Great Barrier Reef hotels

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Great Barrier Reef
27 Jun — 28 Jun2
Great Barrier Reef
Mon 27/6
Tue 28/6

Latest Great Barrier Reef Hotel Deals

MOST POPULARCairns
3 stars from RM 75
5+ stars from RM 106
Hamilton Island
3 stars from RM 1,364
4+ stars from RM 194
Port Douglas
3 stars from RM 493
4+ stars from RM 488
Heron Island
4+ stars from RM 959
Palm Cove
3 stars from RM 141
4+ stars from RM 400

Best Great Barrier Reef hotels

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Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns - Cairns - Beach
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
8.6 Excellent
Cairns CBDRM 1,320+
RM 1,320+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort - Cairns - Restaurant
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
8.3 Excellent
Cairns CBDRM 1,162+
RM 1,162+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pullman Cairns International - Cairns - Lobby
Pullman Cairns International - Cairns - Lobby
Pullman Cairns International
7.9 Good
Cairns CBDRM 1,320+
RM 1,320+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Cairns Colonial Club Resort - Cairns - Pool
Cairns Colonial Club Resort - Cairns - Pool
Cairns Colonial Club Resort
8 Excellent
RM 405+
RM 405+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Palm Royale Cairns - Cairns - Bedroom
Palm Royale Cairns - Cairns - Bedroom
Palm Royale Cairns
8.3 Excellent
RM 374+
RM 374+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hilton Cairns - Cairns - Building
Hilton Cairns - Cairns - Building
Hilton Cairns
7.8 Good
Cairns CBDRM 1,113+
RM 1,113+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Cairns Plaza Hotel - Cairns - Living room
Cairns Plaza Hotel - Cairns - Living room
Cairns Plaza Hotel
8.6 Excellent
Cairns CBDRM 532+
RM 532+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments - Cairns - Pool
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments - Cairns - Pool
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
8.3 Excellent
Cairns CBDRM 620+
RM 620+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Mantra Trilogy - Cairns - Building
Mantra Trilogy - Cairns - Building
Mantra Trilogy
7.1 Good
Cairns CBDRM 972+
RM 972+
Parking
Pool
Spa
Mantra Esplanade - Cairns - Building
Mantra Esplanade - Cairns - Building
Mantra Esplanade
7.8 Good
Cairns CBDRM 1,030+
RM 1,030+
Parking
Pool

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Low season

May

High season

February

Average price (weeknight)

RM 866

Average price (weekend night)

RM 825
Cheapest month to stay with an average 4% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 93% rise in price.
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Top tips for finding the perfect Great Barrier Reef hotel

  • For cheap accommodation close to the Great Barrier Reef, consider backpacker hostels like Global Backpackers Cairns. Most offer both dorms and private rooms, and you’ll also be well-placed for finding cheaper tours and activities, to help you stick to your budget for the trip.
  • If you’d like to stay close to Cairns Airport (CNS) during your trip to the Great Barrier Reef, you are in luck, as the airport is right on the coast on the north side of the city. Look for hotels in Cairns North, like Bohemia Resort or Cairns Sheraton Hotel.
  • If it’s luxury you’re looking for on your trip to the Great Barrier Reef, get set to be spoiled for choice. Hotels like Hilton or Shangri-La The Marina offer 5-star comfort in the heart of Cairns, while resorts like Hamilton Island’s Beach Club will place the reef at your doorstep.
  • The Great Barrier Reef is a great spot for a romantic getaway, with many wonderful resorts and hotels suitable for couples. Hotels like Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort in Port Douglas offer a private beach, outdoor pool, spa and wellness centre and bicycle hire, giving couples plenty of ways to enjoy each other’s company.
  • The Great Barrier Reef region features many hotels that offer facilities for guests who require a wheelchair. For example, Crystalbrook hotels, like Crystalbrook Riley, offer fully wheelchair-accessible rooms with roll-in showers, shower chairs, lowered sinks and toilets with grab rails.   

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