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Rainbow Inn

179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    3 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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Frankston, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Due to accomodation shortage with Masters Games on in Cairns we went a little out of the center and feeling weary after a day's driving booked in to Rainbow Inn. The suite of rooms was disgustingly dirty, smelly the blanket on the bed soiled, the area was dodgy and we didn't feel safe, free Wi-Fi didnt work, was the worst... More 

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Champs-sur-Marne, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived late (11 pm) and the reception was already closed. There was a note that check-in could be done at the bar until midnight. Except that the bar was closed too. We had some troubles figuring out that there was a telephone to call the receptionist who gave us a code to find an envelope with the key inside.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night then stayed for another. It's not 5 or 4 star accommodation, it's 3 star accommodation and I feel we got what we paid for. It's centrally located and has good breakfast options on site before 9am. Has bar-b-ques for the budget minded too. Unit was clean (one miner thing left in the ice box)and sure a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Booked into this place only as all other self contained accommodation were full due to Cairns show. Paid $150 per night for an apartment. Was taken there and and shown the place. The beds were clean however when we moved in (2 adults and 2 kids) and explored the place, we discovered that hidden behind the curtains in one of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a raw sewage smell in our room. We told reception, we were told that it would be adressed by house-keeping and we we went out for the day. When we got home. It was not addressed. We got shifted to a new room that had mould in the shower, broken tiles, couches that has no cusioning left in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I spent one night here with my girlfriend. We picked it because we were on a budget and the pool pictures looked nice. We instantly regretted because of the state of the place. Even though it's advertised as a resort, a majority of the people lived there and littered the place with cigarettes. If you wanted to use the pool... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Booked into the rainbow "resort" for 2 nights and I was disgusted by the room I had booked and the zero customer service received from the manager there. My room was located right next to the bar which was noisy at night despite the lack of people visiting it, the air conditioning did not work at all despite me trying... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Room was very small and old looking . Curtain had stains all over it and was damaged. Pictures on website misleading. We have been here for a week and pool was filthy when we arrived and still hasn't been cleaned. The pool was what made us book here . You can also feel every spring in the beds we are... More 

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Sydney, Aust
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This accomodation is very, very basic. If you just want a room for the night as we did, it is fine. You would not want to stay here for a vacation, it is not that kind of accommodation. It definitely is not a resort as I saw it refered to on Booking.com (Cairns Rainbow Resort). It is only a few... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I was skeptical of a few harsh reviews given that the photos of the hotel looked really good and we were looking for budget accommodation, just somewhere safe and clean to sleep! It was close enough to walk into town, but that's about where the good things about it stop. And for anyone else confused by the name, the Rainbow... More 

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