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Cairns City Motel

169 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Poinsettia Motel)
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Ranked #54 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cairns, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel may be 'budget' but honestly spend an extra $15 and go somewhere else. I'm local but had to spend a night in town and sorry to say but the room was below standard. 1)Old sticky coffee spill in top of fridge/counter 2)Old bread crumbs under toaster and in cupboard where toaster obviously usually lives 3)Cup very badly stained....well... More

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Cairns, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Cairns City motel is great value for money! There is air conditioning in the room, a ceiling fan, mozzie net over the window, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, plates, cutlery, mugs and glasses, TV too. The motel has a cosy atmosphere and staff are happy to help!!! It's nice to relax by the pool or sit outside on the balcony :)... More

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Almelo, The Netherlands
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33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

After booking, the lady from the reception emailed me that when we arrived the reception will be closed. So on the day of arrival, she called us to tell us the code of the key locker and which room we had. Entering the private room I noticed that the room could use some improvement. Small things. Also the carpet was... More

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Ayr
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I stayed at this place with my small child and though was great made a good review. Well they are a bunch of liers say I had a party wrecked hotel room when tried to stay there again my child was sick hardly there was up hospital they are pathological liers

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Poitiers, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

After a very bad experience with couchsurfin i arrived in the Cairns City Motel. I directly felt welcome and understood (i needed a quiet room). they have proposed me to choose between 2 rooms! They have made dry my clothes which were not drying because of the rain, giving them back to me folded! The hotel is very well situated... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I went against the reviews by the below posters and thought of giving these guys a chance. I WAS WRONG!! THEY ARE TERRIBLE! They only wanted money for every small possible thing. They wld not give me early check in even though they had room available. When I generally called them, they said there is availability right away. When I... More

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The room was clean and came with a toaster, kettle, microwave, and fridge. The beds were nice and the sheets were clean. The staff was helpful and approachable. The pool was a good size and in the sunshine, not crowded like the lagoon. Short walk to the cinema, mall and other shops while still being a quiet place. Its great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I moved here after a sleepless night in a hostel and was relieved to be in a calm peaceful environment. Having figured out my bearings 5 minutes from the Esplanade and 5 minutes from the centre of Shields street, I settled in nicely and ended up booking 2 subsequent nights. There's no doubt about the fact that some features in... More

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Cairns, Australia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I stayed in the cairns city motel for 5 weeks and I had nothing to complain about. The rooms are clean and tidy. It is only a 5 minute walk away from the CBD. You have everything you need in your room like TV, fridge, microwave, kettle and crockery. I can just recommend this place.

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1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

We had a great stay at the motel, location is excellent, 5 mins walk to beach, shops & bars. Management and staff were really nice, friendly & helpful. Nice pool!! Great value for what you pay, parking available! Best receptionist we've met to date!!!

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Address: 169 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Poinsettia Motel)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Ranked #54 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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