Koala Beach Resort

2.5 star property
City centre guesthouse within easy reach of Cairns Central Shopping Centre

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Koala Beach Resort

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Property amenity
Living area
Point of interest
x Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Overview of Koala Beach Resort



Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
137 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Main amenities
  • Airport drop-off service
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

Basic Double Room, Private Bathroom

  • 4 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

x Apartment, 1 Bedroom

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed

Basic Triple Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Cairns Central Business District
  • Cairns Esplanade - 5 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 1 min drive
  • Esplanade Lagoon - 2 min drive
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 3 min drive
  • Palm Cove Beach - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 11 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 12 min walk
  • Redlynch Station - 12 min drive
  • Airport drop-off service


  • Flynn's Italian by Crystalbrook - 5 min walk
  • Imm Thai Cafe - 4 min walk
  • The Courtyard - 5 min walk
  • Atrium - 4 min walk
  • Pho Street Cairns - 4 min walk

About this property

Koala Beach Resort

Koala Beach Resort offers a fantastic location, putting you a short five-minute walk from Cairns Esplanade.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Korean, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 29 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 5:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking


  • Airport drop-off on request(available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Garden

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 15 per person
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Beach Koala
Koala Beach
Koala Beach Cairns
Koala Beach Resort
Koala Beach Resort Cairns
Koala Resort
Koala Beach Hotel Cairns
Koala Beach Resort Cairns
Koala Beach Resort Guesthouse
Koala Beach Resort Guesthouse Cairns

Frequently asked questions

Does Koala Beach Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Koala Beach Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Koala Beach Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Koala Beach Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Koala Beach Resort?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Koala Beach Resort.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Koala Beach Resort?
Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is AUD 15 per person.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Koala Beach Resort?
You can check in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Koala Beach Resort?
No, this guest house doesn't have a casino, but Reef Hotel Casino (11-min walk) and Cazalys Cairns (5-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Koala Beach Resort and nearby?
Koala Beach Resort has a garden.
What's the area around Koala Beach Resort like?
Koala Beach Resort is in Cairns Central Business District, a short 7-minute drive from Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) and 5 minutes' walk from Cairns Esplanade.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic staff members, so accommodating. It was so quick and easy to check in after hours. Nice self contained room. We’ll be back.
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Basic place, but a great location to access the marina and the heart of Cairns. We enjoyed our stay and the space provided.
Karla, 5-night family trip
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6/10 Good

3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Srisuda, 8-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Ac In the room did not cool very well so made it very hard to sleep. Location was great. Price was great.
jeremy, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great for my one night stay between flights. Cool pool
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The lady at the front desk went out of her way to help us
1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

The property was quiet n save. Locations was just right for me n the kids. Easy to go to the Ccentral and back. Enjoyed our stay.
4-night family trip
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