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Popular hotels in Great Barrier Reef

Discover well-known properties in Great Barrier Reef that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 6,319 hotels in Great Barrier Reef and price data was last updated on May 19, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Great Barrier Reef is .
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Via Gladstone, 72 km Off The Coast of Gladstone, Heron Island, Heron Island, QLD, Australia
Heron Island Resort has 112 rooms and features a swimming pool. It has private access to a secluded beach.
Airport shuttle
7.8
Good
876 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
Just a 10-minute car ride from Great Barrier Reef Airport, Qualia provides convenient accommodation and offers a swimming pool. It also features body treatments, a beauty centre and room service.
Free Wi-Fi
Location
1.4 mi from city centre
$1,024
122 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Situated in Cairns, the resort is within walking distance of Cairns Central and offers an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and a private beach. It is ideally located in the city centre.
Free Wi-Fi
8.2
Excellent
1779 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Conveniently situated, Cairns Plaza Hotel offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
8.5
Excellent
1491 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
20-22 Davidson Street, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia
Located in Port Douglas, Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas is an easy drive from Mossman Gorge and offers free private parking on site. It also provides a swimming pool, a concierge and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
806 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Located in the heart of the city and a short walk from Cairns Central, Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel provides comfort, convenience and quality service. Just a 10 minute walk from Cairns Railway Station, the property provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Cairns.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.8
Good
683 reviews
Location
0.1 mi from city centre
Via Cairns, Green Island, QLD, Australia
Combining a luxurious environment with first-class facilities, Green Island Resort offers a private beach and an outdoor pool. It is conveniently located for guests wishing to sightsee in the area.
Free Wi-Fi
8.1
Excellent
110 reviews
Location
0.1 mi from city centre
183-185 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Comfort Inn Cairns City is located in the heart of Cairns and offers a saltwater swimming pool. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access during their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.4
Good
1543 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre

Top-rated Great Barrier Reef hotels

Browse through properties in Great Barrier Reef that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 6,319 properties in Great Barrier Reef and data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in Great Barrier Reef. Make sure to read hotel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$161
Avg. per night
9 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
$577
Avg. per night
316 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia
2.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$98
Avg. per night
62 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$114
Avg. per night
119-121 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$86
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12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$271
Avg. per night
51 Macrossan Streets, Port Douglas, QLD, Australia
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$136
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Great Barrier Reef

Discover affordable stays in Great Barrier Reef that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Great Barrier Reef can be found for as low as $26 per night. There is currently one property in Great Barrier Reef that can be booked for this price. Yha Cairns Central is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Great Barrier Reef. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in Great Barrier Reef. If you have the flexibility, change the dates selected to compare prices.
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20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$26
Avg. per night
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$27
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231 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$48
Avg. per night
1/21 Anderson Road, Woree, Cairns, QLD, Australia
3.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$55
Avg. per night
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$70
Avg. per night
179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$71
Avg. per night
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$72
Avg. per night
7-11 Chester Court, Cairns, QLD, Australia
2.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$74
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Great Barrier Reef

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Great Barrier Reef to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Great Barrier Reef at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
An overview of the average price of hotels by hotel class in the Great Barrier Reef. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hotels within each hotel class.
3 stars
3 stars
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
4 stars
4 stars +
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
6 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
18-26 Cannon Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

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Other accommodations in Great Barrier Reef

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Great Barrier Reef. There are 6,319 hotels in Great Barrier Reef and price data was last updated on May 19, 2024. The average price for a stay in Great Barrier Reef is .
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13 Wasa Wasa Road, Nadi, Fiji
2.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
Avg. per night
144-154 Anderson Road, Wanaka, New Zealand
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$163
Avg. per night
71 Hinde Street, Ashmore, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$103
Avg. per night
15 Ivory Lane, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$81
Avg. per night
191 Brunswick Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$131
Avg. per night
2 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$279
Avg. per night
Carrer de Corsega, 377, Barcelona, Spain
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$50
Avg. per night
9 Norfolk Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$115
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Great Barrier Reef

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About Great Barrier Reef

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Great Barrier Reef is a coral formation and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Known as Australia’s “Blue Outback”, it is comprised of individual reefs and islands that lie to the east of the Coral Sea and extends south into the Pacific Ocean. Popular for its clear waters and vibrant array of underwater marine life, the 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands make up around 65 kilometres off the coast of Queensland.

Considered one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders, travellers come to the Great Barrier Reef to explore its abundant sea life that includes whales, turtles and over 400 species of colourful fish and coral. Peppered with island resorts nestled amongst the clear waters, visitors come to explore the abundance of idyllic tropical islands and golden beaches. Snorkelling, scuba diving and sailing are popular water sports available, while there are a variety of tours to choose from, such as the glass-bottom boat tours, cruise ships and opportunities to swim with dolphins. Visitors can explore the molluscs, coral sponges, rays, sea turtles and more than 1,500 species of tropical fish, in addition to over 200 types of birds and a handful of endangered species, such as the Dugong sea cow.

International flights arrive at the Cairns Airport, while direct flights from Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne can land at the Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island and Proserpine on Whitsunday Coast. The best way to get to the area’s attractions is by car, while secluded areas and island hopping day trips to the reef can be reached by boat. Helicopter tours are popular for spectacular aerial views of the reef while utilising the Queensland Rail is the most cost-effective way to explore the Queensland coast. Shuttle buses are available from the airport and taxis are ideal for short trips in the area.

Formed around 6,000-7,000 years ago, the Great Barrier Reef covers an area bigger than Great Britain. It is larger than the Great Wall of China and is the only livable thing on the earth that is visible from space. Established as a marine park in 1975, it was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1981.

Facts about staying in Great Barrier Reef

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Great Barrier Reef to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on May 19, 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Great Barrier Reef?

    Users favor staying in areas such as Cairns, Noosa Heads, and Port Douglas. Consider these locations when searching for your desired stay.

  • What are the best hotels in Great Barrier Reef?

    Crystalbrook Riley (8.6/10 from 2,065 reviews), Heron Island Resort (7.8/10 from 876 reviews), and Pullman Reef Hotel Casino (8.8/10 from 1,468 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Great Barrier Reef.

  • What is a good hotel near Mission Beach?

    Mission Beach Resort is a good hotel close to Mission Beach - it has scored 8.2 over 1,386 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

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

    Crystalbrook Bailey is the hotel close to Reef Fleet Terminal that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 2,839 reviews rating it at 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Hastings Street?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Hastings Street, consider Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort (rated 8.4 over 894 reviews).

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Great Barrier Reef?

    If your travel plans to Great Barrier Reef are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: Mission Beach, Reef Fleet Terminal, or Hastings Street. Mission Beac