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Cairns New Chalon

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   702 Bruce Highway, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Best New Chalon)
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Ranked #47 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were in a hurry to find a place for the night and low on funds, looking at the photos on Expedia, it looked reasonable so we booked online. We drove up in the dark and immediately wondered if we were at the right place. No one was in reception and after quite a wait, someone turned up and gave... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The motel is on the south side of Cairns so is some way out of the main Cairns area. The price is great for those on a budget. Shopping centre is not within walking distance although there is a MacDonalds which I would NOT recommend buying anything from. Rooms OK, although air conditioner very noisy and ceiling fan only had... More

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Townville, South Carolina
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335 reviews 335 reviews
127 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The motel is old and worn, but very clean. The staff was most friendly and helpful. They let us leave our car there while we went diving for 5 days for no charge. There is a good pool area that is located in the courtyard.

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Bangalore, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed as a family of 6, and got 3 inter-connected rooms and a good price. The place is a bit away from the city - so unless you have your own car or transport arranged, it could be tough. There is a McDonalds and a grocery store within walking distance. The rooms are Ok - we had ours in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The staff at this resort are incredibly friendly and helpful. The lady on reception allowed us to swim in the pool for a few hours before check-in as we arrived early and even moved our room up the priority list so it would be cleaned faster and we'd have somewhere to get out of the sun. Very comfortable beds with... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Very helpful ladies at reception, we arrived early hours of the morning and they had arranged our rooms for us and a place for us to pick up keys as they shut at 7pm. rooms clean and maid restocked tea coffee and made beds and left fresh towels every day. lots of information about activities in the area in reception.... More

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

If you are looking for bells and whistles and a place within walking distance to the city then this is not the place for you.......but, if you are looking for a cheap, clean, quiet room then this is the place for you. Its a bit tired but we are only sleeping here. There is a pool, although the slide is... More

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New Delhi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights. It is far from the esplanade/CBD but if you are looking for a cheap stay option and have a car to get you around, this motel is not too bad. The rooms are spacious, and the beds are comfortable and clean. The air-conditioning is archaic and takes time to cool the rooms well enough,... More

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

This motel just outside of Cairns next to the Bruce Highway was near to shops/supermarkets and fastfood and has some more pro's: - Friendly and helpful staff - Cheap (55 dollars for a double studio) - Small kitchen in studio for making breakfast Con's are the noisy and old airconditioning and the somewhat outdated bed/bathroom.. But the main downside is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I don't like knocking a small business trying to survive in tough times so let's start with the positives. Incredibly reasonable rate on line and direct, friendly enough staff who moved me into a better room when i was clearly but politely shocked at what I had booked on line at short notice without doing my normal diligent research. A... More

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Address: 702 Bruce Highway, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Best New Chalon)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cairns New Chalon 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Cairns
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