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Hides Hotel Cairns
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Laundry service
  5. Safety deposit boxes
  6. Tours
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Family room
"Had an enjoyable week stay at this hotel. It was my first stay here, having stayed at various hotels in Cairns from 3 star to 5 star. The hotel is very central to all, shopping , night life, adventure tours and dining all within walking distance. Transport is at your doorstep and the friendly staff at the Hides can book any excursion trip. Breakfast was simple but filling. Room was simple and clean, my only vice was the extra pillows I had, had a tear in the pillow case, maybe they need some new linen. Bathroom was clean and fresh. I was down the corridor at the Grafton Street end, and you do get a lot of noise from the backpackers Gilligans across the road, so ask for a quiet room if you are a light sleeper. On whole I enjoyed the stay and will be booking my next visit to Cairns with them. Don't expect anything fancy, but for a clean room in the heart of Cairns at a good price, I recommend Hides."
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7.7

Very good

1161 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 79
The Village Cairns
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Front desk [24-hour]
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. BBQ facilities
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Game room
  7. Shops
  8. Laundry service
"Nice and lovely hostel in the centre of Cairns. The rooms and facilities are all brand new and clean. The kitchen is good with a nice and relaxing lounge area with boardgames, BBQ etc. The staff is absolutely amazing and will help you out in all situations, provide recommendations if you want to go out for food, drinks or book tours. They make you feel at home!"
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8.5

Excellent

404 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 67
Acacia Court Hotel
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  6. Coffee shop
  7. Laundry service
  8. Restaurants
"i stayed here while transferring to a next day connection flight and found it to be a great hotel. it has everything that you could want out of a hotel in cairns for a short stay. it is only a few kilometers from the main strip of the city and not far from the airport. the hotel itself has everything that you could need for a short stay. excellent food in the restaurand as well as a nice pool to lounge in. it is close to the water and parks as well as being in walking distance from all the restaurants the town has to offer."
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6.9

Very good

1139 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 103
YHA Cairns Central
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Pets allowed
  3. Car park
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Hot tub
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Check-in/out [express]
  8. BBQ facilities
"great yha in cairns. the location is very good because this yha is located so close to the cairns shopping centre. also, the room is clean and soap and towels are equipped. and all staffs are quite trained. i could communicate with them comfortably. so, i was satisfied with them very much. i would like to stay this yha when i go to cairns next time. "
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8.4

Excellent

457 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 48
Bohemia Resort Cairns
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. BBQ facilities
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Check-in [24-hour]
  7. Swimming pool [indoor]
  8. Laundry service
"My partner n I have been staying in different motels , caravan parks n so on in cairns for the past 3 months . So many places were dirty , staff were very rude and alot of our belongings were stolen . Bohemia was far above all of the other places n great value for money. We stayed there for a total of three weeks , Wishing we had of found this place when we first came to cairns as it would of saved us alot of stress n we wouldnt of had nothing stolen .I loved the fact that we could hang our clothes on the line n they would still be there the next morning . I highly recommend BOHEMIA resort for ur budget cairns stay."
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7.1

Very good

763 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 67
The Abbott - Boutique Hotel
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Check-in/out [express]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Check-in [24-hour]
  5. Game room
  6. Safety deposit boxes
  7. Tours
  8. Wi-Fi in public areas
"Had a great stay at the "Abbott" and would highly recommend"
9.2

Exceptional

119 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 122
Sunshine Tower Hotel
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. BBQ facilities
  5. Hot tub
  6. Spa
  7. Bicycles
  8. Luggage storage
"Great priced hotel in Cairns. Clean, comfy beds and friendly staff. Our room was facing the main street and it was noisy due to traffic. If you can, get a room facing the pool as its much quiet. The hotel is slightly far from the restaurants and the esplanade. Apart from the noise and the location, this is a great budget friendly hotel."
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8.1

Excellent

582 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 111
Hilton Cairns
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Valet parking
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Fitness center
  6. Spa
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Swimming pool [outdoor]
"I've had the best stay at Hilton. The receptionist upgraded me to an ocean-view room (awesome!), and the room was spectacular. The view was excellent, and the breakfast selections were delicious - everything for everyone. I booked all my adventure trips just downstairs near the reception area, and I got to do all the must-do things in Cairns. I got to use the pool, although the gym equipments were quite old and unmaintained. The location of this hotel is awesome - right outside is the harbour and shops/restaurants close by. The staff were excellent - props to the desk staff, breakfast staff, and the nice housekeeping lady. I wanted to just stay in the hotel, but there were lots of things to do while in Cairns - Kuranda, Great Barrier Reef, etc. Staying at Hilton really made my stay in Cairns unforgettable. "
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8.6

Excellent

1001 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 201
Gilligan’s Hotel & Resort
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Fitness center
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Bicycles
  8. Cash withdrawal
"I knew this from my friend, she recomend as this is so far the best hostel you can stay in cairns, so i give it a go. Yep i found out its true! I made new friends in the room, we're out and having a good time together, the staff is also helpful and friendly, they always have something happening in the bar like free drinks free pizza, ect. Only the wifi is lame, and you need to pay extra for this. The bathroom is inside each room which is nice. I also got room with balcony, and its pretty big balcony. It is good if you are a smoker. I think this is the best hostel in Cairns."
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7.9

Very good

612 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 53
Global Backpackers Cairns
Cairns City Center,Cairns City Center - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Check-in/out [express]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Fitness center
  5. Game room
  6. Casino
  7. Laundry service
  8. Nightclub
"I have been here for two night on my holiday, and I wanted to stay more! The room was very clean and everything is brand new. The best location and viewing in the city, I could watch whatever I want on Netflix for free. They provided free breakfast from 7am to 9am, and when I got home I did not have to pay for Uber fare!! The staffs are really friendly, especailly thanks Ciara."
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8.8

Excellent

345 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 41

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a hotel in Cairns City Center?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Cairns City Center is USD 70. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Cairns City Center is USD 126. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Cairns City Center is USD 164.

What's the average price of a hotel in Cairns City Center this weekend?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Cairns City Center this weekend is USD 68. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Cairns City Center this weekend is USD 127. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Cairns City Center this weekend is USD 176.

What's the average price of a hotel in Cairns City Center tonight?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Cairns City Center tonight is USD 68. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Cairns City Center tonight is USD 127. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Cairns City Center tonight is USD 172.

What are the best hotels in Cairns City Center near Esplanade Boardwalk?

Verified travelers to Cairns City Center who stayed near Esplanade Boardwalk have given top reviews to Savannah House, YAL Cairns and The Abbott - Boutique Hotel.

What are the best hotels in Cairns City Center near Cairns Esplanade Lagoon?

Verified travelers to Cairns City Center who stayed near Cairns Esplanade Lagoon have given top reviews to Savannah House, YAL Cairns and The Abbott - Boutique Hotel.

What are the best hotels in Cairns City Center near Cairns Botanic Gardens?

Verified travelers to Cairns City Center who stayed near Cairns Botanic Gardens have given top reviews to Savannah House, YAL Cairns and Nolan garden house in whitfield.

What are the most popular hotels in Cairns City Center?

Some of our most popular hotels in Cairns City Center are The Village Cairns, Hilton Cairns and Coral Tree Inn Hotel.

What are the best hotels in Cairns City Center for couples?

Hotels in Cairns City Center that are highly rated by couples include Acacia Court Hotel, Hides Hotel Cairns and The Village Cairns.

What are the best hotels in Cairns City Center for families?

Hotels in Cairns City Center that are highly rated by families include Acacia Court Hotel, Hides Hotel Cairns and The Village Cairns.

What hotels in Cairns City Center have the best views?

Verified travelers to Cairns City Center have given top reviews for the views at Waters Edge Apartments, Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments and Cairns Aquarius Apartments.

What hotels in Cairns City Center have the best breakfast?

Verified travelers to Cairns City Center have given top reviews for the breakfast at Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront, Globetrotters International Hostel and Bounce Cairns.

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Discover the Best Season to Visit Cairns City Center

Cairns City Center is a tropical destination that boasts a warm and humid climate all year round. However, the best time to visit Cairns City Center is during the dry season which runs from May to October. During this time, the weather is mild, and the skies are clear. This season is perfect for outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, and snorkeling. If you prefer a more relaxed vacation, the wet season, which runs from November to April, is also a great time to visit Cairns City Center. This season is characterized by tropical storms and heavy rainfall, but it also brings lush greenery and a quieter atmosphere. The wet season is an excellent time to explore the city's indoor attractions like museums and galleries.

Explore Cairns City Center: Fun Things to Do and See

Cairns City Center is a hub of activity, with plenty of things to do and see. One of the most popular attractions is the Cairns Esplanade, a scenic waterfront promenade that offers stunning views of the ocean. The Esplanade is also home to a large saltwater lagoon, the perfect spot for swimming and sunbathing. Another must-visit attraction is the Cairns Botanic Gardens, which features a vast collection of tropical plants and flowers. The gardens are divided into several sections, including a rainforest boardwalk and a butterfly sanctuary. For adventure seekers, Cairns City Center offers a range of outdoor activities like white-water rafting, bungee jumping, and skydiving. The city is also the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most iconic natural wonders. Visitors can take a boat tour to explore the reef's colorful marine life or go snorkeling or scuba diving.

Where to Stay in Cairns City Center: A Guide to the Best Accommodations

Cairns City Center offers a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and preferences. For luxury travelers, the Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns is a top choice. This five-star hotel boasts stunning views of the marina and offers a range of amenities, including a spa, fitness center, and pool. For budget-conscious travelers, the Cairns Queens Court is an excellent option. This hotel offers comfortable rooms at an affordable price and is located just a short walk from the city center. Other popular hotels in Cairns City Center include the Park Regis City Quays, Mad Monkey Village, and Dreamtime Travellers Rest. These hotels offer a range of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, on-site restaurants, and swimming pools.

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Taste of Cairns City Center: Where to Eat and Drink

Cairns City Center is a foodie's paradise, with a range of restaurants and cafes serving up delicious cuisine from around the world. One of the most popular dining spots is the Night Markets, which offers a range of street food and international cuisine. For those looking for a more upscale dining experience, Ochre Restaurant is a top choice. This restaurant specializes in Australian cuisine and offers a range of dishes made from locally sourced ingredients. Other popular restaurants in Cairns City Center include the Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse, which offers a range of grilled meats and seafood, and the Green Ant Cantina, which serves up Mexican-inspired cuisine. When it comes to drinks, Cairns City Center offers a range of bars and pubs to suit all tastes. One of the most popular spots is the Woolshed, a lively bar that offers live music and a range of drinks specials.

Getting Around Cairns City Center: A Traveler's Guide

Cairns City Center is a compact city that is easy to navigate on foot. However, if you're looking to explore further afield, there are several transportation options available. One of the most popular ways to get around Cairns City Center is by bike. There are several bike rental companies in the city, and cycling is an excellent way to explore the city's many attractions. For those looking for a more relaxed way to get around, the Cairns Sunbus offers a range of bus services that connect the city center with the surrounding suburbs. The bus network is extensive and affordable, with tickets starting at just a few dollars. For those looking to explore the Great Barrier Reef, there are several tour companies that offer boat tours and snorkeling trips. These tours typically include transportation to and from the city center, making it easy to explore the reef without the hassle of driving.

How to Get to Cairns City Center: Tips and Transportation Options

Cairns City Center is easily accessible by air, with several airlines offering direct flights from major cities around the world. The Cairns Airport is located just a few kilometers from the city center and offers several transportation options, including taxis, airport shuttles, and rental cars. For those traveling by car, Cairns City Center is located on the Bruce Highway, which connects the city with other major cities in Queensland. However, parking in the city center can be challenging, so it's best to park in one of the many parking garages located around the city.

Reasons to Visit Cairns City Center: Your Ultimate Travel Guide

Cairns City Center is a vibrant and exciting destination that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or culture, Cairns City Center has it all. From the stunning natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to the vibrant nightlife of the city center, Cairns offers a range of experiences that are sure to leave you with unforgettable memories. So why wait? Book your Cairns City Center hotel with Agoda.com today and start planning your ultimate tropical adventure.

Insider Tips for Travelers Visiting Cairns City Center

Here are some insider tips to help you make the most of your visit to Cairns City Center: - Don't forget to pack sunscreen and insect repellent, as the tropical climate can be harsh on the skin. - If you're planning to visit the Great Barrier Reef, be sure to book your tour in advance, as they can sell out quickly. - Cairns City Center is a popular destination, so it's best to book your hotel in advance to ensure availability. - When dining out, be sure to try some of the local specialties, like barramundi and crocodile meat. - Finally, be sure to take some time to explore the city's many galleries and museums, which offer a glimpse into the region's rich cultural heritage.