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“Nice hotel, great location” 4 of 5 stars
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Hilton Cairns
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia   |  
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2006

Stayed here for five nights in July. It is one of the nicest places I have stayed in and is in a fab location. Had large corner room with views over both the town and the sea. Can't fault the hotel at all. Very clean, well presented rooms with great tropical theme. Pool area nice too and was heated which was great considering the weather we had. Travelled up from Sydney for some sun but never saw it the whole week. Still warm though. Word of advice don't do a reef cruise unless it's a nice day. My other half was ill from when we left harbour at 8am til we returned at 6pm! Luckily for him he wasn't the only one! Cairns nice place but quite touristy so if you're not into that then you'll probably not like it too much.

  • Liked — The location and the size and style of rooms, the concierge
  • Disliked — the stairway to the pool lets down rest of hotel decor
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2006

We stayed
in Cairns for 4 nights and were very happy in town compared to outside but I suppose
it depends what you're looking for. We were not going for the beaches. If you do
stay in Cairns, stay at the Hilton. As mentioned by others, stay on the 9th (executive)
floor. It's worth the extra money. I have pretty high expectations from a Hilton
and this hotel was much nicer and of greater value (especially on the 9th floor)
than I anticipated. Perfect location too! If we returned, we would definitely stay
here again.

  • Stayed July 2006
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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
#4 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#4 Spa Hotel in Cairns
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#11 Family Hotel in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hilton Cairns 5*
Number of rooms: 262
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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