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About Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
Welcome to Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside!
Located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is a popular retreat for both holidaymakers and business guests. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and boasting breathtaking ocean and hinterland views, the Holiday Inn Cairns offers 173 stylishly appointed rooms and suites, each with its own private balcony.
Guests can also enjoy a range of hotel amenities and services, including Harbourside Bar & Kitchen, swimming pool and spa, 24-hour room service, 24-hour business hub, 24-hour offsite gymnasium, free CBD shuttle, free wireless internet and more.
The hotel has versatile conference and event facilities that offer seven flexible spaces. We can cater for up to 200 cocktail, 120 theatre, 150 banquet and 80 classroom style with the majority equipped with advanced Audio Visual technology.
Just a short stroll into town along the esplanade and only 5 minutes drive from Cairns Airport, the Holiday Inn Cairns is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind in tropical North Queensland.
Visitors searching for hotels in Cairns can find a superb range of accommodation at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside.
Featuring a stunning Cairns Esplanade location, this excellent hotel offers a variety of accommodation styles.
Spacious, contemporary and all our guest rooms have balconies.
Entertainment & Recreation
- Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM to sundown
- Cocktail Lounge
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 24 hours
- Wireless Internet Available in Rooms, Suites, Business Centre, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces.
- Standard Wireless internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
- Standard Wireless Fee: 19.00 AUD
- Concierge Services
- Wake Up Calls
- Foreign Currency Exchange
- Baggage Hold
- Ice Machine
- Safety Deposit Box Available
Harbourside Bar & Kitchen - an exciting culinary experience. fresh and tasty ingredients from around the region, with menus reflecting a ‘paddock to plate’ and ‘vineyard to glass’ food and wine ethos, a love of great Queensland produce and high value placed on sustainable agriculture, and the Hotel’s roots in Australia’s tropical north.
Mouth-watering signature dishes include: Tablelands Lamb Fillet with Davidson Plum Jam; Tropical North Queensland Crusted Barramundi topped with Wondaree Macadamias and HB&K’s tropical interpretations of world street foods using local ingredients, including bao steamed buns and healthy poke bowls, with delicious options for vegans and vegetarians. For those on a liquid diet,the thirst-quenching choices are many – from Coral Sea Brewing and other local craft beers,to creative reinterpretations of cocktail classics like the Uncle Duck Espresso’tini using gin from nearby Mount Uncle and coffee from local roaster Sipping Duck and an extensive range of organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural wines from family-run and boutique vineyards in Australia and abroad.
The Harbourside Bar & Kitchen has a laid-back casual yet elegant atmosphere, with high ceilings and eclectic décor, perfected by the stunning location overlooking the Coral Sea and lush green parkland of The Esplanade. This unique world-class dining destination provides the perfect location to eat, drink and enjoy the stunning daytime or moonlight panorama
- Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM-10:00 AM, 6:00 PM-9:30 PM
- Hours of Operation: 10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
You make the plans, we’ll take care of the details. No matter what brings your group together, you’ll be glad you chose Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside for your event venue. With versatile function spaces offering impressive views of the esplanade and lush tropical gardens our hotel event facilities offer everything you need to make your next event special.
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is the smart venue choice for professional business meeting overlooking beautiful Trinity Inlet with all rooms offering natural lighting enabling your delegates to effectively engage. Take advantage of our complimentary benefits such as wireless internet, parking (subject to availability) and on-site business event coordinator. Earn IHG Business Rewards points when you book accommodation or meetings on behalf of someone or company. Earn 3 points for every $1USD you spend and it FREE to join.
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Free hourly shuttle bus service!
By Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
09 Aug 2018
We have a free hourly shuttle bus service that will drop you off & pick you up in the city centre that runs until 10pm, the Night Markets are a must visit while you're in Cairns!
Harbourside Bar & Kitchen provides makeover for Cairns Holiday Inn
By Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
01 Jun 2018A CAIRNS hotel has taken a bold step to make its flagship eatery stand apart from the rest of the city’s restaurants.
The official opening of Holiday Inn Harbourside’s Harbourside Bar & Kitchen on April 6 was marked with interactive food stations where customers could chat with local suppliers as well as enjoy fireworks.
Formerly Teshi’s Restaurant and Blue Mango Café Wine Bar, the Harbourside Bar & Kitchen will serve Walkamin pork, barramundi with Wondaree Macadamias among its main courses.
Refreshments come in the form of beer from Coral Sea Brewing, cocktails made from Mt Uncle gin and coffee from Sipping Duck.
There are also tropical interpretations of world street foods like steamed buns and healthy poke bowls.
Holiday Inn Harbourside general manager Nick Henderson and Asset management director Elizabeth Jacques from Taisei Kanko Australia Pty Limited Elizabeth Jacques.
General manager Nick Henderson said considerable money had been invested in the bar refurbishment and also the rebranding and stocking of the new concept.
“We have created a new dining concept that is sure to create waves in the Cairns dining scene,” he said.
“Executive chef Marcel Stammeier is passionate about all the delicious produce from Cairns’ regional food bowl and loves wowing guests with innovative culinary creations combining fresh local ingredients with exquisite Australian native flavour,” he said.
“The previous concepts of Teshis and Blue Mango had been in place for many years, and although we have an amazing team that delivers a wonderful guest experience time and time again and the best views of the natural harbour in town, there are over 400 restaurants in the Cairns market and you need to stand apart.
“We spent a long time looking at the local market and Australian and global markets and trends. What stood out to us was the opportunity for a casual dining restaurant that offers the fantastic local produce and suppliers that our region has to offer combined with the flavours of Australia.”
Rainforest toffee pears. An example of Far North inspired food at the new Harbourside Bar and Kitchen at Cairns' Holiday Inn Harbourside.
Asset management director Elizabeth Jacques, from Taisei Kanko Australia Pty Limited, which owns the hotel, said: “The paddock to plate ethos, using high-quality produce from our food bowl on the Atherton Tablelands and beyond, will be offering a fresh interpretation of Cairns cuisine to the market”.
“Sourcing locally also contributes to reducing our carbon footprint, as does our ‘vineyard to glass’ wine philosophy focusing on organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural wines. We look forward to many fruitful years ahead collaborating with local producers and offering a world-class food and wine experience to the market,” she said.
The restaurant is open from 6am-10pm daily. The bar is open from 10.30am to late.
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For the ultimate spring racing setting, join us on our beautiful Garden Terrace for an afternoon of Natural Wines, local beers, a 'paddock to plate' buffet as well as the live streaming of the most famous race in Australia. For the occasion, The Garden Terrace will be draped in beautiful spring f...
Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside
209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870
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209-217 The Esplanade, Cairns
Harbourside Bar & Kitchen will delight guests with fresh and tasty ingredients from around the region, with menus reflecting a ‘paddock to plate’ and ‘vineyard to glass’ food and wine ethos, a love of great Queensland produce and high value placed on sust...
You make the plans, we’ll take care of the details. No matter what brings your group together, you’ll be glad you chose Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside for your event venue. With versatile function spaces offering impressive views of the esplanade and lus...