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Mantra Amphora
4.5 out of 5
49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
The price is $109 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
$109
per night
Dec 9 - Dec 10
13.86 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (820 reviews)
Lovely clean property
"The apartment we had was very comfortable and extremely clean. Even the balcony was extremely clean and a pleasure to sit on in the afternoon enjoying a wine. The pool area was very well kept and there were lots of sun lounges and trees for shade. The pool was a bit to warm for me, but I expect this ..."

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Mantra Amphora
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
The price is $180 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
$180
per night
Dec 9 - Dec 10
14.16 mi from city center
4.4/5 Wonderful! (935 reviews)
"Room was last minute booking, so understandable that it was one of their worst rooms. 3rd floor without access to lift. Room very tired with cracked handbasin and mirror. No in house evening meal available Mon-Wed. Great lagoon pool and other pools. Free on-site parking. Good WiFi. Good snacks available ..."

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
The price is $140 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$140
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.18 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (998 reviews)
"In the heart of dining and shopping, with oceanside public park with ferris wheel this splendid modern hotel couldn't be better located. Very friendly staff, one block to supermarket for picnic makings. First rate all around."

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Mantra Esplanade

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Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $171 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$171
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.3 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,004 reviews)
"Good"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Hilton Cairns
Heritage Cairns
3 out of 5
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $81 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$81
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.45 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (609 reviews)
"Great central hotel comfortable clean quiet rooms we stayed two nights"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Heritage Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD, 4870
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The price is $140 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$140
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.34 mi from city center
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"I loved the quietness, friendly staff, great dining options, close to everything."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD, 4879
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $179 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
$179
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21
13.6 mi from city center
4.5/5 Wonderful! (705 reviews)
"Amazing property in a quiet & peaceful location. Tucked away from the main Palm Cove area which makes parking easy. Rooms were cleaned regularly with service and staff of high quality. Would highly recommend it."

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
3 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD, 4870
The price is $41 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$41
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
2.35 mi from city center
3.7/5 Good! (1,005 reviews)
"Very affordable and cosy. Close to everything, friendly staff and super clean. Will stay there again for sure :)"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Cairns Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
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The price is $98 per night from Jan 6 to Jan 7
$98
per night
Jan 6 - Jan 7
0.51 mi from city center
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,001 reviews)
"Friendly staff, great position - thoroughly enjoyed our stay"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Cairns Plaza Hotel
Hides Hotel Cairns
3.5 out of 5
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$75
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.03 mi from city center
3.5/5 Good! (995 reviews)
"Very quick stay here, room was clean and had all the facilities that we needed at the time. Located in the city centre which was handy and close to shops and restaurants."

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2022

Hides Hotel Cairns
 Hotel Tropiq
3.5 out of 5
179 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD, 4870
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
$59
per night
Dec 8 - Dec 9
0.73 mi from city center
2.7/5 (53 reviews)
Need somewhere really quiet and cheap
"Great value for money. No frills but quiet and relaxed atmosphere. Not to far from the CBD"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

Hotel Tropiq
Oaks Cairns Hotel
59-63 Cairns Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
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The price is $121 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$121
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
0.16 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (139 reviews)
"Rooms quite small and very little cupboard space. Could do with a few more items in toilet area, no water in fridge only 2 small milk capsules. Bed quite firm. But overall a pleasant stay, very convenient to food and pool."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Oaks Cairns Hotel
Crystalbrook Flynn
5 out of 5
85 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
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The price is $137 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$137
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
0.19 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (179 reviews)
Pre flight stay
"What a beautiful hotel. Staff was very friendly and very helpful. Nothing was a bother to them. The room was spotless and the beds so comfortable. We dined at the Italian restaurant. Beautiful food and very helpful staff. Will be coming back again in the near future. Location prefect. Easy access ..."

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Crystalbrook Flynn
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
4 out of 5
3-11 Water Street, Cairns, QLD, 04870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
$107
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23
0.35 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,248 reviews)
"Very helpful in the reception"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $118 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$118
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
0.65 mi from city center
4/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Its a nice place, nice food, staff maintain good hygiene, fresh food, everything was quite nice, the place overall is quite good. Staff are very friendly professional, no issues, I have been before and I enjoy going to rydges."

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Crystalbrook Riley
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $180 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
$180
per night
Dec 13 - Dec 14
0.43 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (654 reviews)
"The resort was nice and in a nice location to be able to walk to shops and restaurants. They staff was attentive when we needed assistance and the pool was an amazing addition to hop in and enjoy after a long day of adventures"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Crystalbrook Riley
Cairns Colonial Club Resort
4 out of 5
18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
$71
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21
1.97 mi from city center
3.8/5 Good! (997 reviews)
"Beautiful gardens, pools are great. Fantastic air conditioning in room."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

Cairns Colonial Club Resort
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $171 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$171
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
0.31 mi from city center
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,002 reviews)
"We also stayed at the Hilton this week for a comparison. ShangriLa is very nice but I think the Hilton has the edge. ShangriLa pool is central which is better if you’re a pool person. No real lounge areas to sit and relax except the busy reception foyer which is quite public. Have to pay extra for ..."

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Acacia Court Hotel
3.5 out of 5
223-227 Esplanade, Cairns North, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
$79
per night
Dec 7 - Dec 8
1.14 mi from city center
3.2/5 (999 reviews)
"Reasonable price for location, and room size good for a single. The overall look is shabby but clean. Meal options limited, as was the range for the buffet service. Preferred to eat elsewhere."

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Acacia Court Hotel
Crystalbrook Bailey
5 out of 5
163 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $113 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
$113
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21
0.17 mi from city center
4.5/5 Wonderful! (245 reviews)
"Loved absolutely everything"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2022

Crystalbrook Bailey
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Number of reviews 15589
Accommodation 943 hotels
Lowest Price $41
Highest Price $180

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Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Cairns?

Sanctuary Palm Cove is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free parking. Other favorite options based on reviews include Global Backpackers Cairns and Elysium The Beach Club. See all available top hotels, or vacation rentals in Cairns.

What's the top vacation rental in Cairns?

Blue Lagoon Villa B: Visitors give good reviews to this Cairns vacation home rental, which is located on a lake and has an outdoor pool, a patio, and a barbecue grill to put you at ease in your new surroundings. It has 3 bedrooms as well as a kitchen with a full-sized fridge, a dishwasher, and a stovetop, so you can cook with friends or family. You and your friends and family can relax into your vacation with amenities like a private yard. Some other homes for rent in Cairns include Clifton Cove Cairns Paradise and Cairns PET FRIENDLY
THE HOMESTEAD: Redlynch
Pet fees apply
Kitchenette YES
. See all vacation rentals in Cairns.

What top hotels in Cairns are known for their enhanced cleaning?

Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments is a 3.5-star hotel offering property cleaning with disinfectant, linens washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F, and hand sanitizer for guests. If you're looking for a budget-friendly option, Oaks Cairns Hotel is a 2.5-star hotel in Cairns that offers enhanced cleaning measures. And for a luxury stay, consider Hilton Cairns, a 5-star hotel that also provides enhanced cleaning. For more choices, browse all hotels in Cairns with enhanced sanitizing practices.

If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cairns, will I receive a refund?

Yes, you'll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Filter your search by fully refundable to find flexible hotel deals in Cairns.

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cairns?

For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Cairns, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.

What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Cairns?

Based on our traveler reviews, Travellers Paradise is a top choice for a less expensive stay. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Global Backpackers Cairns and Koala Beach Resort. View all budget hotels in Cairns.

What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Cairns?

Sea Temple 230 Palm Cove is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 4 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Oasis 4 at Palm Cove and Amphora Resort Luxury Private Apartments. Attractions like Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome are also fun for kids of all ages. Find more child-friendly accommodations in Cairns.

What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Cairns?

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and a full-service spa. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa and Hides Hotel Cairns. See all romantic hotels in Cairns.

What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Cairns?

Cairns Queens Court is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Sarayi Boutique Hotel is another good choice if you're bringing your pet along. See more pet-friendly hotel accommodations in Cairns.

Where is the best place to stay near Cairns Esplanade?

Adjacent to Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Plaza Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns.

What about the best place to stay close to Cairns Central Shopping Centre?

One of the top choices for your stay is Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, located next to Cairns Central Shopping Centre, and this 4-star aparthotel offers 3 outdoor pools and a restaurant. Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns and Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns are a couple of other good options close by.

What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Cairns?

Amphora Resort Luxury Private Apartments is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with free parking and spa services, and it's located close to Palm Cove Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include The Reef House Palm Cove and Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove. See more stays near the beach in Cairns.