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Hilton Cairns

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 66 hotels in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In my years of hosting events in North Queensland this has been the best hotel venue to hold them that I have experienced. Staff were proactive, polite and very patient with our requests. I would highly recommend them!!!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Hilton is a beautiful building when looked at from the ocean side. The hotel faces the Cairns Wharf and Marina, and is right on the boardwalk. It is nearly surrounded by the Esplanade in Cairns, and a park which borders the Cruise Liner Terminal. We stayed here after disembarking the Paul Gauguin Cruise Ship after a lengthy cruise. The... More

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spend two days at the Cairns Hilton, and surely will be back to experience the great food served at Mondo Cafe Bar and Grill. Head Chef Dharshana Kulasekera has created a sublime menu with flavor to die for. I eat twice there, and both time, the place was full, The quality of the food, was amassing, Best value for... More

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Charles, Thank you for the review of Hilton Cairns – I’m delighted to read you’ve enjoyed your stay. Mondo Cafe Bar and Grill is a real favourite with locals and visitors alike and we’re very lucky to have the service of Darshi – Mondo Executive Chef, for many years. There are guests who come just to say hi to... More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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101 reviews 101 reviews
76 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hilton Cairns is the 'grand dame' of the city and its impressive shoreline boardwalk. It is within minutes of any central business district location and just feet away from the jetty which takes you to the Great Barrier Reef and Fitzroy Island. Inside, the hotel is well-maintained, quiet and functional. It has a very nice pool area (albeit tucked... More

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for the review of Hilton Cairns – it’s great to hear from you. The team and I appreciate your great comments and we’re especially pleased you felt welcome with a strong Customer Service ethic, it’s the essence of the Hospitality business. I hope your travels see you return to Cairns again soon. Yours sincerely, John Lucas... More

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous building in a very good location however beyond that is not really up to par. Our room was dirty with outdated furnishings and appliances. Service was good. Just not very good value for money overall. Exec lounge is poorly furnished lacks atmosphere and the food was no better than fair.

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only planned to stay one night but ended up staying 4 as the hotel is so good now. Very friendly and respectful staff especially Kim and Yuko on reception who made us feel very welcome. We chose a room overlooking the city and mountains having stayed in the river side rooms before. A lovely view from our balcony with... More

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Jackoaa, Thank you for taking the time to write a Truipadvisor review for Hilton Cairns. I’m so pleased we’ve impressed you enough to extend and enjoy 4 nights - not just a quick one night stop. I know the Front Desk team will appreciate the great feedback and we hope to welcome you back again sometime. Yours sincerely, John... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at this great hotel twice and would recommend to anyone. You can't get any better in term of location in Cairns with marina is literally a stone-throw away. I love the 50m pool as I am a keen swimmer. Try your best to ask for room with Trinity Inlet view as the view during early morning & dusk... More

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence, Thank you for the Tripadvisor review of Hilton Cairns following your recent visit – we appreciate your return patronage. I’m pleased you’ve enjoyed the pool – it’s big enough for laps or if the family want to have a swim, there’s plenty of room for everyone. We have pool toys available also. I hope we can welcome you... More

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Next to the marina, walk along the foreshore or explore the bars and restaurants of cairns. This is a great hotel with water views, but the staff make it excellent. They are friendly and extremely helpful

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Brendan, Thank you for the Tripadvisor review. I’m pleased to read you’ve made the most of our convenient location and taken some time to explore our wonderful city’s nightlife and dining. I hope we’ll have the opportunity to welcome you back again. Yours sincerely, John Lucas | General Manager More

Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rooms and exec lounge, but the real benefit is the people. They are helpful and attentive, but at the same time not overbearing. They will go the extra mile. Take a walk along the boardwalk or into town, and you are right beside the marina if you would like to go for a tour.

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for the review of Hilton Cairns via Tripadvisor. It’s great to read that you’ve enjoyed your stay with us and found the team to be attentive and in tune with your needs. I hope we can welcome you back to the Tropical North again some day. Yours sincerely, John Lucas | General Manager More

Canberra, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a week on a "my holiday" deal which was excellent value. We got a twin room on the 7th floor. Great beds, decent amount of space and a reasonable view. the gym was good (tho' no bike) and the pool is huge. Our deal included $500 of food and drink in the Hilton restaurants - excellent food. Huge... More

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John L, General Manager at Hilton Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for the Tripadvisor review and the feedback on services in the hotel. I’m pleased you’ve enjoyed your week with us – and made the most of the My Queensland deal. I hope we can welcome you back again next time you travel to the Tropical North. Yours sincerely, John Lucas | General Manager More

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Address: 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hilton Cairns 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Cairns #3 Business Hotel in Cairns #3 Spa Hotel in Cairns #4 Luxury Hotel in Cairns #8 Romantic Hotel in Cairns #9 Family Hotel in Cairns
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Located in the heart of the city, the Hilton Cairns hotel is the perfect base for exploring the diverse wonders of this truly unique region, famous as the meeting place of two natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest. Our modern and inviting Cairns hotel rooms and suites are luxurious oases of comfort and convenience, offering pristine new bathrooms and spacious balconies with views of Trinity Inlet or Cairns Esplanade and the unique cityscape and blue-green mountain ranges beyond. Stay connected with the latest technology in the fully-equipped business centre. Enjoy relaxed, alfresco dining at the award-winning Mondo Café Bar and Grill on the waterfront, or discover authentic italian flavours at "Donninis "Simply Italian". Experience modern, tropical, paradise today! ... more   less 
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