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Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Cairns Esplanade:S$ 118/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 44/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Sunday
S$ 44 - S$ 208
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S$ 44 - S$ 128
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated hotels near Cairns Esplanade

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Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
Pullman Reef Hotel Casino
9.0 Excellent
35-41 Wharf Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Situated in the centre of Cairns, this hotel features an on-site casino along with a rooftop pool. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a rooftop terrace and a Jacuzzi.

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Cairns Aquarius
Cairns Aquarius
8.7 Excellent
107 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Centrally situated, Cairns Aquarius allows for easy access to Cairns's main sightseeing areas. The multiple facilities this charming property features include an outdoor pool, a sauna and outdoor tennis courts.

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201 Lake Street
201 Lake Street
8.4 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

201 Lake Street is situated in Cairns and is close to Cairns Esplanade. It also provides a tour desk, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

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Cascade Gardens
Cascade Gardens
8.4 Excellent
Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Centrally situated, Cascade Gardens allows for easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. The multiple amenities this stylish property offers include free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and luggage storage.

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Cairns Central Yha
Cairns Central Yha
8.3 Excellent
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Centrally situated, Cairns Central YHA offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns
Il Palazzo Holiday Apartments Cairns
8.5 Excellent
62 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Only two minutes from Esplanade Lagoon, Il Palazzo Boutique Hotel is located centrally in Cairns. The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with plasma TVs and free wireless internet access.

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Cairns Plaza Hotel
Cairns Plaza Hotel
9.0 Excellent
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Conveniently situated, Cairns Plaza Hotel offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It boasts views of Trinity Bay and provides a wide range of facilities, such as a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and complimentary wireless internet.

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The Abbott Boutique Hotel
The Abbott Boutique Hotel
8.5 Excellent
69 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Cairns, QLD, Australia 

Centrally positioned, The Abbott Boutique Hotel allows for easy access to Cairns's popular tourist attractions. It also offers a dry cleaning service, a tour desk and free Wi-Fi.

Cheapest hotels near Cairns Esplanade, Cairns North

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Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
8.2 Excellent
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort is situated in the heart of Cairns and is within an easy walk of Cairns Central. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and an outdoor pool, and is within walking distance of The Reef Hotel Casino.

S$ 15
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Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
8.3 Excellent
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Cairns hostel is located just a short walk from Cairns Central and The Reef Hotel Casino. It also provides an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

S$ 16
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Cairns Central Yha
Cairns Central Yha
8.3 Excellent
20-26 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre,  

Centrally situated, Cairns Central YHA offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

S$ 22
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Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers
8.1 Excellent
149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Conveniently situated, Caravella Backpackers allows for easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee bar and an outdoor pool.

S$ 24
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Bohemia Resort Cairns
Bohemia Resort Cairns
6.8 Good
231 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.9 km from city centre,  

Located in Cairns, the resort is a short drive from Cairns Central and Kuranda Scenic Railway. It has a gym, as well as a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

S$ 56
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Cairns Rainbow Resort
Cairns Rainbow Resort
6.0 Good
179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Situated in Cairns, the hotel is within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Airport and provides an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. It offers pool views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

S$ 69
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Hides Hotel Cairns
Hides Hotel Cairns
7.5 Good
87 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Centrally situated, Hides Hotel Cairns offers easy access to Cairns's best hot spots. It provides city views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

S$ 77
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Adobe Motel
Adobe Motel
6.6 Good
191 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre,  

Boasting an outdoor pool, Adobe Motel is situated in Cairns and offers comfortable accommodation. It also provides luggage storage, a tour desk and an express check-in and check-out feature.

S$ 77
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Hotel prices near Cairns Esplanade

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Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
#1 most popular

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns

Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD, Australia

8.7 Excellent
S$ 192

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Pullman Cairns International
#2 most popular

Pullman Cairns International

17 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD, Australia

8.0 Excellent
S$ 211

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Hilton Cairns
Best value

Hilton Cairns

34 Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, Australia

7.8 Good
S$ 192

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About Cairns Esplanade

Located in Tropical North Queensland, the Cairns Esplanade is a scenic stretch of land serving as a focal point of the city since the region was founded in the 1800s. Boasting 2.5 kilometres of lawn and picturesque parklands, visitors will find plenty of activities to enjoy along this palm-lined waterfront in Cairns CBD.

A recreational hotspot, the crown jewel of the Cairns Esplanade is the unique swimming lagoon, a 4,800-square-metre saltwater pool with a state-of-the-art filtration system that can be enjoyed all year round. It is the perfect place for visitors to cool off from the heat, soak in the sunshine and take in the views of the sparkling Trinity Inlet and mountains that surround the area. Nestled amongst lush Banyan Trees, the area also boasts BBQ facilities, children’s playgrounds and a healing garden. Those who want to work on their fitness will find plenty of facilities to suit their needs, including pedestrian paths, a skate plaza, rock climbing area and various fitness stations. On the weekend, the Esplanade Market comes alive with local vendors showcasing handmade crafts, such as jewellery, homewares and beauty products in addition to a range of live musicians performing to visitors relaxing on the lawn.

Easily reached from many of the city’s major landmarks, the Cairns Esplanade is found by utilising the city’s extensive bus system. From the Cairns Airport, the Cairns Esplanade is only a short distance via public transportation, or by car or taxi. For active travellers, Cairns has many shared paths suitable for walkers and cyclists throughout the city.

Dating back to 1876, the Cairns Esplanade has been a centre point of the city since the first explorers trenched through the lush mangrove swamps. After the area had been surveyed, it was named Troughton Esplanade after the Travelling Superintendent of the Australian Steam Navigation Company, Captain Fred Troughton. These original city plans were revised and eventually led to the shortening of the name to simply “Esplanade”.

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  • What are the best hotels near Cairns Esplanade?

    Hilton Cairns (7.8/10 from 1,647 reviews), Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns (8.7/10 from 3,007 reviews), and Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside (8.6/10 from 643 reviews) are all highly-rated places to stay near Cairns Esplanade.