are a lot of hotels in Cairns to choose from.
luxury highrisers and
many are either in the city centre or along the beachfront Esplanade,
in central and north Cairns.
Most are walking distance to the city but if you click on each you can check the exact location on a map
(and see more photos and read more information).
You can also make bookings, and in the end of the page you can search for more accommodation.
There are so many
Cairns that I didn't get them all on here - the full list is in the Destination
Guide with prices, addresses, contact numbers and full
Right in the middle of the Esplanade in Cairns, a short stroll from
the shops, restaurants, markets, nightclubs, and the Esplanade walking
track, the Aquarius has an excellent location with great ocean views
from your own balcony. There is also a swimming pool, tennis courts and
Western Acacia Court Hotel
Best Western Acacia Court is right on the Cairns Esplanade
with views over the ocean.
There is a
swimming pool, tennis courts and a tour desk; and the rooms
balconies, TVs and kitchenettes.
Cairns Plaza is another one of the central hotels -
on the Esplanade.
studio rooms, singles and doubles, with private balconies, fridges, tea
and coffee making facilities, TVs and mini bars. There is also a bar
Another luxury one, Holiday Inn is in the corner of the Esplanade and
Florence Street, a very nice location. All 237 rooms come with
kitchenettes, mini bars, satellite TVs and DVD players, internet and
in-room movies. There is a bar and a restaurant, a gym and a fitness
On the corner of Shield street and the Esplanade, it is hard to find a
better location for a hotel. Even the lagoon is just across the street.
The rooms have kitchenettes, TVs,
internet and balconies. In the complex, there is a swimming pool,
a spa, a sauna, fitness rooms and a bar and a restaurant.
Mercury Harbourside on the Esplanade is one of the
It has a garden, golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness
room, massage and beauty centre, a bar and a restaurant. The rooms have
coffee making facilities, fridges, TVs, wireless internet, computers,
and direct dial phones.
Rydges Tradewinds is on the Esplanade. The 246 rooms have
private balconies, mini
bars, direct dial phones, TVs, in-room movies, safe boxes, room
service, and daily newspaper service. There's a pool, a spa, fitness
facilities, massage, bar, internet cafe and undercover parking.
One Block Back - Lake Street
Comfort Sunlodge Hotel
Country Comfort Sunlodge is in the central Cairns on the
corner of Lake and Florence
Streets. This is walking distance to the Esplanade and the centre of
the city. It is a low rise, motel style building that has rooms with
TVs, minibars and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a bar and
a restaurant, and room service.
City Luxury Suites Cairns
Mid City Luxury Suites is one block from Cairns Central
has a swimming pool, a garden and off street parking. The rooms
have kitchenettes, mini bars, TVs, CD and DVD players and high speed
internet. The rooms are non smoking but there is a designated smoking
hotel is one block south of the Esplanade. The air conditioned rooms
have tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, cable TVs, CD and DVD
players and data ports. In the complex there is a gym and a spa, an
outdoor swimming pool, free parking, a bar and a restaurant.
hotel is in Lake Street, one block back from the Esplanade. It has self
contained units with modern kitchenettes with tea and coffee
making facilities; private bathrooms and climate control.
There is a guest laundry, a BBQ area and a swimming pool. Children
under 14 are free to stay with parents.
Three Blocks Back - Grafton
Rydges Plaza is located in the corner of Spence and Grafton
central Cairns. The 101 rooms have private balconies, kitchenettes,
mini bars, cable and satellite TVs, in-room movies and direct dial
phones. There is a swimming pool, a sauna and fitness facilities.
Coral Tree Inn is three blocks away from The Esplanade on
This is a good location with walking distance everywhere in the city.
The rooms have a TV, and a kitchenette with a fridge and tea and
coffee making facilities. There are BBQs, a swimming pool,
landscaped gardens and off street parking.
Four Blocks Back - Sheridan
Seasons Sunshine Tower Hotel
Four blocks away from the Esplanade and the heart of the city
centre, the All Seasons Sunshine Tower is on the busy Sheridan Street.
Standard rooms have
fridges and tea and coffee making facilities while luxury rooms have
kitchenettes and own balconies. There is a restaurant, outdoor swimming
pool, a heated spa, a tour desk and BBQs.
This lodge is located on the busy Sheridan Street. It's a bit
away from the city centre, but in a walkable distance if you don't mind
walking - and there are buses too. The rooms have kitchenettes
with a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a
restaurant, a pub, a swimming pool, a spa and parking.
Hotel Sheridan Plaza
is another hotel that is on the busy Sheridan
The 74 luxury, deluxe and execute rooms have kitchenettes,
mini bars, balconies, internet access and cable television. There are
babysitting services, parking, airport transfers, a swimming pool and
an on-site restaurant.
Court Hotel Queens
Sheridan Street. There are 81 self contained rooms and studios with
coffee and tea making facilities, fridges, air conditioning and cable
television. In the tropical gardens there is a swimming pool.
Rainbow Inn is on the busy Sheridan Street. It has 90
with apartment, standard and budget rooms. The rooms have
kitchenettes, cable TV, mini bars and private balconies. There is also
a swimming pool, a spa and an on-site restaurant.
Sunshine Tower is also located on Sheridan Street. There are
some have full kitchenettes while others have coffee and tea making
facilities and balconies. There is an outdoor swimming pool, a heated
spa, BBQ facilities and an onsite restaurant.
Hides is the most beautiful of the old hotels, located right at
the City Place - as
central as it can
get in Cairns. There are 102 guestrooms in this building, each with
a/c, TV, internet, safes, fridges, coffee makers and bathrooms. There
are also guest laundry facilities, a tour desk, a swimming
pool and a dive training pool.
Pier and Marina Area Hotels
Hilton in central Cairns has rooms with private
satellite TVs, video games
There is a swimming pool, a gym, sauna, a massage
centre, a gift shop, a cafe, a restaurant, and a bar and a grill.
Pacific International is in the north-eastern end of the
Esplanade, close to
Cairns Marina. There is a restaurant, a bar, an outdoors swimming pool,
free parking and internet access. The rooms have balconies, mini bars,
cable and satellite TVs, and tea and coffee making
Regis City Quays Hotel
Park Regis is near the Reef Casino and Wharf Street in central
It has one and two
bedroom self contained apartments with private balconies, full kitchen
and laundry facilities, cable and satellite TVs, and internet access.
There is a rooftop swimming pool, and an off-street parking
This is the hotel in the Reef Casino. The five star establishment
has all the luxury you would ever dream of. The 128 luxury rooms have
kitchenettes, cable TV and internet. In the building there is a casino,
bars and restaurants, a massage centre, a sauna, a fitness centre, a
beauty centre and
Shangri La is next to the Pier and Cairns Marina. The 225
tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, flat screen TVs, private
balconies, spacious bathrooms, internet access and safe deposit boxes.
There is a sundeck, a swimming pool, a fitness centre and a massage and
a beauty centre.
fantastic five star hotel is across the street from the Reef Casino.
The 321 rooms have coffee and tea making facilities, mini bars, cable
TVs and in room safes. There is a gym, a sauna, Jacuzzy spas and
pools, as well as valet service and undercover parking.
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