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The Hotel Cairns

Cnr Florence & Abbott Sts, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two separate nights at the Hotel Cairns and were pleased each time. The room was clean and comfortable and we found the location extremely convenient with access to the wharf fleet pier and all the shops and restaurants very easy. The staff with whom we dealt were polite and helpful. We did not spend too much time in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel since it 's heyday when it was known as the Outrigger. I just love the white shutters and lush green foliage. Oasis swimming pool, white wicker daybeds and friendly service. This may no longer be five star, but it has personality that no large hotel has. You feel like you are in the tropics... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here so we could go do some shopping early in the morning before driving back home for 2hrs.The bed wa as king and very comfy,nice and clean,we had a room one top level with patio area to sit instead of being in the room.It was very quiet not to many people around and you can walk everywhere. Stayed at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 2 nights here, one prior to and one following a liveaboard dive boat experience on the Great Barrier Reef. Our room was spacious and clean, and front desk staff were very helpful and made some excellent local restaurant and shopping recommendations. The hotel amenities are a bit basic but suitable for a short stay. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stayed here with my husband for 3 nights after staying in a resort at Trinity beach. The location is great and is right at the end of the Esplanade so it's only a short walk to all the great restaurants, The Marina, muddy's playground and Cairns central. From other reviews it seems the rooms are a bit hit and miss... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Have stayed at The Hotel Cairns on quite a few occasions over several years escorting tour groups. During this time I have always found the staff helpful and friendly. A point to note the mainly guys have been on the staff for several years. Various reviewers have commented on the tiredness of the rooms particularly the bathrooms and also commented... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great location, friendly staff, excellent restaurant /bar, beautiful tropical feel & look about the hotel. However we did find our room was in need of a bathroom renovation. Water constantly on the floor from leaking toilet, shower & bathtub tap ran 24/7 no matter how hard we tried to turn off. Late night & early morning arrivals were a disruption... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Despite having a complimentary room upgrade on our arrival the room was dated. Bathroom had old tiles, evidence of major rot in timber work near glass screen, water went everywhere when having a shower, no exhaust fan and terrible layout of bathroom. Bed was comfortable but the pillows were rock hard. Refrigerator worked well and kept the beer icy cold.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Real tropical feel to it from the open reception area and friendly staff to the rooms. Room immaculately pesented with all that you expect...great water pressure in the shower. Large room, comfy bed and quiet. Short stroll to the Esplanade and all the restaurants and night markets. Great place to stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

booked a suite room in the hotel on line. nothing like the photos and very over priced. needs a lot of work done in the room. no tv guide. hardly any room between the shower and the toilet. couldn't turn the ceiling fan off.

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