81% Based on 2474 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Cairns awaits you at Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina. Within steps you'll find ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include in-room free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs.

All 255 rooms feature sitting areas, satellite TV, and in-room childcare. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. In-room massages, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, North Bar & Kitchen, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, kids' swimming pool, and pool loungers. 16 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 5-star Cairns Central Business District hotel include Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£125 per night

Deluxe Room, Marina View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Horizon Club, Marina View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Marina Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

81% of guests recommend out of 2474 reviews

Excellent 1117
Good 830
Average 338
Poor 119
Terrible 70
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Location Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD 4870

Property Features

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina offers its guests an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. There are 16 meeting rooms available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina. Parking is available for a fee.

  • 255 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 12 conference rooms
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's pool
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (7.8 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina offers 255 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Pillow options
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily.

North Bar & Kitchen - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Nearby recreational opportunities include the 3-km boardwalk along the Esplanade for walking/jogging, workout areas positioned along the boardwalk, a public saltwater lagoon pool, and an unsupervised children's playground. Aerobics takes place at the Esplanade in outdoor classes, and admission can be arranged through reception. Basketball is available within 1 km of the hotel at the convention facility/stadium, where racquet sports are also available, including squash. Bicycle rentals are available in the city, within 2 km of the hotel.
Marlin Marina, directly outside the hotel, is the pick-up and drop-off area for various water sports activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling, and helicopter sightseeing is also located at the marina, within 200 meters of the hotel. Fishing charters can also be arranged at the marina. A golf driving range is available at Half Moon Bay Golf Course, within 8 km. Hiking/biking trails are at Red Arrow, a mountain walk within 5 km of the hotel.
Bird watching opportunities are available at the Esplanade and also at Centennial Lakes, within 7 km of the hotel. The Botanical Gardens offers a range of walking tracks, and Centennial Lakes includes a boardwalk through swamp areas. The hotel can assist with tours that include horse riding, sky diving, rafting, and canoeing, all within 10 km of the hotel, at Yorkey's Knob and other locations. Tours to the Great Barrier Reef, which is approximately 30 nautical km, or 80 minutes by boat, can also be arranged. Golf is available for nonmembers at the Paradise Palms golf course, located approximately 15 km from the hotel.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 60 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 36 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 20.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 25.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 65
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 60 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Shangri-La Hotel Marina
  • Shangri-La Hotel Marina Cairns
  • Shangri-La Marina Cairns
  • Shangri-La Marina Hotel
  • Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns Hotel Cairns

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.