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Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very good
998 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitiser provided
Social distancing

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Explore the area

Popular LocationCairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland4 min walk
Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital8 min walk
Popular LocationCairns Aquarium16 min walk
AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)6 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Suite, Non Smoking (1 King Bed)

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsSuite, Non Smoking (1 King Bed)

About this area

Cairns

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is located on the waterfront and in an area with great airport proximity. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Cairns Esplanade and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, while Cairns Aquarium and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are popular local attractions. Sugarworld Waterpark and ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and mountain biking.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 8 min walk
  • Cairns Aquarium - 16 min walk
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre - 18 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 7 min drive
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Harbourside Bar & Kitchen — 1 min walk
  • Natural Wine Bar — 1 min walk

About this property

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Waterfront Cairns hotel in Cairns North, near Cairns Aquarium
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free shopping centre shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, 24-hour room service and conference space. All 173 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, MP3 docking stations and 24-hour room service.
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside offers 173 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature MP3 docking stations and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. A pillow menu is available. 108-cm LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Cairns hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi in public areas is free with a 4-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 27.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese

Business services

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 108-cm LCD TV
  • MP3 dock
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 45.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 27.50 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Free WiFi in public areas has a 4-device limit

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel
Holiday Inn Harbourside Hotel
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Cairns North, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Aquarium, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets. Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens are also within 2 mi (3 km). Cairns Station is 29 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

4.2
Very good
5 - Excellent
410
4 - Good
417
3 - Okay
123
2 - Mediocre
35
1 - Poor
13
4.2
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The pool was very refeshing and the room was very nice. Staff was super friendly and welcoming.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best hotel in Cairns at the price

Good accommodation at competetive price, great staff, swimming pool, great location overlooking sea, good food/beer/wine + benefit of free shuttle bus to town centre every hour 10am to 10pm. What more could you want. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Cairns.

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Only thing I could complain about was the condition of the balcony area. Tiled area in need of repair .

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Was close to shopping and to beach. Clean room. Clean facility

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

TV was a bit small, bar closed early but other wise my experience was good

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020