Luxury contemporary hotel located on Cairns Esplanade
Located on the stunning Cairns Esplanade, the Pacific International Hotel Cairns is not only at the heart of the citys feature attractions and activities, but it is also ideal for those heading for the Great Barrier Reef or the National Heritage recognised rainforests.
The 4.5-star property overlooks Trinity Harbour and the pier, a regular starting point for boats and yachts heading to the Coral Sea and its magnificent natural sights. It also offers quick and easy access to the citys major shopping district as well as business destinations such as the convention centre.
All 176 guestrooms feature a private balcony with stunning views of the harbour to the east and the forests to the west. The view alone is enough to make the jaw drop. These rooms are also equipped with en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning throughout.
The hotel is stylishly modern and has the dcor and amenities to prove it. Rooms include television with in-house movies, in-room safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, telephone, refrigerator, and tea and coffee making facilities. Bathrooms feature a shower and bathtub.
A number of room types are available including those with additional bunk-beds, ideal for families staying in the area.
The Pacific International Hotel Cairns offers guests the chance to relax in the outdoor swimming pool or its accompanying decking, which is ideal for sunbathing. A bar offers refreshments to those enjoying the facilities. An alternative sundeck is also an idea relaxation point. The hotel also offers a number of function and conference rooms, including a boardroom, for business travellers.
The Bushfire Flame Grill, a Brazilian inspired restaurant, offers guests a unique dining option, whilst the Sugarcane Rhumbar has an eclectic mix of cocktails and juices consisting of rare fruits and local ingredients. Its the ideal watering hole for those looking for something different.
Thanks to its esplanade location, the Pacific International is an ideal base of operations for those hoping to visit the Great Barrier Reef. Regular sea tours depart the nearby harbour and visit the many islands and corals of the Reef, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Here visitors are able to observe a diverse and vibrant environment which includes some 70 per cent of coral species and 900 different species of fish.
Those that prefer their feet to remain firmly on terra firma may enjoy one of the many tours to the National Heritage Rainforests to the west of the city. Like the GBR, these offer a fantastic and scenic environment to explore, and is rich in flora and fauna. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, which passes over a large section of the rainforest, is a fantastic way to see the landscapes below, although its probably not the best idea for those with a fear of heights.
Back at the Pacific International Hotel Cairns, guests can enjoy the many attractions of the Cairns Esplanade itself. Amongst its features are a saltwater lagoon and beach of its own, as well as a boardwalk that features restaurants, cinema, bars, and a multitude of shops and water-sporting opportunities.