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Cominos House is a historic home, museum, and events venue about three kilometres north of the city centre of Cairns in Far North Queensland. The Cominos House was built in 1877 and first belonged to Alfred and Annie Street, who owned the property for 45 years. The house is a great example of a queenslander, a style of wooden house designed for the hot and humid climate of this part of Australia. George Cominos, a Greek immigrant, bought the house in 1927. Cominos ran a successful café, Cominos Café, which was a legendary social hub of Cairns for several decades.

  • Visit the Cominos House in Cairns during one of the many art exhibits held in the home to see works of art from local artists in the gallery portion of the historic house.
  • Explore the Cominos House Museum, and look at the interesting artefacts that belonged to the family including plates, furnishings, and tools used by early settlers in the Cairns area.
  • Catch a play or concert put on by local performers at the Cairns Civic Theatre near the Cominos House to enjoy an entertaining production in the beautiful venue.

Cairns is an easy city to get around due to its efficient public transport system and the fact that it is not that large. Visitors could just walk along Lily Creek north from the city centre to the Cominos House, as the distance is only about three kilometres. Those who prefer not to walk can easily take the Cairns city bus. The Sheridan Street route from the city centre, which stops just a few hundred metres from the Cominos House located on Greenslopes Street. Visitors can also hire a car and drive the way too.

Hotels near Cominos House

106 hotels near Cominos House

1 Nomads Cairns Backpackers

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

341 Lake Street Map

Offering quality accommodation options for backpackers and budget hotel travellers in resort style facilities, the Nomads Cairns Backpackers Hostel is an outstanding value for your money. ... More

2 Waterfront Terraces

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

233 The Esplanade Map

Offering deluxe self-catering units set on tropical gardens in the quieter part of Cairns Esplanade, Waterfront Terraces Apartments Cairns creates an ideal base for vacationers on an extended stay... More

3 Tradewinds Mcleod Holiday Apartments Cairns

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

191 Mcleod Street Map

Tradewinds Mcleod Holiday Apartments Cairns makes for an ideal base for discerning travellers through comfortable accommodations within convenient distance from local attractions and business... More

4 Cairns Queenslander Hotel & Apartments

4 stars
4.1 / 5 19 reviews

267 Lake Street Map

Whether in Cairns for business or leisure, travellers find ideal base in the comfortable accommodations of centrally located Cairns Queenslander Hotel & Apartments. Tourists at this tropical town... More

5 Mercure Cairns Harbourside

4 stars
4.4 / 5 28 reviews

209-217 The Esplanade Map

The Mercure Hotel Harbourside Cairns offers enchanting balcony views of either Trinity Bay, or the surrounding tropical mountains. Located within walking distance of Marlin Marina, this hotel will... More

6 Lakes Cairns Resort and Spa (The)

4 stars
4.4 / 5 32 reviews

2 Greenslopes Street Map

Sitting on 11 acres of tropical gardens and offering self-contained accommodations and recreational facilities, Lakes Cairns Resort and Spa (The) creates an ideal base for travellers in this... More

7 Cairns Colonial Club Resort

4 stars
4.1 / 5 35 reviews

18-26 Cannon Street Map

Nestled in 11 acres of lush tropical gardens, Cairns Colonial Club Resort offers holidaymakers an idyllic place to have fun with an array of activities on and off site. Vacationers at this Cairns... More

8 Bohemia Resort Cairns

4 stars
3.5 / 5 16 reviews

231 McLeod Street Map

Offering a range of accommodations to fit every budget within accessible distance to the city centre, Bohemia Resort Cairns makes for an ideal base for travellers exploring the tropical wonders of... More

9 Tropic Towers Apartments Cairns

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

294/298 Sheridan Street Map

Featuring cosy accommodation and convenient facilities, Tropic Towers Apartments Cairns is the perfect place to base your tropical North Queensland holiday. GeneralDuring leisure, you can take a... More

10 Cairns Sheridan Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 10 reviews

295 Sheridan Street Map

With contemporary accommodations set close to the beach, Cairns Sheridan Hotel makes for an ideal base for holidaymakers exploring the city of Cairns. This Queensland hotel places tourists over two... More