Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotel4-star family-friendly hotel near Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens


This family-friendly Cairns North hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland and Cairns Base Hospital. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. Free self parking, a free area shuttle, and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 173 rooms feature comforts like Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Balconies and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge).

Event facilities measuring 3175 square feet (295 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. An area shuttle within 3 km and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) buffet 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3175 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 295 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 173 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1986 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (6 AUD per 2 hours surcharge), Wired internet access (27.50 AUD per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (6 AUD per 5 hours surcharge), Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Pay movies 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Teshis Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Blue Mango Cafe - This bistro serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 15 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 45 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: AUD 23 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 6 (for 2 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): AUD 27.50 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 6 (for 5 hours, rates may vary)
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45 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.

We should mention

Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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