Cairns hotels

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Cairns
Jun 29 — Jun 302
Cairns
Wed 6/29
Thu 6/30

Good to know

Low season

September

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

$186

Average price (weekend night)

$165
Cheapest month to stay with an average 49% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 59% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Cairns hotels

Top rated hotels in Cairns

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Global Backpackers Cairns - Cairns - Rooftop
Global Backpackers Cairns
9.1 Excellent
Cairns CBD$17+
$17+
Free Wi-Fi
Travellers Oasis - Hostel - Cairns - Pool
Travellers Oasis - Hostel
9.1 Excellent
Parramatta Park$69+
$69+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Travellers Paradise - Cairns - Building
Travellers Paradise - Cairns - Building
Travellers Paradise
9 Excellent
Parramatta Park$65+
$65+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino - Cairns - Pool
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino - Cairns - Pool
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
8.9 Excellent
Cairns CBD$297+
$297+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Lilybank Guest House - Cairns - Living room
Lilybank Guest House - Cairns - Living room
Lilybank Guest House
8.7 Excellent
$83+
$83+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
City Terraces Cairns - Cairns - Pool
City Terraces Cairns - Cairns - Pool
City Terraces Cairns
8.7 Excellent
Cairns CBD$161+
$161+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Cairns Plaza Hotel - Cairns - Living room
Cairns Plaza Hotel - Cairns - Living room
Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.6 Excellent
Cairns CBD$121+
$121+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
201 Lake Street - Cairns - Pool
201 Lake Street - Cairns - Pool
201 Lake Street
8.5 Excellent
$177+
$177+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Dreamtime Travellers Rest Hostel - Cairns - Bedroom
Dreamtime Travellers Rest Hostel - Cairns - Bedroom
Dreamtime Travellers Rest Hostel
8.5 Excellent
Parramatta Park$40+
$40+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

Cairns hotels near Cairns Regional Gallery

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Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns - Cairns - Beach
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
8.6 Excellent
Cairns CBD$296+
$296+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Cairns - Restaurant
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
8.3 Excellent
Cairns CBD$267+
$267+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Ibis Styles Cairns - Cairns - Beach
Ibis Styles Cairns - Cairns - Beach
Ibis Styles Cairns
7.4 Good
Cairns CBD$114+
$114+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool

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When to book a hotel in Cairns

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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 accommodations in Cairns in September and January.
  • 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, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cairns accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cairns found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $21, while the most expensive was $255.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation 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.

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