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4.2 out of 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 Esplanade19 min walk
Popular LocationCairns Night Markets2 min drive
AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)6 min drive

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  • Suite, Non Smoking (1 King Bed)

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

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

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 Muddy's Playground are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and skydiving.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade - 19 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 2 min drive
  • Esplanade Lagoon - 8 min drive
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 8 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Harbourside Bar & Kitchen — 1 min walk
  • Natural Wine Bar — 1 min walk
  • Cock & Bull - 5 min walk
  • Bayleaf - 7 min walk
  • Little Ricardo's - 9 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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 any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

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

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 25 March 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).

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
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

Cairns Harbourside
Cairns Mercure
Cairns Mercure Harbourside
Harbourside Cairns
Mercure Cairns
Mercure Cairns Harbourside
Mercure Harbourside
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Mercure Harbourside Hotel
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Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel
Holiday Inn Harbourside Hotel
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Cairns Harbourside Cairns
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Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel Cairns North

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 Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside 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.
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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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

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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

Travelled with partner
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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

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Was close to shopping and to beach. Clean room. Clean facility
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
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TV was a bit small, bar closed early but other wise my experience was good
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

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