Located on The Esplanade, Holiday Inn Cairns offers rooms with stunning views of Trinity Bay or the surrounding mountains. Each room features a balcony.

Holiday Inn Cairns is 10 minutes’ walk from the Tobruk Memorial Gardens. Cairns Convention Center and Cairns International Airport are each a 10-minute drive away.

All air-conditioned rooms include a work desk, a TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

Guests can enjoy the sun on the terrace, or indulge in an in-room massage. There is a 24-hour reception desk and a free hourly shuttle to the Cairns city center.

Guests can admire the spectacular views of the Coral Sea while enjoying Cairns cuisine showcasing local produce as well as an extensive natural wine list with more than 300 of Australia’s and the world’s best organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wines.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 17, 2001
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel

  • 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 Base Hospital
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.8 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.8 miles
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.8 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade
    0.9 miles
  • Cairns City Library
    1 miles
  • TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus
    1 miles
  • Cairns Night Markets
    1 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    1.1 miles
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
    1.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    1.1 miles
  • The Cairns Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    1.1 miles
  • Cairns Showgrounds
    1.1 miles
  • Cairns Station
    1.2 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    1.3 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    1.4 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    6.4 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    6.5 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    4.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    2.4 miles
How to get to Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel from Cairns Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Harbourside Bar and kitchen

    Food: Australian

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This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 35.75USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card and a 3% charge when you pay with a Diners Club credit card.

Restaurant and bar (Harborside Bar and Kitchen) is temporarily closed, shuttle bus services unavailable until further notice. Only in-room dining options currently available - breakfast and dinner ONLY.

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

A damage deposit of AUD 50 is required on arrival. That's about 35.75USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel is 0.9 miles from the center of Cairns.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel by:

    • Taxi 10min

  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Fitness
    • Themed dinners
    • Horseback riding

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Quad

  • Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Harbourside Bar and kitchen

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

  • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • American
    • À la carte