I booked a one bedroom suite but changed to a sea view room on check in. I loved being on the 7th floor with views over the ocean and would recommend to others.
What I don't understand is why the rooms are so empty? Given that the rooms are very large where is the nice comfortable lounge? It looked like the room was partly furnished.
The first day the room was very basically cleaned, days 2-4 were cleaned by someone else and beautifully done...I would employ them.
Dinner ...don't ask it was really terrible for the price paid. I would not recommend eating at the hotel...sorry I would love to say differently but it was horrible. Staff were fantastic and made the experience worthwhile.
The bus...great but make sure you know where the drop off and pick up point is so you don't miss it.
Overall....great except for the food.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside! Formerly known as Mercure Cairns Harbourside, located on The Esplanade and overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is a popular retreat for both holidaymakers and business guests. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean and hinterland views, the Holiday Inn Cairns offers 173 stylishly appointed rooms, each with its own private balcony. Guests can also enjoy a range of hotel amenities and services, including Teshi's Restaurant, Blue Mango Café Wine Bar, swimming pool and spa, 24-hour room service, 24-hour business centre, free CBD shuttle, and more. Just a short stroll into town along The Esplanade and less than 10 minutes drive from Cairns Airport, the Holiday Inn Cairns is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind in tropical North Queensland. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mercure Cairns Harbourside Hotel Cairns
- Accor Cairns Harbourside