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Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
5 out of 5
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$428 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (928 reviews)

"Pool is fabulous, but spa bath in the apartment was small and we couldn’t use it"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
The Beach Place
4 out of 5
79 Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
The price is AU$270 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Helped us out when we were in a jam

"We found ourselves without a booking the night before flying out. Warren fit us in despite the inconvenience, a true gentleman. Great location too!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2018

The Beach Place
The Mediterranean Beachfront Apartments
3.5 out of 5
77 Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Short Break in Yorkey's Knob

"We stayed 4 nights visiting relatives who live in Yorkey's Knob. It is a very quiet township with limited shopping for food and cafes. The apartment is very spacious with a large balcony and a good view to the foreshore. It has full kitchen facilities and is very well equipped - also washer and dryer. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec. 2019

The Mediterranean Beachfront Apartments
Meridien At Trinity
4.5 out of 5
37 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)

"Unit 3 was lovely, great view, convenient, quiet and well appointed."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2019

Meridien At Trinity
Half Moon Bay
3 out of 5
101 103 Wattle Street, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (10 reviews)

"The kitchen, the facilities and the cleanliness were ideal"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2019

Half Moon Bay
Marlin Cove Resort
3.5 out of 5
2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$135 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (374 reviews)

"So close to the beach. Accomodation was fantastic."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Marlin Cove Resort
The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
5 out of 5
99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$339 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (692 reviews)

"Close to the beach, friendly staff, two pools, and scheduled daily activities. I am not a Spa person but have family that would have made use of the Spa. The word 'complimentary' comes fast to my mind as there were many offerings from champagne in the room to sorbet by the adult only pool; daily ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Apr. 2020

The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
Seaforth Apartments
4 out of 5
72-76 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD
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4.4/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Nice and spacious. Good swimming pool. Convenient location if driving. A few bugs in apartment."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020

Seaforth Apartments
Blue Lagoon Resort
4.5 out of 5
22 - 26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$225 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (934 reviews)

"great location - 2 minute walk to beach & restaurants. well looked after property."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Blue Lagoon Resort
Villa Marine Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
8 Rutherford Street, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
The price is AU$149 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"It is an older complex with a beach ambience. They have done it up however the building is tired. Our room was clean. No one manning reception but a personal note was pinned to the reception door. When you need a place to crash - no problem! If you are looking for luxury and sophistication then this ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec. 2019

Villa Marine Holiday Apartments
Trinity Waters
4 out of 5
39 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
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4.3/5Excellent! (39 reviews)

"I liked being on the water front and on a dead end street. The pool was very nice since we didn't venture into the ocean due to jelly stingers and not having a stinger suit to wear. Nice restaurants nearby. The room was nice and large. Needed some extra towels. Communication was lacking on arrival ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Trinity Waters
Pullman Cairns International
5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$167 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"A Grand looking hotel, view from 1407 was magnificent. Carpets really needed replacing in our room it was probably due for a coat of paint."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Pullman Cairns International
The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
61-63 Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
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4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"The only thing was the poor internet service. The apartment had everything we needed."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2019

The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (472 reviews)

"We liked the cleanliness and space of the room and the fact that it had a balcony. It is well-located. The pool was tiny and the receptionist was somewhat lacking in charm, but overall we had a good stay."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2020

Heritage Cairns
Dreamtime Travellers Rest Hostel
2 out of 5
189 Bunda Street, Parramatta Park, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$56 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (67 reviews)
Great hostel!

"This was the best hostel I've stayed in so far!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Dreamtime Travellers Rest Hostel
Hides Hotel Cairns
3.5 out of 5
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$78 per night
3.6/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Convenient to all stores and entertainment and transport"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Hides Hotel Cairns
Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort
4 out of 5
12-14 Deauville Close, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
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Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort
Tropical Orabelle
4 out of 5
1/33 Sims Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob, QLD
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There are many things to love about Cairns. Home to great restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and plenty of outdoor spaces, there are truly an unlimited number of ways to enjoy your holiday. In addition to its modern-day marvels, Cairns is also known for its rich history. Choose to immerse yourself in local life firsthand by booking your stay at one of the best historic hotels in Cairns.

Historic accommodation in Cairns will lend an air of glamour to your stay. As you stroll through the lobby, notice the refined lighting fixtures and intricate floor detailing that have been preserved over the years. The elegant amenities extend to your room, where you may enjoy vintage styling and opulent touches that make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. After taking the time to unpack and relax in your room, venture out into the streets of Cairns to explore the many landmarks and museums that also bring you back to yesteryear.

Whether you spend your time brushing up on local lore or simply want to experience the stately atmosphere of a Cairns historic hotel, we’ve got you covered. We have an array of properties offering the amenities and vintage vibes you crave, and that are well-suited for both solo travel and for meeting the needs of you and your entire travel party. Boasting contemporary luxuries as well as well-preserved pieces of history, we have Cairns accommodation in a historic setting that will make your next holiday one for the books.

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