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Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant - Cairns - Pool
Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant
5.8 Fair
Known for convenient location, friendly staff, and affordable prices.
Known for convenient location, friendly staff, and affordable prices.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$104+
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Cairns - Restaurant
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
8.2 Very good
Known for prime CBD location, private beach access, exceptional service.
Cairns CBD
Known for prime CBD location, private beach access, exceptional service.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$185+
Tropical Queenslander
5.8 Fair
Known for prime location, friendly staff, affordable rates.
Known for prime location, friendly staff, affordable rates.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$93+
The Abbott Boutique Hotel
8.8 Very good
Known for convenient location, complimentary Wi-Fi, and exceptional service.
Cairns CBD
Known for convenient location, complimentary Wi-Fi, and exceptional service.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
$149+
Cairns City Sheridan
5.8 Fair
Known for contemporary style, waterfall pool, and prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Known for contemporary style, waterfall pool, and prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$156+
Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa
8.5 Very good
Known for private beach, spa, exceptional service, and free Wi-Fi.
Known for private beach, spa, exceptional service, and free Wi-Fi.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
$132+
Aspect Central
7.6 Good
Known for central location, pool, and friendly staff.
Known for central location, pool, and friendly staff.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$54+
Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.5 Very good
Known for stunning views, outdoor pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.5 Very good
Known for stunning views, outdoor pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$135+
Cairns Colonial Club Resort
8 Very good
Known for waterfall pool, saltwater swimming pool, and exceptional service.
Known for waterfall pool, saltwater swimming pool, and exceptional service.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$100+
Nightcap At Balaclava Hotel
8.6 Very good
Known for convenient location, friendly staff, and great value.
Known for convenient location, friendly staff, and great value.
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
$115+
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
7.5 Good
Known for stunning views, 3 pools, and prime Cairns location.
Known for stunning views, 3 pools, and prime Cairns location.
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$148+
Comfort Inn Cairns City
7.4 Good
Known for prime location, saltwater pool, and free Wi-Fi.
Cairns CBD
Known for prime location, saltwater pool, and free Wi-Fi.
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$99+
Heritage Cairns
8.1 Very good
Known for charming accommodation, spa, and prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Heritage Cairns
8.1 Very good
Known for charming accommodation, spa, and prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$132+
Park Regis City Quays
8 Very good
Known for modern accommodation, pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Known for modern accommodation, pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$165+
Mercure Cairns
7.5 Good
Known for modern rooms, outdoor pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Known for modern rooms, outdoor pool, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$158+

Cairns hotels near Cairns Regional Gallery

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DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns - Cairns - Lobby
DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns
7.9 Good
Known for stunning views, prime beachside location, and luxurious amenities.
Cairns CBD
Known for stunning views, prime beachside location, and luxurious amenities.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$168+
Pullman Cairns International - Cairns - Lobby
Pullman Cairns International
8.1 Very good
Known for stunning mountain and harbor views, rooftop terrace, prime location.
Cairns CBD
Known for stunning mountain and harbor views, rooftop terrace, prime location.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$177+
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
8.4 Very good
Known for elegant accommodation, free Wi-Fi, and prime waterfront location.
Cairns CBD
Known for elegant accommodation, free Wi-Fi, and prime waterfront location.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$203+
Hilton Cairns
8.3 Very good
Known for stunning views, exceptional service, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Hilton Cairns
8.3 Very good
Known for stunning views, exceptional service, prime Cairns location.
Cairns CBD
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$197+

Top Cairns hotels with parking

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Hotel Tropiq - Cairns - Building
Hotel Tropiq
7 Good
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$93+
Sunshine Tower Hotel - Cairns - Patio
Sunshine Tower Hotel
7.9 Good
Cairns CBD
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
$129+
Cairns Sheridan Hotel
7.9 Good
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$148+
Coral Tree Inn
8.1 Very good
Cairns CBD
Coral Tree Inn
8.1 Very good
Cairns CBD
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
$114+
Mantra Esplanade
8 Very good
Cairns CBD
Mantra Esplanade
8 Very good
Cairns CBD
Parking
Pool
$174+

How much is a Cairns hotel?

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Good to know

Low season

March

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

$155

Average price (weekend night)

$153
Cheapest month to stay with an average 20% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 22% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Cairns

Price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Cairns hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cairns, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Cairns in March and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cairns if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 36 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cairns hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cairns found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $70, while the most expensive was $147.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Cairns for 3 days.
  • Hoping to enjoy some of Cairns scenic views? Consider staying in a hotel next to the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, such as the Lake Placid Tourist Park hotel, located a 3-minute drive away. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a cable car that allows guests to ride over the rainforest, stopping at various points in order to enjoy the beautiful walking trails.
  • If you enjoy nature and green spaces, why not choose a hotel next to the Cairns Botanic Gardens, which features a variety of tropical plants from around the world and offers both guided and self-guided tours? The Crystal Garden Resort is a 2-minute drive away.
  • An art-lover looking for some culture? The Cairns Art Gallery is set in a restored government building which dates back to the early 1900s and contains a variety of Australian art. The 4-star Mantra Esplanade hotel is only 100 metres away.
  • To have a thrilling and adrenaline-pumping experience in Cairns, why not pick a hotel near AJ Hackett Cairns, a popular bungee-jumping attraction? The Trinity Beach Pacific is only 3 minutes’ drive away, as well as being just 2 minutes’ walk from the oceanfront.
  • If you want to learn more about the city’s rich history, reserve a hotel next to the Cairns Museum, such as the Hides Hotel, located a 1-minute walk away. The Cairns Museum has exhibits and artifacts related to the creation of the city, as well as information about the pioneers that settled in the area.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cairns

  • Which hotels in Cairns have a good view?

    The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is a 4-star choice located directly on the Cairns Esplanade offering the choice of rooms with views of the ocean. The Holiday Inn at Harbourside is next to Trinity Bay and has rooms with balconies that overlook the water.

  • Which hotels in Cairns have free parking?

    The Mantra Trilogy, next to the Cairns Esplanade, has free on-site parking as well as a large, outdoor pool. The Cairns Sheridan Hotel is located next to the Captain Cook Highway and has free parking and a fitness centre. Just 3 minutes’ walk from the ocean, The Acacia Court Hotel has both free parking and tennis courts.

  • What are good hotels in Cairns near the Cairns Central Shopping Centre?

    The Dreamtime Travellers Rest is a budget-friendly hotel next to the Cairns Central Shopping Centre, with a choice of both shared and private rooms. The Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is 3 minutes’ walk from the shopping centre near the Bruce Highway.

  • What are good hotels in Cairns near St. Monica's Old Cathedral?

    The Caravella Backpackers is an affordable hotel 3 minutes’ walk from St. Monica’s Old Cathedral and 2 minutes’ walk to the ocean. The Cascade Gardens Holiday Apartments are 2 minutes’ walk from the cathedral and a 5-minute walk from the RAAF Memorial. The ibis Styles Cairns is 3 minutes’ walk from the cathedral and a 2-minute walk to Cairns’ Centre of Contemporary Arts.

  • What are the best hotels near Cairns Esplanade?

    Cairns Esplanade being one of the most popular landmarks in Cairns, many travelers enjoy staying close by. DoubleTree by Hilton Cairns, Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns and Hilton Cairns are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Cairns?

    The average price of a double room in Cairns is $148 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $34 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Cairns for tonight?

    KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as $34 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from $34, and 4-star hotels from $91.

  • How much is a hotel in Cairns for this weekend?

    In the last 3 days, the best price displayed on KAYAK for a double hotel room in Cairns for the upcoming weekend was $39 per night. We also found good deals for 3-star hotel rooms from $39 and 4-star hotel rooms from $93.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Cairns?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Cairns with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Cairns include Pullman Reef Hotel Casino, Crystalbrook Bailey, and Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Cairns?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Cairns districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Cairns city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Cairns hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Cairns that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant, Tropical Queenslander and Cairns City Sheridan.

Where to stay in Cairns?

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