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Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   81 - 87 Guide Street, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome place to stay in Clifton beach. Great spot if you want to be near the beach and just chill out. The room was spotless and modern. The service from Linda was second to none. Will be back again soon! Thank you again!

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Tokyo, Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was excellent about the hotel, but service was horrible. The owner of the hotel is never around. We arrived to the hotel. Our room door was supposed to be unlocked. Key was left inside the room, but our room door was locked. We had to wait almost an hour to get into our room because she couldn't be contacted.... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you feel that our service - one of our great strengths according to reviewers - was less than you expected. I should point out however, that we are not a full service 'hotel' - we are self-catering holiday apartments. I spend seven days a week on premises, Clifton Sands is also my home, and I do my... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent 6 nights staying at Clifton Sands and thoroughly enjoyed every second ..it is a small resort which makes it more homely and personal. The apartment is well appointed and spotlessly clean with a lovely roomy balcony. It was very close to the beautiful beach ideal for a daily walk. Also shopping centre near by with supermarket... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Marion M, Wonderful review - thank you. It's great to know we are doing well for our Guests. Good to see you on our FaceBook page too. The wedding photos look great - happy memories to keep. See you next time! Linda More

Cairns Region, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved my stay at Clifton Sands! The units are very light and bright, facing east to receive the early morning sun with beautiful views of the ocean, palm trees and natural surrounds. Everything was exceptionally clean with a well equipped kitchen. Truly appreciated the relaxed, friendly ambience of Clifton Sands and Linda is a wonderful host and certainly made... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi S, lovely review - thank you! Thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you, you brought an aura of calm friendliness to everyone staying at Clifton Sands. Looking forward to your return... Linda More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just recently stayed for a week. Apartment was clean, less than 100m from beach, friendly and helpful staff. Surrounding area was beautiful and easy going. Public transport just around corner and was really cheap to take a day trip to Palm Cove. On our last day we had a late flight and Linda organised a room that we could stay... More

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CliftonSands, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Ashlea - thanks for taking the time to review Clifton Sands, I know how busy we all get once home! I will always try to accommodate Guest's with a later check-out if at all possible. It was fortunate that I had that one apartment you could stay in until your late night flight. Hope you had a good trip... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Clifton Sands for two weeks. As a mature aged couple, we were attracted to the small size of the resort, and the quieter location of Clifton Beach. We were really pleased with our choice. The apartment was spacious and light and had walk out access to our veranda overlooking the lawns and out to the sea -... More

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CliftonSands, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi WS, Great review - thanks so much. Good to know you're home safe, and see you next year. Cheers! Linda More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed for two nights but it wasn't enough to enjoy the apartment in every way we could try. We just had simple stay for two nights but we really enjoyed the tropical winds and the natural sounds made us so calm such as ocean waves, tree leaves, tropical birds, bugs...and also the reflection of moon light on the ocean...... More

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CliftonSands, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Lovely review for Clifton Sands - thank you so much. It's great to know you enjoyed the natural surroundings. We have our little Sunbirds back at present - nesting in their home on the balcony of Apartment 12! See you next time, regards, Linda More

Corfu, Greece
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Clifton Sands was the perfect location for a peaceful getaway, that wasn't too secluded from the real world, if you wish to join it, only a hop, skip and a jump away from Central Cairns by bus (30-40 min journey) which ran every half an hour and 10 mins from the beautiful esplanade of Palm Cove. Clifton Sands it spitting... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We miss you already! Thanks Travelbug for a very comprehensive and complimentary review. It was a pleasure to get to know you during your stays at Clifton Sands. I hope your further travels are as enlightening and exciting as you hope they will be. Maybe we will see you on a return visit to Aus sometime in the future. More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Booked a unit online based on previous Tripadvisor reviews - pleased to report it was excellent and Linda the owner / Manager was indeed friendly and very helpful during my week's stay. I had an updated unit on top floor (Unit 13) which was very clean and comfortable with everything I needed including the coffee plunger! Balcony with sea views... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review. It's good to know Clifton Sands was just what the doctor ordered! I hope your new assignment is going well, good luck - and see you again soon I hope. More

Jerrabomberra, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Our family stayed at Clifton over New Year. We ended up in Cairns, as we would have spent the same amount (airfares and accommodation) on accommodation only in Southern NSW. So there you go: a point extra for Clifton Sands, quite affordable. Being a bit old fashioned, I’ve decided to book over the phone. Great experiences, from get go. I’ve... More

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi A,C and little M, What a review - you should consider a new career in writing! Thank you so much. It was a very real pleasure to have you here at Clifton and to share New Year with your family. I've lost count of how many times I've talked about M to other Guests. Come back and see us... More

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Address: 81 - 87 Guide Street, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Clifton Beach
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments 3.5*
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A stone's throw from the gently breaking waves, Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments at Clifton Beach is the ideal choice for a relaxed holiday in a beautiful beach-side village. The sleepy, laid-back atmosphere is an ideal escape for those seeking to be away from the rush and hurry of modern living. Our spacious and well appointed one bedroom apartments are an ideal base to explore all that the Tropical North has to offer. We are - without doubt - the best value accommodation on the Cairns Northern Beaches. ... more   less 
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