Overview of The Lakes Resort Cairns

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4.2 / 5Very Good
524 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen



Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital3 min drive
AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)6 min drive
Popular LocationCairns Performing Arts Centre7 min drive
Popular LocationMuddy's Playground7 min drive

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  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 861 sq ft
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Double Beds OR 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1615 sq ft
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 7
    • 2 Double Beds OR 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Cairns North

Located in Cairns North, The Lakes Resort Cairns is in the suburbs and near the airport. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets. Traveling with kids? Consider Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Aquarium. Scuba diving and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking/biking trails nearby. Our guests love the property's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Cairns Aquarium - 6 min drive
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre - 7 min drive
  • Muddy's Playground - 7 min drive
  • Cairns Esplanade - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 7 min drive
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 6 min drive


  • Taste of Thai — 1 min walk

About this property

The Lakes Resort Cairns

Family-friendly apartments with 4 outdoor pools and restaurant
Along with 4 outdoor pools, this smoke-free apartment building has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, an outdoor tennis court, and a children's pool. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a stovetop, and a microwave. For a bit of entertainment, an LED TV comes with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like a washer/dryer and a living room. Weekly housekeeping is available.
The Lakes Resort Cairns offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.
Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. LED televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered weekly and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


4 outdoor pools
Sun loungers


Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free parking nearby
Limited parking
Accessible parking

Family friendly

Cribs (infant beds): AUD 10.00 per night
Children's pool


Refrigerator (full size)


Full breakfast available for a fee weekdays 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 12-20 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
1 bar


Hypo-allergenic bedding
Bed sheets provided
Rollaway/extra beds: AUD 35.00 per night


Shower/tub combination
Towels provided
Free toiletries
Hair dryer

Living spaces

Living room
Sitting area


LED TV with cable/satellite service
TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

Barbecue grill
Picnic area




Air conditioning
Ceiling fan


No pets allowed


Accessible bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Housekeeping (weekly)
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Safe at front desk
Onsite shopping
Gift shop/newsstand
Convenience store

Location highlights

Near the airport
In the suburbs
In a national park

Things to do

Outdoor tennis court
Tennis on site
Mountain biking nearby
Parasailing nearby
Scuba diving nearby
Ecotours nearby
Golf nearby
Snorkeling nearby
Rafting nearby
Hiking/biking trails nearby
Skydiving nearby


50 rooms
3 floors
18 buildings

Where to eat

Taste of Thai – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.



Check-in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:30 AM - 2:00 PM)


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35.00 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.00 per night

Property payment types


Important information

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 12 and AUD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Cairns Lakes
Cairns Lakes Resort
Cairns Resort
Lakes Resort Cairns Cairns North
Lakes Cairns Resort
Lakes Resort Cairns
Resort Cairns
Lakes Cairns Cairns North
The Lakes Cairns Cairns North
The Lakes Resort Cairns Apartment
The Lakes Resort Cairns Cairns North
The Lakes Resort Cairns Apartment Cairns North

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lakes Resort Cairns and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Lakes Resort Cairns offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lakes Resort Cairns cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has 4 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2 PM–6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is this property located?
This family-friendly Cairns North apartment building is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Rondo Theatre and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

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5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Like the location of our unit. Liked the food from in-site restaurant.

Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Well located, comfortable with relaxing views, safe family swimming pools and facilities.

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 8 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The property was roomy, and the amenities were well appointed

Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019