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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, Ocean View
Room with view
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
Room with view
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room
Room with view
1 Double Bed 1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking (1 King Bed)
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room
Room with view
1 Double Bed 1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
Room with view
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star Waterfront hotel near Cairns Aquarium

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairns Aquarium, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets. Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Cairns Convention Centre are also within 2 mi (3 km). Cairns Station is 29 minutes by foot.

Hotel features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free shopping centre shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a spa tub and 24-hour room service.

Room amenities

All 173 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, MP3 docking stations and 24-hour room service.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on-site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

4 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour or ticket assistance and multilingual staff. On-site self-parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is a smoke-free property.

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Children's games
  • Free shopping centre shuttle
  • Water dispenser
  • Lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1986
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 237
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Free WiFi (limited) device count 4
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 173
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside offers 173 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features MP3 docking stations and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. A pillow menu is available. 108-cm LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • MP3 docking station
  • Pay films
  • Electric kettle
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Balcony

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Harbourside Bar & Kitchen – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Natural Wine Bar – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this wine bar specialises in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 45.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Debit cards not accepted

Union Pay

No cots (infant beds) available

Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 27.50 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 45.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.00 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Cairns Harbourside
  • Cairns Mercure
  • Cairns Mercure Harbourside
  • Harbourside Cairns
  • Mercure Cairns
  • Mercure Cairns Harbourside
  • Mercure Harbourside
  • Mercure Harbourside Cairns
  • Mercure Harbourside Hotel
  • Mercure Harbourside Hotel Cairns
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Harbourside Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
  • Cairns Harbourside Cairns
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Cairns North
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel Cairns North

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Free WiFi in public areas has a 4-device limit.

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