Stay near the Cairns Pier and you’ll be walking distance from Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Marina, the two major marinas where you can catch a boat to the Great Barrier Reef. Check out these top hotels near Cairns Pier:
That’s a good question. Lucky for you, we have the answer. Once you land at Cairns Airport (CNS), 7km from the city centre, you can either take a taxi, a bus or book car hire in order to make your way from CNS to the city centre. Simple as that.
There’s all sorts of hotels in Cairns. From boutique to luxury, follow along below for some of our favourites.
Hey, we don’t mind all the questions—we have all the answers. Especially when the questions are about little enclaves throughout the city, like Parramatta Park, where the Cairns Central Shopping Centre is. Then you got Cairns North where the Ocean World Seafood Market is located. And don’t forget about Bungalow, where there are even more bars than people. These neighbourhoods are all home to great places to stay in Cairns. Check them out below.
The number of things you can do on Cairns holidays is absurd. There’s too many to count, so we made a short list of things you must do when you’re visiting.
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Found only 2 kilometres outside of the city centre is Cairns North. It has 35 available accommodation options. If you're happy to stay in this area, you should book a few nights at 181 The Esplanade and Coral Towers. Another area, just 0.08 kilometres from the town center is Cairns CBD. You'll be overwhelmed here, with 21 available accommodation options for you to pick from. A few great examples of these options are Mid City Luxury Suites and Il Palazzo Boutique Apartment Hotel.
Many Wotif travellers who visit Cairns like to stay near Esplanade Lagoon, Mount Whitfield Conservation Park or the Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Hotels close to Esplanade Lagoon include the Cairns Luxury Apartments and the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino. The Cairns Luxury Apartments is 0.4 kilometres from Esplanade Lagoon, while the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is 0.4 kilometres away. The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa is situated a kilometre from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. The Getaway On Grafton is also located within a short walk. And finally, the Tropic Towers Apartments and the Mantra Trilogy are within walking distance of the Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. The Tropic Towers Apartments is located a kilometre away and Mantra Trilogy is 3 kilometres away.
After an energetic afternoon of seeing the sights, go on a relaxing walk on Cairns Esplanade. If you want to see this attraction and would like to stay nearby, check out Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina and Hilton Cairns. Visitors hoping to try their hand at a game or two may want to visit Reef Hotel Casino. You can spend time at this site often, especially if you're based at Pullman Cairns International and City Terraces Cairns.
Hotels in Cairns start at AU$65 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.