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Cairns, QLD, Australia
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Bohemia Resort Cairns
Bohemia Resort Cairns
6.8 Good
231 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.2 mi from city centre, Cairns 
GoodBased on 667 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
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 mi from city centre, Cairns 
ExcellentBased on 388 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
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.4 mi from city centre, Cairns 
ExcellentBased on 536 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
122 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre, Cairns 
ExcellentBased on 1,879 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 free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

Koala Beach Resort
Koala Beach Resort
7.4 Good
137 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.2 mi from city centre, Cairns 
GoodBased on 197 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.

Cairns City Garden Apartment
Cairns City Garden Apartment
8.9 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 
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
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.1 mi from city centre, Cairns 
GoodBased on 418 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
8.6 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 mi from city centre, Cairns 
ExcellentBased on 358 reviews
8.6

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
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 
ExcellentBased on 532 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
1/21 Anderson Road, Woree, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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3.6 mi from city centre, Cairns 
GoodBased on 221 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.

Tips for booking a Cairns hotel

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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Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
9.0 Excellent
35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 

Situated in the centre of Cairns, this hotel features an on-site casino along with a rooftop pool. It also offers a Jacuzzi, outdoor tennis courts and a sauna.

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Cairns Aquarius
Cairns Aquarius
8.6 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 mi from city centre, Cairns 

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.

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Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments
Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments
9.2 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 

Conveniently situated, Jack & Newell Cairns Holiday Apartments offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It also has an outdoor saltwater swimming pool.

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201 Lake Street
201 Lake Street
8.5 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 

201 Lake Street is situated in Cairns and is close to Cairns Esplanade. It also provides a BBQ/picnic area, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

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Cascade Gardens
Cascade Gardens
8.7 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre, Cairns 

Centrally situated, Cascade Gardens allows for easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. The multiple amenities this stylish property offers include free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and luggage storage.

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Cairns Central Yha
Cairns Central Yha
8.4 Excellent
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.2 mi from city centre, Cairns 

Centrally situated, Cairns Central YHA offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Niramaya Villas and Spa
Niramaya Villas and Spa
8.8 Excellent
1 Bale Drive, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia
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2.5 mi from city centre, Port Douglas 

This modern resort in Port Douglas offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as outdoor tennis courts and a swimming pool. It also provides a Jacuzzi, a plunge pool and a sauna.

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Cairns Plaza Hotel
Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.6 Excellent
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Cairns 

Conveniently situated, Cairns Plaza Hotel offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It boasts views of Trinity Bay and provides a wide range of facilities, such as a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and complimentary wireless internet.

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Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
8.4 Excellent
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.1 mi from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Cairns hostel is located just a short walk from Cairns Central and The Reef Hotel Casino. It also features a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

$12
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Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers
8.1 Excellent
149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently situated, Caravella Backpackers allows for easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee bar and an outdoor pool.

$13
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Cairns Central Yha
Cairns Central Yha
8.4 Excellent
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.2 mi from city centre,  

Centrally situated, Cairns Central YHA offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$16
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Bohemia Resort Cairns
Bohemia Resort Cairns
6.8 Good
231 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

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.

$39
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Cairns Gateway Resort
Cairns Gateway Resort
7.9 Good
1/21 Anderson Road, Woree, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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3.6 mi from city centre,  

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.

$42
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Cairns Rainbow Resort
Cairns Rainbow Resort
6.2 Good
179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.6 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Cairns, the hotel is within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Airport and provides an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. It offers pool views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

$58
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Cairns Southside International
Cairns Southside International
7.0 Good
450 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Cairns Southside International is located in Cairns and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides a swimming pool, a safe and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$63
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Palm Royale Cairns
Palm Royale Cairns
8.3 Excellent
7-11 Chester Court, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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2.1 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable resort in Cairns offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a waterfall pool and a swimming pool. It also features a kids pool, a Jacuzzi and meeting rooms.

$65
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Hotel prices in Cairns

2 stars and under

$11 - $70

Koala Beach Resort

#1 Most popular

$70
Avg. per night
Caravella Backpackers

#2 Most popular

$13
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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
$11
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3 stars

$16 - $298

Cairns Plaza Hotel

#1 Most popular

Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.6 Excellent
$87
Avg. per night
Hides Hotel Cairns

#2 Most popular

$66
Avg. per night
Cairns Central Yha

Best value

Cairns Central Yha
8.4 Excellent
$16
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$63 - $915

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

#1 Most popular

$206
Avg. per night
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

#2 Most popular

$161
Avg. per night
Cairns Southside International
$63
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Cairns

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?

    2,377 reviews rated Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort with an average score of 9.2/10. It may also be worth looking into the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, which received a rating of 9.0/10 from 1,298 reviews. Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort could also be a good option, with a score of 8.1/10 from 1,879 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 9.2 over 2,377 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 9.2 over 2,377 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 9.2 over 2,377 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Cairns cost?

    The average prices of hotels in Cairns have been around $217 per night over the last 3 days.

  • 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.