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Holiday Inn Cairns

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found the Holiday Inn ideal for a quick long weekend away. Parking, tick; comfortable bed, tick; breakfast buffet, tick; close to shops and restaurants, tick; convenient to the airport with the noise, tick; We would not hesitate to recommend it for a central Cairns location.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In Cairns for a 4 day conference, I stayed 3 nights in a room on level 2. The room and bathroom were very clean, and bed very comfortable. Free breakfast and free wifi for IHG members. Good service at checkin desk. The hotel is located on the Esplanade, a short walk from CBD. It is to be rebranded as a... More

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Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a night during the Cairns festival. The facilities are everything you would expect but for me the service was a real standout. We stayed with 2 children and had drinks in the bar, room service and the buffet breakfast. The tapas served in the bar was also particularly tasty. Damien at the bar is particularly handy... More

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Richard K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear you and your family enjoyed their stay with us and that we provided you with a comfy and relaxing stay. Pleased to hear you received exceptional service of our staff here. Damien is a great asset to the team and will be... More

Karratha, Australia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
42 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Flew in early hours of the morning, greeting was friendly and helpful. The hotel is just a short walk from the heart of Cairns foreshore. The room was excellent, overlooking the Esplanade and pool. The service was friendly. Excellent stay, excellent facilities.

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Richard K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear you and your family enjoyed their stay with us and that we provided you with a comfy and relaxing stay. Pleased to hear you received exceptional service of our staff here. Damien is a great asset to the team and will be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights after a 8 days in Port Douglas and found the Holiday Inn to be in a great location to everything. Even thought the room was small for a family of 4, it was fine for a short stay (very little time spent in room). Beds super comfortable. As for location - park across the... More

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear KazT, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Pleased to hear you and your family had a fantastic stay with us. You can always rely on us for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Good to see your family enjoyed our facilities and surrounding area. The Holiday Inn Cairns is close to many attractions and... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We cashed in points to stay here on vacation. It was comfy enough, but a bit dated. Fridge and kettle we nice to have. Guest laundry was AU$6 to wash or dry on 5th and 3rd floors. Poll was great. Staff very friendly and helpful. Mattress was a bit soft and pillows a bit thin.

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Bridget, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Glad to hear we provided you with friendly service and helpful service; it is something we take great pride in. We have had lots of great feedback on our in room fridge space for our guests to use, good to see you took advantage of that.... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a weekend getaway - what a great spot, handy to everything and the staff were very pleasant - Jay in F&B was very professional and seemed to run a good ship. The breakfast buffet was fantastic - we never needed lunch! Our room was clean and spacious and the bed very comfortable - thanks for a great... More

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Thebuttinski, Thank you for taking time to write a great review on Tripadvisor. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that we provided you with exceptional service. We often receive great comments about our buffet breakfast. There is a wonderful variety of breakfast options, you can make your own juice and order your eggs to be... More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel but it does show its age a little. Still a good place to stay with a great location right in the heart of the tourist part of Sydney. The room was fairly big with a very large glass wall that gave us a partial ocean view (ocean views would have been really good views). Bathroom was really small,... More

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear ADIIUSN, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Glad to hear we provided you with a comfy room and a scenic ocean view, it is something guests love about us. Sorry to hear your disappointment with the bathroom and WIFI, you comments will be passed on to higher management for further hotel refurbishments and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at the Holiday Inn. It was extremely nice having a proper quilt cover on the quilt combined with a comfy bed and good block out curtains. Location was great with free parking and walking distance from the main attractions. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful. I will definitely stay here again.

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Thebuttinski, Thank you for taking time to write a great review on Tripadvisor. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that we provided you with exceptional service. You can always rely on us for a comfy and relaxing stay. We are lucky to be located in a prime area of Cairns, so close to amenities and... More

Perth, Western Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a room on the 4th floor overlooking the Esplanade. It was a fantastic view and great spot to people watch. Easy walk to some great restaurants along the Esplanade as well as the Marina/wharf. The service was fantastic with all staff going the extra mile to help out in anyway possible. Our room was spacious & clean but... More

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HICAIRNS2014, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Pracsol, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our ocean view rooms are spectacular and with the fantastic weather in Cairns it is definitely worth staying in. You can always rely on us for comfortable and relaxing stay. Sorry to hear your disappointment with the... More

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Address: 121-123 The Esplanade & Florence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Holiday Inn Cairns 4.5*
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Holiday Inn Cairns is superbly located on the Cairns Esplanade only a five-minute walk from the shopping, entertainment and business center of Cairns. Featuring 237 comfortably appointed guestrooms, Holiday Inn Cairns reflects the ambience of the Tropics with breathtaking views overlooking the Coral Sea and rainforest clad mountains. The unique rainforest Atrium is designed to represent a mini rainforest surrounded by tropical plants, rock pools and Barramundi fish. The hotel also features a relaxing Lobby Bar, bottle shop, swimming pool, heated spa, large sundeck, fitness centre, tour desk, 24-hour room service, wireless and high-speed internet access, free undercover parking and Sirocco Restaurant, famous for its seafood and international cuisine. ... more   less 
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