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Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant

18 - 24 James Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 11 Cairns B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
thiagop1982 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why are only good reviews put on? This hotel had the worst food, in particular breakfast that I had ever eaten. It was more like staying in Phuket than Australia with poor communication and lack of cleanliness . Was scratching for a week after bedbugs!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The rooms are quite good. The one we stayed had a small kitchen attached with fridge/microwave so you have the chance to cook your on breakfast. Although the hotel also offers if you need it. The central area is not that close but not that far either... you can easily reach there in a short walk. The swimming pool is... More

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gold coast
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I stayed here with my husband for 3 nights. good thing about the hotel was the free airport pick up, continental breakfast (i expected cooked Chinese breakfast from other reviews but it seem to have changed. no complain about that though) and clean room service. pool was nice and clean. free wifi was helpful and strong a/c was helpful in... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This place is well priced and the staff are friendly. Also, the pool is beautiful. However, I have a problem with the fact that the bed in our room was rock hard and the pillows were worse, like concrete. Except for that, it offers good value for money.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My husband and I stayed recently and were surprised with our stay. This is the ex Skinny Dip Motel.The room was a good size, fast & free internet, breakfast supplied and excellent staff willing to please. We have recently been to Shanghai and there were little quirky items which reminded us of our stay there (positive though). My only comment... More

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Thirroul, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We just stayed at the Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant. We are a family of Five (three KIds) and really liked this place for the room rates, the pool and staff members Mickey and Dino. We did not get a chance to try the restaurant for dinner but the breakfast was included and was very nice and generous with a... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Clean, quiet, and has internet, breakfast, and airport shuttle included! I would definitely recommend! This is the perfect place to relax and have a comfortable sleep. The staff is extremely friendly and attentive. It felt like home.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Chinese food in there is very good with very afford price. All my family liked the food and I would recommend to my friends and family. The garden in the hotel looks very nice and tropical. It great if you love plants and want a tropical holiday!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

me and my family stay there for 2 nights, and add 4 extra nights!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! caz we love the atmosphere there, and especially the staff!!! they are so nice and helpful, and I really want to mention the restaurant, they serve nice Chinese food with reasonable price. they also offer free airport transfer, What a bargain !!!

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I am so happy to stay Crystal Garden Cairns for 5 night. Wonderful service, beautiful pool view, just amazing! I recommend this resort for all ages. The food was great, especially Spicy Beef Noodle. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I really had a wonderful holiday. The service include shuttle bus transfer and Karaoke room. So relaxing !!! I... More

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Address: 18 - 24 James Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 3.5 star hotel is located at the doorway to all that Cairns has to offer and is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, cinemas and nightlife. We have 20 split air conditioned rooms with the choice of king beds, twin single beds or triple single beds with many rooms overlooking the sparkling pool.All rooms are non smoking. We have a licensed restaurant and bar with indoor or poolside dining. Salt water pool, heated jacuzzi, sauna, 24 hour fitness room. Guest courtesy lounge with computer access, a range of tour information and reading material is open between 7:00am and 10:00pm.Smart, modern, casual and affordable - the ideal destination for the discerning traveller. Our friendly team can arrange your tours and activities, leaving you free to do as much or as little as you want. ... more   less 
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