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Reef Palms

#6 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
3.5 of 5
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41-47 Digger Street | corner McKenzie Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From start to finish, our week-long stay here was one of the best experiences I’ve had at any lodging establishment. I don’t normally rave about places, but it’s the combination of both people (Colleen and crew) and the location off the busy downtown area that really make this special. We had a wonderful view through the palm trees from our... More 

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25 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was exactly as advertised, large, more than enough space for 3 adults. We also had a nice kitchen. It is 30 minutes walking to the Great Barrier reef ship terminals although they have a shuttle but only at certain times to certain areas. The front desk closes early and opens late which may not be a big deal... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice rooms, spacious,good funrishing for self catering,.Comfortable beds. Cosy little pool with garden, BBQ. Shuttle service for 2 kilometres downtown Cairns. Excellent in booking day trips like Great Barrier Reef and Rain Forest. Good service, clean , quiet. Poor WIFI connection. Have to log in for each session new. Dutch Couple

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent stay. We were late arrivals but the lady stayed later to ensure we were booked in and received a message that had been left for us. We had breakfast the following morning, plenty of choices and all fresh. After returning from our flight over the Reef and a very long leisurely stroll along the Esplanade and the city we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very happy with this affordable option just outside of downtown Cairns (approx 20 minute walk into town). Away from the downtown area ensured this was very quiet but the free and safe parking adjacent to hotel was great and the service provided by the front desk was exceptional. Would happily stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd stayed here on March 2013 and was one of the best hoteles I visited in Australia. The owner and here daughter were marvelous with us, they're very nice persons and they try to make you feel like if you were in home. I highly recommend you to stay here, rooms are very comfortable and clean. They have a shuttle... More 

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Helsinki
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on our way to Great Barrier Reef, also in return. This is lovely and well-maintained, family-owned motel in a convenient location. Rooms are spacious and clean, bed is good to sleep and even breakfast is good in this peer group. One of the owners, Sharon, is truly hidden gem, friendly and helpful. She provided us with many... More 

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Taroom, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had our 34th wedding anniversary and stayed here for 5 nights. The managersCollenand Rob could not have been more helpful kind and efficient. cycloneNathn caused some problems with our plans but Collen as able to suggest and book any thing we asked form. she busses us around dropped u aces waited whiles we shopped and did... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at 9.45am well before we could check in but this was not a problem as the staff said leave your luggage and we will look after it for you. We were offered a cup of tea by Colleen who manages the hotel with Rob her partner.We found pout quickly that what they did not knlow about Queensland and... More 

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

Hello and thank you for your review of the Reef Palms and it's staff which you have experienced what our staff offer to all guest's and hope that you come back soon to see us and enjoy more of what Cairns has to offer and enjoy the rest of your holidays. More 

Lochau, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice mid-size motel in good neighborhood of Cairns, close to city center, friendly and helpful managing couple, convenient and free shuttle service into city and to airport, well equipped rooms, nice pool, good BBQ facilities

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

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We do hope that you will come back and see more of what Cairns has to offer soon and what we here can do for you to have a great holiday. More 

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