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Top 10 Hotels in Cairns

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£83
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
4/5Very Good! (2,387 reviews)

"Great hotel. Only downside was you couldn't really use the balcony for anything other than hanging out washing. Nowhere to sit whilst trying to get the children to sleep."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Pullman Cairns International
5 out of 5
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£88
per night
Feb 11 - Feb 12
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,570 reviews)

"Pleasant stay for 10 nights. Beds are soft and comfy, quiet room with view of the harbour. The only thing sucks is slow wifi in the room."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Pullman Cairns International
Mantra Esplanade
4 out of 5
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
£80
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18
4.2/5Very Good! (1,543 reviews)

"Location and amenities. The staffs are very friendly and helpful. It would be better if there is doorbell in front the door at the apartment room."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2020

Mantra Esplanade
Mantra Trilogy
4.5 out of 5
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
£72
per night
Jan 19 - Jan 20
3.8/5Good! (1,456 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Well secured. Comfy bed. EXCELLENT location in Cairns. Great shower. Some things were a little dated but overall, great value and I was impressed. I would book again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Mantra Trilogy
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
5 out of 5
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£114
per night
Jan 20 - Jan 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (277 reviews)

"Service from the beginning to the end was world class. The Panorama Room was breathtaking and highly recommended for couples."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
Cairns Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£74
per night
Jan 22 - Jan 23
4.2/5Very Good! (1,421 reviews)

"Clean room. Friendly staff. Fair price (with the exception of breakfast which was very unappetizing and minimal). Would stay again but opt out of breakfast option. Location is good with short walk to shops and dining."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

Cairns Plaza Hotel
Cairns City Sheridan
3 out of 5
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£44
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28
3.3/5 (914 reviews)

"The service was excellent when we came in after hours. They solved our accommodation issues swiftly."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Cairns City Sheridan
Hilton Cairns
5 out of 5
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£80
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4.3/5Excellent! (2,186 reviews)

"Check in was easy. Room was ready early. Received a text about an hour after check in to check we were happy with the room. Very nice touch. Location was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Hilton Cairns
Hides Hotel Cairns
3.5 out of 5
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£47
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
3.6/5Good! (1,362 reviews)

"Friendly professional and helpful staff. Great location, very central."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

Hides Hotel Cairns
Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£71
per night
Feb 14 - Feb 15
4.3/5Excellent! (2,100 reviews)

"Nice room. Good location. Helpful, friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

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Visiting Cairns

Travellers to Cairns give high marks for the coral reefs, lush rainforest and local tours. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming and walkable setting. Top sights in the city include Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens.

  • There are 717 hotels and other accommodation options in Cairns
  • The closest major airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Cairns

Cultural venues in the city include Cairns Performing Arts Centre, The Cultural Place and Cairns Regional Gallery. Attractions like Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Aquarium are fun for kids of all ages. Notable city landmarks like St Monica's Cathedral and Tjapukai Cultural Park might be worth a visit.

In Kuranda, there are 717 accommodation choices and hotels so you can easily plan your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Sanctuary Palm Cove - This 5-star hotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia travellers love its pool and comfortable rooms.
  • Travellers Oasis - Hostel - Our customers like the overall value and comfortable rooms at this hostel. With a stay at this 2-star hostel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and concierge services, along with in-room flat-screen TVs.
  • Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort - This 5-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and bar.

Other favourite sights in Cairns include Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Top places to see around the area include Great Barrier Reef, 20.6 mi/33.2 km from the city centre, and Tinaroo Dam, which is 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away.

Getting around Cairns

With so many choices for transport, exploring all of Cairns is easy. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Cairns Station, Freshwater Station or Redlynch Station. You can learn about options for water transport at the marina.

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