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Cairns Southside International

450 Mulgrave Road., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Malanda, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked in advance for 3 nights over Easter - at the standard rate $75/night. .A week before our arrival I checked, confirmed the booking and requested a ground floor room as my wife requires assistance when walking up stairs. This was agreed to and noted by the receptionist. We arrived at approx 2.45 on Good Friday and found... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is not our first visit to this motel. No problems on prior visits. On this occasion we had trouble with the room card on arrival, the receptionist sorted the problem (or so we thought). After returning to the motel at around 7.30pm the cards would not work on either door. Reception was closed & the motel completely locked. We... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Location was our main downfall as it was quite away from the Esplanade and main Cairns area. Was nice enough place to stay and was clean throughout the room and resort. Had air con and wifi etc... Would choose to stay closer to more vibrant areas next time.

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Bondi, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My main issue with this Motel is that it had a sign outside for $75 per night and then when you go in to book a room they tell you that none of those rooms are available. So I went online and booked one of their rooms for the $75 per night price which is ridiculous as they have to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Southside international motel in Cairns is definately NOT a 4 star motel. It may pass for a 2 star. Also it doesn't have room service, Austar was not accessible and the wifi didn't work on all 9 wifi access points. The motel is not clean and has a horrid smell. The pool was not clean either. We found them on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Any hotel has to be better than this one. TL:DR I booked this hotel through Priceline Express Deals. I selected a 4 star hotel in Cairns, Australia. There is a downtown area in Cairns. Priceline fails miserably to acknowledge this and dumps all of Cairns into one location. If you stay at this hotel you should plan to have car... More 

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Cooroy, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This motel was conveniently located on the main road into Cairns. We were looking for a comfortable, clean overnight stop at a reasonable price. This motel certainly filled our requirements. They offer free internet but it was very slow - I gave up and used my own.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I stayed here with my partner in early Jan 2015. Overall we were pretty pleased with what we got for $75/night. The hotel is in a great location - only a few minutes drive to The Esplanade which is beautiful and has great restaurants and it's also fairly close to the airport. It has a pool which was quiet each... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We found this hotel to be wonderful. Staff were lovely. Room was clean and air con was cold as! I had to keep turning it down to prevent freezing us LOL. We stayed in a family room with a bunk for our young children and a double bed for the parents. I found the beds exceptionally comfortable. Loved the Pool... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed here with our daughter and 3 grandsons for 2 nights. The first awful thing was when I went to the toilet and my pants were wet. here was water leaking from the toilet all over the floor.. Then the fridge was so small there was room for nothing although this was a kitchenette suite. There was no table... More 

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City_Sheridan_Hotel, Manager at Cairns Southside International, responded to this review

Hello, I would like to thank you for taking your time in sending through a review regarding our property. I very much apologize that your stay had a couple of problems and will look into the issues further. The fold out sofa has since been replaced, as well as the the conditioner. Most of our fridges in our rooms have... More 

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