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Reef Palms

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   41-47 Digger Street | corner McKenzie Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great rooms, very spacious, well appointed and comfortable. Good kitchen allows for effortless cooking when needed. The staff is exceptionally hepful and friendly, they will go to great lenght in assisting you, for booking excursions for example. City centre is a 25 min. walk from the hotel, but it is along the boardwalk, so a superb and entertaining way to... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just asking, has nothing to do with this great hotel. The staff are really helpful, even drove me to airport to track down wallet I left on plane. Nice location, close to a couple good restaurants. They book your reef and jungle tours for you, which is super convenient. Ice cold ac and comfortable beds...if you're in cairns, stay here....... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From our initial reservation call to four wonderful nights we enjoyed Reef Palms. The hosts David and Sharon are gracious and caring. Our room was spacious, clean, airy, great for sleeping, and for self catering. The location is close to everything you need but still in a quiet neighborhood. The price is a great value for what you get. Allan... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a queen studio and was pleasantly surprised at the value for money. It had everything I needed and I was impressed with the bathroom and huge bath. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and the kitchen did what I needed it to. Everything was clean, comfortable and well-designed with good use of space. My room certainly wasn't dark as I... More

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Sherbrooke
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to stay in Cairns. We stayed for 6 nights in a room with kitchenette and spa bath. It's in walking distance from the Esplanade or a short cab ride, or catch the free shuttle into town from the motel. It was lovely to meet the owners, Sharron and David, they were really helpful with booking... More

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Wetter, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very kind and friendly staff, David and Sharon were extremly friendly. Sharon was very helpful and had lots of good tips and made some nice bookings for us. It was like family. We (two) got a large room and the room itself was very specious, enough space for 4! The bathroom and the little kitchen were fully equipped. As we... More

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Sharon H, Owner at Reef Palms, responded to this review

You know, one of the best things about our business is the vast number of wonderful people we meet. It gives us a sense of accomplishment when we receive a review such as this. All our staff are passionate about what they do from our Housekeeping staff to our front office team and they all read your reviews and share... More

Haifa, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights at the Reef Palms, group of 4 friends in one room. The room itself was very specious, enough space for each. The ceiling fans were fantastic and the beds were comfy. Sharon and David were fantastic, helped us to book trips and Sharon even helped to organize a birthday surprise from my mother! The kitchen was... More

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Sharon H, Owner at Reef Palms, responded to this review

The four of you young people were really lovely and we enjoyed meeting you all. It was great to see you all enjoying yourselves. We do not receive a lot of guests from Israel so it is always a thrill for us when we receive a booking from this far away. You were all heading off in different directions I... More

rotherham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights here after reading positive reviews on trip advisor.Checked reviews again prior to leaving and noticed some negative comments. Totally disagree, basic, very clean spacious accommodation, yes rooms are dark but ample electric lighting.FREE Wi Fi ...... $25 for 24 hours at Novotel !The foliage outside brings ambiance to the property. Excellent shuttle service, and tour organising. Spent... More

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Sharon H, Owner at Reef Palms, responded to this review

Thank you, David and I too recently stayed in a 4 and 1/2 star resort in Port Douglas and were disappointed. We'll never be Ocean front but we do pride ourselves on offering our guests a personal service and will work to ensure they receive the best deals on their trips to receive value for the money they spend. We... More

Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading some of the reviews on here I wasn't sure I'd chosen the right place to stay in Cairns, but our 3-night stay was excellent. The hosts, Sharon and David, we're extremely friendly, pleasant and helpful as we're the other reception staff. We had a basic family room, upstairs at the back. It was extremely spacious for the 4... More

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Sharon H, Manager at Reef Palms, responded to this review

David and I were touched by your review and thank you very much for writing. We do strive to provide a home away from home atmosphere for our friends who come to stay with which is how we think of our guests who come to stay. We don't always get it right but we do try. We hope that if... More

Genoa, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More than suggested : close to the city center , close to the promenade , wide rooms , fully equipped , big kitchen fully equipped too (you could even organize a full meal dinner or lunch) . The last but not the least , all the motel team so harmful and kind !!! Please come to the is place

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Sharon H, Owner at Reef Palms, responded to this review

It was wonderful to see your happy smiling face each time you came through the reception area and so thank you very much for staying with us. David and I find that our Italian guests embrace all things Australian - I love Italy and hope that one day in the future when we retire that we can again visit your... More

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Address: 41-47 Digger Street | corner McKenzie Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Reef Palms 3.5*
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