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Aspect Central
3 out of 5
209 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$74 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.

Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...

3.8/5Good! (999 reviews)

"Exactly as advertised. Really great for simple solo accomodation - basic, but clean and functional"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Aspect Central
Cairns Queens Court
3.5 out of 5
167-173 Sheridan St, Cairns North, QLD
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The price is AU$78 per night from 31 Jan. to 1 Feb.

Located in Cairns North, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Cairns Base Hospital. ...

3.7/5Good! (954 reviews)

"Great!!! Staff was exceptional. My room was the right fit for me"…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec. 2020

Cairns Queens Court
Cairns City Motel
2.5 out of 5
169 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$71 per night from 11 Feb. to 12 Feb.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets. ...

3.4/5 (238 reviews)
Good Budget Hotel

"I would rate this hotel as a 2-3 star hotel, but give it a 9/10. It is a bit old and run down but our room was clean and comfortable. It was freshly painted, had new carpet, clean sheets and comfy beds. It is also very close to the city. If your in cairns just to sleep and aren't worried about ocean ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

Cairns City Motel
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Cairns Southside International
4 out of 5
450 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD
The price is AU$85 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.

Located in Earlville, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns ...

3.9/5Good! (400 reviews)

"Awsome and good"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2020

Cairns Southside International
A1 Inn the City
2 out of 5
141 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$75 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre ...

3.6/5Good! (111 reviews)

"Great location, clean and excellent value for money"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

A1 Inn the City
Motel Nomad Cairns
3.5 out of 5
314 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$115 per night from 13 Feb. to 14 Feb.

Located in Westcourt, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cazalys Cairns and DFO Cairns. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets are also ...

3.7/5Good! (48 reviews)

"We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. More like a resortish atmosphere than a typical motel. Everyone was friendly and rooms really neat and tidy with Greenery Palm views out our window and sitting on the verandahs. Thank you for the restful night and good food we needed."…"

Reviewed on 16 May 2020

Motel Nomad Cairns
Reef Palms Motel
3.5 out of 5
41-47 Digger Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$94 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.

Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (656 reviews)

"Wotif stuffed up our booking, otherwise an enjoyable stay"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2020

Reef Palms Motel
Cairns New Chalon
3.5 out of 5
702 Bruce Highway, Woree, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.

This family-friendly Cairns motel is located in Woree, within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairns Golf Club, Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre and DFO Cairns. Dinden Conservation ...

4/5Very Good! (258 reviews)

"Good location and clean. Good for when you need somewhere to stop for a night. Amenities older but clean which is what matters."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Cairns New Chalon
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is AU$108 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of St Monica's Cathedral and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre ...

4.2/5Excellent! (473 reviews)

"great quiet but cental location,clean modern rooms serviced daily.comfortable bed and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Heritage Cairns
Cairns City Palms
4 out of 5
199 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$90 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.

Located in Cairns North, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Muddy's Playground. Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns ...

4.3/5Excellent! (158 reviews)

"Amazing staff - always super helpful and friendly. Great offerings of amenities, inside and outside of room, though we didn’t get a chance to test much out due to limited time. Location is a little out of the way with it being 20mins or so to promenade but for the price and service, you can’t beat ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Cairns City Palms
Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel
3.5 out of 5
423 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD
The price is AU$116 per night from 28 Jan. to 29 Jan.

Located in Earlville, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)

"Very happy with our stay, room was clean & tidy, staff were helpful"…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2020

Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel
Lake Central
3 out of 5
139 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$88 per night from 1 Feb. to 2 Feb.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cultural Place and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre ...

2.9/5 (70 reviews)

"Pool table but nothing to play with it??? Had to ask for a tv remote"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Lake Central
Cannon Park Motel
4 out of 5
574- 576 Mulgrave Road, Woree, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.

Located in Woree, this motel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cazalys Cairns and DFO Cairns. Cairns Golf ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"After staying in motels all over the country, this is one of the best I’ve found"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2019

Cannon Park Motel
Villa Shangri-la
3 out of 5
288 Sheridan St Cairns, Cairns North, QLD
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Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...

3.2/5 (79 reviews)
Cheap and clean

"You get what you pay for.clean.comfortable and great service.5 min walk to city center. 2 minute walk to waterfront.nice pool.shops close."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2018

Villa Shangri-la
Adobe Motel
3 out of 5
191 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
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Located in Cairns North, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. ...

3.7/5Good! (191 reviews)

"The rooms were very clean and well presented,a very comfortable bed"…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug. 2019

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Hilton Cairns

Hilton Cairns

5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$144 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.
4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Great staff and love the tropical feel of the hotel. Everything was clean and to a high standard."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

Hilton Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$119 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.
4.1/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Tired old hotel, but the staff were nice, it was reasonably priced and decent location. I would suggest a newer hotel if you can pay the little extra, otherwise this place will do the job!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan. 2021

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$215 per night from 27 Jan. to 28 Jan.
4.3/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"location was great. Modernized room ok . pool area fun"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2021

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Cairns?
When you save on your room price, you can make the most of what Cairns has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Cairns Esplanade, Palm Cove Beach and Cairns Central Shopping Centre.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
Motel properties often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two storeys high, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the car park. The term “motel” was invented in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Cairns?
Cairns Southside International: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Heritage Cairns: An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as air conditioning. You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. Reef Palms Motel: Enjoy the in-room kitchenette, and freebies including WiFi, self-parking and an area shuttle. Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. Cairns Queens Court: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. A restaurant and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as air conditioning. Cairns New Chalon: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Convention Centre and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
How many motels will I find in Cairns?
Expedia has 15 low-cost motels in Cairns.
What can I do in Cairns?
Enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and popular beaches in this family-friendly area while you’re sightseeing. Visitors to Cairns speak highly of its shops and restaurants. Some popular places to visit include Cairns Esplanade, Palm Cove Beach and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Clifton Beach, Esplanade Lagoon and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Sugarworld Waterpark, Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome and Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
What's the seasonal weather like in Cairns?
Weather can make or break a road trip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Cairns to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually January and December, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 22°C. Average annual precipitation for Cairns is 92 inches.
What are my options for getting around Cairns while staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Cairns to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away from the heart of the city. If you want to travel outside the area, take a train from Cairns Station, Freshwater Station or Redlynch Station.

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