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Popular hotels in Cairns CBD, Cairns

Discover well-known properties in Cairns CBD that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 204 hotels in Cairns CBD and price data was last updated on 12 April 2024. The average price for a hotel in Cairns CBD is £104/night.
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Pierpoint Road Po Box 7170, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Centrally located, Shangri-La The Marina Cairns offers easy access to Cairns's main hot spots. The multiple amenities this modern hotel features include a rooftop terrace, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
3600 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Centrally positioned, Riley a Crystalbrook Collection Resort allows for easy access to Cairns's main sightseeing areas. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
8.6
Excellent
2116 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
43 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Conveniently situated, Pacific Hotel Cairns offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It has a fitness centre, as well as an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
1981 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Conveniently located, Pullman Cairns International offers easy access to Cairns's popular hot spots. It has a spa, as well as a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a sauna.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
1362 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
101 - 105 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Conveniently positioned, Mantra Trilogy allows for easy access to Cairns's best sightseeing areas. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.1
Good
1852 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, QLD, Australia
DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns is conveniently situated in Cairns and features a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a saltwater swimming pool. It also provides a rooftop terrace, plus views of the sea, the mountains and the city.
Free Wi-Fi
7.9
Good
2445 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Located in the heart of the city and a short walk from Cairns Central, Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel provides comfort, convenience and quality service. Just a 10 minute walk from Cairns Railway Station, the property provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Cairns.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.8
Good
675 reviews
Location
0.1 mi from city centre
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort is situated in Cairns and is close to nearby attractions, such as The Reef Hotel Casino and Cairns Central. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is minutes on foot from Reef Fleet Terminal.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
2152 reviews
Location
0.2 mi from city centre
107 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Centrally situated, Cairns Aquarius allows for easy access to Cairns's main sightseeing areas. The multiple facilities this charming property features include an outdoor pool, a sauna and outdoor tennis courts.
Free Wi-Fi
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8.6
Excellent
962 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Conveniently situated, Tropical Heritage Cairns allows for easy access to Cairns's main hot spots. It also features a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
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8.2
Excellent
1094 reviews
Location
0.4 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Cairns CBD

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Cairns CBD. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Cairns CBD:£104/night
Cheapest price found:£21/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
£33 - £181
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£20 - £148
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Top-rated Cairns CBD, Cairns hotels

Browse through properties in Cairns CBD that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 204 properties in Cairns CBD and data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Some of the very best Cairns CBD hotels as rated by our users. Narrow down your search by reading user reviews, hotel descriptions, and amenities.
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35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£128
Avg. per night
62 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£92
Avg. per night
69 Abbott St, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£86
Avg. per night
122 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£122
Avg. per night
34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£136
Avg. per night
53-57 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Parking
£103
Avg. per night
15 Florence Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£92
Avg. per night
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
£100
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Cairns CBD, Cairns

Discover affordable stays in Cairns CBD that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Cairns CBD can be found for as low as £49 per night. There is currently one property in Cairns CBD that can be booked for this price. Hides Hotel Cairns is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Cairns CBD. Price data was last updated on 12 April 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hotels available in Cairns CBD for the selected dates. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£49
Avg. per night
169 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
£53
Avg. per night
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£57
Avg. per night
183-185 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£63
Avg. per night
166-172 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£69
Avg. per night
6 12 Florence Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£75
Avg. per night
137 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
£75
Avg. per night
6 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
£83
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Cairns CBD

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Cairns CBD to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Cairns CBD at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
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2 stars and under
169 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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3 stars
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
8 Minnie Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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Pierpoint Road Po Box 7170, Cairns, QLD, Australia
131-141 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

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Other accommodations in Cairns CBD

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or holiday rental for your stay in Cairns CBD. There are 204 hotels in Cairns CBD and price data was last updated on 12 April 2024. The average price for a stay in Cairns CBD is £104/night.
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57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
£22
Avg. per night
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
£22
Avg. per night
149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
£63
Avg. per night
58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£82
Avg. per night
107 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
£183
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Cairns CBD

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Cairns CBD to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 12 April 2024.
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About Cairns CBD

Defined by its stunning views of the Coral Sea, Cairns is a city that blends cosmopolitan style with a laid-back oceanfront living. Its sun-kissed Esplanade Foreshore is the heart and soul of the action, lined with a colourful string of cafes, bars, clubs restaurants and shops. Cairns is also a major gateway to Australia’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef.

The city serves up an infectious holiday atmosphere, backed with a wonderful tropical climate and friendly locals. While there’s no beach in the city itself, northern stretches of sand are just minutes away by local bus ride or car. Alternatively, the dazzling Esplanade Lagoon is an idyllic place to soak up the sun.

Cairns is serviced by the Cairns Airport, with the drive from the CBD taking around 15 minutes. Public buses run throughout the city, with a central railway station linking Cairns to other nearby towns and cities. Most visitors choose to rent a car and explore Queensland’s gorgeous coastline at their own pace. The Cairns Seaport is another major hub, serving as a drop-off and pick-up point for daily reef trips.

While today Cairns is a stylish resort city, it wasn’t always so glamorous. In its early days, it was little more than a swamp, which was later turned into a settlement for miners working at the Hodgkinson River goldfield. Today it’s a major tourist destination, with visitors using it as a jumping point to Queensland’s kaleidoscopic Great Barrier Reef.

Facts about staying in Cairns CBD, Cairns

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Cairns CBD to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 12 April 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Cairns CBD?

    Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns, rated with a score of 8.4 from 3,600 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Cairns CBD. Other top stays include Crystalbrook Bailey, with an average rating of 8.6 from 2,850 reviewers, and DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns, with a score of 7.9 from 2,445 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Cairns Esplanade?

    Reviews of Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns recommend it as a good place to stay near Cairns Esplanade, scoring 8.4/10 from 3,600 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Cairns CBD near Reef Hotel Casino?

    Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns is a hotel near Reef Hotel Casino that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.4 from 3,600 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Esplanade Lagoon?

    If you’re visiting Esplanade Lagoon then the nearby Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (3,600 reviews scoring it at an average 8.4/10).

  • How much do hotels in Cairns CBD cost?

    Cairns CBD hotels have an average price of £20/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Cairns CBD?

    Over the last 3 days, Cairns CBD hotels have been found for as cheap as £18/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Cairns CBD?

    If your travel plans to Cairns CBD are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: Cairns Esplanade, Reef Hotel Casino, or Esplanade Lagoon. Cairns is the city you should stay in if you want to visit Cairns Esplanade. Staying in Cairns is preferred if you want to visit Reef Hotel Casino. To visit Esplanade Lagoon, it’s most convenient if you stay in Cairns.

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