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Rainbow Inn

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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Baotou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A little longer way to the wharf( about 3-4 kilometers to the wharf) The air conditioner is of old style with loud noise. There is refrigerator in the room in which fresh vegetables and fruits could be stored.

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last month i was in Cairns and went to see some friends on mine! staying at The Rainbow Hotel! I was shocked By the state of the room and just how dirty it was!... Mold everywhere Stains on the sheets!...and up stares the noise was horrific.. Needless to say my friends left the next morning!... I am so glad we... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here recently and holy hell, never again. Everything seemed fine at first, although no check out time or information to contact reception was provided. I went out with friend that night, and once arriving back I soon noticed one of the pillowcases appeared blood stained. Since reception was closed, and I had no contact details for Reception I... More 

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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Outside looks great but rooms way below par. No table, only 1 chair, no smoke alarms or water sprinklers. Only one set of plates and cutlery and when I asked for another setting I was told this was normal. The worst motel I have ever stayed in. Sign says Resort, but only a 3 star motel room. Won't be back

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Have just left this very friendly motel, it's location to the town centre is great making walking to and from most places of interest easy. The motel it's self was being upgraded whilst we were there. The rooms were large and airy with both air con and ceiling fan. Our room had hair dryer, iron and ironing board. The pool... More 

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City_Sheridan_Hotel, Manager at Rainbow Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We thank you very much for your review. From all the staff here at the Cairns Rainbow Resort, we very much appreciate your kind words. Having a good review shows that our upgrades and new vision is paying off. Over the past few months we have done a large amount of upgrades throughout the property and look forward to... More 

Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Poor quality motel. I feel terrible writing this review because it is someone's business but I also feel obligated to share our truthful experience and hope the owners can make the necessary improvements. I went online to write a review and couldn't find this hotel by the name I actually booked via booking.com They also use another name "Cairns Rainbow... More 

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City_Sheridan_Hotel, Manager at Rainbow Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We thank you for taking your time in sharing your experience staying at the resort. I very much apologize for the issues that you where faced with especially with an early checkin of 4am. I have taken notes of some of the concerns and will be doing what i can to make sure these problems do not happen again.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Our room was clean, reasonably sized, fairly comfortable, with a good view and easy access to the pool (which appears to be the main feature at this property). My daughter and I arrived early, around noon, after dropping off our camper-van, and were expecting to have to store our luggage at reception and return later for check-in. However, the receptionist... More 

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City_Sheridan_Hotel, Manager at Rainbow Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We are all very happy to hear that you had a good time staying at the resort. We are always continually looking at ways to try best serve our guests and gaining feedback from our guests is very important to us. Your right with the pool area been the main attraction as it is large in size and surrounded... More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
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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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