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Cairns Reef Apartment & Motel

670-678 Bruce Hwy, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #41 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Berowra Waters, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Thanks for a very comfortable nite as we traveled on to Port Douglas next day. Spotlessly clean . Pool was lovely . Lush surroundings . Fortunately we were on ground floor as I had my elderly parents with me and there is no lift . Fully equipped apartment but did lack microwave containers . One air conditioning unit in second... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stayed 4 nights. First night : there was a smoke alarm going off all night... Tried to call reception to see what it was all about.... Phone in room didn't work Second night: aircon didn't work properly Third night: car got broken into on the premisis. Over all, the room was clean, the customer service was ok but if u... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I didn't really like the tiled floors. Also, the entry is shared between two different rooms and when your neighbours enter and exit their rooms, it's a loud process. I liked the covered parking area. I didn't like the location of the laundry machines. They were far away from the rooms and outside. The location isn't too great as it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Stayed here recently, the room was comfortable and well appointed for the price we paid. Front desk were very helpful. Needed a bottle opener and i dudnt have 1. Reception leant me theirs. I would stay again.

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Mission Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Apartments are very well appointed rooms for families. I was pleasantly surprised at the roominess of them and the complexes facilities. The pool area was very well laid out with bbqs gas and electric, fridge table settings very roomy and best thing was my kids loved it. Thank you for a wonderful stay Will definitely be back.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We recently stayed here for two weeks during renovation works in our house and found this place to be one of the nicest spots in town.The manageress is so helpful and caring and the facilities are suitable for older folk.They have a nice porter/gardner called Paul and he is charming.I would not hesitate to recommend this fine motel to locals... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We found the Reef Apartments spacious but it needs some TLC . As we are elderly we needed a hand rail over the bath we were given a mat for the bath to stop us for slipping was very unhappy when we found a larg dried blood stain on one of the pillows upon arrival, a bowl of some description... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Me, my husband and daughter stayed here 25 Sept 2014. When looking for this place its not actually Bruce H'way as stated for the address. If coming from airport end you need to look for SERVICE LANE this runs off Bruce H'way, the turn is just before the bridge this will take you to the motel. We stayed in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Heather and I stayed here on the recommendation of another couple and we were not disappointed. Reasonably priced and high standard of service from our hosts and their friendly staff. Not too far from the city itself and definitely much quieter than being in the city proper. Very happy with our stay and more than happy to recommend to others.... More 

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Keryn01, Manager at Cairns Reef Apartment & Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Michael. It was lovely to meet you and Heather. Hope you are keeping warm down there. I heard it was snowing in the Adelaide hills. We are still having nice sunny days and lots of people are using the pool every day. Take care and we hope to see you again one day in sunny Cairns. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This motel ticked all the boxes for me. Economical, clean, comfortable and quiet. The hostess was very helpful and friendly. Although close to the highway I heard no traffic noise in the unit. This motel is not in the heart of cairns but most of cairns is just a short drive. A tavern with very good meals is only a... More 

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Keryn01, Manager at Cairns Reef Apartment & Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Neil for your nice comments. If you are ever up here in Cairns again, we would love to see you again. More 

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