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Cairns Southside International Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   446 - 452 Mulgrave Rd., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #47 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Buellrider St. Gallen, Switzerland
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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169 reviews 169 reviews
89 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This ageing motel on the Bruce Highway may have seen better days but she still offers a little comfort. The standard room was a little tight for three of us but we managed ok. Wifi is crap but free. If you need to use it get up early and it works. The small bar is good for a quick drink... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This isn't the first time I have stayed here, the first time I stayed was really nice, the older lady at reception was happy and warming like it should be. Unfortunately the last time I stayed which was about a month ago I was very surprised how I was treated by the young blonde lady at Reception, who seemed more... More

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North Mackay, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I have chosen this Inn for its convenient location just a short drive from the city centre and close proximity to Gordonvale and the Atherton Tableland. It has good off-street parking and you may land a good deal for a room. The rooms have all necessary facilities, but a hint; the road at the front is the Bruce Hwy and... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Pre-booked by a travel agent. Unfortunately, however, it was not in Cairns central as requested. Upon arrival I was told reception would be unattended from 11am to 4pm Saturday & Sunday. Before the receptionist left I reported the wifi was not working. She said they had been having trouble for some time with this and it was still not working.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

On arrival i was pleased to see a vibrant restaurant and bar as this is one of the things i look for when booking a hotel to stay at, i love the atmosphere of a place that has these two facilities and was very impressed Cairns southside for this. I booked the spa suite which after entering the room i... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I arranged for a late check-in, after front-desk hours. I was traveling alone. If you check in after front-desk hours, be aware that the check-in is outside, and the neighborhood feels a little sketchy. You use a phone outside to call an after hours service, the service gives you information to access a safe with your key and room information.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms serviced everyday, staff were very friendly and the restaurant was very good too, yummy food and a very good price too Good location close enough to town and right across from shopping centre and really good pub. Good price to stay here! It's better than some of the places I've stayed double to stay in.

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Colac, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I chose this hotel as it was close to a conference center where I had to go, it was clean and reasonable budget accommodation. The pool needed a good clean and the old air conditioner was very noisey to have operating during the night. Nice restaurant and bar available. The hair dryer was ancient and didn't work, however they did... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Following a long car journey to Cairns for my wedding I booked this place that all seemed ok and nice online when booking. From the start one thing after another! Nowhere on the website when booking does it state that they will not accept a VISA DEBIT card as a credit card security deposit (other major hotel chains have no... More

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Sydney, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at Cairns Southside, two nights on our arrival in Cairns before beginning our camping trip and again on our last night in Cairns before flying home. Since we were driving, we were able to choose accommodation a few km away from the city centre, in a quieter location but still less than 10 minutes from the... More

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Address: 446 - 452 Mulgrave Rd., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Southside International Inn 4*
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Cairns
Cairns Quality Inn

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#28 Luxury Hotel in Cairns #47 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
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Cairns BEST rated value 4 star Motel - Modern 60 room design with great room options including, large Spa Suites with kitchenettes, 1 bedroom apartments, deluxe queen rooms, and large spacious family rooms. Motel has free wireless Internet, and Cable TV. Off street secure car parking, and our famous Southside International Bar & Grill restaurant. We also have a Swimming Pool. Well located in the Cairns area, which allows for a great place to help Explore the beautiful Far North Queensland region.We are located opposite a major shopping centre with over 100 shops, a cinema complex, and food court. Out the front of motel is a direct bus route into the city centre. ... more   less 
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