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10 Best Hotels in Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night
0.36 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Good value for money, good location within a short walk to all restaurants and places of interest."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$215 per night
0.48 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Everything about the room was great. Buffet breakfast was not on due to COVID which is understandable. However, the breakfast menu was a little sparse and over complicated. You could only order 1 of 6 things and didn’t have the option to just have cereal, toast and fruit. I don’t love a heavy breakfast. ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$130 per night
1.05 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Room was spotless! View over sea gorgeous and sunrise each morning was spectacular. Beautiful large pool. Breakfast exceeded our expectations. Would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$208 per night
22.8 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (832 reviews)

"Great Rooms, cleaned daily, staff friendly & helpful. Needed a late checkout, staff were able to assist & the extra rate was very reasonable😁 The pools are great, love the beach pool & swim up bar!!🍹🍹🍸Definitely a great place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$197 per night
22.18 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (687 reviews)

"Thoroughly enjoyed my stay, room location, food, notable staff - max on front desk and the breakfast crew in the restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$239 per night
0.69 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (504 reviews)

"Friendly welcoming staff. But room sadly was average. Air con was not working properly. Light buttons etc not clear at all. Rain shower had no pressure. Queen bed made up of 2 mattresses."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
The Sebel Cairns Harbour Lights
4 out of 5
1 Marlin Parade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$136 per night
0.46 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"The position was really good, close to casino, cafes, lagoon and the prawn star for delicious seafood."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

The Sebel Cairns Harbour Lights
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$164 per night
0.29 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Good locationeasy walk to restaurants, shops and marina. Parking awkward to access"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$138 per night
0.46 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Great location, facilities and friendly helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Mantra Trilogy
Pullman Cairns International
5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$183 per night
0.48 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Amazing location and hospitality accompanied by best views.."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

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Accommodation in Cairns

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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Cairns?
Sanctuary Palm Cove is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It is located a short 2-minute walk from Palm Cove Beach. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort and Travellers Oasis - Hostel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cairns, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Cairns.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cairns?
Based on reviews, Cairns Sunland Leisure Park is a popular property for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Aspect Central and Hides Hotel Cairns.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cairns?
Cairns Plaza Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include Blue Lagoon Resort and Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove. Also, attractions such as Sugarworld Waterpark and Esplanade Lagoon are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Cairns?
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove is a favourite 5-star resort for couples, and features bathrobes and a full-service spa. Other good options for a romantic stay include Pullman Reef Hotel Casino and Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cairns?
Driftaway Holiday Villas is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Sarayi Boutique Hotel is another option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Cairns?
Blue Lagoon Resort is a top 4.5-star beach hotel with 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Head to Palm Cove Beach or Clifton Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Cairns?
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore is a 5-star aparthotel with a beachfront restaurant and 3 outdoor pools, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Pacific Hotel Cairns and Pullman Reef Hotel Casino are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Cairns?
The Abbott Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features free WiFi. Sarayi Boutique Hotel and The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Cairns?
Paradise Palms is a 4.5-star apartment featuring 2 outdoor pools and free parking, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. You can tee off at Cairns Golf Club or Half Moon Bay Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best hotel for a trip to the slopes in Cairns?
Based on our travel data, On the Beach Holiday Apartments is a top 4-star hotel for skiing, and features 7 outdoor pools and free WiFi. Other good choices for your ski trip include Pullman Cairns International and Villa Shangri-la. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Cairns Cable Ski.
What are some accommodations with pools in Cairns?
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a swim-up bar. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Palm Royale Cairns and Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove.

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