night for 2 guests

So close to cafes,close to shops and Forshore.Very friendly staff.Clean late checkout 11am.

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2019
The Abbott Boutique Hotel
The Abbott Boutique Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 69 Abbott St, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (523 reviews)
AU$159/ night for 2 guests

Great location and very central to all restaurants, supermarket, and reef terminal area for tour departure. Room was modern and clean. The only negative was the bed wasn’t very comfortable. Besides that, I would highly recommend this place to stay if your wanting to stay in a central location in ...

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2019
The Hotel Cairns
The Hotel Cairns
4.0 out of 5.0 Cnr Abbott And Florence Street, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (1002 reviews)
AU$154/ night for 2 guests

The rooms have everything you need, the only problem I had was it's near the main road, so it can get a bit noisy

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2019
Pullman Cairns International
Pullman Cairns International
5.0 out of 5.0 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (2400 reviews)
AU$167/ night for 2 guests

Lovely hotel, grounds, great location and helpful staff.

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0 121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (2085 reviews)
AU$152/ night for 2 guests

Great location, super helpful reception staff, excellent customer service

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2019
Mantra Trilogy
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5.0 101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
3.8/5 (1382 reviews)
AU$162/ night for 2 guests

The location was excellent, walking distance to food and esplanade.

Reviewed on 23 Apr. 2019
Comfort Inn Cairns City
Comfort Inn Cairns City
3.5 out of 5.0 183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (227 reviews)
AU$119/ night for 2 guests

After I check in, I found my room hasn't clean up. I changed my room but I found the air-conditioner is not in order, I changed my room again. The staff let me to choose a Queen Bed room. It is on upstair, and very good. So, If you choose this Inn, you should check your room which is all good before ...

Reviewed on 26 Apr. 2019
BreakFree Royal Harbour
BreakFree Royal Harbour
4.0 out of 5.0 73-75 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
4.4/5 (549 reviews)
AU$195/ night for 2 guests

Loved it. Have stayed there before, so the choice was easy. Ideal position and a roomy apartment with all you could need. Oh and fab view!

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2019
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Beach Hotels in Cairns


Known for its stunning beaches and spectacular coral reefs, Cairns has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday. This family-friendly destination has 37 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.


As you search for a place to stay by the water in Cairns, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.

The Abbott Boutique Hotel - 4-star hotel near the beach. It features free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and in-room coffee makers. Guests love the comfortable beds.

The Hotel Cairns - 4-star family-friendly hotel near the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi.

Comfort Inn Cairns City - 3.5-star motel near the beach. It offers 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the pool and central location.

BreakFree Royal Harbour - 4-star aparthotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free parking and in-room kitchenettes. Guests love the pool and central location.

Southern Cross Atrium Apartments - 4-star apartment near the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and clean rooms. This apartment boasts 3 outdoor pools, free parking and a coffee shop.


Planning Your Trip to Cairns


If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.


  • 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

Sightseeing in and Around Cairns


After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Yorkeys Knob Beach or Kewarra Beach. Take advantage of the area's snorkelling and shopping, and make time for local attractions like The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Other things to see and do in the area are Cairns Night Markets and Esplanade Lagoon.
Visitors also enjoy Cairns for its:
  • Coral reefs
  • Tours
  • Restaurants
  • Rainforest
  • Excursions

Getting around Cairns


To get to Cairns, you can fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cairns Station.