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The Lakes Cairns Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2 Greenslopes Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #36 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked to take my grandchildren into this 'resort' thinking that it would be a great place to stay but when we walked into the apartment it looked old and dated. The bathroom rail dropped off as I tried to put our towels on it. There was a tennis court near us that my grandchildren wanted to use so we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room was flooded due to leaking under sink and overflowing saucepan upon arrival. Bare bones, no tea towels or starter package. We arrived from Canada and had to shop for cleaners etc. No mop or broom etc. Beautiful grounds and bbq areas. No phone so you will need a plan through telstra. Booking agent not helpful at all. Had a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every single night you get to go to sleep to the sound of bogans up all night drinking and playing heavy metal, just outside your window. I've been here for a week now. The sad part is that they are obviously allowed to do it, there are no rules regarding noise. There is no peace and quiet at this resort,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in one of the lovely one bedroom apartments was a nice break from staying in hotels and having to eat out every night. The kitchen was well equipped, with a good oven, microwave and even a dishwasher! The staff were very friendly, letting us check in 4 hours early and checking out an hour late. The pools are very... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay here simply for the above photo in the travel magazine and we were very impressed. Cairns is hot , sunny and wet. Umbrella's available btw. Pools everywhere !!! deep and shallow options with lit waterfalls , we did not want to leave!. Great eating in and the onsite shop prices are not too bad as our... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Fantastic place to relax and unwind. Staff were so helpful and the accommodation was absolutely fantastic. They did everything to make us comfortable. Beautifully set amongst tropically gardens and pools. Thank you!!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed for a week and it was perfect. The 2BR apartment was spacious, clean and new and had everything we needed. The whole resort was brilliantly maintained, the pools always clean and the gardens neat and well kept. It was very quiet and no noise at all from the pool areas overnight. The lakes & botanical gardens are just... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at The Lakes. Our family just spent 8 nights there to get away from winter down south and we enjoyed every minute of it. I have read all of these reviews each time before booking and I just don't understand some of the complaints - but perhaps we have been lucky. Yes,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The resort seemed nice but it was easy to get lost and rooms were very tired and old looking. We hired a cot so they knew there would be 3 people but only got 2 towels. We got one bar of soap to use for the shower and fir the basin when washing our hands. We couldn't get any mobile... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed here for a 5 night stay as part of a family celebration. Our apartment overlooked a beautiful pool and bbq area. The apartment was very large with a large balcony area. The spa section of the pool was warm enough to swim in during winter and was a great way to start the day. The other pools looked... More

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Address: 2 Greenslopes Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lakes Cairns Resort 4*
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The Lakes Cairns Resort And Spa
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