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1 room, 2 adults

Cairns Plaza Hotel

3.5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 4870, Australia

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Cairns Esplanade
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Fridge
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Great position from central town Unfortunately right across the road from play ground…Oct. 21, 2020
  • Excellent affordable accommodation Oct. 13, 2020

Cairns Plaza Hotel

from A$105
  • Standard Room
  • Studio
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View

What’s around Cairns Plaza Hotel


  • Cairns Esplanade - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 14 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 17 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 18 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 22 min walk
  • Muddy's Playground - 1 min walk
  • St Monica's Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Cairns Aquarium - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 7 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 20 min walk
  • Freshwater Station - 10 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 12 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Waterside - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast only.

Cairns Plaza Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Cairns Plaza Hotel
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel Hotel
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel Cairns
  • Cairns Plaza Hotel Hotel Cairns


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 12.50 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 10.0 per stay

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15.00 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs AUD 15.00 (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Cairns Plaza Hotel

  • Does Cairns Plaza Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Cairns Plaza Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    Yes, Waterside offers ocean views and poolside dining. Nearby restaurants include Muddy's Cafe (4-min walk), Splash Seafood Restaurant (6-min walk), and The Raw Prawn (7-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Cairns Plaza Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Reef Hotel Casino (16-min walk) and Cazalys Cairns (5-min drive) are both nearby.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 698 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
friendly staff and great location
This is a well located, comfortable and clean hotel from which to enjoy the glamorous Cairns waterside. The thing that elevated this hotel was the reasonable tariff and friendly staff. Both the lady at check in and the gentleman at check out were friendly and helpful. Thank you for a lovely stay!
Mark, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
great location and value for money
We stayed a number of days here and liked it a lot. The manager was extremely helpful and did everything he could to make our stay enjoyable. The position was excellent, right across the road from the waterfront, and a short walk to cafes. The room was spacious and modern with everything we needed. There is a guest laundry and a swimming pool. I know they are doing upgrade work at the moment and it will continue to improve. It is great value for money and I would recommend it highly.
Lynne, au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
excellent hotel!
Very clean and tidy. Spacious room. Nice view. Peter the parking expert was very kind and helpful. Great deal for the room.
Pui Ling, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic place for family stay!
5 star feeling hotel with affordable price. All staff are friendly and helpful. Suite is so clean and cozy. We stayed for over a week, location is extreme convenient particularly if you have little ones with you. Playground is just across road, walking distance to lagoon etc lots of eating choices also. will be returning to this hotel whenever we come to cairns again.
Matthew, au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
great place to stay.
This hotel is lovely. It’s located right near the water and close to cafes. The rooms are spacious and nicely decorated. The staff are very helpful and friendly. There is a guest laundry which is great. Fantastic value.
Lynne, au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel for the price rooms have been nicely renovated but think they could have put and exhaust fan in bathroom. Has a balcony but furniture average and uncomfortable doesn’t make balcony very inviting, overall enjoyed stay and would stay there again fir short stay
Leeanne, au3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location. Great room. Very friendly cleaning staff. The receptionist working the late shift was a bit slow checking us in (it was midnight) but over all a great stay.
Meg, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Enjoyable stay
We had a studio room that is spacious. The location is good. We prefer to be a little outside the busiest part of the city. It is only a few minutes walk to the city center and about 15 minute walk to terminal for cruises/reef tours. Easy free parking. Friendly staff. There is a microwave, plates, mugs and a kettle in the mini-kitchen. The room is very clean.
au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Good location, friendly staff, comfortable room
Pool area not the safest as there was lots of mud on the tiles around the pool edge and once it got wet it became a very big slip hazard. Continental breakfast ok but not much variety.
au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent choice
Very nice room. Top location
Victoria, au2 night family trip

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