Like any city, Cairns has a range of hotels to suit all budgets and requirements. In the city centre you will find a number of International Hotels including the Shangri-La Marina Cairns, Park Regis City Quays and the Novotel Cairns Oasis. Most hotels feature an onsite restaurant or have access to restaurants very nearby. General services include 24 hour reception, secure parking and wireless internet access. Airport transfers are generally not included in the rates, however as the airport is so close to the main city centre (just a 10 minute drive) the easiest is to hop in a taxi on your arrival. Check in is at 2pm and check out at 10am, this may be extended on request with the hotel and subject to availability.
Hotel Rooms are perfect for couples or business travellers providing comfort and convenience during your stay in Cairns. Standard room features include air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, TV, ensuite bathroom and balcony. Bedding is usually a King/Queen or Twin Share which comprises of 2 x King Single Beds or 2 x Double Beds. Standard hotel facilities include 24 hour reception, room service, undercover parking, internet access and swimming pool.
For travellers after a true tropical experience then a stay at The Hotel Cairns is a must. The Hotel Cairns is a tropical haven located in the heart of Cairns. Its architectural profile and exterior facade is one of the most beautiful examples of classical Queenslander style, and is a popular talking point amongst many of the hotels visitors and guests. Hotel rooms are beautifully appointed, each featuring plantation shutters, ceiling fans and cool marble & terracotta floors. Elegant touches such as luxury linen & towels and Molten Brown toiletries make for a comfortable stay. The Hotel Cairns is ideal for couples or solo travellers.
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The Hotel Cairns
Apartment hotels comprise of both serviced apartments and hotel rooms. Hotel Rooms are handy for singles and couples on a short stay, whereas the apartments suit longer stays as they are fully self contained, like a home away from home.
One Bedroom Apartments feature an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, plus bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The spacious design and self contained facilities make this a perfect option for short or extended stays, and ideal for the corporate traveller. Two and Three Bedroom Apartments are most suited to family holidays, offering the convenience of full kitchen and laundry facilities, spacious living and privacy.
The Mantra Trilogy offers a range of fresh and modern accommodation options, located in the heart of Cairns City in a prime position overlooking the Cairns Esplanade, and opposite the Lagoon Pool. The complex features all standard hotel inclusions such as 24hr reception, room service, internet access, and cable TV in modern surrounds. Comprising of both standard hotel rooms and self contained apartments; the Mantra Trilogy provides the upmost flexibility for the single traveller, corporate traveller, family holidays, couples and groups.
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Mantra Trilogy - Hotel Rooms & Apartments
A resort hotel provides all the standard features of a hotel complex, but additionally also includes leisure and recreational facilities within. The multi award winning Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort has everything you need for a relaxing tropical escape. Situated on 5 acres of tropical gardens, the Novotel Cairns features the largest lagoon style pool in the City Centre, complete with its own white sandy beach and swim up bar. Resort facilities include a Restaurant, Bar & Terrace, 24 hour reception and porter service, 24 hour room service, Gymnasium, Undercover car parking, Conference/function facilities, a KAPLA children’s play area, Hair Boutique and Massage & Beauty Studio. The Resort Rooms are all bright and spacious with light furnishings and fabrics that reflect the style of tropical North Queensland. Room features include LCD Flat Screen TV, In-house movies, fridge with mini bar, bath & shower in ensuite and broadband internet.
Located within walking distance of the Cairns Esplanade, Reef Terminal & Marina, Night Markets and Reef Casino; the Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort not only provides the perfect resort experience, but also the added convenience of being walking distance to all the main attractions in the CBD.
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Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Budget accommodation has come a long way in terms of quality fixtures, finishings and comfort. Budget hotels provide all the basic features of a standard hotel complex, without the luxury frills. Standard features of a budget hotel room include an ensuite bathroom, towels, tea & coffee making facilities and TV. Property features generally include a swimming pool, guest laundry, internet and parking. In addition to these, some budget hotels also offer value added services such as free internet access or free light breakfast, so you can save with your accommodation and spend more on exploring the region.
The Discovery Cairns is a modern, budget hotel located within 500 metres of Cairns City Centre and just 5 minutes from the Cairns Esplanade. The complex comprises of standard and superior rooms situated in tropical surrounds. There are two large swimming pools and a licensed Vietnamese Restaurant & Bar onsite.
Hides Hotel is located right in the heart of the city, just a stone’s throw from restaurants, shopping, bars and the Cairns Esplanade. Accommodation is simple and clean, with a light continental breakfast served daily.
Luxury hotels include all the extra frills and pampering that turn a standard hotel stay, into a truly memorable experience.
The Shangri La Hotel is one of the most distinguished hotels in Cairns, set in a prized location right on the waterfront opposite the Cairns Marina. Featuring an extensive range of services and facilities that include complimentary wireless internet access, complimentary shoeshine service, an early arrivals lounge, 24-hour Room Service, plush Shangri-La towels & bathrobes, Egyptian cotton bedsheets, a pillow menu and luxury Shangri-La toiletries. It's these extra special touches that make all the difference; and if that wasn't enough then The Horizon Club takes the icing on the cake... This exclusive retreat is where guests can experience a higher standard of accommodation, personalised service and access to a host of special privileges and amenities including club floor check-in and check-out, access to the Horizon Club lounge with complimentary beverages available all day, complimentary drinks and canapés served between 5-7pm, free suit pressing, international newspaper and a selection of fresh fruits delivered daily. The Shangri-La Marina Cairns is the ultimate in luxury for business or pleasure.
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Shangri-La, The Marina, Cairns - Luxury Hotel Rooms
Travelling for business? Cairns CBD is the perfect spot to base yourself within easy access to all city amenities. The Cairns Airport is conveniently located just a short 10 minute drive from the CBD. Hotel rooms are practical for short stays where much time is spent outside at meetings and conferences. Ideally if work is to be conducted from the hotel or for longer stays, then an apartment would be much more suitable, providing comfort and space to work.
Park Regis City Quays is ideally suited to the corporate or business traveller. Located in the heart of the central business district, the complex features modern and comfortable hotel rooms and apartments. From here it is just a 2 minute walk to the Cairns Convention Centre, shops, marina and all other services within the CBD.
The Shangri-La Hotel rooms are set up with a full-size executive writing desk, independent fax line, international direct dial telephone, Voice mail, electronic safe and complimentary internet access within all rooms. Additionally, The Horizon Club offers access to private meeting rooms, free suit pressing and a shoeshine service.
Alternatively, the Discovery Cairns offers simple, modern, budget rooms. Business services include a facsimile and photocopying service, meanwhile wireless broadband internet access is available in rooms and the reception area on the guest computer.
Family hotels have a warm lively atmosphere, with plenty of activities within the complex to keep the kids amused. Hotels that welcome families quite often include incentives such as 'children under 16 years stay for free', this a great relief for parents where savings can be made and put forward into exciting holiday activities instead.
Family hotel accommodation we recommend includes the Novotel Cairns Oasis situated right in the centre of Cairns City. This resort style hotel is fantastic for families featuring a large lagoon pool complete with sandy beach. Children can enjoy the Kapla play area or the 20 minutes free Internet on the Imac Stations. Hotel Rooms can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under 16yrs in 2 x Double Beds. Children under 16yrs can stay for free in existing bedding. For larger families it is possible to request two rooms with inter-connecting doors. The on-site restaurant is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. Breakfast is included free of charge for up to two children less than 16 years of age, when dining with their parents.
The Cairns Queenslander provides affordable accommodation for families, with children 12 years and under staying for free in existing bedding. The property features two swimming pools and two spas, plus an on-site restaurant (10% discount for evening meals) and WiFi Internet Access. Spacious self contained apartments are ideal for families with the option to self cater. Bedding is possible for up to 6 guests.