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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Very good location, but the rooms are tired and there was no hot water to my room over the course of 12 hours. The buffet breakfast has a good option of hot meals to order but the rest of the offering was ordinary and the croissants stale. Try and get an ocean view room as the standard ones overlook a...

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I love this hotel! We have been there twice as a family, it's easy to find some good deals and enjoy the luxury of this beautiful hotel. The bedrooms are nice and comfortable, the pools are beautiful and the location is great. A short walk to the shops & lagoon and just on top of the restaurants and Marina, it's...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This 5 star hotel is ideally situated on Marlin Marina in Cairns central. Close to restaurants, shops and the swimming lagoon. Choose a Horizon Club Room on the mezzanine floor. These are luxurious rooms overlooking the marina. Bathroom is separated by a large glass wall which allows to to enjoy the view whilst you shower! King bed, high quality linen,...

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Thank Brenda C
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location to enjoy both the restaurants at the Marina and the Esplanade. Right in the heart of town. Rooms are well appointed and maintained. While ageing, the stone and timber finishes are timeless and as good as any European hotel. Facilities are all very good, pool beautiful, pool bar does however need a facelift. Would stay again.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Third stay at this hotel - I come to Cairns for work. My travel agent booked a Courtyard room, which overlooks the pool - it can be a bit noisey here during happy hour and kids splashing about. So if you are family, I'm sure this is the best room for you. Me on the other hand, prefer to have...

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Thank AmyM1408
Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Okay. I finally stayed here which meant I have now stayed at all of the 5-star hotels in Cairns (4 of them). What a disappointment. We booked via booking.com because it offered the best refundable deal and because I am not a member of the relevant chain. On arrival was treated like crap! Booked an oceanview king room... paid extra....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Its an old room we got. Noting fancy. The breakfast had alot to pick. Service in reception was great. One guy helped us check in our bags while we went on a 2 day live aboard boat trip. That was super helpful and realy kind. Pool was nice. We where Happy with the location, like 5-10 min walk to esplanede....

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Thank Fred K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the staff were friendly and our room was excellent (we upgraded to Marina Exec room), don't expect Shangri La standards. -Pool area tired - No pool service and pool bar closed for 45 mins without notice over lunch period Went to order lunch and closed! Can't even get another staff member to man whist the bar man has lunch...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the fanciest hotel in town but you get great service from the staff, a nice pool area to chill in and the bed was super comfortable. Also the location is right on the marina, so very convenient if you are doing a boat trip. Wifi was free and fast. Only criticism is that it was hard to get a...

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Holsbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

For our last night in Australia, I wanted to book something special and I'm glad I booked this hotel. We came from a live-aboard dive trip on the Great Barrier Reef and arrived at 8 am. We didn't expect our room to be ready but we could spend some time at the pool waiting for our room. The girl at...

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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of Cairns, the Shangri-La Hotel overlooks Marlin Marina, Trinity Bay and the lush green mountains of Cairns.The hotel is just ten minutes' drive from Cairns International Airport, and a short stroll to the Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns' premier dining precinct. The hotel offers airy, modern accommodations with elegant furniture and spectacular views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

Address: Pierpoint Rd, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €124 - €274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns 5*
Number of rooms: 255
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#5 Business Hotel in Cairns
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
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#11 Family Hotel in Cairns
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“Take the upgrade with seaview, not for the view but the rooms are more quiet”
Dirk_VDA, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“choose the upgrade its worth it!”
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“Horizon club room with view to the marina bay”
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“Pool or Marina view”
billie12GoldCoast, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view - if you can afford it!”
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