Deluxe seafront hotel in North Queensland
Situated on the esplanade, right at the heart of the citys tourist district, the Holiday Inn Cairns is perfectly positioned for those arriving in the city from the international airport, which is 13 kilometres away.
Its also extremely well placed for those hoping to explore the Great Barrier Reef, with boat and seaplane tours operating from the nearby marina. Guests will also find that the citys attractions are also readily available.
The propertys 237 guestrooms all feature en-suite bathrooms which include a shower or bathtub, or in a few cases, both. Certain rooms, mostly the more deluxe ones, also include the likes of bathrobes.
Bedrooms are spacious and include expected amenities such as television, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, iron, hairdryer, and mini-bar/fridge. Many rooms also feature work desks and chairs, which are ideal for those in the city on business, as is the hotels business centre which includes additional computers, and fax and printing services amongst others.
Six assorted business rooms are available for those looking to arrange a meeting with a colleague, department or client. Included within is the necessary equipment to ensure any event goes smoothly, including audio-visual equipment and stationary.
Wireless internet access is available at an additional charge. Air-conditioning is featured throughout the hotel. Rooms feature either a city, coastal, or rainforest view. Those looking to exercise can make use of a limited on-site gymnasium, or for a little extra, visit a much more extensive facility nearby. An outdoor heated swimming pool is also available for guests usage.
The Sirocco Restaurant, located on the lobby level of the Holiday Inn Cairns serves breakfast, lunch and dinner whilst overlooking the spectacular rainforest atrium, which is undoubtedly the hotels centrepiece. The Lobby Bar provides a suitable atmosphere in which to enjoy a drink or tow. Each evening sees a happy hour where prices are reduced.
Whilst the hotel is comfortable and offers much, guests are not likely to spend too much time there thanks to the spectacular attractions on offer in this part of North Queensland. From stunning scenery and natural habitats to suave restaurants and extreme sports, Cairns is a lively city with much to offer.
The number one attraction in the area for international and domestic tourists is understandably the Great Barrier Reef. This 2,600 kilometre stretch of islands and corals provides one of the most spectacular sights in the whole world, and as such is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Visitors can take tours by sea or air to a variety of the islands in the region as well as get up close and personal with the wildlife and coral via snorkelling or scuba diving.
To the west of the city, away from the stunning coast, lies another stunning natural habitat. The rainforest and looming Great Diving Range make for stunning scenery and interesting places to visit. If the citys more your thing, the Holiday Inn Cairns is located close to a wide range of facilities, including the vibrant esplanade which features restaurants, bars, a lagoon, water-sports, marina and a whole host of other points of interest.