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Half Moon Bay Resort

4.0 of 5
101 - 103 Wattle St | Yorkeys Knob, Cairns, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Ranked #31 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Visited last year while visiting friends and relatives. Great location, across the road from the Golf Course, the Boat Club is also within walking distance, however they also offer a courtesy bus. Accommodation itself was spotless and included everything you would expect. Very friendly manager. Highly recommended.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were limited in our choices for an exchange for our RCI vacation points, and this seemed like a good location for exploring the Cairns area for a week, and it worked for that. The room was comfortable and clean, and having laundry facilities in the room was very convenient. It turned out not to be much of a "resort",... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We only spent 1 night but wished it was more. The unit was lovely with everything including cooking facilities, washing machine n dryer. It was clean n compact and modernly decorated.The location was quiet and peaceful but still close enough to nearby attractions. The manager was genuinely friendly and very helpful. We would definately recommend this property for any length... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Spent 7 days here & Ellen was a saviour. Nothing was too much trouble for her & she had a great knowledge of the area. All her suggestions were excellent. The apartment was spotless, had everything we needed including a washer drier. As we had been travelling in Oz for a few weeks we had built up a fair bit... More 

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Bristol
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2010

If you want the perfect peaceful holiday on a budget this is the place to be, on arrival Ellen immediatly made us feel relaxed. When showed to our apartment we were pleasantly suprised at the size and the cleanliness. The apartment had everything we needed, including a washing machine and dryer in the bathroom. When the toaster failed to work... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2009

We went 18 days in Australia. We went to Sydney, we camped in Alice Spring and Darwin and finished in Cairns in Half Moon Bay resort. We were so well welcomed by Helen, our room was perfect, we had a small kitchen, but so clean with everything we needed. What I really liked was the service and the cleanliness. What... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

Stayed here for a week..definitely has an ant problem, that could just be the environment..BUT the room is awesome for the value and easy to get to Cairns city if you have a car.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2009

My sister and I rented two bicycles at the hotel. It's good for going to the supermarket if you don't drive. Good to go around the small town leisurely. We did the laundry in our room. A small problem is there are ants in the kitchen and bathroom. There is a small barbecue stove, and we used it in the... More 

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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2008

We spent our first night in Oz at the Half Moon Bay and I wish we'd stayed longer. Ellen and Rick, the owners, could not do enough for us. Even before we arrived they were great at providing information via email and remained just as helpful when we were there, helping to arrange transport on to our next destination. The... More 

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Protaras, Cyprus
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2008

Very nice apartments with lovely pool. Everything we needed for our 4 day stay. Yes, the property is on the flight path but we were not bothered at all by noise. I would advise that you need a car if staying here, as there is not very much going on in Yorkey's Knob itself and it's quite a walk to... More 

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