Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hilton Cairns

Experience a sense of luxury at Hilton Cairns, located on the Cairns Esplanade. Boasting an absolute waterfront location, this property is located just 2 minutes’ walk from the Reef Departure Terminal and a 5-minute walk to the CBD and Cairns Convention Center.

Hilton Cairns offers stylish rooms, all with their own private balcony overlooking mountains and rainforests, Trinity Inlet or the vibrant city of Cairns.

Features at the property include a spa pool and an outdoor lagoon-style pool where guests can relax and soak up the beautiful weather that Tropical North Queensland has to offer. Guests can enjoy the pool bar, or make use of ample soft seating, deck chairs and umbrellas around the pool.

Following a busy day of sight-seeing, relax in the hotel's lobby bar - Gin Social - and enjoy the convenience of the hotel’s 2 restaurants with water views. The award-winning Mondo on the Waterfront offers a unique al fresco dining experience right on the water’s edge. Try the famous fajitas or perhaps treat yourself to a decadent Mondo BBQ. Signature restaurant offers diners a more refined menu, with local produce and international inspirations.

For those looking for the flexibility of dining in room, the hotel has an extensive Room Service Menu, as well as a Grab and Go outlet for all your essential mini-bar items!

Cairns Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Cairns, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Hilton Cairns has been welcoming guests since Aug 11, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Cairns, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Hilton Cairns

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cairns Marlin Marina
    0.1 miles
  • Reef and Rainforest Research Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.2 miles
  • Martin College
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
    0.3 miles
  • The Cairns Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Night Markets
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Vine Room
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Olles Italian
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Dundees
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Ochre
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Boatshed
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar MissChief
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Magistrates Court
    0.4 miles
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.5 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Station
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    1.1 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    2.6 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    7.7 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    3.6 miles
How to get to Hilton Cairns from Cairns Airport
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4 Restaurants On Site

    Mondo on the Waterfront

    Food: International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Signature Restaurant

    Food: Local

    Open for: Dinner

    Chef's Table

    Food: International

    Open for: Dinner

    Café Sunrise

    Food: Australian, Asian, International

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Hilton Cairns
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 15 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 60 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Hilton Cairns accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that different policies and additional supplements may apply for extra guests.

The property can arrange airport pick up, using an external company, for an additional charge.

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please note that car parking fees of AUD $15 are valid for 1 entry and 1 exit.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

FAQs about Hilton Cairns

  • The prices at Hilton Cairns may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hilton Cairns on this page.

  • Hilton Cairns offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Ping-pong
    • Neck massage
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness
    • Spa facilities
    • Couples' massage
    • Back massage
    • Foot massage
    • Full-body massage

  • Hilton Cairns has 4 restaurants:

    • Signature Restaurant
    • Café Sunrise
    • Mondo on the Waterfront
    • Chef's Table

  • Guests staying at Hilton Cairns can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet
    • Breakfast to go

  • Hilton Cairns is 3,100 feet from the center of Cairns.

  • Room options at Hilton Cairns include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hilton Cairns by:

    • Taxi 10min

  • Check-in at Hilton Cairns is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hilton Cairns (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

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