Botanic Retreat two streets from Cairns Esplanade

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Entire guest suite hosted by Matt & Dan

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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Welcome to Lily Pad Inn, a beautifully furnished tropical holiday hideaway near the top end of Cairns City Esplanade. This secluded property is set amongst your own botanic garden, with fish ponds, turtles & wildlife abound. The master bedroom, bathroom & private courtyard are completely your own & accompanied by a fully secure iron gate entrance from the street. The king sized four poster bed, with ample room to work, rest & play, will give you the best introduction to Cairns tropical living.

The space
The suite is set in a very private setting, even though we are in the city, you will feel as though you are close to nature. The gardens are full of exotic plants & animals including tree frogs, lizards, fish & birds. The suite has an outdoor kitchen including cooktops, microwave and fridge. The deluxe bathroom has a double rain shower. In the outdoor area you will find a gazebo with table & chairs for dining, working & relaxing.

Where you'll sleep

Living area
1 king bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
TV with Standard cable
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Bathtub
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Security cameras on property

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 304 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Cairns North, Queensland, Australia

Our property is situated two streets from the Cairns Esplanade, which is a wonderful walk along the ocean front into the city centre. The Cairns Botanic Garden is on our doorstep and it’s only 5 minutes drive to the Cairns Airport & CBD. It is also only a 2 minute drive to the Cairns Hospital.

Lily Pad inn is situated across the road from the International tennis centre & public swimming pools. There are numerous walking and jogging tracks near the Cairns Botanic Gardens. The Red Arrow being the most famous, with its stunning views of Cairns.

There are many cafes & eateries across the road, these include Thai, fish and chip shop, Subway, ATM, post office and chemist, as well as other shops close by.

Hosted by Matt & Dan

  1. Joined in March 2019
  • 304 Reviews
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We're Matt and Dan, a couple working in the horticultural industry in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. We share our house with our young daughter and our very lovable Old English Sheepdog. We have a love for nature, travel and the great outdoors. We have recently opened Lily Pad Inn, a boutique holiday rental suite set in tropical gardens in the city of Cairns. We endeavour to make a memorable experience for each and every guest that stays with us.
We're Matt and Dan, a couple working in the horticultural industry in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. We share our house with our young daughter and our very lovable Old English She…

Co-hosts

  • Dan
  • Nick

During your stay

We are more than happy to help the best we can to ensure your stay with us is a memorable one. Anything from help & advice with your holiday plannings, down to naming a plant you found at the botanic gardens, though also happy to give you your space if you wish.
We are more than happy to help the best we can to ensure your stay with us is a memorable one. Anything from help & advice with your holiday plannings, down to naming a plant you f…

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  • Language: English
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm

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