We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
You added Adobe Motel to your Saves list
191 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Hotel amenities
Adobe Motel
Ranked #5 of 11 Cairns B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Cairns
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Close to city and the airport. Older style motel with a large room. Bed was firm but comfortable, pillows were too soft and not enough of them. Long bench allowed things to be spread out and the extra bed was helpful for clothes and other things. Motel has Little Ricardo's restaurant on the premises, it is very good and saves... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cairns, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed four nights with my partner while in Cairns on business. Room was clean. It was relatively quiet. Sheets and towels changed once during our stay which was fine. Pleasant Mexican decor. It's a bit of a walk from the CBD - around 15-20 mins to Central Shopping Centre.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The Adobe is an order of magnitude above what you'd expect from a budget motel. The rooms are all recently refurbished, with great Aircon and TVs, clean bathrooms and (most importantly) very comfortable beds! The restaurant in its lobby, Ricardo's, is a multiple award winner and for good reason. Best pizza I've had in Cairns! Plus the swimming pool is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I stayed here for several nights and was very pleased with the state of the room. It was affordable, well maintained and everything I expected it to be. The room was spacious and perfect for what I needed. Definitely worth the 5/5!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
227 reviews 227 reviews
71 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place is dreadful. Parking is awful, you either back in or back out. No more than 8 lots, maybe? The place is poorly maintained, with frayed wooden doors. Poorly lit rooms, not very clean at all. Sticky table tops. There were insufficient towels, you had to ask, Also had to ask for hand towels. Towels while clean, were stained.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Hi there, I stayed here when I moved up from Sydney in August as im a contract teacher and was looking for somewhere to stay till I found more permanent accommodation. I paid $400 per week for two weeks so that amounts to about $60 per night. The room was very spacious and clean, not sure how old the building... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Moranbah, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Stayed one night, great price for the location, midway from the airport to the City. Found the rooms clean, adequate and at under $80 a bargain for anyone on a budget. There is a restaurant attached, food was very nice but I thought a little expensive, however for convenience its a great addition and there are other places to eat... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

--- Location and Price --- * Stayed at the Adobe Motel for one night (01/06/2013) * Paid $70 to stay one night in a motel room * The hotel is conveniently located near the Cairns CBD --- The Motel Room --- * The two rooms and bathroom were clean * The room contained a queen bed, single bed, two chairs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Buchan, Victoria, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I found this motel on the net. Travelling alone I wanted something cheap but good! I found it at Adobe. The room is well furnished, with a double and single bed, big TV, fridge, and information folder. I stayed for 9 days, at a cost of $59 a day. Within walking distance of the Esplanade, and CBD, Rusty's market, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

The motel room is an average motel room. I think we were perhaps unlucky with our particular room though. The first night we were awake until 4am due to the creaking in the bed upstairs. Constantly. For 2 hours. And it wasn't even 'that' type of creaking, it just sounded like somebody jumping as fast as they could on it.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Joseph S, Owner at Adobe Motel, responded to this review

Hello, We are sorry to hear about your bad experience at our motel. We are happy to offer you a free nights accommodation to apologise for the experience. Also in future if you experience a noisy neighbour please let us know as we do live on site and will have the matter dealt with immediately as we want a good... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Adobe Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Adobe Motel

Address: 191 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (5)
Bathroom (2)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Room/suite (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (8)
Other (8)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay