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The Benson Hotel

Art Deco hotel with outdoor pool, near Cairns Esplanade

  • Free WiFi
From
Rs8,447

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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking - Guest Room
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking - Guest Room
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking - Guest Room
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44-56 Grafton Street, Cairns (and vicinity), 4870, QLD, Australia
7.0.Good.
  • Good sized room. Mostly nicely renovated. Bathroom was a little dated.

    Jul 18, 2021

  • There was a mix up with Hotels.com as when we arrived there was no booking, despite…

    Jul 16, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Bathtub
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 56 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Sauna

For families

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • In Cairns Central Business District
  • Cairns Esplanade - 11 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 7 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 9 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 11 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Benson King
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Cairns Central Business District
  • Cairns Esplanade - 11 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 7 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 9 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 11 min walk
  • The Cultural Place - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome - 5 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 6 min walk
  • Reef Hotel Casino - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 13 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 9 min walk
  • Freshwater Station - 16 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 18 min drive
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44-56 Grafton Street, Cairns (and vicinity), 4870, QLD, Australia

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 56 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • 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

Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi (speed: 250+ Mbps (good for 3–5 people or up to 10 devices)) and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Secured covered onsite self parking (AUD 20 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited (max 1 space per unit)
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2885
  • Conference space size (meters) - 268

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1984
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Closed captioned TV

Languages Spoken

  • Indonesian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 55-inch flat-screen TV
  • Netflix
  • Digital TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Benson Bar & Restaurant - This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Recreation

On Site

  • Sauna

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • The Benson Hotel Hotel
  • The Benson Hotel Cairns
  • The Benson Hotel Hotel Cairns

Optional extras

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

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Covered self parking costs AUD 20 per night

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30.00 per night

Breakfast costs between AUD 8.00 and AUD 30.0 for adults, and AUD 8.00 and AUD 15.00 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 10.00 per night

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking.

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

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

This property accepts credit cards, cash, and mobile payments.

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.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Benson Hotel 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.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs AUD 20 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Benson Bar & Restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Fusion Art Bar & Tapas (3-min walk), Fetta's Greek Taverna (3-min walk), and Bellocale Italian Seafood Restaurant (3-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Reef Hotel Casino (7-min walk) and Cazalys Cairns (5-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming, spelunking, and ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a sauna.
7.0.Good.
  • 6.0.Good

    I enjoyed the room , not a lot to watch on tv as channels where limited and no bath plug and toilet . The eating area was lovely but chicken salad was disappointing no lettuce just fried chicken and spouts . For the money you pay you expect good quality .

    1 night trip, Jul 13, 2021

    Verified Wotif guest review

  • 6.0.Good

    Amazingly friendly staff, but unfortunately the property wasn't finished at the time of our stay.

    1 night family trip, Jul 5, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Brand new hotel has some teething issues

    We didn't realise it was a opening the day we booked. Still had some teething issues. Brand new common areas were very nice. Room was nice, Bathroom was totally over looked. Was something from the 80's

    Dane, 2 night trip, Jun 30, 2021

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