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Featured Motels in 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$98 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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! (655 reviews)
Great value for money, excellent service

"Clean, comfortable accommodation and very welcoming hosts. Room was very spacious, excellent for families with little balcony and nice pool. We had a lovely stay and would recommend this property to anyone for a great value stay in Cairns."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

Reef Palms Motel
Cairns Queens Court
3.5 out of 5
167-173 Sheridan St, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$73 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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! (947 reviews)

"Location and environment was excellent - close to city"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Cairns Queens Court
Cairns Southside International
4 out of 5
450 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$86 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.

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! (399 reviews)

"Awsome and good"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2020

Cairns Southside International

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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 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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! (251 reviews)
Best on Cairns Southside

"I love this place. I stay here everytime I have a night out. The beds are comfy, it's always clean and tidy. The convenience of the restaurant is wonderful and the food is to die for. My husband and I tell everyone it's the best restaurant in Cairns. We love it!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jun. 2020

Cairns New Chalon
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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
Aspect Central
3 out of 5
209 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$71 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.

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! (996 reviews)

"My family and I stayed there and the kiwi lady host was top notch. Clean rooms Friendly service"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2020

Aspect Central
Cairns City Palms
4 out of 5
199 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$87 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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

4.3/5Excellent! (154 reviews)

"The room was tidy and got cleaned every day. The only real downside was there was not a lot of parking available."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

Cairns City Palms
A1 Inn the City
2 out of 5
141 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$75 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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

3.6/5Good! (111 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

A1 Inn the City
Lake Central
3 out of 5
139 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$79 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.

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 ...

3/5 (69 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Lake Central
Cairns City Motel
2.5 out of 5
169 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Aquarium and Cairns Performing Arts Centre. Cairns Esplanade and ...

3.4/5 (237 reviews)
God Value. Convenient. Bed was like a hammock :-)

"Good value close to the centre of Cairns city. Was quite good for my quick trip. My bed (Room 7) was more like a hammock and a bit too soft but then again others may like this style. Otherwise good value and convenient for my stay."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

Cairns City Motel
Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel
3.5 out of 5
423 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD
The price is AU$104 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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 ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"I don’t know how they provide this experience so cheap... But I’m impressed! 5 star Service 5 Star Rooms 5 Star BEDS/Linen 5 Star Cleanliness All for the price of your “average” Motel."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020

Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel
Motel Nomad Cairns
3.5 out of 5
314 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$117 per night from 20 Oct. to 21 Oct.

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
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Pacific Hotel Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns

4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
4.3/5Excellent! (963 reviews)

"Great location close to restaurants and shops. Close to the Marina. Rooms were spacious and comfortable beds."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

Pacific Hotel 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 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel in a perfect location, next to bars, restaurants, shops and the marina. Rooms were a good size and the pool was amazing."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$142 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.1/5Very Good! (966 reviews)

"Clean and and comfortable with friendly staff. TV's could do with an update"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
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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?
Reef Palms Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi, self-parking and an area shuttle. Cairns Queens Court: A restaurant and an outdoor pool 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. Cairns Southside International: Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking. Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Cairns New Chalon: It’s located within a short 9-minute drive of Cairns Convention Centre. A restaurant and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities such as free WiFi. Heritage Cairns: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
What can I do in Cairns?
Enjoy the popular beaches and beautiful coral reefs 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 Cairns Aquarium.
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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