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Balinese Motel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   215 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The only bad-ish point is the hotel is a bit of a walk to the busy part of Cairns. Approx 15 minutes to the Lagoon area, however the walk is along the Esplanade area so it is quite scenic and busy with people running, BBQ-ing, theres a kids playground and activities, so plenty of action so you do not find... More

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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175 reviews 175 reviews
131 hotel reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The Balinese is a nice, clean, comfortable motel that is perfect for any length of stay in Cairns. The room is spacious. The decor is pleasant. The bed and bedding are good. Parking is good. Prices are reasonable. Breakfast is typical basic continental, but the kitchen area is clean and has everything you need if you want to make your... More

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Vienna, Austria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
55 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The Balinese is a simple Motel with clean and decent sized rooms a bit outside the centre of Cairns but in walking distance of most things. The breakfast is rather simple with toast and cereal but given the price for the rooms it is sufficient and there is a kitchen free to use. The staff is very friendly and helpful... More

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43 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The hotel is located one block away from the esplanade and 15 min walk from the centre. The rooms are clean but they smell like humidity. The breakfast is really basic. No free WiFi, bit you can use a PC in the kitchen until 9 pm. Free parking.

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Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Have previously stayed at the Bay Village. The Balinese Motel offer very good value for money. Clean rooms, maintained daily. Breakfast included plus the facilities to be able to cook all your meals. Why bother with an apartment. Would definitely stay here again. The walk into Cairns provides some exercise!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Good room - nice size - clean and well equipped. Tea and coffee making facilities. Fridge, re-stocked daily with milk. Air con was good and the ceiling fan nice and quiet! Not a bad location, but a 20 minute walk to town centre, so a bit out of the way - seemed to be amongst all the medical institutions! As... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Finished up the Oz leg of our holiday in the Balinese in Cairns. From the beginning to the end of our 6 night stay, we could not complain about a single aspect of this motel. The entrance is secured with a code. The staff at reception are really kind and helpful with booking tours. They even loaned us an umbrella... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for five nights in June. Our room was clean and well appointed. It was a bit noisy at times as there's a few back-packers places around, but it never really disturbed us. Only a 15 minute walk from Cairns Esplanade and all the bars & restaurants you could want, the location is excellent. We walked everywhere and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
53 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I liked the Reef Palms Motel better for my stay in Cairns. That said, this is still a good value. Room was good and clean. Easy to get to. The security (gate for people and car) made it hard to initially check-in. No one present to help (had to call to get in, then call to get room). Room was... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

It has very good rooms, a small but beautiful pool. It has a self-catering kitchen where you can prepare your sacks/lunch/dinner and it is fully equipped.. In spite to be in a busy street the location is not so good, the hotel is a bit far from the centre, but within a walking distance

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Address: 215 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Balinese Motel 2.5*
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