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Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $160 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
0.27 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (188 reviews)

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2021

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $132 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
0.28 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (987 reviews)
"The view and position is awesome - close to eateries, marina, etc. The rooms are looking tired and not very maintained - our bath had spa jets that were broken off and not replaced."

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2021

Hilton Cairns
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 $176 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
13.77 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (690 reviews)
Nice place and excellent staff.
"The staff at this hotel were the highlight of my stay. Friendly, helpful and know their jobs well. I stayed 8 nights and every interaction from check-in to check-out was positive. Thankyou for the great stay .. hang on to those ones Pullman you've got some real gems."

Reviewed on May 30, 2021

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
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Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $198 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
14.16 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (878 reviews)
"Great pools and perfect location. The place needs some good cleaning and a refresh, especially for the money they ask."

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $125 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
0.34 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (967 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 Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is $136 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
0.18 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)
"Property was clean and staff very friendly"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Mantra Esplanade
Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
3.5 out of 5
23-51 Anderson Road, Woree, QLD
The price is $125 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
3.78 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (525 reviews)
"Awesome location easy to get around town kid's didn't want to leave water park."

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
Comfort Inn Cairns City
4 out of 5
183-185 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $62 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 2
0.51 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (286 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 $119 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
0.16 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (56 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 $262 per night from Oct 15 to Oct 15
0.43 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (583 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
Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
3 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
The price is $37 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
2.35 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (977 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
Cairns City Sheridan
3 out of 5
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is $56 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 8
0.6 mi from city center
3.3/5 (960 reviews)
"Close to everything walking distance to everything, free wifi, good value for money."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Cairns City Sheridan
Crystalbrook Flynn
5 out of 5
85 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $196 per night from Oct 15 to Oct 15
0.19 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
"I was very impressed with the Flynn.. the place always smelled nice and the staff were really friendly. We had dinner at the Boardwalk which was just great. Disappointed that Flynn's Italian was only open certain nights. The room was spacious, an Urban Master. I was a little disappointed with the ..."

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2021

Crystalbrook Flynn
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $150 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
0.3 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
"Wonderful location, friendly staff, clean and stylish. It was the perfect place for my partner and I to get engaged."

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Park Regis City Quays
4 out of 5
6 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $107 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
0.31 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (798 reviews)
"Location was excellent, handy to all parts of the city."

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Park Regis City Quays
Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments
3.5 out of 5
227 Lake Street, Cairns North, QLD
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The price is $76 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
0.75 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (523 reviews)
"Pleasing stay, rooms are basic and a bit dated but satisfactory for a base."

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments
Crystalbrook Bailey
5 out of 5
163 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $189 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 8
0.17 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)
"Great location very helpful friendly staff good bed."

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Crystalbrook Bailey
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
4 out of 5
3-11 Water Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $130 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
0.35 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,146 reviews)
"The receptionists and cleaners at Southern Cross Apartments were friendly people. Our room was big and tidy."

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
Cairns Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $85 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (933 reviews)
"Great location on the esplanade. Staff were friendly. Room was clean and comfortable. hotel has had renovations, kitchen dining was undergoing a renovation, so no breakfast was available."

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Cairns Plaza Hotel
Ramada By Wyndham Cairns City Centre
4 out of 5
Cnr Abbott And Florence Street, Cairns, QLD
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The price is $86 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 24
0.33 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (965 reviews)
"If was priced very fairly for the duration of our visit, and it's location was great."

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

Ramada By Wyndham Cairns City Centre
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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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