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Cairns Hotels

There is a wide range of hotels in Cairns to suit every budget. Cheap hotels in Cairns are in plentiful supply, due to the endless stream of backpackers who travel to Cairns. The hotels in Cairns below have been grouped into three different pricing categories:

Luxury (over A$200)
Moderate (A$100 to A$199)
Cheap (under A$100)
These prices are for a double room per night and include taxes but not breakfast, unless otherwise specified.


Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort

Located just minutes from Cairns city centre, this 5-star family-friendly resort is set on 28 acres of grounds that include swimming pools and a playground for the children, award winning tropical gardens and rainforest areas. The resort offers a range of accommodation, from luxury condos that sleep up to eight people, to spa villas, and tropical ensuite cabins. Tour companies collect at the front of the resort.

Address: Woree, 23-51 Anderson Road, Cairns, 4868
Telephone: +61 7 4054 6644

Pullman Cairns International

With its classic colonial exterior style, the 5-star Pullman Cairns International exudes tropical north Queensland charm and sophistication. Plantation shutters, lofty spaces bathed in natural light and Italian marble create an exotic oasis enhanced by impeccable service. Free Wi-Fi, paid parking and laundry service is available.

Address: , 17 Abbott Street, Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 7 4031 1300

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa

Despite its mouthful of a name, Sea Temple is an elegant apartment-style hotel with direct access to Palm Cove’s palm tree-lined beach. For the ultimate indulgence, book a room with private plunge pool or rooftop spa.

Address: Palm Cove, 5 Triton Street, Cairns, 4879
Telephone: +61 7 4059 9600


Doubletree by Hilton

On the Cairns Esplanade with views across Trinity Bay, Doubletree by Hilton has a great location within a short walk of restaurants and the Esplanade Lagoon. A central rainforest garden atrium bathes the lobby in natural light, and guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling glass overlook the mountains or the Coral Sea.

Address: , 121-123 The Esplanade, Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 7 4050 6070

Pacific Hotel Cairns

With a prime location on the Esplanade at only a two-minute walk from the Reef Fleet Terminal, Pacific Hotel Cairns is perfect for the outdoor adventurer seeking to explore the Great Barrier Reef. The views over the city and ocean are gorgeous, and best enjoyed from the hotel’s rooftop pool.

Address: , 43 Esplanade, Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 07 4051 7888

The Reef House

The Reef House is influenced by colonial style beach houses, with plantation shutters, latticework and lush greenery. It offers a relaxed tropical vibe and sits in the heart of Palm Cove’s beachfront boulevard.

Address: Palm Cove, 99 Williams Esplanade, Cairns, 4879
Telephone: +61 7 4080 2600


Cairns Queenslander Hotel and Apartments

Just one block from the Cairns Esplanade Memorial Walk and beach, the Cairns Queenslander offers a range of accommodation including spacious private balcony rooms, standard rooms, and self-catering 2 bedroom apartments. For those travelling on business, the hotel is located close to Cairns Central Business District.

Address: , 267 Lake Street , Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 7 4051 0122.

Floriana Guesthouse

Occupying an enviable location on the Cairns Esplanade, Floriana Guest House is a heritage-listed former private mansion from the 1930s. Styled with period furnishings, it offers traditional hospitality along with an insight into Cairns history.

Address: , 183-185 Esplanade, Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 7 4051 7886

Tropic Days Backpackers Hostel

This is simply the best backpackers hostel in town, offering a choice of singles, doubles and small dorms in a beautifully restored Queenslander. There is also a swimming pool surrounded by hammocks for lazy days. One of the best cheap hotels in Cairns for those on a budget.

Address: Bungalow, 28 Bunting Street, Cairns, 4870
Telephone: +61 7 4041 1521.