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Koala Beach Resort

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   137-139 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #53 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed two times at the Koalas and enjoyed both stays. I've been there with a friend and we had big rooms each time with ensuite, kitchenette and air-conditioning. The rooms were clean as was the pool. The kitchen isn't too big but sufficient and plates and cutlery is available at reception. You recieve a voucher for an Irish pub... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The hostel had no social life which could be prevented by a bar or serving food. You will need to provide your own cutlery and plates, since you don't find that in the lousy kitchen. The receptions opening hours are insufficient and the hostel itself could need a great renovation. Air condition was the only good thing about the room!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I booked a 1 bedroom apartment for 2 nights & we were really happy with our stay. It had a huge living area and kitchenette with a small fridge. The pool area is really nice & it's in the centre of town. Reception staff were helpful & friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights, was a great price for a basic but clean 2 bedroom appartment. Pool was clean and front desk lady was very nice and let us do a late night check in and late check out. Bonus is its close to everything in the centre and short walk to the lagoon.

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South Normanton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Booked 4 nights here with some trepidation due to the rather mixed reviews, but really glad I did. To be honest the place does look a bit run-down, but no more than many a motel we have stayed at over the years. The 2 bedroom (7 bed) apartment, including kitchen, was basic but entirely adequate for the 3 of us... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Really enjoyed my stay, the staff were super helpful and friendly and really went the extra mile. The room was everything I needed, nothing too flashy but perfect for the price. I could walk in less than 5 minutes to everything in Cairns, the location is really ideal - it's quiet at night, but you can walk safely to all... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I stayed at this hostel on three seperate nights only because of the cheap price (and I had a free night voucher from a Whitsundays tour). I honestly didn't mind the rooms. There are a lot of them and not a lot of people staying there from the looks of it, so I had a whole 6 bed to myself... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed 2 nights.. Close to everything especially the restaurant area money for value excellent. Staff very helpful when we arrived and needed an extra room. Nothing was a problem. Room was basic but clean and tidy. Even offstreet parking for our car. We would definitely stay there again.

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Townville, South Carolina
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The location is great and the staff were really helpful. We liked that we didn't need a car, walk to all the restaurants and bars and get picked up for our tour to the great barrier reef. The hotel is not brand new but clean and comfortable. The rooms are apartment styled with small kitchens so we saved by eating... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

fresh, clean ,affordable , full ensuites , crisp rooms more than satisfactory for the amazing low price,. close to carins night life walking distance to town.staff were excellent so friendly and assisted in making our stay memorable gave excellent local information to assist in the choice of tours! couldnt ask for better , thanks guys we will be back for... More

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Also Known As:
Koala Beach Hotel Cairns
Address: 137-139 Lake Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Ranked #53 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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Hotel Class:2 star — Koala Beach Resort 2*
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