Get an overview of this hotelAuthentic flavours of Bali in cosmopolitan Cairns

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Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

City central oasis

At only 200 metres (less than one mile) from The Esplanade's waterside, this boutique Balinese-influenced hotel is within 1 km (0.6 miles) of City Place, 3 km (1.8 miles) from the Cairns Convention Centre and Tobruk Memorial Gardens.

Encircled by gardens

An open breezeway-style reception area provides an informal lounge space, offering garden and pool views; the restaurant recreates the taste, look, and feel of Balinese dining in décor and cuisine. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

Cool tropics retreat

Tiled and timber flooring, ceiling fans and timber blinds or blackout drapes, contribute to a cooled interior; white-tiled bathrooms offer walk-in showers, and vanity areas with hair dryers. Connecting/adjoining rooms are also available.

Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Bay Village Tropical Retreat in Cairns sits on a corner intersection on the outskirts of the city center. The low-rise boutique hotel has 88 guestrooms over two levels with staircase access, and the main building encircles a free form swimming pool. Reception and the restaurant face the street. Other guest services include a tour desk, self-service laundry, library/reading area, and 24-hour front desk and check-in. Basic business services are available on request, including a meeting room, and an Internet room offers printer facilities and free high-speed Internet access at four work stations. Parking is available on site, in a parking area behind the hotel, using a gate code. On-street parking is also available directly outside the hotel.

  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Library 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 88 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant - Decorated with imported furnishings, the 100-seat restaurant serves a changing selection of authentic Balinese dishes. The Rice Table, or Rijsttafel as it is known in Dutch, ensures a selection of menu items are presented with a separate dish of rice. Dishes include Braised Beef in Coconut Milk, Braised Squid with Lime and Lemon Basil, and Pork in Sweet Soya Sauce. Dining is alfresco or indoors, with the kitchen open to view. Vegetarian dishes are available and the restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bayleaf Bar - Within the restaurant, and accessible from the central courtyard, the bar serves a selection of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages.

Nearby Things to Do

The freeform saltwater swimming pool is located in the centre of the hotel courtyard.

Nearby recreational opportunities include a fitness facility diagonally opposite the hotel in a neighbouring hotel, which provides aerobics classes. A tennis court is also available at the neighbouring hotel. Activities include the 3 km boardwalk along the Esplanade for walking/jogging with workout areas positioned along the boardwalk, a public saltwater lagoon pool, and an unsupervised children's playground. Outdoor aerobics classes take place at the Esplanade; attendance can be arranged through reception. Basketball is available within 2 km of the hotel at the convention facility/stadium. Bicycle rentals are available in the city, within 2 km of the hotel.

Marlin Marina, at 2 km from the hotel, is the pick-up and drop-off area for various water sport activities such as scuba diving and snorkelling. Helicopter sightseeing and fishing charters can also be arranged at the marina. A golf-driving range can be found at Half Moon Bay golf course, within 8 km. Hiking/biking trails are at Red Arrow, a mountain walk, within 5 km of the hotel.

Bird watching opportunities are available at the Esplanade and also at Centennial Lakes, within 3 km of the hotel. The Botanical Gardens offers a range of walking tracks, and Centennial Lakes includes a boardwalk through swamp areas. The hotel can assist with tours that include horse riding, sky diving, rafting, and canoeing, all within 20 km of the hotel, at Yorkey's Knob and other locations. Tours to the Great Barrier Reef can also be arranged, which is approximately 30 nautical km, or 80 minutes by boat. Golf is available for non-members at the Paradise Palms golf course, located approximately 15 km from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 1 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests arriving outside of normal check-in hours should use the exterior telephone at this property to request check-in assistance upon arrival. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 26.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per day.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 15 and AUD 19.50 per person (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 26.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bay Village Retreat
  • Bay Village Tropical
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat Cairns North
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat Hotel
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat Hotel Cairns North
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat Apartments Cairns North
  • Bay Village Tropical Retreat Apartments

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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