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Cairns Harbour Lights

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1 Marlin Parade | CityPort Harbourfront Complex, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #29 of 83 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

We stayed here for 5 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment on the 11th floor. We were visiting for ironman Cairns and looked directly over the ironman site so that was perfect. We sat out on the balcony each evening watching the bats fly past-amazing. The kitchen is very well appointed and modern and the in suite laundry very useful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

We stayed at This Hotel in a one bedroom apartment for one week during June. The room comprised of one large light & airy living room & a bedroom with a comfortable king sized bed. We were travelling with our 7 month old baby at the time. The service of the staff in the hotel is outstanding. They go out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Stayed in a two bedroom luxury apartment. First of all this is not the hotel part although itis in the same bulding and we actually had to book in via the information centre across the road. Great location, right on the water next to the marina where all the reef vessels leave from. Penty of restaurants within easy walking distance.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Thought this was a very good hotel in cairns, excellent water views, we had a large apartment (3 bedroom helped), great location. Would recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

For a quick holiday in Cairns, I looked for a hotel/apartment with specific requirements: it had to be close to the esplanade yet away from the crowds; it should have harbour views, it should be peaceful and quiet and it should be quality accommodation at reasonable rates. Judging by previous reviews and self research, Cairns Harbour Lights seemed to fit... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Every late afternoon we sat out on our balcony overlooking Marlin jetty and watched all the ferries and boats come in from their day out. While we felt we were right at the coalface, however noise was never a problem. Our executive apartment was faultless. Comfortable lounge room, full kitchen, comfortable bed with quality linen, and the bathroom was gr8... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012 via mobile

Friends of mine recently stayed here for 7 nights. Initially they were placed in a two bedroom apartment with brilliant views, but, it was incredibly stuffy in the room. We discovered the aircon was reading an error message so, informed reception. The fabulous women at reception were straight onto it, and, when it was apparent it was unable to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I had a 1 bedroom apartment overlooking the water. very nice place clean and fresh. Close to everything. worth a stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Our room and the hallways were rather minimalist - room had a small desk and one chair BUT it was clean and comfortable! Our room overlooked the garden to the side of the hotel - a great view for the 4:00 bat parade!!! Our room was very quiet - we never heard our neighbors. We enjoyed the balcony while having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Only spent one night in the Hotel but they provided early checkin 11 am and also upgraded us to a 1 bedroom apartment from a studio. We very much appreciated this. The staff were great, the hotel very clean and lovely thick towels etc, comfy bed. The only criticism I have is the starkness of the hotel, there is nothing... More 

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