We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Save
Share
Traveller (394)
Room & Suite (418)
Dining (64)
Overview
Hotel website
209-217 The Esplanade (Entrance through Lake Street), Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit Hotel Website
Offers from Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Special Offer: Book Direct and Save
Hotel deals
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (1,524)
Filter reviews
1,416 results
Traveller rating
444
672
225
54
21
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
444
672
225
54
21
Show reviews that mention
All reviews every hour blue mango ihg member hourly shuttle shuttle service the hotel offers town centre ocean view close to the airport minute walk king bed quiet location buffet breakfast stayed here for nights barrier reef an upgrade mercure
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,416 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

In need of quick recharge of the batteries our recent stay at the Harbourside in Cairns did the trick. Quieter end of town but still easy shuttle or esplanade walk to city hub . The view of harbour and hills sunrises from room balcony fantastic....More

Thank Theresa J
Response from Nick H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns HarboursideResponded yesterday

Dear Theresa J, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our hotel. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us was refreshing, relaxing and enjoyable. Your kind words for Dickie, Anthony and Marcel will be passed on as they are a...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here and I have to say the staff on reception are impecable and really friendly and welcoming. Clint took the time to show us a few hotspots around the city on the map provided which was really appreciated. Resturant was...More

Thank Weimaraners4
Response from Nick H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns HarboursideResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Weimaraners4, Thank you for your review of our property. We are glad to hear that you found our reception staff friendly and helpful. We will pass on your compliments to Clint and our team. The feedback you have provided regarding the restaurant staff has...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our stay at Holiday Inn Harbourside was fantastic. The staff was very friendly and completely accommodating. Roger the manager went above and beyond what you would expect. Our room had a beautiful view of the Esplanade and the mountains. Viewing the sunrise from the balcony...More

Thank sun96shyn
Response from Nick H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns HarboursideResponded 2 days ago

Dear sun96shyn, Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. We are glad to hear that you found our lovely staff friendly and helpful, we take great pride in our service and are excited to share your feedback with our team. Our buffet...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome stay with view of the harbour. Easy access to the night markets (approx 20 minutes walk), hospital (if required) etc. Buffet breakfast was great with options for vegetarians as well. Amar from front desk was extremely helpful and very pleasant to deal with. Will...More

Thank Vinod T
Response from Nick H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns HarboursideResponded 5 days ago

Dear Vinod T, Thank you for staying with us and providing us with wonderful feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the view form your room. Our buffet breakfast has been designed to ensure our vegetarian guests have plenty of options to choose...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hotel great room 5th floor overlooking ocean . Great staff provided that little extras that made our stay fab . Room clean and tidy. Breakfast buffet style and very adequate.tim one of the waiters very happy chap and pleasant to talk to . Great...More

Thank chris g
Response from Nick H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Cairns HarboursideResponded 1 week ago

Dear Chris g, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. Our ocean view rooms have stunning view of the Coral sea, don't they? We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We couldn't agree more with you about the undercover secure car park...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Holiday Inn® Cairns Harbourside on The Esplanade, offering beautiful ocean and city views. The hotel is located less than 10 minutes from Cairns Airport and, with its oceanside location, it boasts beautiful views More of Trinity Bay and surrounding tropical gardens and rolling hills. For guests wanting to explore the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is one of the main launch spots to visit the World Heritage Site and the hotel is located a few minutes from the tour departure ports. Guests staying at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside can relax in comfortable rooms, including one-bedroom suites, all with contemporary décor, bathrooms and private balconies. Facilities include a spacious swimming pool and mouth-watering dining options from the hotel’s famous restaurant. Families can make the most of the Holiday Inn brand’s ‘Kids Stay & Eat Free’ programme*. For business travellers, the hotel is located close to the Cairns Central Business District (CBD). Free hourly shuttle bus to the city (2.5km). Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
173
Price range
US$ 110 - US$ 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mercure Cairns Harbourside Hotel Cairns
,
Accor Cairns Harbourside
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
173
Price range
US$ 110 - US$ 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Mercure Cairns Harbourside Hotel Cairns
,
Accor Cairns Harbourside
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Photos
Traveller (394)
Room & Suite (418)
Dining (64)
Pool & Beach (60)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
LightPacker801232
26 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from RonBedford | Reviewed this property |
No but its not far from airport no more than $20.00 in taxi I would think
1
Vote
Linda T
25 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Belinda F | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, no pets.
0
Votes
Jennifer D
1 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from lynette953 | Reviewed this property |
We found them very accommodating so I am sure if you requested early check in they may be able to help
0
Votes
Room Tips
"rooms with harbour view on higher levels"
theresaj746
yesterday
Read review
"The Ocean View room is definitely worth the extra amount"
735janelleg
1 week ago
Read review
"Rooms on the sea side."
597bambangh
22 Aug 2018
Read review
"We got upgraded, but the ocean view is delightful"
cyn7180
22 Aug 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing