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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Top Business Hotel

Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 311 411

$179+

Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
based on 2,464 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.8
  • 7.7
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Spacious rooms
  • Great view

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    About

    Location.

    An Australian oasis for vacationers and young professionals, the Shangri-La Hotel - The Marina, acts as a virtual gateway between Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. With a waterfront location, the property is conveniently situated within 5 minutes walking distance to the Cairns Convention Centre and only a 10 minutes drive from the Cairns International Airport, this hotel is near shopping, entertainment and cultural venues. A ferry terminal is also nearby.

    Hotel Features.

    In the rainforest lobby, vaulted ceilings and vast architectural forms create an enchanting space for large intricate Japanese lanterns, modern décor and a stunning Great Barrier Reef aquarium. Guests will enjoy Australasian cuisine and vegetarian options at North Bar & Kitchen, where an eclectic menu is offered in an alfresco environment that overlooks the Marlin Marina. With an atmosphere that fosters both relaxation and adventure, the Shangri-La Marina hotel offers car rentals, butler services, babysitting, laundry services, banking ATMs, gift shops, a library, a beauty salon, and a drugstore. The 12 conference rooms are complete with professional décor, wireless Broadband Internet access, and pristine audio-visual equipment.

    Guestrooms.

    In the 255 guestrooms, contemporary furniture compositions are strategically arranged in a fashion that optimizes natural lighting and movement around the room. With vaulted ceilings, modern minimalism, and subtle, monochromatic hues of grey and ivory, the hotel suites breed feelings of tranquility. Guestroom amenities include private bathrooms, a pillow menu, Egyptian-cotton sheets, complimentary high-speed WiFi, 42-inch high-definition LCD TVs with satellite service and premium channels, a phone, minibars, executive writing desks and electronic safes. Private balconies lend truly wonderful views of the Marlin Marina, Trinity Bay and Rainforest Gardens. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Car hire
    • Spa
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Restaurant
    • Tennis
    • Coffee shop
    • Airport shuttle
    • Steam room
    • Gift shop
    • Child pool
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 2,464 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      8.6 "86% said the reception staff was great."
      9.4 "94% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.3 "73% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      9.2 "92% said the tour guides were very nice."
      8.3 "83% said the recreation staff was great."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      9.7 "97% thought the view was good."
      7.4 "74% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.1 "91% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.1 "91% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.9 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.0 "50% thought the building was acceptable."
      6.5 "For 65%, the outdoor sports facilities were ok."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
    • 4.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.4 "86% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 1,305 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      8.4 "84% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      9.7 "97% thought the view was good."
      7.6 "76% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.2 "92% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.3 "93% liked the big bathroom."
    • 7.0 "Good bar."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.2 "88% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    based on 960 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
      8.4 "84% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.7 "Tasty food."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      9.6 "96% thought the view was good."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.4 "74% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 6.9 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.3 "97% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.0 "90% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    based on 24 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 7.7 "High comfort."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 172 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "High comfort."
      7.3 "73% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.3 "93% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Average amenities."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.2 "88% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Hotel type
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Great view"
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