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10 Best Hotels in Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
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0.36 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (2,274 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay. It is conveniently located close to the stores, harbor, restaurants, bat trees, and Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr. 2020

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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AU$179
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.43 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2,449 reviews)

"very accessible, close to everything. very good size room, good value dinner served by the hotel resturant,equipped with self service laundry a big bonus. very comfortable n appealing lobby. few ants found n rooms (we booked two rooms), the shower space has half panel glass which cannot stop water ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
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AU$205
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (2,846 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel on marina. Lovely garden courtyard. Excellent professional staff. Our room smelled of smoke, we were instantly moved to a different room."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Pullman Cairns International
5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
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AU$189
per night
1 May - 2 May
0.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,609 reviews)

"Great value for money excellent location. Breakfast is a disaster, toaster continually broke down and difficult to use. Getting a cup of coffee was difficult, their pod machines are difficult to use and not always working, I saw countless people give up trying to use their machines, many of the pods ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Pullman Cairns International
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
AU$131
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.29 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,597 reviews)

"Beautiful property. Location was awesome.Staff was so helpful."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
AU$129
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.46 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,493 reviews)

"Location and staff excellent. I found price for low season was a bit expensive. Good to have parking free, if you get a spot, can't be confirmed. Big apartment, great views, well equipped. I would of think though internet should be included at that price."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Mantra Trilogy
Bailey a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel
5 out of 5
163 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
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0.27 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)

"This property was very comfortable and new. However, info about the hotel is only accessible through an iPad in the room. Unfortunately ours would not keep a charge so we had to have staff on multiple occasions come to check it. Eventually got a paper copy of the room service menu."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb. 2020

Bailey a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel
Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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AU$181
per night
13 Apr. - 14 Apr.
0.46 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (2,225 reviews)

"It is a unique architectual design, you feel like a secure place in any weather condition."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Hilton Cairns
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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AU$209
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
0.69 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (468 reviews)

"This was an amazing holiday at this resort. The staff were always so helpful they went above and beyond daily for any requests. The resort itself is absolutely beautiful , rooms pristine, facilities upmarket and the food is exceptional."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
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0.56 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (2,287 reviews)

"It all worked. The location of the property, the helpfulness of the staff were all excellent. Would go back again"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Cairns?
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers 3 restaurants and 3 bars. Other favourite options based on traveller reviews include Freedom Cairns and Bailey a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel.
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, Hides Hotel Cairns is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Comfort Inn Cairns City and Caravella Backpackers.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cairns?
Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments is a top 3.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns is another good option for your family trip. Also, attractions such as Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Cairns?
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and 5 restaurants. Other good options for a romantic stay include Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort and Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina.
What's the best accommodation for an all-inclusive stay in Cairns?
Reef Encounter is a 4-star cruise ship featuring a restaurant and a bar, and a favourite with Expedia travellers.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Cairns?
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good choices for your beach trip include Pacific Hotel Cairns and Comfort Inn Cairns City. Head to Palm Cove Beach or Clifton Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Cairns?
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Hilton Cairns.
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. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns.
What is staying in Cairns like?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Cairns, and visitors give high marks for the coral reefs, shopping and local tours. This city also attracts tourists with its restaurants and rainforests. Top sights in the city include Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets. In Cairns, there are 130 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Cairns?
Cultural venues in the city include Cairns Performing Arts Centre, The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Families come for attractions such as Esplanade Lagoon, Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome and Cairns Aquarium. The rainforest and beaches exemplify the city’s natural beauty, and places to visit include Cairns Esplanade and Muddy’s Playground.
How should I get around Cairns?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Cairns Station. Cairns may not have many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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