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Located in Cairns Central Business District, Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina is next to ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal. This 255-room, 5-star hotel has an outdoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. On the boardwalk, it's also near Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.
Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.
The 255 air-conditioned accommodations feature balconies and afford space to spread out with sitting areas. 42-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Refrigerators, minibars, and laptop-compatible safes are also standard.
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. Parking is available for AUD 20.00 per day (AUD 25.00 per day for valet parking), and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 12 meeting rooms, and a conference center.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Outdoor pool
- Fitness center
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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Located on the waterfront, Shangri-La hotel, The Marina, Cairns is built within a complex that also offers retail outlets, banking ATMs, restaurants, and gift shops. Three elevators transfer guests across five floors to access 255 guestrooms, a club lounge, 12 meeting rooms, and business facilities. Other guest services include concierge, Internet access, dry cleaning, 24-hour room service, currency exchange, and airport transportation available on request. An on-site bar provides light entertainment. A ferry terminal is nearby. Child minding can be arranged upon request.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 255
- Number of floors - 5
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Free WiFi
- Pool umbrellas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Computer station
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms 12
- Multilingual staff
- Picnic area
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of meeting rooms - 16
- Pool sun loungers
- Conference center
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Shopping on site
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina offers 255 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Separate sitting area
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Iron/ironing board
- Free WiFi
- Room service (24 hours)
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
North Bar & Kitchen - Located at lobby level, overlooking the Marina, the restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner from early morning till late. Dining includes a buffet breakfast, à la carte lunch menu, and Australasian cuisine for dinner. Japanese buffet is also available. Alfresco dining on the deck offers views of the marina and mountains. Open kitchens allow guests to view chef activity, and the bar serves a selection of wines, beers, spirits, and cocktails, along with light snacks.
Pool Bar - At level one, adjacent to the swimming pool area, the bar provides a range of cocktails, other beverages, and light snacks, from late morning till early evening.
Nearby Things to Do
Nearby recreational opportunities include the 3-km boardwalk along the Esplanade for walking/jogging, workout areas positioned along the boardwalk, a public saltwater lagoon pool, and an unsupervised children's playground. Aerobics takes place at the Esplanade in outdoor classes, and admission can be arranged through reception. Basketball is available within 1 km of the hotel at the convention facility/stadium, where racquet sports are also available, including squash. Bicycle rentals are available in the city, within 2 km of the hotel.
Marlin Marina, directly outside the hotel, is the pick-up and drop-off area for various water sports activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling, and helicopter sightseeing is also located at the marina, within 200 meters of the hotel. Fishing charters can also be arranged at the marina. A golf driving range is available at Half Moon Bay Golf Course, within 8 km. Hiking/biking trails are at Red Arrow, a mountain walk within 5 km of the hotel.
Bird watching opportunities are available at the Esplanade and also at Centennial Lakes, within 7 km of the hotel. The Botanical Gardens offers a range of walking tracks, and Centennial Lakes includes a boardwalk through swamp areas. The hotel can assist with tours that include horse riding, sky diving, rafting, and canoeing, all within 10 km of the hotel, at Yorkey's Knob and other locations. Tours to the Great Barrier Reef, which is approximately 30 nautical km, or 80 minutes by boat, can also be arranged. Golf is available for nonmembers at the Paradise Palms golf course, located approximately 15 km from the hotel.
- Golfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60 per night.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Resort fee
- Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 36 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: AUD 20.00 per day
- Valet parking fee: AUD 25.00 per day
- Late check-out fee: AUD 65
- Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 per night
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
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We should mention
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.
This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.