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Cairns City Palms

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Property entrance
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Superior Twin or Triple Room | Balcony
Superior Two-Bedroom Apartment | View from room
One-Bedroom Apartment | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, in-room safe

Overview of Cairns City Palms

Cairns City Palms

4.0 star property
4-star motel with outdoor pool, near Great Barrier Reef

8.6/10 Fabulous

195 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is AU$124
Price available on 15/2/2023
199 Sheridan Street, Cairns North, QLD, 4870

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Cairns North
  • Great Barrier Reef - 1 min drive
  • Cairns Esplanade - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 6 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 9 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 11 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 21 min walk


  • Bayleaf - 7 min walk
  • Jamdrop Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Muddy's Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Bagus indonesian traditional cuisine - 13 min walk
  • Poemphun Thai - 15 min walk

About this property

Cairns City Palms

Located near a train station, Cairns City Palms is a great choice for a stay in Cairns. An outdoor pool and a snack bar/deli are offered, and in-room conveniences at this upmarket motel include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers say great things about the helpful staff and overall value.


Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 33 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 3 AM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests arriving after 9 PM can use the exterior telephone located at the reception entry for check-in assistance.

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


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free off-site parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Free daily reception
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Pool gate

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1980
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Dutch
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Ice maker
  • High chair
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Spices


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 20.00 per night


  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Cairns City Palms Motel Cairns North
Cairns City Palms Aparthotel
Cairns City Palms Cairns North
Cairns City Palms Motel
Cairns City Palms Cairns North
Cairns City Palms Motel Cairns North

Frequently asked questions

Does Cairns City Palms offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Cairns City Palms does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Cairns City Palms?
As of 6 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cairns City Palms on 23 Feb 2023 start from AU$116, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cairns City Palms?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Cairns City Palms?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Cairns City Palms?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cairns City Palms?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cairns City Palms?
You can check in from 2 PM - 3 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Cairns City Palms?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Reef Hotel Casino (7-min drive) and Cazalys Cairns (8-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Cairns City Palms and nearby?
Cairns City Palms has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cairns City Palms?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bayleaf (7-min walk), Jamdrop Cafe (8-min walk) and Muddy's Cafe (12-min walk).
What's the area around Cairns City Palms like?
Cairns City Palms is in Cairns North, a short 6-minute drive from Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) and 9 minutes' walk from Cairns Private Hospital. Travellers say that the area is walkable and good for shopping.







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10/10 Exceptional

Clean rooms and comfy bed. Staff friendly and scones in the morning was a great addition
1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Pradeep, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

A nice place to stay. Not expensive and close to the port. We walked everywhere. The furniture is a bit old, but most of the damage was done by people that didn't care that others will be using the same room.
Ashod, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

l liked the welcome , and the room was clean and comfortable, bed was great as well as the pillows. all the amenities were good we will be staying again in November ,but this time we would like a ground floor room, and we didn't have time to try the scones but next time, everybody was very friendly
Jannine, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rod, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

This is a motel type accommodation and served my purpose to visit attractions in Cairns.
Indu, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This is a great Motel to stay at. Staff were excellent. Rooms are a great size with bedroom seperate. Close to shops & restaurants. The room was so clean and had a great fresh fragrance smell to it. Will definitely be staying here again.
Peter, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Samantha, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Erik Mattias, 9-night trip
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8/10 Very good

A really nice stay. The grounds are well maintained. Staff nice, helpful and the scones were a nice touch. The room wasnt cleaned during our stay and there were some maintenace issues. Overall though it was good.
Craig, 5-night romance trip
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