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Boatel Cairns

Cairns cruise with bar/lounge

  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi

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Berth H15 Sailfish Quay, Marlin Marina, Cairns (and vicinity), 4870, QLD, Australia
  • My stay here was excellent. Gary went out of his way to be sure I was comfortable and…

    Mar 19, 2020

  • Gary attended to our every need. Always available and advice on area events and places to…

    Mar 3, 2020

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  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 10 guestrooms
  • Marina
  • Near the beach
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • Cruise from Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade - 10 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 1 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 8 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 10 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 15 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Double Cabin with Ensuite
  • Double Plus Bunk
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Double Bunk
  • Standard Twin Room

What’s around


  • Cruise from Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade - 10 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 1 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 8 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 10 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 15 min walk
  • Reef Hotel Casino - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome - 6 min walk
  • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre - 6 min walk
  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 7 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 13 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 17 min walk
  • Freshwater Station - 18 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 20 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
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Berth H15 Sailfish Quay, Marlin Marina, Cairns (and vicinity), 4870, QLD, Australia

At a glance


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Please be advised that this property is a boat and not a standard hotel.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM*


  • No onsite parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Street parking available

Payment types at the property

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*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fishing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Marina on site


  • Tours/ticket assistance


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Small print

Also known as

  • Boatel Cairns Houseboat
  • Boatel Cairns Cruise
  • Boatel Cairns Cairns
  • Boatel Cairns Cruise Cairns

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 percent


This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Transfers via shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 24 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Boatel Cairns does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • No, unfortunately, but there's street parking available.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Prawn Star (4-min walk), Salt House (4-min walk), and Vivaldis Restaurant (5-min walk).
  • Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM on request.
  • No, this cruise ship doesn't have a casino, but Reef Hotel Casino (4-min walk) and Cazalys Cairns (6-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and boat tours. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Agatha Christie Set

    Top banana! Great location. Wonderfully eclectic mix of guests. It's afloat, it's a working boat. Host was great.

    ian, 3 night trip, Aug 8, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Spectacular position and service.

    Wonderful service! Friendly, helpful host. Very clean. Personal service. Spectacular position. Nothing negative to say........

    Karen, 1 night trip, Jul 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Kathryn, 1 night trip, Jan 1, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Annette, 7 night trip, Nov 7, 2019

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