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Hides Hotel Cairns

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   87 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location ✅✅✅✅✅ Service ✅✅✅✅ Other ❎ The hallways smell funny between laundry and cigarettes When we arrived to our bedroom there was a dead fly on the floor, hairs in the shower and a half used soap bar with hairs on it. Hotel is old and needs remodeling. Apart from that, it is comfortable and staff are nice.

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OceanGroup, General Manager at Hides Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra C, Thank you for providing your feedback. It is unfortunate to hear about some of your experiences, although it was good to hear our always hard working team were nice. I have passed this feedback on to Housekeeping, and will ensure we continue to make improvements. Hides Hotel Cairns prides itself on being an affordable 3.5 star property... More

Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here to attend a conference and see some sights as it was walking distance to see Cairns in the main. Decided all we needed was a clean bed and hot shower so the breakfast thrown in was fabulous bonus and saved a few bucks. The original hotel part was lovely and enjoyed drinks and eating take-away on the verandah... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is the oldest hotel in Cairns, and it shows. However it is very reasonably priced. We paid $99 for a room for 2 adults, and this included breakfast. The rooms are very basic, and the air conditioning unit is LOUD. But, the room was clean. We were tired from travelling, and we slept just fine. Breakfast was basic, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We came to Cairns to visit all of the places that you see when visiting FNQ. We were only in the hotel for a bed, shower and (sometimes) breakfast. The air-conditioning worked fine and the shower was good (even if the taps were outside the shower recess). Breakfast on the balcony was memorable and the price was right. We stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a well priced hotel in the middle of Cairns, it wouldn't be the flashest of hotels and is indicated in the price but it is a good clean hotel with friendly staff and a continental breakfast with boiled eggs the the usual cereals and toast is in the price. Save your money for more adventure with accommodation that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I found the Hides through TripAdvisor - my husband and I were in Cairns for the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree so we weren't looking for a highend place. We were on a budget because we spent so much changing our international ticket (it was originally a business trip for my husband). But we had to see the reef. Hides... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed for two nigts. Room was clean, we had shower and toilet ensuite. Air conditioning worked well. Breakfast could have had some variety, like cheese and ham cuts, porridge. Location is perfect, just in the center of everything. Personnel was very helpful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Hides Hotel is an old hotel and it's beginning to show. However, for the price (£50 approx/night) it offers very good value for money. I found the room to be very clean and the beds comfortable. I'd booked a Superior Queen and we had one large bed split into two singles. The room had an ok bathroom (little tired) but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We loved staying in the heritage rooms, cheap and cheerful. Staff were lovely.Breakfast consists of toast, boiled eggs, cerel, tea, milo, coffee and asian hot cup of noodles. Basic, but suffice for a good start to a day.Bacony where breakfast is served is lovely! Bands downstairs at night didnt bother us, we were to tired from the days adventures. Communal... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very conveniently located in the heart of Cairns city. easy access to WWS and restaurants but our room was facing Graftons St in which a bar was nearby. I hardly slept for two nights (Fri & Sat). Asked for change of room but was told all full. The most important thing during travel is good sleep especially when you have... More

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OceanGroup, Manager at Hides Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for providing feedback. It does allow us to make continual improvements where possible. Most guests of Hides Hotel Cairns choose the property due to its central location in the CBD, close to the reef fleet terminal, restaurants, shops, Casino etc. This does mean it is also close to some nightlife spots and associated noise. Generally this isnt an... More

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Address: 87 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hides Hotel Cairns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Hotel Crocodile Hides

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