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BEST WESTERN Central Plaza Apartments

255-257 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

5mins from the Cairns airport, short walk to the city & esplanade, and very clean, spacious apartment-like rooms; what more could I ask for?! I stayed at the Best Western during my first visit to Australia and had a wonderful stay! The hotel is conveniently located to restaurants, shopping, airport, and even the hospital for those just-in-case scenarios ;) The... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Very close to CBD and 1 block prom the waterfront. Spacious apartments close to restaurants, shopping and tourist activities, we had a second floor apartment with a small balcony, yes it does overlook buildings as per another review but it's refreshing to have a drink and relax on. Parking is secure under building and it has a nice pool, not... More 

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Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed in October for 1 night. The hotel is perfectly located only a short walk from the esplanade and directly across from the shopping centre. Our 1 bedroom apartment was wonderful - amazing views of the water. The staff were very helpful and wonderful to deal with. We wish we could have stayed longer. We will definitely make this... More 

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Winter Garden, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stayed at the Best Western Central Plaza Apartments, Cairns, Queensland, Austraila for two nights in September. I booked the reservation using the Best Western website. I have always found Best Westerns to be superb hotels when traveling internationally so I really assumed my stay at this property would be fine. What I encountered was quite a shock. To start... More 

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

My husband and I stayed here in August. We had a good one bedroom apartment on the second floor (unfortunately no lift). Really nice apartment with a little balcony but a couple of streets back from the sea and a view of only buildings (particularly of the hospital across the road). Spacious sitting room and good kitchen facilities including large... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment for 8 days. The room was spacious, self contained with a balcony to enjoy the morning sun. Bit of a confusion upon arrival as to which room to go to, the apartment was not serviced during our entire stay. When asked if we could get one, we were told that service was weekly... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We spent 8 days at this apartment in June. Very spacious clean, good air conditioning, well equipped kitchen, we cooked every night. Staff friendly and very helpful with any attractions you may want to visit. Approx 10 mins walk along esplanade to town, very scenic. Poo great but to cold for us. Can be noisy when door is open, shut... More 

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Korumburra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Just returned home from a ten day stay here,and l am someone who will pick holes in things,but this l could not,it was clean,spacious and welcoming .Everything you needed was right there . this apartment was everything it claimed to be and more and would stay here again next trip. Yes there is no lift but you only have to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a small studio room for one night prior to a dive trip. The room was very clean and comfortable, if a little small. We had a balcony with a small table and chairs, but this overlooked the shopping mall and a main road. The mall had rooftop air conditioning units and the noise was terrible when the doors... More 

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Redcliffe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Smack in the Centre....extremely central apartments...straight across the road from the main shopping plaza. Room was very clean ...bed very comfortable..air conditioner super quiet...shower beautiful Check in was easy and pleasant. Nice 10 min walk to the water Would stay here again ... Although we didn't use it the pool is on the top floor.

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