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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina


  • Great views
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet
  • Free use of beach towels and umbrellas
  • Proximity to the marina


  • Service can be spotty
  • Lower-floor rooms are shabbier and can be noisy

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

With a minimalist lobby, golden-orb chandeliers, and suede chaise longues, this resort is among Cairns's hippest. Outdoor areas are suitably sleek, with extensive wooden decking, palm-shaded swimming pools, a Jacuzzi and a poolside cocktail bar. Spacious rooms have muted decor, balconies, and flow-through views of the pool area and gardens, or the mountains, bay or marina. Paying a little extra for a Horizon club room or suite is worth it for the amenities and services, including free Horizon Club breakfasts, and sunset drinks and canapés. There's valet parking, and the helpful tour desk can arrange activities off-site, such as Great Barrier Reef excursions.

Hotel Information


Pierpoint Rd., Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia


07-4031–1411; 1800-222–448

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 230 rooms, 25 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 05/21/2015

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