Overview of The Lakes Resort Cairns

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4.2 / 5Very Good
524 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital3 min drive
Popular LocationCairns Performing Arts Centre6 min drive
AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive
Popular LocationMuddy's Playground9 min drive

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Free cancellation on all units

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 861 sq ft
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1292 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Standard Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Standard Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • 1615 sq ft
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 7
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About this area

Cairns North

Located in Cairns North, The Lakes Resort Cairns is in the suburbs and near the airport. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets. Travelling with kids? Consider Esplanade Lagoon and Cairns Aquarium. Our guests love the property's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Cairns Aquarium - 6 min drive
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre - 6 min drive
  • Cairns Esplanade - 8 min drive
  • Muddy's Playground - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 6 min drive
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive

About this property

The Lakes Resort Cairns

Family-friendly apartments with 4 outdoor pools and restaurant
Along with 4 outdoor pools, this smoke-free apartment building has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, an outdoor tennis court and a seasonal outdoor pool. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. For a bit of entertainment, an LED TV comes with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences, such as a washer/dryer and a living room. Weekly housekeeping is available.
The Lakes Resort Cairns offers 50 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with washers/dryers and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Accommodation at this 4-star apartment has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. LED televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Property amenities


4 Outdoor pools


Free WiFi

Parking and transport

Free self-parking
Free parking nearby
Limited parking
Accessible parking

Family friendly

Cots (infant beds): AUD 10.00 per night
Children's pool


Fridge (full size)


Full breakfast available for a fee weekdays 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: AUD 12-20 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar


Hypo-allergenic bedding
Bed sheets provided
Rollaway/extra beds: AUD 35.00 per night


Combined bath/shower
Towels provided
Free toiletries

Living spaces

Living room
Sitting area


LED TV with cable/satellite service
TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

Picnic area




Air conditioning
Ceiling fan


No pets allowed


Accessible bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Housekeeping (weekly)
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Safe at front desk
On-site shopping
Gift shop/newsstand
Corner/local shop

Location highlights

Near the airport
In the suburbs
In a national park

Things to do

Outdoor tennis court
Tennis on site
Skydiving nearby
Hiking/biking trails nearby
Boat tours nearby
Parasailing nearby
Golf nearby
Ecotours nearby
Snorkelling nearby
Rafting nearby
Scuba diving nearby


50 rooms
3 floors
18 buildings

Where to eat

Taste of Thai – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast and lunch daily.



Check-in between 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open during the following times:<br /><ul><li>Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM</li></ul> <ul><li>Saturday-Sunday: 8:30 AM-2:00 PM</li></ul>There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35.00 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.00 per night.

Property payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 12 and AUD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

Property is also known as

  • Lakes Cairns Resort
  • Lakes Resort Cairns Cairns North
  • Lakes Resort Cairns
  • Lakes Cairns Cairns North
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Guest reviews


Very Good

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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Like the location of our unit. Liked the food from in-site restaurant.

Stayed 5 nights in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Well located, comfortable with relaxing views, safe family swimming pools and facilities.

Stayed 4 nights in Nov. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 6 nights in Nov. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 8 nights in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The property was roomy, and the amenities were well appointed

Stayed 5 nights in Oct. 2019