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Hilton Cairns

34 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 27/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#20 of 67 hotels in Cairns
Travelers' Choice
Located in the heart of the city, the Hilton Cairns hotel is the perfect base for exploring the diverse wonders of this truly unique region, famous as the meeting place of two natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Rainforest. Our modern and inviting Cairns hotel rooms and suites are luxurious oases of comfort and convenience, offering pristine new bathrooms and spacious balconies with views of Trinity Inlet or Cairns Esplanade and the unique cityscape and blue-green mountain ranges beyond. Stay connected with the latest technology in the fully-equipped business centre. Enjoy relaxed, al fresco dining at the award-winning Mondo on the waterfront, or discover authentic italian flavours at Simply Italian. Experience modern, tropical, paradise today!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking garage
Paid wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Marina View
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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d_haynes@bigpond.net.au wrote a review 10 May
Sydney, Australia62 contributions54 helpful votes
Stayed for 7 nights in an executive king room with access to executive club. Good Points: Front of house staff are fantastic, friendly, accommodating and efficient, in particular the breakfast crew were really on the ball every day. Great location. Very clean. Good air-con Comfortable rooms. Good pool. Areas For Improvement: Understand that the executive club had been closed for 12 months due to COVID but when it did re-open on the second night we were there it was a shambles. The club is physically not big enough for the number of people attending. After 4 nights of attending we were tired of basically the same snacks every night, scrambling to get a seat and the very slow drink service. Again the staff were very good but management have no idea how to run an executive club. There is no fine dinning option in the hotel. The only restaurant" Mondo On The Waterfront" is just a cafeteria - shown to a table, queue up to order your food and join another queue to order your drinks. After getting a table and seeing the queue stretching out the door into the garden, we left. The hotel's technical abilities are also lacking; internet down for a day and most free to air TV channels lost due to "an outage". Fixed by day 3 but really these are two minute jobs. Unfortunately COVID has left the hotel short staffed and struggling to provide a 5 star Hilton experience.
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Date of stay: April 2021
59Happy_Traveller210 wrote a review 10 May
Melbourne, Australia15 contributions7 helpful votes
For over 30 years I have stayed at this property and the consistency of customer service has been exceptional. The whole team were friendly, warm and welcoming. Always great to stay here and look forward to next time.
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Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Date of stay: April 2021
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Ricardo S wrote a review 10 May
Melbourne, Australia148 contributions13 helpful votes
The hotel itself is a little dated but the Hilton still has that reputation of great service and it didn’t disappoint. We stayed there only for two nights and didn’t make use of the pool or gym, the pools bar was only opened for a short window also (12-4, I think). Bed was nice and big and pillows were very comfortable. TV was terrible but that’s not important. View was not an ocean view but rather facing the casino, still nice. The birds on the trees were very loud in the morning, fine for us because we had tours booked etc... But terrible if you had planned to sleep in. Bar was a little expensive, which was expected. No complimentary bottles of water... Instead a central water dispenser on every level, which I found to be clever and environmentally friendly. Breakfast was still a buffet and still amazing. Overall a great stay, very pleased. Thank you.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
AuroraAustralisQld wrote a review 8 May
Cairns, Australia1 contribution
The hotel was spic and span. The pool was well looked-after. Peter and Kim in the Reception were very informative, assistive, and welcoming. They made our check in and check out a breeze. Food in the restaurant was amazing. Fruits were fresh and juicy! Surely will come back again.
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Review collected in partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Date of stay: May 2021
Sleep Quality
Kazz wrote a review 8 May
1 contribution
We just spent 7 days at the Hilton Cairns via a Luxury Escape Package. The hotel itself is older , but the service is amazing. Our room was clean and overlooked the sea we were on the 9th floor, in our package we had nightly canapés, drinks the service in the executive lounge was fantastic. The location is great walking distance to restaurants and shops. We would stay again.
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Date of stay: May 2021
US$111 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hilton Cairns
Which popular attractions are close to Hilton Cairns?
Nearby attractions include Cairns Esplanade Lagoon (0.4 km), Esplanade Boardwalk (0.4 km), and Cairns Museum (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hilton Cairns?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hilton Cairns?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hilton Cairns?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Hilton Cairns?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hilton Cairns?
Conveniently located restaurants include Snoogies, Piato, and Tha Fish.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hilton Cairns?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Hilton Cairns located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Cairns.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hilton Cairns?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hilton Cairns offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hilton Cairns?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.