Meeting planners have a wide selection of accommodation to choose from in Cairns, from five-star international hotels and resorts to island retreats.
With 7,000 rooms in Cairns and a further 3,700 rooms in the picturesque nearby village of Port Douglas, there’s no shortage of places to stay for large or small business events.
The 321-room Pullman Cairns International Hotel is located a short distance from the Cairns Convention Centre and opposite the 128-room Pullman Reef Hotel Casino. Both the 262-room Hilton Cairns and 255-room Shangri-La Hotel boast absolute waterfront locations, while the 40-suite Lizard Island is the ultimate incentive destination.
The first of three new five-star resorts in Cairns, Riley by the Crystalbrook Collection, opened in November 2018. Built around a lagoon style swimming pool, Riley offers 311 rooms and suites and the city’s highest rooftop bar and restaurant. Crystalbrook Collection has also opened the Bailey (220 rooms) in October 2019 and Flynn (311 rooms) is scheduled for 2020
In nearby Port Douglas and Palm Cove, choices include the 78-room Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas; 130-room Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa; 294-room Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort; 65-room Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa; and 143-room Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove.