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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

5-star5 stars
Pierpoint RoadCairnsQLD4870Australia
Modern setting on marina hub
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Vibe is not too good
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Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

from $146
  • Superior Room
  • Deluxe Room, Marina View
  • Superior Room, Sea View
  • Horizon Club, Marina View
  • Superior Room
  • xxtropical B&B Superior
  • Horizon Club Room - Indulgence Package
  • XXX
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds, Marina View
  • Superior Room Twin City View
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds, Sea View
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Executive Marina Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Marina View
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Marina View
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Marina View
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Marina View
  • Executive Twin Room, Marina View
  • Horizon, Room, 1 King Bed, Marina View
  • Horizon, Room, 2 Twin Beds, Marina View
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Superior Twin Room, Sea View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Horizon, Club Suite
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About Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

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.

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.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 255 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 12
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities


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

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns’s small print

Also known as

  • 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


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.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 100 per night

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 65

Self parking costs AUD 20.00 per day

Valet parking costs AUD 25.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 60 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 36 per person (approximately)

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

What’s around Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns


  • In Cairns Central Business District
  • ZOO To You HQ Wildlife Discovery Centre (0-minute walk)
  • Reef Fleet Terminal (2-minute walk)
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises (4-minute walk)
  • Esplanade Lagoon (7-minute walk)
  • Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome (7-minute walk)
  • Michaelmas Cay (7-minute walk)
  • Cairns Regional Gallery (8-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) 15-min drive
  • Cairns Station 18-min walk
  • Redlynch Station 18-min drive
  • Freshwater Station 19-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

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