4.2 out of 5

A family-friendly stay in Cairns North awaits you at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside. You'll be 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 173 rooms, and you can enjoy balconies, WiFi, and in-room childcare. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while premium bedding and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages are also available.

Property Features

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee.

Event space at this hotel measures 3175 square feet (295 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside. An area shuttle within 3 km and a shopping center shuttle are free. Self parking is free. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Cairns North hotel.

  • 173 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 3175 sq ft of conference space
  • 295 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1986
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 19 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 19 per day )

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (5.1 km) 
  • Train station: Cairns Station (2.5 km) 
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 3 km) 
  • Parking: Free self parking 

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside offers 173 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 108-cm LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Cairns North hotel provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Teshi's Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Blue Mango Cafe Wine Bar - This bistro specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 41 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 27.50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 19 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 19 per day (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 41 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Cairns Harbourside
  • Cairns Mercure
  • Cairns Mercure Harbourside
  • Harbourside Cairns
  • Mercure Cairns
  • Mercure Cairns Harbourside
  • Mercure Harbourside
  • Mercure Harbourside Cairns
  • Mercure Harbourside Hotel
  • Mercure Harbourside Hotel Cairns
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Harbourside Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

You should know

Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.