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Bohemia Resort Cairns
Bohemia Resort Cairns
6.8 Good

1.2 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

GoodBased on 628 reviews
6.8

Located in Cairns, the hostel is a short drive from Cairns Central and Kuranda Scenic Railway. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool and a swimming pool.

Vision Cairns Esplanade
Vision Cairns Esplanade
9.2 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 360 reviews
9.2

Vision Apartments Cairns is conveniently set in Cairns and provides 2 swimming pools, plus sweeping views of the mountains and the sea. It also features an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Edge Apartments Cairns
Edge Apartments Cairns
8.1 Excellent

1.4 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 496 reviews
8.1

The property is set in Cairns and is close to local attractions, including Cairns Esplanade. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
8.1 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,758 reviews
8.1

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort is ideally located in Cairns, and features an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a private beach. It is surrounded by landscaped grounds and also offers a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

Koala Beach Resort
Koala Beach Resort
7.4 Good

0.2 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

GoodBased on 194 reviews
7.4

Centrally located, Koala Beach Resort Cairns allows for easy access to Cairns's main hot spots. It also offers an outdoor pool, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

City Garden
City Garden
8.9 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 13 reviews
8.9

City Garden is located in Cairns and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features an outdoor pool.

Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
7.9 Good

0.1 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

GoodBased on 377 reviews
7.9

The property is situated in Cairns and is close to nearby landmarks, including the Cairns Civic Theatre and Night Markets. Just a short stroll from Cairns Central, it offers air-conditioned apartments with complimentary wireless internet access.

Cairns Aquarius
Cairns Aquarius
8.5 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 318 reviews
8.5

Centrally situated, Cairns Aquarius allows for easy access to Cairns's main sightseeing areas. The multiple facilities this charming property features include an outdoor pool, a sauna and outdoor tennis courts.

Piermonde Apartments Cairns
Piermonde Apartments Cairns
8.8 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

ExcellentBased on 484 reviews
8.8

Conveniently situated, Piermonde Apartments allows for easy access to Cairns's main tourist attractions. Only a short walk from The Reef Hotel Casino, it provides comfortable apartments equipped with an iPod docking station, a private balcony and a spa bath.

Cairns Gateway Resort
Cairns Gateway Resort
7.9 Good

3.6 mi from city centre, Cairns Show on map

GoodBased on 202 reviews
7.9

Situated in Cairns, the resort is within a 20-minute drive of Cairns Airport and provides a waterfall pool. It has a day spa, as well as a children's play area, a tour desk and a garden.

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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Cairns:$113/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$8/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$95 - $140
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$83 - $135
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About Cairns

Located in Far North Queensland, Cairns attracts visitors from around the globe thanks to its tropical climate and access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. The city also provides a number of wildlife and Indigenous culture experiences, along with a family-friendly waterfront esplanade.

Things to do

For an unforgettable Great Barrier Reef experience, go on a diving or snorkelling cruise directly from Cairns. Looking for a reprieve from urban life? Take a day trip to one of the nearby tropical islands, such as Green Island or Fitzroy Island. Hot air balloon tours provide unparalleled bird’s-eye views of the cocktail-blue water, lush rainforests and intricate reef.

Cairns’ 26-kilometre-long stretch of beaches begins north of the city, but there is a charming esplanade near the centre of town. The Cairns Esplanade overlooks the Coral Sea and boasts a public swimming pool, barbecue areas, grassy lawns, weekend markets and diverse restaurants.

Several shopping centres speckle the region, highlighted by the Cairns Central shopping centre and Stockland Cairns. After a full day of leisure, be sure to sit back and enjoy the area’s mighty dining scene around the harbour. For a heaping of culture, check out exhibits at the Centre of Contemporary Arts or catch a film at the outdoor Starry Night Cinema.

Venture beyond the city limits to experience the world-famous Daintree Rainforest, home to ancient trees, unique Australian animals and cascading waterfalls. Embrace Australia’s Indigenous culture at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where you can witness traditional Aboriginal singing and dancing, throw a boomerang and eat authentic bush food.

Getting around

The Cairns International Airport connects to many domestic and international destinations including China, Singapore and Indonesia. The area serves as the terminus for Queensland's North Coast railway line and is near the A1 Highway, known as the “Pacific Highway”, popular with road tripping families.

Cairns travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Cairns?

    2,182 reviews rated Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort with an average score of 9.3/10. It may also be worth looking into the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, which received a rating of 9.1/10 from 1,179 reviews. Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort could also be a good option, with a score of 8.1/10 from 1,758 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Cairns Esplanade?

    Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort is a good hotel close to Cairns Esplanade - it has scored 9.3 over 2,182 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Cairns near Reef Fleet Terminal?

    Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort is the most recommended hotel near Reef Fleet Terminal on HotelsCombined (scoring 9.3 over 2,182 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Cairns Convention Centre?

    Close to Cairns Convention Centre you will find Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort, which has a rating of 9.3 over 2,182 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Cairns cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Cairns is $123 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Cairns around is $152 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $167 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Cairns?

    Prices for Cairns hotels have been found for as low as $7/night over the last 3 days.