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Featured Motels in Cairns

Comfort Inn Cairns City
4 out of 5
183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$85 per night

Located in the heart of Cairns, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and Cairns Esplanade. Reef Fleet Terminal is 1 mi (1.5 km) away. ...

4/5Very Good! (252 reviews)

"Quiet location to stay. Close to city center and lots of parking"…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2020

Comfort Inn Cairns City
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night

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! (472 reviews)

"We liked the cleanliness and space of the room and the fact that it had a balcony. It is well-located. The pool was tiny and the receptionist was somewhat lacking in charm, but overall we had a good stay."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2020

Heritage Cairns
Cairns City Motel
2.5 out of 5
169 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$80 per night

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 (235 reviews)

"Walking to City Don't like the car park in the motel But its all good thanks"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Cairns City Motel
Lake Central
3 out of 5
139 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night

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
A1 Inn the City
2 out of 5
141 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$75 per night

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! (110 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

A1 Inn the City
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Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$99 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)
Close to lagoon

"Great location. Close to the lagoon and the casino. Rooms were very clean. Breakfast buffet very good."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr. 2020

Pacific Hotel Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$130 per night
4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"A lovely view of the sunrise every morning was well worth the visit. A quiet hotel with friendly staff we would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

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
4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Excellent location sitting having breakfast and dinner overlooking the marina was great. Very good food and the staff were excellent Very helpful nothing too much trouble , also the tours desk were very obliging"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

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?
Reef Palms Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Reef Fleet Terminal. 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 a flat-screen TV. 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 20-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Heritage Cairns: You’ll be located within a 5-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. An outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay. Cairns New Chalon: Stay within a 20-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Convention Centre. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and self-parking.
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 Cairns Aquarium.
What's the seasonal weather in Cairns?
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 rainfall for Cairns is 92 mm.
What's the best way to get around Cairns?
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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