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Top Rated Hotels for your Cairns Vacation

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
5.0 out of 5.0 131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
$125
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

This brannew resort hotel is literally the nices classy, stylish relaxing and fun in cairns. The furniture, beds, linens and literally everything else is top quality! The vibe is all holiday and relax. The pool is fantastic and everything is perfect! I cam for 3 days and ended up staying for 10! ...

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019
Located in the heart of Cairns, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St Monica's Cathedral, Cairns Esplanade, and Cairns Night Markets. Cairns Central ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0 121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
$85
4.5/5 (13 reviews)

Excellent stay. Will be back. Very good view from room

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is steps from Center of Contemporary Arts and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Night Markets and Esplanade ...
Pullman Cairns International
Pullman Cairns International
5.0 out of 5.0 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
$103
4.3/5 (18 reviews)

Excellent for families. Good breakfast. Needs to have improvement in staffing ratio.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome and Cairns Convention Centre. Reef ...
Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pacific Hotel Cairns
4.5 out of 5.0 Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
$90
4.3/5 (11 reviews)

Very good value. Extremely convenient to the lagoon, restaurants and shops. The staff was very friendly and helpful

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Marlin Marina, and Cairns Esplanade. ...
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
5.0 out of 5.0 Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
$110
4.2/5 (58 reviews)

Great location. Good restaurants all around Cxxxxccccccc

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019
This family-friendly Cairns hotel is located on the boardwalk, steps from ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre, Reef Fleet Terminal, and Cairns Marlin Marina. ...
Hilton Cairns
Hilton Cairns
5.0 out of 5.0 34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
Free Cancellation
$95
4.2/5 (33 reviews)

Furniture in room a little worn. Food good, staff friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019
Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns Convention Centre, and Esplanade Lagoon. ...

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Cairns Travel Guide

Where is Cairns?

Your flights are booked and you've checked the weather forecast for Cairns. But do you know exactly where you're going? Let us show you!

You'll discover it approximately 860 miles northwest of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, and roughly 20 miles northeast of Mareeba.

A big part of traveling is meeting people, so why not make friends with some of the 150,000 locals who live in this corner of Cairns and Northern Beaches?

Places to Visit in Cairns

Popular things to see in this vicinity include Esplanade Lagoon and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Be sure to leave enough room in your schedule — you won't regret it!

Take a walk through the beautiful gardens of Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Check out the wide array of plants, see if you can spot some birds or simply relax under the trees. Need some more options? Even the most astute art lovers with be pleased with the outstanding works housed at Cairns Regional Gallery. But there's more! There are numerous historical events that helped mold this region into what we see today. Take a look at the interesting displays at Cairns Historical Society Museum.

Car Rentals in Cairns

Adventure is the fuel of life, and there’s no better way to find it than with the freedom of your own ride. See and do more by checking out car rentals in Cairns via Orbitz.

Flying into Cairns International Airport? Once you're out of that plane seat, you can pick up a vehicle straight away. Some of the best outlets to book with include Hertz and Enterprise. They're close by, so you can't miss them.

Hertz is right in the city center. All you've got to do is head to Cairns Square Abbott street. You can also check out Europcar at Corner Shield And Abbott Street.

Where to stay in Cairns – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz will help you decide on the best place to crash in this awesome destination. Currently, there are 115 hotels in Cairns.

There's nothing better than a lavish vacation. The Reef Encounter and the Waters Edge Apartments Cairns are premier upmarket hotel options! If you're more of a budget traveler, have a look at some of our cheaper options. You'll have plenty of change jangling around in your pockets if you book a room at the A1 Inn the City (141 Lake Street) or the Koala Beach Resort (137 To 139 Lake Street).

Nearest Airports to Cairns

Once you've begun your descent and zoomed down through the clouds, it's a wonderful feeling knowing it won't be long until you land. If you're heading to Cairns, Cairns International Airport (CNS) is the most convenient airport. It's situated 3 miles northwest of the town center.

Popular Places to Visit Near Cairns

Explored all of Cairns already? Don't worry! Mareeba is just 20 miles away and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. The Beck Museum is a must-do. The Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre and the Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre are also well worth your time. If this isn't your style, try Barrine. Just 25 miles away, this area features more noteworthy attractions like Curtain Fig National Park, Crater Lakes National Park and Lake Barrine. Spend a day or two here to get around to all of them.

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