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Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Fully refundable
The price is $164 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
0.28 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (979 reviews)
"Don't like that l had to pay for my morning coffee as l pay through a third party. Free breakfast means free and ants in the room call had to wait 30 minutes before l could go to dinner"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Hilton Cairns
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $163 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.27 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (201 reviews)
"Was great"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $174 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 10
13.77 mi from city center
4.5/5 Wonderful! (691 reviews)
"Accommodation was fantastic. Staff were amazing. Thank you."

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
Fully refundable
The price is $126 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
0.34 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (976 reviews)
"Very clean comfortable hotel convenient on the esplanade right across from Cairns Aquarium. Great breakfast and very pleasant staff. Overall very enjoyable stay."

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
Mantra Amphora
4.5 out of 5
49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $100 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
13.86 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (779 reviews)
"The position was great"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Mantra Amphora
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $193 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
14.16 mi from city center
4.5/5 Wonderful! (881 reviews)
"Absolutely loved it. Had a one bedroom, ground floor apartment by the main pool which was awesome. Large rooms & all facilities in great condition. Can’t fault it and will definitely be back."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Palm Royale Cairns
4 out of 5
7-11 Chester Court, Manunda, QLD
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The price is $68 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
2.29 mi from city center
4/5 Very Good! (992 reviews)
"Love the tropical feel of the place. Very quiet considering number of units. Great price. The floor in the lift was a bit of concern - bumpy surface that made worrying noised- may need updating. Otherwise would recommend and use stay again."

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Palm Royale Cairns
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is $122 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 29
0.29 mi from city center
3.5/5 Good! (995 reviews)
Very enjoyable!
"Really enjoyed the location and suite. Only criticism is curtains were stained and needed a clean and couch arm rests too. Otherwise very happy."

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2021

Mantra Trilogy
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is $133 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.18 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (985 reviews)
"Pleasant experience great staff friendly helpful and fun"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2021

Mantra Esplanade
Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
3.5 out of 5
23-51 Anderson Road, Woree, QLD
The price is $95 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
3.78 mi from city center
4.7/5 Exceptional! (530 reviews)
"Reviewed yesterday Somewhere close to all the sites and tourist places but also the best place for the kids to burn off all that excess energy. So much space and so peaceful would happily go back. The holiday program seems great we arrived on the last few days but managed to do a couple of things. ..."

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2021

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
Comfort Inn Cairns City
4 out of 5
183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.51 mi from city center
3.9/5 Very Good! (294 reviews)
"The motel room was very clean."

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Comfort Inn Cairns City
Oaks Cairns Hotel
59-63 Cairns Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $122 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 29
0.16 mi from city center
4.1/5 Very Good! (67 reviews)
"The staff were great, reception and the person in charge on the rooft top bar were always welcoming and went out of their way to help. Roof top bar has amazing views and is a great place to relax. The hotel location is very central to everything, shops, casino, restaurants, the Pier. Rooms were very ..."

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Oaks Cairns Hotel
Crystalbrook Riley
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $222 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.43 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (590 reviews)
"Modern hotel - nice views, free offsite parking, comfy bed, nice bathroom. Funny wind noise when balcony door shut! Need mugs for cups of tea."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Crystalbrook Riley
Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
5 out of 5
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $341 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
10.46 mi from city center
4.8/5 Exceptional! (967 reviews)
"Stunning location. Immaculately presented apartment. Beautiful pool area."

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
Crystalbrook Bailey
5 out of 5
163 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $147 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.17 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (133 reviews)
"It was new"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Crystalbrook Bailey
Cairns Sheridan Hotel
4 out of 5
295 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD
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The price is $98 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
1.43 mi from city center
4.2/5 Very Good! (990 reviews)
"A nice and cozy place to stay. I only stay for a night for my next flight. The staff is friendly and helpful. Room was overall clean and quiet and the location close to the airport."

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2021

Cairns Sheridan Hotel
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
3 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
The price is $39 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
2.35 mi from city center
3.8/5 Good! (982 reviews)
"Stayed and loved the luxury of being away from home but feels like home feeling with everything that this place has to offer."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Crystalbrook Flynn
5 out of 5
85 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $174 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.19 mi from city center
4.6/5 Exceptional! (37 reviews)
"The environment is comfortable, tidy and relaxing The entrances on both sides lead to the waterfront and the city respectively, and the hotel is also located above the night market, which is very convenient. Recommend ~~"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Crystalbrook Flynn
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $171 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
0.3 mi from city center
4.4/5 Excellent! (984 reviews)
"Great location, staff very helpful and friendly. Easy check-in. Upgrade appreciated, room and overall hotel very clean Lovely hotel. Slight issue during stay which was sorted at checkout. Would certainly stay again."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Cairns Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $96 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5 Excellent! (955 reviews)
"The man at checkin was very helpful and friendly. Room had been renovated and was modern and clean. Great value for the money I paid. Also, great location, just a short walk from the main part of the esplanade with a great kids park across the road and ocean views!"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

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Where to stay in Cairns

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Visiting Cairns

Travelers to Cairns give high marks for the coral reefs, lush rainforest, and local tours. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming and walkable setting. Top sights in the city include Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens.

  • There are 717 hotels and other accommodations in Cairns
  • The closest major airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cairns

Cultural venues in the city include Cairns Performing Arts Centre, The Cultural Place, and Cairns Regional Gallery. Attractions like Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Esplanade Lagoon, and Cairns Aquarium are fun for kids of all ages. Notable city landmarks like St Monica's Cathedral and Tjapukai Cultural Park might be worth a visit.

In Cairns, there are 717 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Sanctuary Palm Cove - This 5-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its pool and comfortable rooms.
  • Travellers Oasis - Hostel - Our customers like the overall value and comfortable rooms at this hostel. With a stay at this 2-star hostel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and concierge services, along with in-room flat-screen TVs.
  • Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort - This 5-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and bar.

Other favorite sights in Cairns include Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Central Shopping Centre, and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Top places to see around the area include Great Barrier Reef, 20.6 mi/33.2 km from the city center, and Tinaroo Dam, which is 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away.

Getting Around Cairns

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Cairns is easy. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Cairns Station, Freshwater Station, or Redlynch Station. You can learn about options for water transportation at the marina.

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