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Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Ranked #12 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
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“Got a good deal as a walk-in”
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I arrived at the hotel without a reservation and got a pretty good deal on a top floor corner room with a nice view over both the Pacific and Cairns.
The room was large, if a little on the spartanic side, and as apparently everywhere in Australia WiFi was outrageously expensive - so I used my cheap 3G mobile connection, SIM cards for which are easily available, no matter which company. Staff was very nice and certainly motivated to assist.
Didn't do the breakfast, for the same reason - a slice of banana bread at a café outside is readily available.
Would I stay again? That would depend on the room rate, really. Australia is an expensive place and it doesn't hurt to shop around.

Stayed August 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 21 June 2012

Stayed in the privilege room and did a 4 night deal. Views over the bay and the park. A good morning walk into the centre of town or you can go to the park and watch the workd go by. Our room was big and comfortable but the TV was too small and too far from the bed. Can I suggest two lounge chairs or a sofa, the room is big enough and maybe a bigger reading table as well but overall value for money and location is great.

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Property: Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Address: 209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number:
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#14 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside 4*
Number of rooms: 173
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside! Formerly known as Mercure Cairns Harbourside, located on The Esplanade and overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is a popular retreat for both holidaymakers and business guests. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean and hinterland views, the Holiday Inn Cairns offers 173 stylishly appointed rooms, each with its own private balcony. Guests can also enjoy a range of hotel amenities and services, including Teshi's Restaurant, Café Wine Bar, swimming pool and spa, 24-hour room service, 24-hour business centre, free CBD shuttle, and more. Just a short stroll into town along The Esplanade and less than 10 minutes drive from Cairns Airport, the Holiday Inn Cairns is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind in tropical North Queensland. ... more   less 
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