A Getaway Cairns Holiday

RELAX IN SPACIOUS HOMESTYLE APARTMENTS

WHAT OUR GUESTS HAVE TO SAY!

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Great place to stay that is walking distance to everything...

A Great place to stay, walking distance to everything we needed! Thank you, we had a wonderful time at your accommodation and Cairns overall. Definitely be back!

"Kevin's hospitality was great!"

'Kevin's hospitality was great! We were a last minute check in and Kevin made sure everything went smoothly and was a wealth of knowledge about where to eat and what to do!'

All attractions are very close...

'After 3 days staying here we all start to feel like home. All attractions are very close by either by walking or few minutes driving distance. Amenities are complete for a week use. They even change our towels mid week and made our bed. Thank you Kevin for the hospitality.'

Apartment has good amenities...

'Convenient location to stay. Upon arrival Kevin gave us great locations to check out. Apartment has good amenities (BBQ area, pool, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer).'

Great value for money...

'Kevin is a great communicator who responded to our queries promptly and was very flexible with regards to early check in and bag storage. Highly recommend this apartment for a group vacation. It’s only a few minutes walk into town in a safe and quiet location. Great value for money too.'

Getaway apartments is in a great location...

'Getaway apartments is in a great location. Lovely pool area. Easy check in and check out, the property manager Kevin is easily contacted and very accommodation, this is a great place to stay.'

Plenty of space for the family...

Plenty of space for the family, easy walk to the Esplanade and restaurants!

A Very Well-Located Establishment...

This is a very well-located establishment which ideally suits family holidays. The pool is a great asset and our grandchildren enjoyed swimming right up to 9pm each night! The venue is very well-managed.

Great value...

'Great value, fantastic location, can't go wrong!'

Great location...

'Wonderful accommodation, great host and very accommodation. All that you need included in the apartment. Great location!'

Providing Spacious Comfortable Accommodation While Visiting Cairns

Hi! We're Kevin & Linda, managers at Getaway on Grafton. 

We're here to make sure you have the best possible time while staying with us in Cairns and can't wait to meet you! We have over 10 years experience in helping make our guests visit truly memorable. Our local knowledge helps you find the best options while planning your activities.

Kevin and Linda Managers Getaway on Grafton

Best Price Guarantee

We are dedicated to giving you the best possible value for your stay with us. 

Our Best Price Guarantee means you'll always get the best price by booking direct with us!

Stay in Touch


Every apartment has it's own free wi-fi access.

You can look forward to less time loading... and more time keeping in touch with loved ones. 

Cater For Yourself  

Kitchens and laundries in the apartment are a budget friendly and healthy way of travelling.

Perfect for the independent traveler, whether here for holidays for for work! 

Free Parking


Secured off street car parking with close access to apartments. 

All apartments are walk-ups (no-lift)

SPACIOUS ROOM TYPES

two bedroom superior apartment

88 sqm

4 Persons (max 5)

Free Wifi

2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom

The Superior Apartment is our two bedroom, one bathroom budget home style apartment stay. But no need to miss out on the spacious living! Your own kitchen and laundry provide the perfect alternative to a typical hotel room! Privately owned and individually furnished giving you that home away from home feeling. 


two bedroom deluxe apartment

96 sqm

4 Persons (max 6)

Free Wifi

2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom

Enjoy cooking your own meals and relaxing in our spacious two bedroom apartments! Access to your own kitchen and laundry gives you an independent traveler experience with the perfect alternative to a typical hotel room! Privately owned and individually furnished giving you that 'home away from home feeling'.


two bedroom town house apartment

118 sqm

4 Persons (max 6)

Free Wifi

2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom

The perfect escape for your family awaits... Enjoy the functionality of a home away from home in our fully equipped 2 bedroom Townhouse Style Apartment - Upstairs-downstairs living. The best option for a family visiting! Each apartment is privately owned and individually furnished, giving you that homely touch during your stay.

TAKE A LOOK AROUND

CHOOSE YOUR APARTMENT BELOW

FOR A VIRTUAL WALK-THROUGH

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what brings you to cairns?

THE CORPORATE

WORKING IN PARADISE!

  • Enjoy home-cooked meals - full kitchens
  • Feel at home - Spacious Apartments
  • Feel Safe - Secure Parking
  • Travel alone or bring the family - there's plenty of space for everyone! 
  • Work from 'home' Free Wi-Fi
  • Stay Fit! - Esplanade exercise only steps away
  • Laundry Facilities - Wash your own clothes!
  • Corporate Discount - With valid ABN
THE HOLIDAY MAKER

JUST HERE FOR FUN!

  • A Comfortable Base - Relax after your day of exploring
  • Enjoy Dinner With A Tropical Breeze - Free BBQ area
  • Cool Off! - Take a fresh dip in our salt-water swimming pool (Heated between April-Sept to 31C)
  • Bring even the biggest family - 3 sizes of apartments, all 2 bedrooms! 
  • No need to buy every meal - Full kitchen facilities and full-size fridges
  • Start Your Morning Right! - Enjoy a gentle stroll along the Esplanade
  • Muddies Playground - just 5-7 minute walk
  • Munroe Martin Parklands - Just minutes away
THE GROUP

FAMILY - SPORTS - WEDDINGS

  • Stay As A Group! - A range of 3 x 2-bedroom styles to choose from.
  • City Fringe Location - Easy walking distance to Esplanade or City Centre
  • Stay In Your Own Space - while travelling with family or friends
  • Fuel Yourself With the RIGHT Foods - Full kitchen facilities so you can cook for yourself! 
  • Freshen Up - Full laundry facilities in the apartments so you can smell extra fresh on game day!

where to find us

IDEALLY LOCATED ON THE CITY FRINGE

ARRIVING FROM AIRPORT (TAXI)

Cairns Domestic Airport and Cairns International Airport are located right next to each other. 

TAXI: Approx AUD$20-$25 (+50% if Maxi Taxi Required)

UBER: Approx AUD$15-$22

SOME HELPFUL TIPS

If there is no TAXI waiting at the rank when you arrive, there is a button on the pillar which will automatically call a taxi for you. Alternately, the phone number for the taxi service is 131 008.

There is also a dedicated UBER Pick-Up Location. You will see the UBER logo on pillars as you exit the airport doors so make sure you're waiting here for your UBER. 

If arriving after hours, keys can be collected from the night safe at the foyer. Instructions will be sent to your provided email/mobile number PRIOR to your arrival. Please ensure you have these instructions with you.          

ARRIVING FROM AIRPORT (CAR)

Cairns Domestic Airport and Cairns International Airport are located right next to each other. Travel by car will take approximately 7 minutes.

From the airport

  • Head west on Airport Avenue (25metres)
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Airport Ave (2.4km)
  • Turn left onto Lake St (first left)
  • Continue straight through 3 roundabouts to stay on Lake St. 
  • At the 4th roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Upward Street
  • Take the first left onto Grafton St
  • Getaway on Grafton is located your right.

SOME HELPFUL TIPS

If there is no TAXI waiting at the rank when you arrive, there is a button on the pillar which will automatically call a taxi for you. Alternately, the phone number for the taxi service is 131 008.

There is also a dedicated UBER Pick-Up Location. You will see the UBER logo on pillars as you exit the airport doors so make sure you're waiting here for your UBER. 

If arriving after hours, keys can be collected from the night safe at the foyer. Instructions will be sent to your provided email/mobile number PRIOR to your arrival. Please ensure you have these instructions with you.          

 

ARRIVING BY TRAIN

The train will arrive into Cairns at the Cairns Central Station (located at Cairns Central Shopping Centre). 

We recommend getting a taxi from Cairns Central Station to Getaway on Grafton.

Taxis can be caught at the dedicated taxi rank beside the train station and will cost approximately AUD$10 (+50% if maxi taxi is required. 

SOME HELPFUL TIPS

If there is no TAXI waiting at the rank when you arrive, there is a button on the pillar which will automatically call a taxi for you. Alternately, the phone number for the taxi service is 131 008.

There is also a dedicated UBER Pick-Up Location. You will see the UBER logo on pillars as you exit the airport doors so make sure you're waiting here for your UBER. 

If arriving after hours, keys can be collected from the night safe at the foyer. Instructions will be sent to your provided email/mobile number PRIOR to your arrival. Please ensure you have these instructions with you.          


ARRIVING BY CRUISE SHIP

If arriving into Cairns by cruise ship, we recommend taking a taxi from the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal to Getaway on Grafton. 

Taxis can be caught from the dedicated taxi rank and will cost approximately AUD$12 (+50% if maxi taxi is required)

SOME HELPFUL TIPS

If there is no TAXI waiting at the rank when you arrive, there is a button on the pillar which will automatically call a taxi for you. Alternately, the phone number for the taxi service is 131 008.

There is also a dedicated UBER Pick-Up Location. You will see the UBER logo on pillars as you exit the airport doors so make sure you're waiting here for your UBER. 

If arriving after hours, keys can be collected from the night safe at the foyer. Instructions will be sent to your provided email/mobile number PRIOR to your arrival. Please ensure you have these instructions with you.          


157-159 GRAFTON STREET, CAIRNS, AUST.  |  PH: +61 7 4052 1200  |  EMAIL: RES@GETAWAYCAIRNS.COM.AU

testimonials

What people are saying...

Brian Kirkup

BRIAN KURKUP

HOLIDAY GUEST

The apartments are so well appointed, clean, tidy and very central, we had a wonderful time! We booked all our tours at Getaway, Kevin & Linda were really helpful! Thank you very much!

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brendan maher

HOLIDAY GUEST

We really enjoyed our stay, the service was great, particularly in relation to helping us select our tours, and he best days to do thees. The local knowledge really helped us make the most out of our time in Cairns

Contact Information

Find us here: 157-159 Grafton Street, Cairns City, QLD

Email:  res@getawaycairns.com.au

Phone: +617 4052 1200