• Apartments
  • Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Washing machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bath

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Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments is just 15 minutes’ walk from the heart of Cairns and 10 minutes' walk from Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Free WiFi is provided. The apartments are family friendly, spacious, self-contained, individually furnished and spread over three levels. Each features a full kitchen, laundry, large flat screen TV with satellite channels and a private balcony with outside dining. Guest facilities include a large outdoor pool, BBQ area, entertaining area, baggage storage area and secure onsite parking for one car per apartment. Friendly tour desk staff are able to assist you with advice on tour selection and arrange bookings at no additional charge. Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments are only a 10-minute walk from The Esplanade, with its many shops, supermarkets and restaurants.

Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Feb 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Free private parking available on-site

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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Cairns
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  • Anna
    The property was quiet and clean and had everything we needed, including a pool that the kids loved. Very well maintained.
  • Steve
    Location and Facilities and Staff were very welcoming
  • Ewa
    clean, spacious apartment - we like it very much, car space available, very helpful manager
  • Kathryn
    Owners were lovely. Everything was clean and comfortable.
  • Kim
    Loved how spacious the unit was. It was reasonably close to town and Cairns Central. Great that it was in a secure complex.
  • A
    Citysider is located just a short walk from the main shopping centre in Cairns. The apartment was very clean and was well equipped. Matthew and Cara were very welcoming and made our stay very enjoyable. The vegetation around the pool area was well...
  • Saskia
    Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea
    Safe and secure property with under cover parking. Super convenient to main city strip, central mall. Staff are friendly and very helpful.
  • Lisa
    Loved the apartment, great facilities available, great base for a few days in Cairns. The manager was lovely, he moved all our luggage into the room when it was ready while we were out :)
  • Tania
    nice and close to town very central shopping center very close east walk to esplanade nice and roomy great staff very helpful
  • Rhiannon
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Amazing location, friendly and kind staff, and great facilities and apartments. Quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still close to everything.

Property questions and answers
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  • It clearly states the two bedrooms only accommodate 4 people. Where would the 5th person sleeps? I really need an accommodation that will comfortabl..

    Hello, We have 1 queen bed and 2 singles in another room.We use a trundle bed for the 5th person,sorry for the late reply.
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • is there any way of pushing the twin beds together . we are 2 couples looking for a place in Feb 2024

    Yes, it is possible for us to put the twin beds together to make it into a double bed. Kind Regards Matthew and Carla
    Answered on 11 April 2023
  • Is the swimming pool open in June? Is it heated in winter?

    We have a saltwater pool at our accommodation, which is open throughout the year. We don't have a winter season here in Queensland.
    Answered on 3 March 2023
  • Dear Sir / Madam, I'm interested in your apartment, however we have only 2 adults and 1 child. Is there any smaller apartment, which is chaper, othe..

    Hi Alan, Our 1 bedroom is for 2 people usually a queen bed om its own or 2 singles. Our 2 bedroom apartments have a queen bed and 2 singles. Regards Citysider.
    Answered on 3 November 2019
  • What is the earliest time you can check in? We will be arriving b/f noon and would like to be able to check- in and then go sightseeing. Thank you

    You can leave bags at reception and go off to do what you would like, we will notify you when the apartment is ready and take your bags to the apartme..
    Answered on 29 September 2022
  • I am arriving at Cairns airport at 2225 so would properly not get to you until midnight Could I check in then?

    After hours check-in is available once a booking is confirmed an email is sent with instructions for access to accomodation after hours.
    Answered on 20 February 2020
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Managed by Matthew

Company review score: 9.2Based on 1,345 reviews from 5 properties
5 managed properties

Company information

We are a family of six, Matthew Biskupski and Carla Kazinoti were married in 2005 and have two beautiful children, Ava who is nine, Brodie who is six and two Maltese Shitzhu dogs who are two year old twins, their names are Booch and Angel.

Property information

Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments is just 15 minutes’ walk from the heart of Cairns and 10 minutes' walk from Cairns Central Shopping Centre, as well as The Esplanade, with its many shops, supermarkets and restaurants. Cairns Citysider Holiday Apartments is the perfect base to explore the surrounding tropical North Queensland region. Enjoy the tranquility of a three–storey building of only 40 units overlooking gardens and a large free-form saltwater swimming pool, gazebo and BBQ area. The perfect place to chillout and relax during your holiday to Cairns. The one or two bedroom apartments offer both ceiling fans and air conditioning so you can return to a comfortable sanctuary after a big day exploring the region. The fully self–contained apartments all have modern bathrooms, private laundry facilities and fully equipped kitchens, including dishwasher and microwave. The open-plan lounge/dining areas in each apartment are furnished in tropical décor to reflect the enivornment

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Facilities of Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Salt-water pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fence around pool
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Car hire
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


Until 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 2 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
AUD 45 per child, per night
Cot upon request
AUD 25 per stay
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 45 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash is not accepted Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that apartments are serviced mid-stay for stays of 8 days or more, and longer stay apartments are serviced weekly. Daily room service and fresh towels are available at an additional cost. Guests are requested to contact the property for more information using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Debit cards: 0.56%
Standard credit cards: 0.56%
Premium credit cards: 1.2%
International credit cards: 2.7%

Reception office:
Weekdays: 9am – 4pm
Weekends: 9am – 12pm

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments

  • Yes, Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments is 750 yards from the centre of Cairns. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments (subject to availability). These can accommodate:

    • 2 guests
    • 4 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments on this page.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments (subject to availability). These have:

    • 1 bedroom
    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horse riding
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming Pool

  • The prices at Citysider Cairns Holiday Apartments may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.