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

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 comfortable 3-star Hides Hotel Cairns offers non-smoking guestrooms. Behind the colonial facade of Hides Hotel Cairns lies Colonial interior.

Hides Hotel Cairns is also located within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets. The city center is 6 km away from the hotel.

The hotel is set next to a theater and a gallery.

Hides Hotel Cairns is at a short distance from Cairns Regional Gallery train station. A mere 15 minutes’ drive from Cairns.

Rooms

Hides Hotel Cairns offers 102 guestrooms appointed with climate control, wireless internet, a private safe, flat-screen television and a kitchen with all the sights of Cairns within easy access. The guestrooms look out on the city. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries along with coffee/tea makers, a fridge and a kettle.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with continental breakfast served at the restaurant. Tropical drinks are offered in the snack bar. The Crown Pub and Havana Music Cafe are 5 minutes walking distance from Hides Hotel Cairns.

Services

Business facilities include a business centre, a conference room and a copier.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a veranda and a swimming pool.

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
  • 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
  • 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

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Hotel Address:

87 Lake Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Piccolo Cucina (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • The Woolshed
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Superior Plus Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Queen Plus Single

Premier Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Premier Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
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Shared Bathroom Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Please note that this room will not be serviced for the duration of your stay. This air-conditioned room features a TV and a refrigerator. It also has a handbasin and access to a shared bathroom. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

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Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Please note that this room will not be serviced for the duration of your stay. This spacious room features an iron, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Please note that the price is based on 2 Adults. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

Standard Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Hides Hotel Cairns photos Exterior Hotel information
Shared Bathroom Shared Bathroom Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Please note that this room will not be serviced for the duration of your stay. This air-conditioned room features a flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. It also has a handbasin and access to a shared bathroom Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

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Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|DOUBLE FAMILY ROOM

Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Room SUPERIOR. ROOM ONLY

Superior Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Triple 3 single beds

Superior Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Deluxe Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Check Prices
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Private Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Please note that this room will not be serviced for the duration of your stay. This room features a private en suite bathroom. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Economy Shared Bathroom Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

TWIN WITH SHARED BATHROOM. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Heritage Shared Bathroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Shared Facility|DOUBLE DOUBLE BED ROOM-HERITAGE-SHARED BATHROOM

Heritage Shared Bathroom Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

DOUBLE DOUBLE BED ROOM HERITAGE SHARED BATHROOM. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Heritage Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
Room Description:

Standard|Heritage - Ensuite Facilities- DBL Room

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den3700 ft

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome1700 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre1000 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon1000 ft

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum400 ft

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens2.4 mi

Theaters

  • The Center of Contemporary Arts1400 ft
  • The Cairns Civic Theater1700 ft

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery400 ft

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital4300 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens2.1 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens2.9 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum5.1 mi
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens2.4 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall4.1 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Regional Gallery600 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises1100 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon1300 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Piccolo Cucina100 ft

    Address: 17 Abbott Street
    Phone: 0740515137

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

  • The Crown Pub0 ft

    Address: Corner Grafton and Sheilds Street

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

  • Pho Viet100 ft

    Address: Orchid Plaza, 24 Shields Street

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

  • The Woolshed100 ft

    Address: 24 Shields Street
    Phone: 07 40316304

    58% likes this, based on 89 reviews
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 11

  • Dolci + Gelati0 ft

    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

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairnsHides Hotel Cairns

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 277 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

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Hotel Address:

87 Lake Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Piccolo Cucina (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
  • The Woolshed
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1300 ft
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

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