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Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns

4-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
3-11 Water StreetCairnsQLD04870Australia

Cairns city-center apartment with balcony
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
Very Good8.0
Great location
Beautiful beach
Service is adequate
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Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns

from $111
  • Standard Studio
  • Studio Pool view
  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Room One Bedroom
  • Deluxe Room One Bedroom. Pool view
  • Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Room Two Bedroom.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 188 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours should instruct their taxi or shuttle driver to pull up to the hotel security gate, which will open automatically. Please use the phone at reception to call the night manager who will arrange check-in.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • In-room safe

Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns’s small print

Also known as

  • Southern Cross Apartments
  • Southern Cross Atrium
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments Cairns
  • Southern Cross Atrium Cairns
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments Hotel Cairns
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments Apartment Cairns
  • Southern Cross Atrium Apartments Apartment


This property requires a 1-night deposit for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. Deposit is payable by credit card and is due within 7 days of booking the reservation. To obtain additional information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Rooms that have king beds are zipped-kings that can be split into 2 single beds. To request split beds, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 33.00 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 18.00 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 10.00 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 35.00 per week (rates may vary)

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 Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns


  • Heart of Cairns
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 44 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 4 min walk
  • Cairns Civic Theatre - 6 min walk
  • The Cultural Place - 9 min walk
  • The Cairns Museum - 10 min walk
  • Cazaly's Stadium - 11 min walk
  • Cairns Night Markets - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 5 min walk
  • Redlynch Station - 15 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 16 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 319 reviews

Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns
Quite disappointed
Although the room was nice we felt we were in a hole The balcony was just a couple of feet from a cement wall We could not see out at all We booked for 4 nights so we should have complained but didn't Any service like phoning for a taxi or printing out a boarding pass required a fee The bed was 2 singles put together which gave a hard centre line
Rod, us4 night trip
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns
Very Good8.0
perfectly ok
Good, close to a major shopping centre and train as well as buses. 20 minutes walk to the harbor.
Martin Lagerholm, us9 night trip
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns
Very Good8.0
Front desk service was excellent. They'd also make tour reservations for you, too. Office area provided postcards, tour information, beverages, ice cream, and other useful items. Only drawback was that my apartment was relatively small with poor storage capability for clothing and other items so you'd better plan to live out of your suitcase. While they say apartments are NOT serviced, many are, in fact, serviced (I saw about eight maids). Apartment was clean. Excellent location near train station and a major shopping center only a 5 minute walk away. My apartment had air-conditioning; needed for a November stay not so much for the temperature but the high humidity. Would I stay there again, YES......if the price remained right. The Esplanade and other key locations were within about a five block radius . Quite convenient. Free WiFi worked well.
William, us5 night trip
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns
Very Good8.0
I have stayed here on numerous occasions but the apartment I stayed in this time backed onto the Officeworks delivery dock which was very noisy
A Traveler, us7 night business trip
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns
Very Good8.0
Really enjoyed the pool!
Great location! Walking distance to Coles, lots of restaurants and the esplanade!
A Traveler, us5 night romance trip

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Southern Cross Atrium Apartments, Cairns

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