Book your room at The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa
Complete resort close to city centre
At 3 km from the city centre, this resort complex is within easy access of Marlin Marina, the Esplanade, and Cairns Convention Centre; adjacent to the resort is the 3-hectare Cairns Botanical Gardens.
The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa has a lap pool and a sand-edged beach pool; a floodlit tennis court, basketball, Bocce lawn, and bicycles provide plenty of activity.
Fully equipped apartments
Indoor living extends to the outdoors as all guest apartments offer furnished balconies; all apartments have separate living, and fully equipped kitchens with European-designed appliances.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
With 170 apartments across 18 buildings, The Lakes Cairns Resort and Spa is an 11-acre (4.45-hectare) complex with low-rise homestyle apartments and resort-style amenities. Two of the apartment complexes have elevator access, and the remainder are accessible by stairs. Complimentary buggy service provides transfer of guests and luggage to and from reception and the outer apartments.
The hotel provides a swimming pool, tennis court, and bicycle hire for active guests. A games room is also available, with table games and video games.
Other guest services and facilities include a concierge, desk, dry cleaning, and tour assistance. Secure guest parking, using a swipe access card, is available. A guest transit lounge at the front of the property provides complimentary tea and coffee and a TV, along with shower and toilet facilities. A resort shop is also available on site.
The resort's child-friendly facilities include a playground. The playground and activities center are unsupervised and require that all children be in the company of an adult. An unsupervised games room includes air hockey, 8 ball, and driving machines. Child minding/babysitting services may be arranged through reception, upon request (surcharges apply).
Business services: A business meeting room on the first level of the Monduran building is suitable for up to 80 guests. Audiovisual equipment includes a flip chart and a data projector (surcharges). Other equipment may be available on request. High-speed Internet ports are in the meeting room. A marquis can be set up beside the pool for events, and catering is possible. Laptop computers may be requested, and hired as required. Click on the below link for more details.
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Total number of rooms - 170
- Number of floors - 3
- Babysitting or childcare
- Tennis on site
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Computer station
- Number of outdoor pools - 4
- Billiards or pool table
- Grocery/convenience store
- Business center
- Luggage storage
- Meeting rooms
- Picnic area
- Conference center
- Outdoor tennis court
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Free self parking
- Number of buildings/towers - 18
- Spa tub
- Children's pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Television in lobby
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free self parking
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Climate control
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational opportunities within The Lakes Cairns Resort and Spa include three freeform pools and a fourth lap pool. A floodlit tennis court can be hired on an hourly basis, with ball fees applicable. A Bocce (lawn bowling) lawn is also available. The fitness center has a selection of weight machines, fit balls, cardiovascular equipment, including cycles and a rowing machine, and mats. Guests must request a key from reception for use of the fitness room. Bicycle hire can be arranged through reception, with bikes on site.
Nearby recreational activities include walks through the Botanical Park and Centennial Lakes, adjacent to the resort. Bird watching is also recommended, as more than 130 species live in the vicinity. With the resort's proximity to Cairns city, guests can participate in other activities within 3 km, including helicopter sightseeing from Marlin Marina, and scuba diving and snorkeling tours from the city pier and wharfs. Golf is available for nonmembers at the Paradise Palms Golf course, located approximately 25 km from the hotel. The Esplanade recreational area offers a children's playground and a 3-km boardwalk, with fitness areas and workout facilities strategically placed along the walk. The hotel can assist with tours that include horse riding, sky diving, rafting, and canoeing, all within 30 km of the hotel. Tours to the Great Barrier Reef can also be arranged.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Playground on site
- Tennis on site
- Boat tours nearby
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 10 AM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 24 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- In-room safe fee: AUD 3.30 per night
- Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15 per day
- Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45 per night
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Official Australia STAR Rating provided by AAA Tourism Pty Ltd
AAA Tourism Pty Ltd assigns an official STAR Rating for accommodations in Australia. This Serviced Apartment property is rated 4 stars.