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Cairns Holiday Lodge

259 Sheridan St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #59 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Located a fair way away from town in what felt like a rather shady neighbourhood. Luckily we had a rental car, would definitely NOT feel safe walking here from town in the dark. The whole place is very dated and could do with refurbishment. Old style bath, old tapware. Did not feel clean. On the plus side - Beds were... More 

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Ripon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights when visiting Cairns. The rooms were nice and reasonably priced with free wifi in the rooms. We had a double bed each too which was also a nice touch. The downside for me mainly was the area - felt really unsafe especially at night and it is a good 20/25 minute walk into town... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

One of the best place I've ever stayed. It's not a posh place, but you are very welcomed with the managers, they are always be there for everything you need. Very kind staff, if I have another opportunity, I'll be there again. I recommend.

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Swindon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Cairns Holiday Lodge is in a great location on the edge of Cairns. The motel is only a 10 minute drive from the airport and around 20 minutes walk into town. The owners are very friendly and helpful, the place looks a little tired in places but represents good value. Free Wi-Fi and great parking.

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Cairns
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Booked under the impression that security was up to snuff for this day and age. All photos on the web show private balconies. Our unit has a dodgy door lock that a 2 year old could pick, and no private balcony. Instead we have this all accessible sliding door that is open to anyone to walk by and snoop in.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Now I understand why the reviews for this place are so contrasting. The owners are lovely and can't do enough for you. The location is close to town but also a short distance from the airport. However, our particular room is in need of maintenance. The door lock is only home style and you need to remember to push the... More 

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Darwen, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Cairns Holiday Lodge is a great motel on the edge of Cairns. The motel is only a 15 minute drive from the airport and a 15-20 minute walk from the middle of Cairns. The area is quite apart from the main road but the traffic noise is hardly noticeable. There are fast food restaurants and mini-supermarkets just down the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We stayed here for a week and thought it was great. Clean rooms, very quiet. About a 25 min walk to Cairns city centre. Suzie was very helpful with all aspects of our stay, including booking tours for us. Would recommend.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

Once again Susie and Mike have excelled. They were more than attentive to our needs, always available. Rooms were spotlessly clean. Sure air conditioner was loud but ceiling fans were more than adequate. See you next September!

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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2010

This motel is a little outside the centre of Cairns (about 30 minutes walk). Very helpful and nice owners, and reasonable sized room. The downside is the air-con which is very loud, but you really need to use it in Cairns.

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