Hides Hotel Cairns

87 Lake Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870  show map
 3 stars
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Hides Hotel Cairns

Wi-Fi
Parking

AUD 10 per day

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The unique Hides Hotel Cairns is placed close to the beachfront. Behind the colonial facade of Hides Hotel Cairns lies Colonial interior.

The hotel is located in a market area with a gallery and a theater as well as a wildlife park and a lagoon and provides fast access to Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Night Zoo and Cairns Convention Centre within a 5-minute walk. A zoo and casinos are stroll from the hotel.

Aside from using a conference room, a business center and a copier on-site, guests can take advantage of convention centers and exhibition centers nearby.

Cairns Regional Gallery train station lies within a 5-minute walk. Guests can reach Cairns airport within 10 minutes by car.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 102 modern rooms with a kitchen, climate control, a private safe, wireless internet and flat-screen TV as well as a kettle, coffee/tea makers and a fridge. Hides Hotel Cairns offers rooms with the city view. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with free toiletries, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Tropical drinks are offered in the snack bar. Guests can dine at Fiesta Cantina and Dolci + Gelati located within 5 minutes' walk away.

Services

The on-site car rentals are also available.

Relax

The hotel offers a swimming pool and a veranda to make your stay more enjoyable.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at AUD 10 per day.

Number of rooms:   102.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hides Hotel Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

87 Lake Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    6.0 km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.7 km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Piccolo Cucina (cuisine: Italian)
    30 m
  • The Woolshed
    20 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    380 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Australia

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Rooms and availability

Premier Room
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    2 persons

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Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Double

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Single beds

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard Family

Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Superior|Double Superior-ensuite

Superior Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Heritage Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Shared Facility|Heritage - Shared Facilities- TWIN Room

Heritage Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Non Refundable DOUBLE HERITAGE ENSUITE

Hides Hotel Cairns Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den1.1 km

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome500 m

Places of interest

  • Cairns City Library100 m
  • Cairns Family Court100 m
  • Cairns Night Markets200 m
  • Rusty's Markets200 m
  • Reef and Rainforest Research Centre300 m
  • Martin College300 m
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre400 m
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon400 m
  • Cairns Esplanade500 m
  • Cairns Magistrates Court500 m
  • Cairns Electorate Office500 m
  • Cairns Regional Council1.0 km
  • TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus2.1 km

Train stations

  • Cairns Central Station400 m
  • Cairns Central Station500 m

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre300 m

Amusement

  • Lagoon300 m

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum100 m

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens3.8 km

Theaters

  • The Center of Contemporary Arts400 m
  • The Cairns Civic Theater500 m

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery100 m

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital1.3 km

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens3.3 km
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens4.7 km
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum8.2 km
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens3.9 km
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall6.6 km

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Regional Gallery180 m
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises310 m
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon380 m
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Piccolo Cucina30 m

    Address: 17 Abbott Street
    Phone: 0740515137

    83% likes this, based on 121 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • The Crown Pub0 m

    Address: Corner Grafton and Sheilds Street

    88% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Dutch

  • Pho Viet20 m

    Address: Orchid Plaza, 24 Shields Street

    81% likes this, based on 37 reviews
    Cuisine: Vietnamese

  • The Woolshed20 m

    Address: 24 Shields Street
    Phone: 07 40316304

    58% likes this, based on 89 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 8

  • Dolci + Gelati0 m

    Address: 9-13 Shields street

    85% likes this, based on 12 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Australia

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Hides Hotel Cairns Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hides Hotel Cairns

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 311 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.2

    It was in the city centre so very well located for eating and going out in the evening. The airport is not far away either from the city centre. I stayed in a budget room in the heritage part of it so I was able to experience the original character of the hotel.

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    location

    This is a colonial build hotel and it is run still the same. they need to move to the 21st century

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    central location, small breakfast, parking facilities

    Would like to have own facilities , and not have to walk to shared facilities

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Hotel was in the centre of town, making it easy to get from A to B. Breakfast had plenty of choice, quite good.

    Pillows - only 3 for two people and in need of replacing. Only one glass in refrigerator, needed two (two people)

  • Single
    7.4

    Excellent location in the city centre near Esplanade, Lagoon, Ferry terminal

    some rooms (132 - 137) are noisy

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    better signage is needed in hallways and rooms for toilet and shower locations ( walked around for 15mins looking for their location)

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    The convenence to the city and RSL for ANZAC DAY

    The Bwed was too soft rolled around and was uncomfortable

  • Family with children
    6.2

    There was black shaved hair all over the bathroom floor behind the door.

  • Couple
    6.2

    The towels were not change, and no shampoo and soap news.

  • Single
    3.8

    Location good and could be improved! However noise level atrocious as some of us attend conferences and have deadlines to meet. Staff feel they are on a working holiday and have no respect for others by drinking, smoking and chatting on the veranda into the early hours of the morning! Just get to sleep then the garbage and street sweeper wake you with a bang a few hours later! Consider double glaze windows and doors and alert the local council m p!!

  • Family with children
    8.8

    What I liked was that the hotel was central and in easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, mariner and logoon. Very important when the decision is made not to hire a car. All the tour groups including to the lush Daintree and Tablelands and the catamarans for the snorkelling on the fabulously coral rich reefs that are full of beautiful and breathtaking marine life are easily accessible from the Hide Hotel. Most pick ups for the tours occur at bus stop 4 opposite the Hide. Alternatively, it is a 5 minute walk to the mariner or fabulous free swimming at the made made lagoon next to the mariner provided by the council. Along the palm lined board walk adjacent to the mariner are a rich variety of restaurants that cover many types of culinary culture.The Hide Hotel is very good value for the price and location. It has its own swimming pool, and whilst in an unusual location, turned out to be quite private and most enjoyable for my daughter and myself. Despite very little use by others at the Hotel, the pool was kept very clean.Breakfast in a communal room was included in the price. Considering most people I know have cereal and toast and coffee or tea for breakfast, more than adequate. Beds were comfortable. I think families looking for value for money should give the Hide Hotel some well earned, due consideration.

    The only thing I would quibble about given the location and price but should be a given in such a tropical climate is better air conditioning units. The current air conditioning did the job for July, but I wonder how they would go in the hot humid summers in Cairns. This is something that should be given serious thought as it could turn some people off staying at the Hide in such environmental conditions. Comfort is a must when on holidays. I think families looking for value for money should give the Hide due consideration.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Central location, continental breakfast on the verandah...

  • Single
    7.4

    The location is very good, close to everything. The breakfast was good.

    Room services should be improved. I requested for a 6 am wake up call but didn't get so, woke up at 7:30 and almost missed out on my flight back home.

  • Single
    7.4

    Central Location. Close to centre and also near railway station which was a requirement as I was catching a train out. Very clean and well presented. Slightly basic but was mid-price so that was expected. Room was larger than expected for the category, especially the ensuite bathroom which was of good size. The verandah was a pleasant setting for the breakfast. Reception were very helpful on check-in.

    The breakfast was rather basic- cereal, fruit juice, coffee/tea plus toast. However there are plenty of other choices nearby if more is required. Also remember the room price - can't expect too much to be thrown in with it.

  • Single
    4.2

    From the outside it is a very nice hotel in colonial style. Very good location in the city center. Staff is friendly. But, renovation is urgently needed!

    The room was very dark (door to the public veranda was covered with a sheet to avoid people having breakfast or smoking there to watch inside) and smelly. Ventilator was covered with thick black dust, so I rather didn't use it. Windows in the bathroom were fixed lamellas - always open, letting smoke from the veranda inside. Shower was either too hot or too cold. The last day, the room wasn't cleaned, bed was not made, no fresh towels.

How to reach hotel

hotel Hides Hotel Cairns Cairns location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

87 Lake Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    6.0 km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.7 km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Piccolo Cucina (cuisine: Italian)
    30 m
  • The Woolshed
    20 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    380 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairnsHides Hotel Cairns

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in Australia

Use Badge