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|Ferntree Rainforest Lodge Hotel Cairns |
|Just a short stroll from Cape Tribulation's beach and famous mangrove board walks, Ferntree Rainforest Lodge is a superb, yet affordable tropical getaway. |
This is the only place on earth where two World Heritage-listed environments live alongside each other. On one hand, the extraordinary tropical underworld of the Daintree Rainforest. On the other, the sparkling turquoise of the Great Barrier Reef.
Ideally located in the heart of this unusual harmony is your hideaway, Ferntree Rainforest Lodge, where a rare nature lovers’ paradise awaits you. Go bush walking, horse riding, kayaking, snorkelling, fishing in the estuaries, or simply unwind in one of Australia's most beautiful, untouched settings.
The dense rainforest reaches all the way down to the coast from rugged mountains rising in the west, with ancient, exotic plant life bordering the waterfalls and clear jungle streams. The rainforest is home to some of the oldest species of ferns in existence, including the renowned Angiopteris, the largest in the world.
Set harmoniously within the vivid green landscape, Ferntree Rainforest Lodge's magnificent gardens are designed to attract some impressive rainforest creatures. From the comfort of your room, you can witness the operatic display of colourful butterflies and birds, as they dance in the dappled sunlight of this spectacular environment.
It would be hard to find a better place to delight, inspire and refresh. So come and experience the beauty and wonder of Ferntree Rainforest Lodge.
|Address :Lot 36 Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation, 4873, Queensland|
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|Kuranda Rainforest Retreat Hotel Cairns |
|Reflecting the essence of the world heritage Barron Gorge National Park, Kuranda Rainforest Retreat will remind you what it is to truly relax and unwind.|
Revitalize your soul amidst the tranquil surroundings, rejuvenate your body with luxurious Day Spa treatments and enjoy the tropical ambience of Northern Queensland.
Kuranda Rainforest Retreat combines relaxation with adventure with a range of tour options. Ride the Skyrail, sail out to the Great Barrier Reef, experience the thrill of extreme White Water Rafting, or simply marvel at the beauty of the world's oldest rainforest, the Daintree.
Relax by the pool, surrender yourself to the spa, saunas or healing health treatments available before preparing your senses for the gourmet dining experience offered at our Forest Fusion Restaurant and Bar.
Choose from a range of fully self contained apartments in Kuranda or Balinese style villas with oversized Egyptian cotton daybeds and cushions, and the tranquility of our natural red cedar surrounds.
Resort facilities include a day-spa retreat, spa pool, sauna and steam rooms, fully equipped gymnasium, floodlit tennis courts, and intimate theatrette.
It is recommended that guests hire a vehicle for their convenience.
At Kuranda Rainforest Retreat the choice is yours to be as active or to relax as much as you please.
|Address :3 Greenhills Road, Kuranda, QLD, 4881.|
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|Heritage Lodge and Spa in the Daintree Hotel Cairns |
|"Experience the Living Museum" |
Two hours north of Cairns, across the Daintree River, lies one of the few unspoilt paradises left on Earth. The only place in this World where two World Heritage listed National Parks join. The Cape Tribulation section of the Daintree Rainforest is where the planet's most ancient rainforest, The Daintree, meets the Great Barrier Reef. Follow in the footsteps of Sir David Attenborough who stayed here at the Heritage Lodge Resort while filming "The Life of a Plant". He described his time here in the Daintree as "one of the most magical experiences in my life".
Daintree-Cape Tribulation Heritage Lodge & Spa is not just a resort offering accommodation, it is an experience!
Unpretentious, yet with all the facilities you'll find in far more expensive resorts, the Daintree Heritage Lodge and Spa offers wonderfully comfortable, air conditioned 3.5 star affordable cabins nestled within the rainforest and surrounded by the World Heritage Listed Daintree and the neighboring Great Barrier Reef. Within two minutes are gorgeous local beaches you can have almost all to yourself. Enjoy guided and unguided rainforest walks close to hand, and horse riding and crocodile tours nearby.
Warm, friendly hosts will share their passion for this unique environment and help you get the most out of your stay.
Lose track of time. Breathe in the fresh, moist rainforest air. Swim with turtles and jungle perch in crystal clear streams. Awaken to the sound of birds and frogs. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this ancient forest. Experience an area unlike any other, where yours are the only footprints on an idyllic beach; where you'll feel that you've travelled back millions of years in time to be amongst primeval jungle.
Enjoy a romantic escape in one of the Deluxe Rainforest Cabins, which features a Queen Size Bed, balcony, DVD player and private ensuite bathroom or treat yourself in one of the heavenly Honeymoon suites, complete with Queen Size Bed, lounge room with DVD, private ensuite bathroom with bath and private access to some of the resorts most beautiful crystal clear swimming holes. Why not bring the whole family and relax in the family cabin which can accommodate up to five people. The rainforest cabins have been designed to blend into the beautiful natural surrounds of the picturesque Daintree Rainforest. They are all non smoking and air-conditioned, with private ensuite bathrooms and high ceilings as well as fully screened, louvered windows which open directly to the rainforest.
ALL GUEST ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST EACH MORNING!!!
In keeping with the feel of the resort, there are no telephones in the cabins, nor mobile phone coverage in the area, however there is a phone available for use in reception. With 1km of crystal clear fresh water swimming holes, private rainforest walking tracks, a licensed restaurant and bar as well as a Day Spa and 5 minutes from tropical beaches, Heritage Lodge & Spa in the Daintree is the perfect base from which to explore this amazing wilderness. Further facilities include outdoor swimming pool, BBQ facilities, bicycle hire, FREE car parking, tropical gardens and courtyard, equipment hire, daily housekeeping, express check out, faxing facilities, ice machine, guest laundry, masseur/masseuse, outdoor furniture, pets not allowed, sun deck and tour desk. DVDs and books are available free of charge from the library in reception.
|Address :Lot 236 Turpentine Rd,DIWAN QLD 4873|
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|Rydges Plaza Cairns Hotel |
|Centrally located in the heart of Cairns. Rydges Plaza Cairns is the closest hotel property to the Cairns Convention Centre, Reef Casino, Great Barrier Reef departure terminals, Esplanade Lagoon, Foreshore Promenade and Cairns Central shopping complex. |
All of the attractions of Tropical North Queensland are at your door, while the hotel puts all the facilities of a four star hotel at your fingertips. Rydges Plaza Cairns is perfect for business and perfect for pleasure.
Enticing rooms, spacious suites, stylish facilities and enthusiastic committed staff make your stay at Rydges Plaza Cairns .
|Address :Cnr Grafton and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia|
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|Great Northern Hotel Cairns |
|The Great Northern Hotel is a quiet, 33 room boutique hotel with perfect inner city location. All tours pick up from the hotel front door. Shopping, dining and entertainment is within meters of the hotel. Reception and Tour desk is open 24 hours a day and our friendly staff is here to provide you with a superior personal service. |
Recommended by Lonely Planet, The Great Northern Hotel features a quiet in-house bar and offers a healthy buffet breakfast daily.
At the Great Northern Hotel we cater for travellers, holiday makers and corporate clients. A wireless high speed internet connection and internet café in the bar. Every room has telephone, TV, fridge, coffee/tea, private ensuite bathroom, carpet floors and more and will ensure you have a comfortable and pleasant stay, whether you’re here on business or leisure.
|Address :69 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD. 4870|
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|Daintree Rainforest Retreat Hotel Cairns |
|The Daintree Rainforest Retreat is a small boutique motel situated in the heart of the World Heritage listed Daintree/Cape Tribulation National Park. |
Daintree Rainforest Retreat are proud winners of the 2005 Douglas Shire Council small business award for Developing Sustainable Enviromental Communities - Winner of the Prestigeous Sustainable Environment Award.
Winners of Cairns Garden competition awards.
Running almost entirely on clean and quiet energy from the sun, the retreat is carbon neutral. The Daintree Rainforest Retreat does NOT have noisy generators to disturb your enjoyment of this unique forest by the Coral sea.
Daintree Rainforest Retreat is located 11kms north of the Daintree River Crossing in the heart of the beautiful rainforest in an area known as Cow Bay (the area known as Cow Bay is named after the Sea Cows or Dugongs that graze on the sea grass meadows in the bay). It is truly a beautiful part of the Daintree, rich in rare flora & fauna, from the most colourful butterflies, to the endangered cassowary, Australia's second largest bird.
Cairns Airport, the International gateway to Tropical far North Queensland connects to Cow Bay via the sealed, all weather Cook Highway and the famous picturesque, Daintree River Ferry crossing.
The Daintree Rainforest Retreat Motel is a small boutique style motel resting on 1 hectare (2.5 acres) of tropical gardens in which lives a wide variety of wildlife that often come to visit guests whilst they are relaxing or enjoying a barbeque. The tropical gardens hold many botanical wonders such as the many varieties of bromeliads, orchids, king ferns, vanilla trees, huge fig trees, spectacular vines etc etc and is a very inviting relaxing place, to while away some time.
The motel suites reflect the environment, with bright airy decor and high quality inclusions. The Retreat prides itself on cleanliness and good service. All accomodation has delightfully high ceilings, 24hour POWER, comfy queen size bed, ceiling fans, TV, a kitchenette with microwave, jug, toaster, china & cutlery and cooking equipment, sofas, as well as a private ensuite bathroom and spacious verandah furnished with cane chairs.
The Daintree Rainforest Retreat further features a large saltwater swimming pool, which is open till 10:00pm and a wonderful outside covered BBQ area, providing a free gas BBQ with all cooking utensils. If you are lucky enough to bring back a Barramundi or a reef fish, please feel free to make use of our free gas B.B.Q. If not, perhaps buy a crocodile, kangaroo or beef steak to grill on the BBQ yourself!
The retreat also has regular visits of a number of cassowaries coming to the property due to the large number of food trees located there.
Cow Bay boasts some fine Restaurants and Cafes all within easy walking distance from the Retreat and some will even cook your catch for your dinner.
The pristine Cow Bay beach, only 5 minutes by car, a delightful bike ride of 15 minutes or a leisurely stroll of 30 minutes is typical of Far North Queensland, where the RAINFOREST meets the REEF.
Get away from the crowded beaches of the south, stretch out on our golden sands to add to your tan or sit back and enjoy the scenery under a shady tree only metres from the water.
Cruise the beautiful Daintree River or Coopers Creek, photographing unique wildlife including saltwater crocodiles.
A meander along the JINDALBA, MARDJA or FAN PALM all weather board walks will enthrall as you pass huge trees centuries old, and tiny delicate ferns some dating back millions of years.
For the more adventurous, climb the TREE TOP TOWER at the DAINTREE ENVIRONMENT CENTRE ,where you can take in every level of the forest right up to the canopy some 23 meters (75ft) high.
Enjoy a 4WD Tour of the Rainforest or venture further to Cooktown, with one of the many experienced tour operators in the area.
Adventure to a CROC SPOTTING tour or a NIGHT TOUR of the Jungle.
If coming face to face with some of the wildlife of the area makes you thirst for more, then spend some time in the INSECT MUSEUM. Or walk some of the many trails.
But no holiday to Far North Queensland would be complete without a trip out to the GREAT BARRIER REEF. Be it fishing with experienced guides that can take you out to a world of piscatorial heaven, (you can bring your own boat too!) or SNORKELING & DIVING with the crew on one of the local reef tours, taking you out to unspoiled reefs of multi-coloured fish and coral.
Some of the best reefs of the whole Great Barrier Reef system start from the Cow Bay offshore area due to the lack of agricultural run off from the mainland.
If you want to see the Reef in its natural state, Tropical Far North Queensland is the place to go.
The Retreat is happy to organize and pre-book your tours to ensure you don't miss out, providing a full tour booking service. (Great discounts available)!!
|Address :336 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873|
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|Sea Temple Resort and Spa Port Douglas Hotel Cairns |
|Located only 1 hours scenic drive north of Cairns and 5km from the town centre of Port Douglas, Sea Temple Resort & Spa Port Douglas combines luxury and first class service to create a haven of privacy and relaxation, and is set on almost 10 acres of tropical beachfront at the southern end of Four Mile Beach. |
With the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation all on your door step, Port Douglas is the gateway to a magnificent display of Australia's natural beauty.
Offering luxuriously spacious and beautifully detailed accommodation in Port Douglas, choose from a range of studio, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments, beach retreat villas, penthouses with private rooftop spa, swim-out apartments with direct access to meandering lagoon pool or private plunge pool apartments. Sandstone, timber, flowing fabrics and glass combine to create an atmosphere of calm and tranquillity with a balmy, seductive ambience. Enjoy the decadence of our specially designed Day Spa with 8 indulgent treatment rooms.
The uniquely designed Temple Restaurant offers a wide range of dining styles, with an ambience designed to encourage relaxation. The combination of fresh local produce and our creative kitchen team allows us to deliver a memorable dining experience, with the restaurant menu changed seasonally with a variety of daily specials.
|Address :Mitre Street, Port Douglas, QLD 4871|
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|Rydges Sabaya Port Douglas Hotel Cairns |
|Rydges Sabaya Resort Port Douglas the perfect base to experience Tropical North Queensland. |
Nestled by the Rainforest - Moments to the Ocean - Minutes to the Reef !
The Rydges Sabaya Resort is ideally located just minutes from the relaxed seaside village of Port Douglas, and the famous Four Mile Beach.
Port Douglas is approximately one hours drive north of the Cairns International and Domestic Airport, via a spectacular coastal road that is bounded by lush tropical rainforest and the glistening Coral Sea.
Set in lush tropical gardens, Rydges Sabaya Resort Port Douglas is an ideal base from which to experience the World Heritage Rainforests, the majestic Daintree River, the creeks of Mossman Gorge, the palm fringed golden sands of the local beaches and the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. World-class golf, game fishing, diving, sailing, snorkelling and nature walks are all a way of life here.
A short distance away, the village atmosphere of Port Douglas awaits. A variety of restaurants, bars and shops are available for all tastes and budgets. Port Douglas offers some of the best dining experiences in North Queensland with a focus on local produce and style. A regular shuttle service operates daily from the resort to the village, at a nominal charge.
This brand new, luxury Port Douglas Resort offers 192 spacious hotel resort rooms and apartments, ideal for business or leisure travel.
Each apartment features open plan designs, individually controlled air-conditioning, modern bathroom with large walk-in shower and vanity, flat screen televisions – wall mounted, writing desk, high speed internet access, telephone with IDD dialling, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, quality finishes and private balconies/patios with views of the lagoon pool or the lush landscaped tropical gardens.
Relax in the comfort of your room, take in the resort activities or bask in the spectacular lagoon pool while sipping a cocktail at the Biru swim-up pool bar.
Simply indulge yourself in the day spa, unwind in the Lotus Lounge, dine at the Sakinah House Restaurant or take advantage of the myriad of surrounding attractions. It's your choice!
|Address :87-107 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, 4877, Queensland, Australia|
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|Cairns Gateway Resort Hotel Cairns |
|Cairns Gateway Resort is set on 2 hectares of tropical landscaped gardens, on the southern approach to Cairns, just 10 km from the airport. The resort features standard rooms and fully self contained apartments, set around a beach style swimming pool with it's own waterfall. Other facilities include a pool bar and cafe, BBQ area, children's playground, internet lounge, tour desk and free guest parking. There are shops close by and guests can also take advantage of the many local cafes, restaurants and night spots.|
|Address :2 Loretta ave, Cairns, QLD, 4868.|
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|Whiterock Leisure Park Hotel Cairns |
|White Rock Leisure Park, Cairns - ideal budget holiday accommodation. |
WHITEROCK LEISURE PARK is centrally located off the Bruce Highway, just as you enter Cairns from the South - approximately 8kms from the Cairns Business District.
Set in a pleasantly maintained tropical corner of Cairns, with nature at your feet, Whiterock is well located to enjoy all the spoils of the Great Far North. Your dream of a quiet and peaceful budget holiday is at hand.
Whiterock Leisure Park is a leafy and well established budget priced Leisure Park, just off the Bruce Highway, directly adjacent to the 5 Star Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, Trinity Links, Cairns Golf Club and the All Season Cairns Gateway Resort.
The laid back casual environment surrounding the White Rock Leisure Park makes it a perfect getaway for families and holiday makers alike, seeking a budget priced holiday. On offer are a myriad of different types of cabins and deluxe villas, designed to cater for families, groups, singles and couples. All types of accommodation offers quality bed linen and towels, guest amenities and comfortable furnishings with the necessary facilities required to ensure that all guests have a comfortable and restful stay. All villas are fully air conditioned & have their own private ensuites with kitchens including fridge, microwaves & cooktops as well as big shady private furnished patios and barbeques. All cabins are brand new and offer incredible value for money. Features include air conditioning, security screens, in room safe, mini kitchen, comfy double lounge suites and most have private in room ensuites unless otherwise mentioned. All types of accommodation at Whiterock Leisure Park are serviced on a weekly basis.
With a focus and commitment to providing friendly service to all guests, White Rock Leisure Park has established a list of features and facilities to satisfy all guests during their stay.
The sparkling in ground swimming pool is centrally located and adjoins a large undercover BBQ area and fully self contained camp kitchen complete with with television, cooking and fridge facilities.
Need to stock up on groceries? No need to worry - White Rock Leisure Park has an on-site well stocked mini mart open daily to cater for any essentials that you may require, including a LP Gas re filling facility along with the sale of ice creams, cold drinks, frozen meals, ice etc.
At the reception of White Rock Leisure Park, you can browse the internet, or check your e-mails at our dedicated Internet Kiosk.
A fully automated 24 hour coin laundry with modern washing machines and clothes dryers is available for use by guests during their stay.
Feeling adventurous? Then visit the staff at White Rock Leisure Park reception and ask them about available day tours and trips around the Cairns Region. Staff will be more than happy to guide you through the myriad of options available. Tours can be booked for free, and we even give you a 5% discount on any trip booked through our reception's Tour Desk. Most local day tour companies pick up and drop off daily at our doorstep. Alternatively, a courtesy free pick-up and drop-off will be arranged for your convenience should you require.
When using the Cairns City Southern Access Road, White Rock Leisure Park is a leisurely 10 minutes drive South from the Cairns city heart, Cairns Convention Centre and Esplanade Lagoon Precinct.
Whiterock Leisure Park is one of the most preferred and recommended budget leisure properties in the region, offering peaceful and tranquil surroundings, only being a short 8 km distance from the Cairns Business District.
Whiterock Leisure Park is proud to be the choice of many international and domestic budget minded travellers.
|Address :Lot 2 Skull Road, Whiterock Cairns Queensland 4868|
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|Mai Tai Resort Hotel Cairns |
|Mai Tai was proudly voted "Best Hidden Gem" in Port Douglas for 2006 & 2008 by Tripadvisor Travellers Choice & ranks in the top 10 of best places to stay in South Pacific. |
Looking for something safe, secure, romantic, private, unique, peaceful, adults only and exclusive? If any of the above apply to you then Mai Tai is the resort for you.
Are you bored with your daily routine and work is wearing you out?
Are you feeling the stress of day to day living and looking to get away from your busy lifestyle?
If so, escape to the Mai Tai Resort where paradise awaits.
Situated high up in the clouds, Mai Tai commands some of the most spectacular views in the region. With our high altitude you can always be guaranteed of peaceful days and cool breezes.
Mai Tai is the perfect location away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, traffic and people.
Let your mind unwind and your body rejuvenate whilst surrounded by the sounds of nature and natural rainforest.
Mai Tai offers a stress free environment and total relaxation.
Come and breathe the fresh air.
Mai Tai offers an exclusive adults only, private and romantic mountain retreat lush with tropical plants and encircled by magical views across the valley to the Daintree Rainforest, Thornton's Peak and the sparkling coral coast.
Situated an hour north of Cairns and only 10 minutes north of Port Douglas, Mai Tai is the perfect destination for romance-seekers, honeymooners and special occasion guests who yearn for tranquility.
Mai Tai is within easy reach of beautiful beaches, fine dining, shopping and all local tours and attractions the region has to offer including Mossman Gorge, four mile beach, Great Barrier Reef and of course, the Daintree Rainforest, the oldest rainforest in the world. Whilst staying at Mai Tai we do recommend our guests hire a car.
This exclusive luxury retreat caters for a maximum of only 8 discerning guests at any one time.
Mai Tai consists of four romantic Balinese influenced suites, which have been carefully designed with hand carved furnishings and fittings.
All suites are completely screened, each with its own beautifully hand carved Balinese king size opium bed, luxury mattress and sheets insuring a comfortable nights sleep, air-conditioning & ceiling fans, finest quality 100pc cotton mosquito net, comfortable day bed, TV, DVD player, DVD library, mini bar, room safe, tea and plunger coffee facilities, walk-in robe, a beautifully appointed private bathroom, hairdryer as well as private gardens and garden settings with stunning views from each suite.
In addition, we also offer the 2 Bedroom Luxury Villa, which is positioned at the base of the Mai Tai Retreat. The Villa is electronically gated offering a completely private oasis. Situated on its own 4 acres of lush tropical rainforest, the villa offers guests an amazing experience of peace, tranquility and relaxation without sacrificing any modern comforts. This unique villa has been renovated to the highest standard and will accommodate up to 4 guests. With an exquisite touch of Asian influence, this private villa captures spectacular views from all rooms into the lush tropical rainforest. Both bedrooms are equipped with King/Queen size beds, lacqued Asian cupboards and air-conditioned for your comfort. There is also a beautifully appointed private ensuite bathroom. Wake up to the sound of birds whilst you enjoy a relaxed tropical breakfast overlooking your own private rock plunge pool or simply enjoy a sunset cocktail as the sun sets behind the canopy of Rainforest. This Romantic getaway is fully self catered with its own full kitchen and provides both indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, plus its own private tropical saltwater plunge pool.
At the Mai Tai Resort every detail has been considered to ensure your unique rainforest experience. Mai Tai offers a get back to nature experience where you can enjoy the wide open views and a real sense of peace and space.
Escape to Paradise and discover our hidden treasure, amidst the mountains, with cool sea breeze while relaxing around the saltwater pool in our clothing optional environment. Guest facilities include a sparkling salt-water swimming pool, sunlounges, chairs and tables, BBQ facilities, secure and complimentary car parking, the resort is private & electronically gated.
Your hosts speak English, German, Spanish and Italian. On site management will take care of your every need and provide valuable local knowledge.
Breathtaking views, peaceful seclusion and the sound of nature make Mai Tai Retreat and Mai Tai Luxury Villa the ultimate location for calming relaxation and rejuvenation of mind, body and soul.
Mai Tai Resort - "You don't have to die to be in Heaven"
|Address :Mt Molloy ,Port Douglas ,Queensland Australia|
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|Pullman Cairns International Hotel Cairns |
|Capture the casual lifestyle of tropical North Queensland without compromising on style or comfort at the Pullman Cairns International - a haven for relaxation where colonial charm meets tropical elegance. Subtle, unobtrusive yet impeccable attention awaits. |
From the moment you walk into the lobby let the relaxed and elegant ambiance embrace you. Spacious rooms and suites are luxuriously furnished with style and elegance. From expansive windows and private balconies the majesty of our accommodation unfolds.
Whilst you are our guest, the hotel Concierge department can advise and recommend day tours, cruises, restaurants and services that you may require during your stay. Guest facilities also include Coco's restaurant, the lobby bar for snacks, high tea and cocktails, 2 swimming pools and spas, business centre, gymnasium and sauna, 24 hour room service, laundry and valet service, and undercover secure parking.
The hotel is located in the heart of Cairns, just a short stroll from the Convention Centre, Casino & Trinity Wharf - the departure point for cruises to the Great Barrier Reef.
|Address :17 Abbott Street, Cairns , QLD 4870|
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|Heritage Cairns Hotel Cairns |
|Heritage Cairns is a modern, contemporary hotel, which opened in 2002 and is situated right in the heart of Cairns. |
This superb modern hotel is centrally located only 10 minutes from the Cairns airport and a a short stroll from the world class, recently revamped and exciting Cairns Esplanade and only 3 blocks from the Cairns city centre.
The professionally trained staff will greet you with a genuine warm and friendly welcome with a smile. At the The Heritage Hotel Cairns, the people who run the place own the place — we specialise in offering friendly "family" hospitality. The professional, dedicated and friendly staff are more than happy to provide you with local knowledge of where to eat, where to shop or where to party and can provide advice on all local attractions. We will gladly book any tours free of charge. We pride ourselves on doing our best to offer you a fantastic time in Tropical North Queensland.
With its balmy year-round climate, great facilities and charming lifestyle, it's easy to see why Cairns is one of Australia's top visitor destinations. This modern cosmopolitan city sits on the shores of a natural harbour with a backdrop of rainforest-clad mountains, and provides front-door access to World Heritage-listed reef, rainforest and outback. West of Cairns lie the cool tropical wetlands of the Atherton Tablelands, while south are the mountains, rainforest and waterfalls of Wooroonooran National Park, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
The Heritage Cairns, a member of the Golden Chain Group of hotels/motels, is a 45 room non smoking hotel, ideally located near Cairns shopping, business and leisure activities.
All guest rooms are non smoking and air conditioned. You will find the rooms clean and comfortable. All rooms are serviced daily to the highest standard. If you are a business traveller and want to keep your clothes unrumpled from our tropical climate, we provide an iron and ironing board in every guest room as well as fully stocked minibar and fridge so you can unwind at any time of day. Featuring free movie channels 24/7, the spacious accommodation further comprises your choice of either King sized bed or 2 Single beds, wireless internet access, refrigerator, colour TV, writing desk and chair, private ensuite bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities. Local Restaurant charge back is available upon request. Gourmet deliveries also can be arranged. Breakfast is room service only.
All the facilities one expects from an International class hotel are right here.
Luggage can be stored FREE for convenience of early arrival or late departure. We also offer late check out for late departures (fees may apply and is subject to availability).
The Heritage Cairns features an outdoor pool and spa ensuring your stay is as relaxed as can be. Enjoy your very own cooking in our outdoor BBQ area. If you prefer to dine out, you are within easy walking distance of a multitude of great restaurants. The quiet location affords close city proximity without the city noise.
The Heritage Cairns is a great base from which to explore the wonderful sights and experiences of the Tropical North. Enjoy many of Cairns favourite attractions within easy walking distance. Whether you are after an ultimate adventure on the Great Barrier Reef or have always wanted to white-water raft, this property is an ideal base to explore everything. The Tour desk has all the information at their fingertips to choose your adventure. Tour Pick up service is available from the front door.
The Convention Centre is but 10 minutes away with the Cairns Civic Theatre being just a few minutes walk. The Calvary Hospital is one street over and the Cairns Base Hospital is nearby.
Stay at the Heritage and experience the difference.
|Address :8 Minnie St, Cairns QLD 4870|
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|Cairns Sheridan Hotel Cairns |
|For the very best Cairns accommodation the Cairns Sheridan Hotel is an affordable four and a half star boutique hotel offering luxurious accommodation, value for money and exceptional facilities. Situated just five minutes from the heart of Cairns, the Cairns Sheridan Hotel is unique and modern. |
All guest accommodation rooms are superbly appointed, decorated in a distinctive tropical style that provides guests with a restful and visually pleasing atmosphere. The exceptionally appointed deluxe and executive rooms and expansive suites offer views of the Cairns region. All rooms are non smoking and feature a large private bathroom with shower, toilet and full length bath tub, remote colour TV, modem access, internet connectivity, room service, FREE cable television, in-house movies, private balcony, air conditioning, direct dial telephone, single point key card entry, radio, mini-bar, coffee / tea maker, refrigerator, ironing board, hair dryer and daily newspaper.
Along with the 74 superbly appointed rooms and suites, the hotel features a myriad of facilities to ensure the Cairns Sheridan Hotel is the obvious choice for the business person, holiday-maker or travelling family. The on-site eatery, Kippins Brasserie and Cocktail Bar serves a delicious compilation of fusion cuisines that feature authentic Northern Queensland produce in a chic pool garden ambience. Also featured in this boutique hotel are an extensive gymnasium, outdoor pool, free Internet Kiosk, guest laundry and undercover parking. Further facilities include 24 hour reception, 24 hour room service, same day dry cleaning service, FREE guest laundry, safety deposit box - in reception, tour desk, office services/business services, FREE undercover car parking, cots & high chairs available, ice machine, movie hire, security system and state of the art conference/banquet/meeting facilities.
The location of the Cairns Sheridan Hotel is superb - the closest hotel to Cairns airport yet only 5 mins to the Cairns CBD. Guests enjoy
easy access to public transport and tour routes. Enjoy a walk to the Botanical Gardens and Whitfield Range bush track or down the famous Cairns Esplanade and Board Walk. Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef region is internationally recognised for world-class attractions, superb natural features and friendly hospitality. You'll love discovering something to suit your style and sense of adventure. There are many unique attractions and activities to explore, cruise to the reef or islands, take a 4WD safari to the outback, trek into the rainforest or see it from the rainforest cableway. There are over 600 tours to choose from. All Great Barrier Reef, Daintree tours and dive boats pick up from the door.
Take advantage of the hotel's tour desk and explore the tropical north region with the many tours available, or simply relax in the hotel's pool or gym, or dine in Kippin's Brasserie and Cocktail Bar.
Cairns Sheridan Hotel is the perfect location for guests that want easy city and airport access as well as a trendy and comfortable atmosphere - the obvious choice for the business person, holiday-maker or travelling family.
|Address :295 Sheridan St, North Cairns QLD 4870|
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|Bay Village Tropical Retreat Apartments Hotel Cairns |
|Nestled amongst an acre of lush tropical gardens in the very heart of Cairns, you will enjoy the superb location and comfort of this family owned boutique hotel, the Bay Village Tropical Retreat and Apartments ... hotel and apartments resort accommodation specialising in that personal touch. |
The resort style surrounds make the Bay Village Tropical Retreat and Apartments a perfect base to discover the region's natural wonders of reef, rainforest and outback.
The Bay Village Tropical Retreat and Apartments is centrally located right in the heart of Cairns, just one block (3 minutes walk) from the popular Cairns Esplanade Waterfront and only 900 metres (15 minutes walk) from the City Centre.
Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and an ideal base to explore Tropical North Queensland, offering the stunning World Heritage rainforest and coral reefs and extraordinary tropical scenery. Take a historic rail journey to Kuranda in the mountains, ride the world's longest cable car above the rainforest, explore the Daintree Rainforest, take a boat trip to the Great Barrier Reef and snorkel, learn to scuba dive or see the spectacular underwater world from a glass bottom boat. Day tours to most parts of the Tropical North leave daily and include transfers to and from the Bay Village Tropical Retreat and Apartments. Above all - don't forget your camera.
Experience a truly South Pacific lifestyle.
A former gold rush port, Cairns has wide tree lined streets with designer shops, gourmet restaurants and traditional pubs. It is casual and relaxed with 300 days of sunshine a year. Cairns is blessed with an abundance of local delicacies: fresh seafood from the ocean; tempting exotic tropical fruits from the Tablelands and the piquant flavours of native Australian cuisine.
The Bay Village Tropical Retreat is a family-owned retreat with 2 levels, offering personalised service and value for money.
Sit back and soak up the relaxed informal atmosphere in the award winning gardens.
On offer are a a number of room types featuring cool tiled floors, natural colours and surfaces, tropical fabrics and local rattan furniture. With some of the largest fully serviced rooms in Cairns, Bay Village Tropical Retreat caters for everyone! After extensive renovations Bay Village now offers Queen/Twin Rooms, one Bedroom Suites, 2 Bedroom Apartments and 3 Bedroom Apartments. All guest accommodation offers private bathrooms with showers, Queen Size and/ or Single Beds, individual air conditioning, ceiling fans, colour TVs, ISD/STD telephones, internet access, refrigerators and tea/coffee making facilities to ensure a comfortable stay. The 2 and 3 bedrppm apartments are fully self contained with full kitchens, laundries, spacious balconies and living areas and Cable TV.
This resort style property boasts a free form swimming pool, poolside cocktail bar, BBQ facilities and fully licensed a la carte Balinese Restaurant - the Bay Leaf. Enjoy the best food and boutique wines in an open air setting amid tropical surrounds. A true blend of flavours from land and sea, you can be assured of a unique and affordable culinary adventure.
Further facilities include a guest laundry, courtesy airport transfers (07.00am - 7.00pm), internet room for guests, Free on site car parking, a tour desk, safety deposit, room service, concierge, dry cleaning/laundry service and personalised service.
|Address :corner Lake and Gatton Streets Cairns 4870 QLD|
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|Reef House and Spa Palm Cove Hotel Cairns |
|Set in private grounds on a palm-fringed beachfront along the Great Barrier Reef, the Reef House & Spa is a luxurious, boutique hotel which captures the essence of the tropics with its landscaped tropical gardens and protected ancient melaleuca trees. Secluded yet cosmopolitan, it is delightfully reminiscent of the colonial clubs of a bygone era, and with personalised attention and sophisticated service. |
Guest services and facilities include room and porter service, complimentary CD, DVD, book and games library, guest laundry, tour desk and daily pickup point for all major attractions, 2 fresh water pools, sheltered saltwater pool and beach lounges to relax on, poolside cafe, Reef House Restaurant, Brigidiers Bar & Lounge and there is also undercover parking available.
Framed by fuchsia, origami-like flowers of bougainvillea vines and fragrant frangipani trees, why not indulge in one of the treatments on offer at the Reef House Spa, situated beside a cascading waterfall in the grounds of the Reef House hotel.
|Address :99 Williams Esplanade , Palm Cove , QLD 4879|
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|Gilligans Backpackers Hotel and Resort Hotel Cairns |
|Gilligan’s Backpackers Hotel and Resort Cairns is the ultimate experience in backpackers hotel accommodation and leisure that will forever change your view of budget travel. |
Gilligan’s is a purpose built backpackers hotel resort located in the city centre of Cairns, Far North Queensland, the stepping off point to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.
Gilligan’s offers a blend of traditional backpacker accommodation (with a few added comforts) plus 4.5 star hotel rooms as well as an open air beer hall!
Gilligan's offers a variety of room types to suit the taste of all our guests. All rooms are air conditioned and all have ensuite bathrooms. Each floor has its own fully equipped kitchen, our own in house high speed internet facilities and a TV room for those well deserved lazy days. The 4, 6 & 8 Bed Dorms offer king-sized single beds (most have balconies). The en-suite bathrooms can be used three ways (doors separating the shower, toilet and vanity) so there's none of the difficulties regularly experienced with too few communal facilities. All Dorms are also available in FEMALE ONLY. For those seeking a bit more comfort and privacy, our hotel rooms come complete with your own Private balcony, bar fridge, TV, DVD, coffee/tea, hair-dryer, lounge and the list goes on... yet still carry a budget price tag with all the extras.
As a Gilligan's guest you can laze by the pool whilst sipping a cocktail, sample local cuisine, shop, browse over local produce markets, catch up with friends over the internet, or dance the night away - all without leaving this holiday haven. Arriving early or leaving late? Why not store your luggage in our luggage room and enjoy our facilities throughout the day.
Gilligan’s activities and amenities include: a lagoon-style swimming pool with waterfall, deck bar, gymnasium, open-air beer hall, tour desk, 24-hour security and reception, security keycard access, illigan’s Mall through to the bar and reception area, Rusty’s Mall through to retail shops and Rusty’s Markets, in house high speed internet, gaming area, guest laundry, smoking area on every floor, communal lounge rooms and kitchens, 10 x 6 metre screen outdoors, 6 x 4 metre screens indoors.
When it is time to explore further, the absolute central city location means you are just a few minutes walk to Cairns waterfront lagoon, shopping centres, art & photographic galleries, shops, cafes & eateries. By night, this area comes alive with cocktail bars, nightclubs, regular concerts or National Basketball League games at the Cairns Convention Centre & diverse restaurants offering everything from the finest international a-la-carte dining to fresh local seafood. The inner-city is also home to one of the city’s newest & most popular attractions - the magnificent Cairns Esplanade lagoon lined with sandy beaches, lush grassed areas & picnic tables.
Holidaying has never looked so good!
|Address :57 - 89 Grafton St , Cairns 4870|
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|Cape Tribulation Resort and Spa Hotel Cairns |
|Between the extraordinary tropical underworld of the Daintree Rainforest and the sparkling turquoise of the Great Barrier Reef at Cape Tribulation - a true paradise and one of the world's most remarkable environments. |
Both the Daintree and the Great Barrier Reef are World Heritage-listed sites. Thriving with native fauna, the ancient forests of the Daintree are also home to 85 of the world's 120 rarest species of plants - a living museum that has barely changed in thousands of years.
The Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral formation, comprising nearly 3,000 reefs, with 400 different kinds of coral. Its waters teem with spectacular marine life. Scuba diving, snorkelling, 4WD trips, horse riding, rainforest walks and crocodile cruises are just some of the activities on offer. If you’re feeling adventurous, embark on a kayaking tour from Cape Tribulation beach, or for the not-so-adventurous, languish by the pool or at the beach.
Even though you have all these adventures on your doorstep, at Coconut Beach Resort, you'll still be holidaying in luxury. Our guests unwind in the most exquisite natural surroundings, without sacrificing any creature comforts. You'll find four-star Cape Tribulation accommodation amidst the wilderness, offering private rainforest views, with easy access to pristine Coconut Beach. At night, take the nocturnal rainforest walk to see some amazing wildlife out and about.
|Address :Lot 10 Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation, 4873, Queensland|
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|Tranquility on the Daintree Hotel Cairns |
|Tranquility on the Daintree is a private retreat and is more than just Daintree accommodation. Tranquility on the Daintree is indeed your ideal Daintree holiday destination.|
Nestled in the upper reaches of the historic Daintree Valley under the watchful gaze of Thornton’s Peak, one of the highest mountains in Queensland, and just 9 kilometers from the quaint village of Daintree, a jewel awaits you. Set on a secluded 450 acre private property, Tranquility on the Daintree is more than just accommodation - it is an exclusive self contained accommodation experience that allows you to experience everything the Daintree has to offer….naturally!
You will have exclusive use of the property and all of its natural wonders and secrets. Lush tropical rainforest, hidden waterfalls, rainforest streams, spectacular wildlife and the majestic Daintree River... waiting for you to discover!
An ideal wedding location – imagine an intimate ceremony in front of the spectacular Niau Falls, surrounded by tropical rainforest. Then, honeymoon at Tranquility on the Daintree, a romantic secluded piece of paradise. The perfect way to start your life together!
Perfect for couples looking to escape, families or groups of up to ten looking for a private getaway, an accommodation experience or simply looking to find the real Daintree.
Leave the city and people behind, relax and enjoy the essence of the Daintree in this tropical paradise. Pure living, pure air, pure water! Tranquility on the Daintree offers spectacular 360 degree views over lush farmland, the beautiful Daintree River, picturesque mountains and the World’s oldest living tropical rainforest.
Explore your own private exotic tropical fruit gardens, savour the flavours of fruit in season and picnic and swim at your own private rainforest waterfalls – yours to discover!
Take an afternoon stroll along the banks of the beautiful Daintree River, take in a spot of bird watching, fishing or simply wander up a rainforest stream and find your own piece of secluded paradise. Relax and unwind!
Really want to relax? Why not experience a one hour massage at your choice of location. Imagine the sensations as you enjoy a full body massage in the World’s oldest rainforest or in front of the magnificent Niau Falls. The ultimate indulgence!
Tranquility on the Daintree has been designed to capture the magnificent views and breezes to ensure a peaceful and tranquil holiday….naturally! Why stay anywhere else? There is enough to do at Tranquility on the Daintree to make it your Daintree holiday destination!
Just a short 10 minute drive from the Daintree Village, 50 minutes from Port Douglas, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, and approximately 90 minutes from the Cairns International Airport, Tranquility on the Daintree offers exclusive self contained Daintree accommodation.
|Address :Upper Daintree Road, Daintree , Queensland 4873|
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|Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa Hotel Cairns |
|Serenely positioned on the edge of a shimmering white sand beach, which stretches endlessly along a palm fringed shore, is the enchanting Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa. This truly elegant resort offers the ultimate in luxurious, sophisticated accommodation. |
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa has been designed with the utmost privacy in mind. Attention to detail in the award-winning interiors is paramount, with architecture that blends sensitively with the superb natural beauty of the surrounding environment. Sleek, contemporary and calm, Sea Temple is a fusion of sophisticated modern design and Asian inspired simplicity.
Guests services at this Palm Cove holiday accommodation include 24-hour Reception, concierge and porter service, complimentary car parking, tour booking service, resort boutique, spa & therapy rooms, and Sea Temple Restaurant and Lagoon Bar offering indoor and alfresco dining with outstanding, international-style cuisine.
|Address :Triton Street, Palm Cove , QLD 4879|
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|Cairns New Chalon Hotel Cairns |
|Cairns New Chalon is one of the most preferred and recommended leisure properties for the tourist, corporate, family and large group travellers when visiting the Tropical North of Queensland, Cairns. |
“Group Winner 2005 National Tourism Industry Awards for Excellence" & "Winner 2005 Best Hotel / Resort Group"
“Currently only property in it’s class in Cairns offering direct In Suite Broadband services.
The property is ideally located approximately 5km out the CBD’s hustle & bustle but still a short leisurely 5 minute drive South of the City Centre. The Cairns Golf Course is located adjacent to the property.
All 37 suites are fully Air Conditioned and security screened and offer many extras as standard including Free Pay TV with Sports Channels, In Suite direct Broadband, DVD Library, Queen Beds, DVD Players, Large 51cm TV’s. Free room side secure covered parking.
Escape to the large resort style lagoon pool, enjoy a cocktail at the bar or tease your taste buds with a selection from our relaxed alfresco restaurant offering all weather indoor & outdoor dining by the pool with meals to be seen to be believed.
Full "Hot" and "Continental" Buffet Breakfasts are served daily by the pool. Many delicious selections are available and these breakfast banquets are obviously popualr with visitors and locals alike.
The large waterfall and huge pool slide and children’s water park provide endless entertainment for all ages.
Full room service is available throughout your stay.
Family and Studio Suites with compact kitchenette facilities prove to be popular for guests who want to self cater during their stay. Full On Site modern laundry facilities are also available.
Most tour operators travelling to attractions including the Great Barrier Reef, Atherton Tablelands, Kuranda Skyrail, Daintree, Cape Tribulation, Cairns Northern Beaches, Port Douglas, Wildlife Parks and many others pick-up from and drop off at the property daily.
You can easily shop from, explore, eat and thoroughly relax during your stay whilst at the New Chalon Cairns.
|Address :702 Bruce Highway, Woree, CAIRNS, Queensland 4870|
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|Aspect Central Hotel Cairns |
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Welcome to one of Cairns City’s most exciting contemporary designed boutique motels. 4 star trendy accomodation in the Cairns CBD.
The Aspect Central is ideally located on the corner of Sheridan and Grove Streets Cairns, only 800 metres north of the City CBD, 2 blocks from the Cairns Esplanade foreshore and a short 3km drive from both the Cairns Domestic and International Airport terminals.
Live wild orchids, ferns, fan palm and native flora adorn the suites, Aspect Central provides a much sought after ambience and comfort that one would expect in Tropical North Queensland.
The property is non smoking and offers convenience, privacy and comfort with attention to superior customer service.
All guest rooms, conference facilities, restaurant and public areas at Aspect Central have access to the High Speed Wireless Broadband.
On offer is a range of guest rooms for families, groups, singles and couples, all suites have quality bed linen, premium guest amenities and are comfortably furnished with the necessary facilities required to ensure that all guests have a comfortable and restful stay.
Once inside, the unique elements of the building design are evident throughout, which helps to establish an overall feeling of well-being and uniqueness.
Each room (over 30 individual character suites), has a modern and comfortable contemporary design that determines its own style and personality which has been created by the choice of furniture, layout and paint decoration. All rooms have been restyled recently with imported ceramic tiles and common area tableware.
With the well equipped room facilities and the practical building layout, ease of access and free movement is created.
The outdoor salt water reef style swimming pool creates a feeling of adventure and realism similar to the outer reef itself but on a much smaller scale. With coral, large clam, crab shells and many other reef ornaments tastefully on display around the poolside a fun and relaxing reef experience is assured.
The Aspect Central is suited for business or leisure, popular with business clients, leisure guests, groups, government offices and families, who enjoy the escape to the comfort of the tastefully appointed guest rooms which are furnished to a standard one would expect, and are equipped with many lifestyle and business facilities.
Most Tour operators pick up and drop off from the property daily and you will save a genuine 5% on all of your tour bookings when made at Aspect Central’s on site tour desk.
Aspect Central’s on site food and beverage outlets are fully serviced by a well renowned team of award winning experts.
The restaurant is open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and offers a myriad of first class dining options from local fresh seafood choices to innovative local and international meals.
The restaurant delivers authentic alfresco dining experiences with an emphasis on Western fusion specialties. Whilst the restaurant offers semi formal dining, the Café and Alfresco section is in a bright relaxed casual setting by the reef style pool.
The lunchtime cafe provides selections of dining favourites that have truly stood the test of time. For family and business dining, the restaurant provides just the right atmosphere which is created by the design aspects of the building, together with the tastefully positioned furnishings and decorative finishes.
For those that are on the go, lets not forget the fast moving take away and sit down smorgasbord of choices, which are located just across from Aspect Central on the eatery strip.
|Address :209 - 211 Sheridan Street, Cairns , Queensland 4870|
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|Shangri la the Marina Cairns Hotel |
|The Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, one of the city's most distinguished hotels, sets the standard for contemporary luxury and service in one of Australia's most beautiful seaside destinations. |
The Shangri-La Hotel, which recently completed a comprehensive AU$35 million redevelopment, is perfectly positioned on the foreshore of Cairns, Tropical North Queensland.
The hotels unique waterfront location on the historic Marlin Marina above the Pier Shopping Complex and Dining Promenade, provides guests with panoramic views overlooking either Cairns City, the surrounding mountain ranges, lush tropical gardens, Trinity Bay or the Marlin Marina.
Offering the ultimate tropical escape with five-star indulgences, the hotel is designed with complete comfort and luxury in mind and offers a new level of hospitality unsurpassed in the Cairns region.
Relaxing at the hotel is as easy as enjoying the views from the comfort of your guest room, taking a leisurely swim in the outdoor swimming pool or working out in the fitness centre.
This prestigious international hotel is a short 5 minute walk from the Cairns Convention Centre, 10 minutes drive from Cairns International Airport and a short stroll to the Esplanade swimming lagoon, Cairns CBD, Pier Shopping Complex and Dining Promenade and the Great Barrier Reef Departure Terminal.
The hotel’s 255 spacious guest rooms and suites offer the ultimate in luxury and relaxation with elegant furniture and spectacular views.
Each features individually controlled air conditioning, ceiling fans, telephones with direct STD & ISD dialing, flat screen TV with CNN, NHK and in-house videos, safe deposit boxes, hair dryers, tea and coffee making facilities, clock radio, iron and full sized ironing board, mini bar, broadband internet access and furnished balconies. The spacious bathroom, with separate shower and over sized bath is finished with inlaid timber and Italian marble.
Choose from our Superior Rooms, Superior Bay View Rooms, Deluxe Marina View Rooms, Executive Suites, or indulge in our Horizon Club Floor, offering exclusive privileges and higher levels of personalised service.
Enjoy express VIP check-in, complimentary all day refreshments, evening beverages and canapes and use of the Horizon Club Lounge and business centre facilities.
Find your Shangri-la.
|Address :1 Pier Point Road , Cairns, 4870, Queensland|