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Boutique Cairns Accommodation

Built in 1984 and reimagined in 2021 The Benson Hotel is set to become a Cairns City favourite

Overlooking vibrant Grafton and Spence streets, The Benson offers locals, relaxed vacationers and business travellers comfortable and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. Our well appointed rooms, superspeed wifi, dynamic event spaces and friendly Benson team will make you feel at home.

Rooms & Suites

Whether you’re looking for a King room with a spacious terrace, or a generous suite with views of the Pool and CBD, all of our rooms and suites are equal in amenities and provide a cozy base for guests to come home to after exploring the oasis of Cairns!

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Play | Relax | Unwind

Sweeping views, poolside loungers and striped umbrellas, The Benson Hotel takes poolside oasis to a whole new level in Cairns.

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Fast WiFi

Smoke Free

Family Sized

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Aquarium Family Vacation

This Family needs a holiday! Enjoy 3 nights/4days in a Benson Twin Room for 2 Adults and 2 Kids (up to 14yrs old) including break...

From $699*

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Experience The Benson’s boutique hospitality when you plan your next event or special occasion

Functions & Meetings

Offering multiple indoor or outdoor function spaces around the hotel, The Benson Hotel is bound to have something that suits every individual or group. Enquire with us today to find out how we can make your event an astounding success.

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Level 3 of the Benson Hotel is Cairns’ newest addition to the food and beverage scene

The Benson Bar & Restaurant

Capturing the essence and tranquility of Far North Queensland, The Benson Bar & Restaurant is a combination of relaxation and sophistication, offering an array of cocktails, local delicacies and views of the Cairns CBD.

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6th and 7th May 2022. Tickets coming soon...       &...

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Hawaiki Tiki Thursdays

Get those ALOHA feels at Hawaiki Tiki Thursdays at The Benson Hotel A night ...

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Our Guestbook

Quality bed for a good night's sleep. Good Location - Jessica AUS

Customer service was great , the booking process was quick and easy , location is unbeatable - Matt AUS

Spacious, clean and comfortable room. Friendly and welcoming staff. Good location, parking available. - Kiri AUS

The hotel had a great location. It was walking distance to Cairns Convention Centre, and you can easily walk around the city from here. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Cairns. - Michelle PHL

The Benson Hotel
50 Grafton St, Cairns, QLD 4870
The Benson Hotel The Benson Hotel

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coral Sea

Located on the corners of Grafton and Spence Streets, The Benson is situated in the centre of the Cairns CBD. Only a 10 minute drive from the Cairns Airport and 4 minute drive from the Reef Fleet Terminal, there is an array of facilities right at our doorstep. From dining options, to corporate centres and recreational tours, The Benson grants accessibility and ease for every type of traveller.

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