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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 March and February.
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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, 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.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Cairns for 5 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.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Cairns
Which hotels in Cairns have a good view?
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is a 4-star choice located directly on the Cairns Esplanade offering the choice of rooms with views of the ocean. The Holiday Inn at Harbourside is next to Trinity Bay and has rooms with balconies that overlook the water.
Which hotels in Cairns have free parking?
The Mantra Trilogy, next to the Cairns Esplanade, has free on-site parking as well as a large, outdoor pool. The Cairns Sheridan Hotel is located next to the Captain Cook Highway and has free parking and a fitness centre. Just 3 minutes’ walk from the ocean, The Acacia Court Hotel has both free parking and tennis courts.
What are good hotels in Cairns near the Cairns Central Shopping Centre?
The Dreamtime Travellers Rest is a budget-friendly hotel next to the Cairns Central Shopping Centre, with a choice of both shared and private rooms. The Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is 3 minutes’ walk from the shopping centre near the Bruce Highway.
What are good hotels in Cairns near St. Monica's Old Cathedral?
The Caravella Backpackers is an affordable hotel 3 minutes’ walk from St. Monica’s Old Cathedral and 2 minutes’ walk to the ocean. The Cascade Gardens Holiday Apartments are 2 minutes’ walk from the cathedral and a 5-minute walk from the RAAF Memorial. The ibis Styles Cairns is 3 minutes’ walk from the cathedral and a 2-minute walk to Cairns’ Centre of Contemporary Arts.
How much does a hotel cost in Cairns?
Although the average price for a double room in Cairns is R2 748, R344 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
Are hotels in Cairns safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Cairns. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
How much is a hotel in Cairns for tonight?
KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as R791 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from R791, and 4-star hotels from R1 577.
How much is a hotel in Cairns for this weekend?
Looking to spend the weekend in Cairns? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from R482 and 4-star hotels from R1 481. The cheapest deal overall was for R806 per night.
How do I find a hotel in central Cairns?
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Cairns districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Cairns city centre
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