This small hostel offers boutique-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi, just 650 feet from Cairns Railway Station. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a BBQ area.

Built over 90 years ago, Ryan’s Rest is a 2-story classic “Queenslander-style” building, with 10-foot high ceilings and an old-world ambiance.

Each room includes air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. All guests have access to shared bathroom, kitchen and laundry facilities.

Ryan’s Rest Guest House Cairns is a 10-minute walk from the shops, bars and restaurants in the center of Cairns. It is a 5-minute drive to Cairns Pier and 10 minutes to Cairns Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

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Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation has been welcoming guests since Feb 10, 2012

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 4
Double Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 2 twin beds and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 5
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • 1 twin bed and 2 full beds
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 6
  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin bed and 1 full bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 5
Deluxe Family Room
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 6
  • Bedroom 1: 1 twin bed and 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 8
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin bed and 1 full bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 3
  • 1 sofa bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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Host Info

Host Review Score 8.0

Boutique accommodation within a short walk of Cairns’ CBD located in a Character Precinct consisting of renovated traditional Queenslander accommodation on the edge of Cairns city. Stay in traditional Queenslander accommodation at a reasonable rate and soak up the sun and fun that Far North Queensland has to offer.

Watching Rugby, Good Food, Chilling. Love all kinds of music.

Green Ant Cantina is the closest (3 min walk) watering hole to Ryan's. Boutique venue serving Mexican food, a wide range of tequila and their own brand of craft beer. Meal deals during the week and bands and djs on the weekends. 2 minute walk to Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Barlow Park and Cairns show grounds. 10/15 minute walk to Cairns city centre. 15 minute walk to Cairns Convention Centre, Fogerty Park and Cairns Performing Arts Theatre. 20 minute walk to Cairns Aquarium 20 to 25 minutes walk to Reef Fleet Terminal.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Barlow Park
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Regional Council
    0.3 miles
  • Cairns Showgrounds
    0.3 miles
  • Rusty's Markets
    0.4 miles
  • The Cairns Civic Theater
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Electorate Office
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Magistrates Court
    0.4 miles
  • Cairns Family Court
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Pacifico
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Jimmys Hamburgers and Beer
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Limmy Malaysian Restraunt
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cairns City Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Goong Korean Restraunt
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Hemmingways Brewery Restraunt
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    0.6 miles
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts
    0.6 miles
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome
    0.7 miles
  • Cairns Base Hospital
    1 miles
  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens
    2.3 miles
  • Skyway Rainforest Cableway
    7.3 miles
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    7.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Reef Fleet Terminal
    0.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Trinity Inlet
    0.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Cairns Convention Centre
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Holloways Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Cairns Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    3.5 miles
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Amenities of Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 3:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


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.

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

3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 10 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

Mastercard Visa Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 3.5% surcharge when you pay with American Express Credit Card.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Ryan's rest in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

FAQs about Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Free parking

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

  • Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation is 2,300 feet from the center of Cairns.

  • Room options at Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Apartment
    • Family

  • Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation by:

      • Taxi 15min

    • Check-in at Ryan's Rest Boutique Accommodation is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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