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Cairns City Center Hotels

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#9 of 66 hotels in Cairns
7 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Central location makes it exceptional close and convenient to downtown shops, resturaunts and marina where all the excursion boats leave from. Highy rated resturaunt on site..."
  • "Getting to everywhere downtown was an easy walk from the hotel, and it was also close to the embarcation point for boat tours. The hotel staff were all extremely helpful and..."
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Tropical Heritage Cairns Slideshow
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#6 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "kindly provided. They also took care of my airport shuttle reservation. And the hotel is walking distance from the city centre (doable)...."
  • "Heritage is a value-for-money, mid-range hotel, located about three blocks from the city centre. We took a one-bedroom suite (bedroom, lounge and bathroom) - the suite was spacious..."
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#5 of 66 hotels in Cairns
4 travelers mentioned "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a very nice place if you are staying in Cairns and don't want to be downtown. The hotel is a bit away from all the downtown attractions... maybe a 20 minute walk along the..."
  • "The walk from the hotel into downtown Cairns takes about 1/2 hour but it is a very scenic stroll along the Esplanade. We booked Reef tour based on a recommendation from the motel..."
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#11 of 66 hotels in Cairns
4 travelers mentioned "city center" and "city centre hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This hotel was in a great location, we were able to walk to the city center in about 5 minutes. Also, hotel has spa and restaurant but we did not use either. The staff were very..."
  • "We stayed here as part of our honeymoon in March 2012, it is a typical city centre hotel in that it's high rise and from the outside a little dated. However the pool area is amazing..."
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#13 of 66 hotels in Cairns
6 travelers mentioned "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is located about 2 km from the city center, which makes for a very pleasant walk along the Esplanade. They also run a free shuttle every hour. Spacious room and bathroom..."
  • "There is not much around the hotel, so if you are looking to be in the action, stay closer to the city center, but if you are looking for a quiet, nice hotel, this is it. The staff..."
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Holiday Inn Cairns Slideshow
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#12 of 66 hotels in Cairns
8 travelers mentioned "downtown locations" and "downtown" when describing this hotel.
  • "Not noisey like some of the downtown locations. The people were very nice. The tour desk operator Sue was the most amazingly knowledgable and helpful person we met on our whole..."
  • "The location is great too, a quick walk to the night markets, or the "downtown" part of Cairns, and it backs up to the esplanade. You can easily walk to the lagoon, and..."
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#25 of 66 hotels in Cairns
4 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "during our stay. the location (beachfront Esplanade and mid way between downtown/marina and the skatepark) was really perfect, a gentle stroll each way. Tradewinds pool..."
  • "Although we didn't do any walking, the hotel is only a short walk into the Cairns City Centre and Muddies a great childrens playground is just a stone throws away. We were so..."
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#22 of 66 hotels in Cairns
3 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is a 10-15 minute walk to the city centre and offers generously sized rooms with basic kitchenettes. Pool area and happy hour were enjoyed daily. $20 cab ride from the..."
  • "Excellent location,nice walk along the Esplanade to the city centre. Friendly, helpful staff. Only thing we didn't like was the step right in the middle of our room, even though we..."
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#37 of 66 hotels in Cairns
4 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "The resort is very well situated and close to the City centre. The rooms were confortable and clean and the breakfasts were of high quality. Free undercover parking is an added..."
  • "again. The location is convenient to the city centre whilst being in a quiet location. The staff were very courteous and helpful...."
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#4 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "That aside, the hotel is in a sensational location and is handy to the city centre, the casino and has first-class concierge staff - Matthew and Andrew were so refreshingly..."
  • "The Pullman is near the city centre and walking distance from shops and business district - which is important to me. I was pleasantly surprised by the room which was quite large..."
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#26 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is a 10 min walk to the city center and only a few blocks to the beach front. I would recommend this hotel if you are looking for something a bit better than a backpackers..."
  • "It might be useful to check when the reception is open if you happens to arrive in the night, Ok rooms, possible to walk to the city center and swift response to find out about..."
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#13 of 84 Specialty lodging in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city center" when describing this hotel.
  • "Not to worry though, the fabulous downtown ocean front swimming pool is just a short walk away on the Boardwalk and is a great place to hang out and enjoy the sun and fun...."
  • "Greater Cairns area. The location is a couple of blocks from the beach and city center, with a major supermarket within walking distance. Every apartment has an outside porch..."
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Ibis Styles Cairns Slideshow
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#28 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "city centre" when describing this hotel.
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#42 of 66 hotels in Cairns
3 travelers mentioned "city center" and "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "you enter the hall and elevator. Efficient receptionist but could have been more helpful. Location is close to the ocean and city center...."
  • "spacious, comfortable and clean. And the hotel is in a handy location, five minutes walk from the Esplanade and city centre. Recommended..."
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#18 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "downtown" and "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location was great - walking distance to everything! From the downtown area to the night market and the pier, it was a short walk from the hotel. My only gripe was that they..."
  • "Great location within walking distance to many places in city centre. Very friendly staff and an amazing room. Corner room with double balcony overlooking pier/esplanade area and..."
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#48 of 66 hotels in Cairns
2 travelers mentioned "city center" and "city centre" when describing this hotel.
  • "Pros: Great rooms, generally clean, and while a short walk from the city center, it's quiet and pleasant. Wifi is good. The restaurant isn't bad, but nothing special: great for..."
  • "I wanted a cheap place for one night, walking distance to the city centre, and this was ideal. Easy 10 minute walk to the heart of Cairns, rooms for less than $100. The staff..."
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