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    Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

    209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We booked here after a long night of travelling from Whitsundays, before continuing our travels. Dickie the receptionist was particularly helpful as we wanted to drop our luggage off early after the journey, we even managed to get an early check in. We had a...More

    Thank Emilie W
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I stay here a night every three weeks and it's always excellent. Reasonable price, 10 mins drive from the airport, good clean rooms with a fridge and friendly helpful staff. Even if you don't travel much, join IHG rewards program. It's free and when you...More

    Thank Megsy M
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    What made this hotel was the staff. Everyone was friendly and extremely helpful and they honestly couldn't do enough for anyone. The hotel isn't located in the centre but they do offer a free shuttle which runs you into the centre. You can get the...More

    Thank Luke R
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We spent four nights at the Holiday Inn. We had a great view of the ocean and a comfortable bed and room. Dickie helped us find the perfect reef tour and tour of the Daintree rain forest. The hotel is about a mile walk to...More

    Thank Leslie E
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Hotel is in a superb location on the waterfront. We were lucky enough to geta waterfront room. All rooms have balconies and we were able to look out over the waterfront and watch the exodus of fruit bats which leave the city every night around...More

    Thank CummingDubai
    Response from HI_Cairns_HS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

    Dear CummingDubai, Thank you for taking the time to write this delightful review of your recent stay with us. We appreciate all your feedback and I agree the view from our Ocean view rooms provides a great place to sit and watch the comings and...More

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    About
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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$87 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #10 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
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    Davidedwardhewitt
    Is Breakfast included with a standard room booking?
    17 April 2017|
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    Response from jay17161 | Reviewed this property |
    No.. BF is not included in standard room booking unless there is an offer going on by the Hotel. Its a buffet BF with few items (Eggs, bakery items, fruits, cereals & Milk, pancakes etc) so there is not much to regret for... More
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    miy71
    I would like to know about the bus between the hotel and downtown. What part of downtown can I get the bus?
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from HolidayInnCairnsH | Property representative |
    Dear Ueda san Thank you for your kind request. Our courtesy hotel bus operates daily from 10 am to 10 pm, every full hour, between the hotel and Cairns City Centre. We drop and pick up from the Cairns Night Market. If... More
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    Jerry S
    Is breakfast included (like holiday inn express in U.S.) or do u pay extra? If so how much? Tnx.
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from HolidayInnCairnsH | Property representative |
    Dear Jerry Thank you for your chat. Please contact us at reception at check-in to discuss buffet breakfast options for you during your stay Kind regards Sandra Smith
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    "Waterfront views for sure and probably better on higher floors"
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    "Ocean view higher floors..."
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    "Ocean view rooms away from the lifts are quieter"
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    "Ask for ocean front room"
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