The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels to Book in Cairns, Queensland

Your hound will have a blast on holiday in Cairns, Australia
Your hound will have a blast on holiday in Cairns, Australia | © Genevieve Vallee / Alamy Stock Phot
Nick Dauk

Your pooch may not be able to doggy-paddle all the way to the Great Barrier Reef, but they’ll have a blast on holiday in Cairns all the same. The dog-friendly accommodation in Cairns will treat you and your furry friends to a relaxing, tail-waggingly good time. From breaking in a new leash during a mountain climb to lounging on the sand with your bellies to the sky, we’ve got you covered with the best pet-friendly hotels in Cairns – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Cairns Coconut, for families and furry friends


Room at Cairns Coconut holiday park, Cairns
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Cairns Coconut holiday and caravan park thinks you’d be nuts not to bring your canine on your holiday. Your hound will have a howling good time dragging you from your campsite to the dog agility park. They’ll chase other pups up ramps and through tunnels, getting their energy out without costing you a penny. Whether you’re sliding tent poles together or arriving in an RV, this cheap accommodation option in Cairns is ideal for budget-friendly holidays with your best furry friend.

2. Lilybank Guest House, for swimming and a heritage trail

Bed and Breakfast

Room at Lilybank Guest House, Cairns
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Accommodation in Cairns doesn’t get any better than Lilybank. This two-storey Queenslander is right on the Stratford Heritage Trail, giving you and your pup a shaded, tropical trail to tackle. After a long walk, relax your muscles and detoxify your skin in the saltwater pool infused with magnesium. Each bathroom of this B&B has its own hot-water system – so even in the chilly months, you’ll enjoy a hot shower after a refreshingly cold swim.

3. Sarayi Hotel, for splendid ocean and mountain views


Room at Sarayi Hotel, Cairns
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When’s the best time to visit Cairns? Sarayi Hotel will tell you it’s whenever the sun is up. The ocean view apartments here let you greet the sunrise with a latte – while the sunsets over the Macalister Range are best enjoyed with tea in one of the mountain view apartments. Your pet won’t mind the budget double rooms, either, because the ground floor placement helps them get to the sands of Palm Beach that much more quickly.

4. Kintamani Luxury Villa, for private, peaceful luxury


Room at Kintamani Luxury Villa, Cairns
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Be careful when you choose this accommodation in Cairns – you may spoil your hound so much that they’ll expect a tropical patio when they return home. The private lap pool and relaxation area create an outdoor oasis for you both to enjoy. Inside, hardwood Indonesian furniture, hand-carved mahogany opium beds and a Balinese-style kitchen may have you considering a redesign of your own home.

For some budget-friendly options, discover our guide to the best cheap hotels in Cairns and book now on Culture Trip.

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