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Crystalbrook Riley

Cairns, Queensland, Australia


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Luxury Holidays At Crystalbrook Riley

Located on the Cairns Esplanade, Crystalbrook Riley is an ideal addition to your next luxury Australia holiday. With a range of accommodation options, each boasting a playful sophistication, pure elegance, contemporary design, and modern facilities, you’re sure to enjoy your stay. Visit the two signature restaurants and enjoy delicious gastronomy with a focus on fresh and local ingredients and seafood. Channel the laid-back vibe of Australia with a visit to the Eléme Day Spa and treat yourself to bespoke treatments, unwind in a luxury beachfront cabana, take a dip in the swimming lagoon, or spend time working on yourself in the 24-hour fitness centre. Plus, Crystalbrook Riley’s unmatched location offers the ideal base for exploring Cairns – whether you hop on the hotel’s complimentary eco-bicycles, book a trip to see the Great Barrier Reef, or simply stroll to see all that the local area has on offer.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A Modern and sophisticated luxury hotel in Cairns
  • Feature: World-class service and delicious dining
  • Rooms: 311 rooms and suites
  • Star rating: 5 Star
  • Nearest airport: Cairns Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 10 minutes from Cairns Airport by private car transfer


Each of the luxury rooms and suites at Crystalbrook Riley promise a relaxing stay with beautiful views from the large floor-to-ceiling windows. You can expect a comfortable bed, elegant bathroom with rainforest shower and luxury baths in select rooms, along with modern touches like a Staycast by Google Chromecast for video streaming, 55 inch televisions, air-conditioning, and blackout blinds.

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  • Size: 32 m²
  • Room View: City view
  • Facilities: Thoughtfully refined and boasting beautiful views of the Cairns city skyline, the Urban Room is ideal for couples. This room features the choice of a king-size bed or two singles, floor-to-ceiling windows, an elegant bathroom, and modern facilities such as a 55 inch, high definition television, and a Staycast by Google Chromecast for video streaming. Some rooms also feature a balcony.
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  • Size: 32 m²
  • Room View: Lagoon and beach view
  • Facilities: With fantastic views overlooking the 1000+ square-metre swimming lagoon and man-made beach, the Resort Room offers a relaxing and comfortable stay for up to three adults. This airy room features the choice of a king-size bed or two king-size singles, modern facilities, and floor-to-ceiling windows that lead out to a spacious balcony.
   Sea Room :expand_more
  • Size: 32 m²
  • Room View: Cairns and the Coral Sea view
  • Facilities: The luxurious Sea Room offers unparalleled views of Cairns and the Coral Sea from the private and spacious balcony. This room features the choice of a king-size bed or two king-size singles, an elegant bathroom with a rainforest shower, floor-to-ceiling windows, and modern facilities.
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  • Size: 32-47 m²
  • Room View: Coral Sea view
  • Facilities: With idyllic and unspoiled views of the Coral Sea, the Panoramic Sea Room is perfect for a romantic getaway or tropical holiday adventure. With a unique layout, floor to ceiling panoramic windows, a comfortable king-size bed, modern facilities, and an elegant bathroom with a rainforest shower, this room is sure to satisfy.
   Family Room:expand_more
  • Size: 64 m²
  • Room View: Cairns Esplanade boardwalk view
  • Facilities: The Family Room consists of two interconnecting bedrooms with twin balconies, perfect for larger families or friends travelling together. It also features two bathrooms with rainforest showers, a choice of two king-size beds or four singles, modern amenities, and complimentary movies.
   Suite :expand_more
  • Size: 69 m²
  • Room View: Coral Sea view
  • Facilities: Offering uninterrupted views of the Coral Sea from both the bedroom and the separate lounge area, the Suite flaunts floor-to-ceiling windows and a spacious separate living area complete with modern facilities. The elegant bedroom promises the choice of a comfortable king-size bed or two or two singles, along with a modern bathroom featuring a luxurious bath and separate shower.
   Riley’s Suite :expand_more
  • Size: 85 m²
  • Room View: Coral Sea view
  • Facilities: Hosting up to six guests in two bedrooms and a separate lounge area with captivating oceanfront views, Riley’s Suite is ideal for larger families or groups travelling together. This spacious suite boasts three separate balconies, a fold-out double sofa bed, modern amenities such as an Apple iPad Control Centre and three 55 inch televisions, along with two modern bathrooms.

During your stay at Crystalbrook Riley enjoy delicious gastronomy from the inspired onsite restaurants. Visit Rocco and enjoy décor and cuisine inspired by the smells and tastes of the Mediterranean, offering beautiful views of the city and Coral Sea, or spend an evening in Paper Crane and try fantastic seafood and incredible cuts of meat with an Asian twist, each expertly matched with wines, beers, ciders, and signature cocktails.

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean cuisine
  • Setting: Atmospheric rooftop bar and restaurant with 270-degree panoramic views of Cairns and the Coral Sea
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Paper Crane :expand_more
  • Cuisine: Aromatic Asian inspired cuisine
  • Setting: Airy and light-filled restaurant
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
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Hotel Experiences

Tucked between two of tropical North Queensland’s greatest natural treasures – the marine playground of the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest – the sunny city of Cairns promises plenty to explore. With a distinctive multicultural mix, Cairns buzzes with innovative restaurants, on-trend bars, stylish boutiques and beautiful galleries. Alternatively, beach lovers can head for Cairns’ Northern Beaches where you’ll find a string of seaside villages, or jump in a boat and head towards the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling or diving in Australia’s most remarkable underwater environment.


Located on the Cairns Esplanade, Crystalbrook Riley offers the perfect destination for romance. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, the perfect proposal spot, or the perfect place for saying 'I do', this luxury hotel offers it all. Crystalbrook Riley boasts a beautiful selection of locations for the perfect ceremony, from the stunning island pool deck to the lofty heights of Rocco, your special day can be completely personalised and tailored to you. Those seeking a romantic escape can visit the Eléme Day Spa for the dedicated couples' spa experience, designed to relax and bring your body back into balance, followed by a complimentary glass of bubbly served in the relaxation lounge post treatment.

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Spa Breaks

Make sure to visit the relaxing Eléme Day Spa, where the team of skilled therapists personalise each treatment to suit your needs, removing everyday stresses with a range of soothing treatments, designed to relax and rejuvenate. With natural ingredients from Australia's own Sodashi products, Eléme signature aromatherapy oils, and refreshing botanical extracts all used to refresh and unwind, you're sure to find something you'll love. Alternatively, spend time at the fully equipped 24-hour fitness centre or enjoy swimming laps of the large pool lagoon.


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