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Rainbow Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Delft, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Aspect Central and have been advised to try out the Rainbow Inn for its early breakfast. It was a very pleasant surprise. We were welcomed by the chef who was very friendly, took our orders and brought us a delicious breakfast together with a very cheerful mood. If you are in Cairns between the airport... More 

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Ripon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you're looking for somewhere basic but comfortable then this place will be just fine. About a 15-20 minute walk I to town do not too far. Rooms are basic but fine if most of the time you're just there for sleeping like we were. Rooms were serviced daily with fresh towels provided. The pool area was nice and there... More 

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Devonport
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The resort that isn't really a resort was good value for money if all you need from your accommodation is somewhere to sleep. The Pool View room we stayed in was clean and serviced daily. The bathroom and air conditioner desperately need updating but worked all the same. We had to hold the shower nozzle up to shower but as... More 

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Cow Bay, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Many many thanks to Claudette and her excellent staff for the wonderful setting and accomadation provided for my recent birthday celebrations My entire family from all over Australia descended on Cairns and stayed at the Rainbow Inn for three to four nights. Would recommend to all. Well done Rainbow a joyous occasion made even more memorable through the efforts of... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Let me say from the off that if you were kept awake by guys playing guitars and singing outside the bar until late, I was part of that crowd and I had a blast. Apart from my new friends and I, it was quiet. Enjoyed my time here, with good reception, an OK restaurant and the pool looked great, although... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Booked because of low price. Friendly service in front office, bar and restuarant, great chef, spectacular central pool and spa,0pool, rooms fine especially by pool.Would recommend. We have paid two to three as much for a lot less.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Service good and decent room. Clean and tidy. I'm happy to get back to there and recommend to friends or backpacker. I'm not sure about families. However, I would consider stay not for too long as the mattress where not comfortable. It's a cheap and good option for a couple of days.

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Dingy little place with a backpacker feel. Service was poor, when I asked for an extra pillow I was abruptly told that there's a spare in the cupboard. I had to explain than it wasn't just me in the room. It was such massive effort to get one!! Air con was broken, spa was broken. Rude staff who didn't acknowledge... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

for a budget hotel rooms were large clean tidy with most extras avail friendly staff and mostly quiet at night. on site restaurant was a plus and a good chef. close to town shopping and transport. would definately stay there again.

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Buderim, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was really concerned when we pulled up and went into reception, we were greated with a gentleman that appeared to be just out of hospital with bandages and iv cords hanging from him, he was wanting to cancel the nights accommodation as he was going thru a rough time etc and I was feeling a little uncomfortable when another... More 

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Address: 179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Hotel Cairns
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#8 Spa Hotel in Cairns

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