87 Lake Street, 4870 Cairns, Australia –
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The heritage-listed Hides Hotel Cairns was built in 1885 by George Hides and Duncan McColl (on an isolated patch of land on Lake Street reputedly swapped for a horse and gambled on the development of the town). Their instincts proved correct and a thriving commercial precinct evolved around Hides Hotel. In 1895, George Hides widow Elizabeth took over the lease and the hotel became a social hub for travellers and local elites, complete with pukkah fans, billiard tables and garden parties. After a night of recreation, guests would awake to freshly shined shoes and crisp tropical wines, cleaned at Japanese run laundries. In 1928 the three story building you see today was erected over the garden. Right through to the 1950’s Hides’ clientele included locals from the Tablelands visiting Cairns for shopping, business or socialising. The roads were so terrible and the trains so slow that overnight accommodation was essential. General MacArthur used to stay on the top corner suite, during his visits from his War Office in Brisbane in the 1940’s, which today is called "The MacArthur Suite".
Property surroundings – Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
- The Cairns Museum 0 miles
- Cairns Family Court 0.1 miles
- Cairns Regional Gallery 0.1 miles
- Rusty's Markets 0.1 miles
- Cairns City Library 0.2 miles
- Cairns Night Markets 0.2 miles
- Reef and Rainforest Research Centre 0.2 miles
- Martin College 0.2 miles
- Cairns Esplanade Lagoon 0.3 miles
- Cairns Central Shopping Centre 0.3 miles
Most popular landmarks
- Cairns Rainforest Dome 0.3 miles
- The Center of Contemporary Arts 0.3 miles
- The Cairns Civic Theater 0.4 miles
- Cairns Station 0.4 miles
- Cairns Base Hospital 0.9 miles
- Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens 2.4 miles
- Skyway Rainforest Cableway 7.5 miles
- Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park 7.7 miles
Restaurants and markets
- Woolworths Supermarket 0 miles
- Restaurant 0 miles
- PJ Obriens Cafe/bar 0 miles
- Rustys Market 0 miles
- Moore Reef - Sunlover Reef Cruises Sea/ocean 28 miles
- Cairns Airport 3.4 miles
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Most popular facilities
Pool and wellness
- Swimming pool
- Pool/beach towels
- Outdoor pool (all year)
Services & Extras
- Tickets to attractions or shows (Additional charge)
Pets are not allowed.
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs AUD 10 per day.
- Street parking
- Secured parking
- Daily maid service
- Vending machine (snacks)
- Fax/photocopying (Additional charge)
- Tour desk
- Laundry (Additional charge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Designated smoking area
- Air conditioning
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
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From 14:00 hours
Until 10:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children are welcome
|0 - 2 years||
Can use a cot upon request
|AUD 10 per child, per night|
The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Bankcard Hides Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Please note that there is a 3% charge when you pay with an American Express credit card.
Please also note that parking spaces are subject to availability.
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.
Please inform Hides Hotel 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.
Please note that the full amount of the reservation is due before arrival. Ocean Group Hotels & Resorts will send a confirmation with detailed payment information. After full payment is taken, the property's details, including the address and where to collect keys, will be emailed to you.