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Hides Hotel Cairns

87 Lake Street, Cairns City Center, Cairns, Australia 4870 (Show on map)

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Good 7.2
based on 303 reviews

"Staff very helpful, Location, carpark..."

  • Ken, New Zealand
  • August 10, 2014
  • Area: Cairns City Center
  • Rooms: 102

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Room Types
Heritage Twin
Heritage Double
Heritage Double
Heritage Twin
Superior Ensuite
Heritage Ensuite
Heritage Ensuite
Superior Ensuite
Family Room
Family Room


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Features of Hides Hotel Cairns

24-hour front desk

airport transfer

car hire

car park

coffee shop



family room

laundry service


luggage storage

meeting facilities

room service

safety deposit boxes


smoking area


vending machine

Sports and Recreation


outdoor pool


Wi-Fi in public areas


car park


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This historic hotel, built in 1885, is located in the center of Cairns near the Esplanade, and is very affordable considering the location. The Casino, Reef Terminal and the Kuranda Railway Station are all easily accessible from the hotel. Here, guests can enjoy the Great Barrier Reef tour via Hides Hotel Cairns tour booking or from numerous tour groups in the city. For other sightseeing option, visit the Daintree Tropical Rain forest for an outstanding nature adventure. Restored in 1997, the hotel now features modern amenities while retaining its colonial charms. Feast upon the delicious complimentary continental breakfast from a unique vantage point on the verandas, overlooking the city. Hone your dive skills before venturing to the reef at the on-site dive pool and stay in contact with friends via the 24-hour Internet cafe. The Hides Hotel Cairns is a splendid venue for experiencing Cairns and the surrounding natural beauty of Tropical North Queensland. This historic hotel, built in 1885, is located in the center of Cairns near the Esplanade, and is ... see more
Housekeeping services does not apply to promotional bookings.

Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-14 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 14 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

10:00 AM

Distance to Airport
12 km

Earliest Check-In
2:00 PM

Number of Floors

Number of Rooms

Time to Airport (Minutes)

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Ken S. Couples New Zealand, August 10, 2014
Bunk room

Staff very helpful, Location, carpark
Needing key to access toilets and showers seemed unnecessary. Noisy party scene nearby was a real problem
Sun H. Solo travelers China, August 5, 2014
A cheap and great choice

The best location, old fashion decoration, large space of the room considering the low price.
Jessica Y. Families with young children Canada, July 14, 2014
Funs and great natures

location, cheap and shopping
great but uncomfortable with the cleanliness of the room

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Customers like this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Greyhound Australia Bus Station (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • beaches
  • restaurants
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Cairns International Airport (5.7 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Breakfast" , "Cheap price" , "Perfect location"
Top attractions in the area:
  • PJ O'Briens (0.0 Km)
  • Beethoven Café (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Cairns Museum (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Lillipad (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
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