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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the title suggest, a hassle free booking due to the exceptional customer service by the team of Sunshine Towers. The team promptly replies to emails and regular contact via sms or phone when reception isn't there. I had a late check in after hours - the most easiest and efficient system to check into the hotel - very impressed.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Made a last minute booking, stayed there 19 nights. Received a recently renovated room, and it was heaven. After a long haul flight, wanted a clean, comfortable bed to crash in. The bed was so comfortable, I did not want to get out. The room had a nice view to the sea. Cairns is a small city, and everything from... More 

Thank Robert B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Sunshine Tower Hotel is in a good location, it's pretty close to town and probably a 10 -15 minute walk. There are 2 car rental agencies right next door and a nice cafe just down the street. We felt safe the whole time, the rooms are newly renovated and quite comfortable. It is worth noting the rooms are not serviced... More 

Thank debbied4763
Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I have just stayed in this hotel for 4 nights . Check in was fast and easy and my request for a room on the quiet side was no problem. The rooms have been refurbished. Rooms are clean and comfortable although quite simple. The external remains tired but does not really matter. The rooms are not serviced daily. There is... More 

Thank Ajl64_13
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is being refurbished and some of the rooms are not owned by the hotel so room quality varies. Reception , pool ,BBQ and hotel is excellent and close to the city for shops and also close to the esplanade. Some rooms don't have access to the hotel's wifi. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful. Room 204 is... More 

Thank Benny15b
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to review the apartment you stayed in. Unit 204 & 206 is not part of Sunshine Tower Hotel, it is rented out by an outside agent. We are unable to influence the standard of their apartments. We do take pride in the works we have managed to do around the property... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Although the hotel and Rentals Short Term both count on very friendly staff and is conveniently located, rooms facing Sheridan St can be really noisy (at least room #703 is very noisy - you can hear every single vehicle passing by the street day and night). We noticed heaps of ants walking all over the apartment - so don't even... More 

Thank rafaelisabella
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at Sunshine Tower Hotel. We were more than happy to move you to one of our rooms which offer free WIFI. As our rooms are newly renovated with brand new Queen beds we take pride in the cleanliness & the service our front office staff offer.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were happy with chosing this hotel for our stay in Cairns. Location is central, and there is underground parking available for hotel guests. Our room had everything we needed, and appeared recently refurbished. And the wifi works! There were a few little ants in our room, but I suppose that's unavoidable in the tropics. Please note however that reception... More 

Thank mrsrist
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We spent 6 nights in this hotel on the 5th floor. The room was just like photos we saw online. Nicely renovated throughout. The bed was comfy. The curtains blocked out all the light so if you like to sleep in, you'll be happy. The only things I didn't like was every now and then you would get a smell... More 

Thank Corey T
Collaroy Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Location was a 10 minute walk into town & close to the coastal boardwalk, shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, cruises etc. Our room was fresh & spacious with a great view across to the mountains. The bathroom was modern with a roomy shower. The hotel pool was lovely to swim in to relax & refresh ourselves after busy days out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Really really nice and modern hotel. The only problem is the outside seem really old and the interior too. But the rooms are perfect and brand new. If i have to choose an hotel i will choose this one again. The staff are really nice and the room clean too. Don't worry about last reviews before renovation is not the... More 

1 Thank mathieut309
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Mathieu, Thank you for choosing our hotel & taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation as we are very proud of our newly renovated, apartments. Stage 2 of our renovations is revamping the exterior of the hotel. Fresh paint and new signage will be our next project by... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel is ideally located just 3 blocks from the city centre and 10 minutes' drive from the Cairns International Airport. The hotel has a beautiful backyard with a large sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, heated spa and barbecue facilities that can be used free of charge. The hotel's location is the perfect starting point for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Atherton Tablelands. The rooms are decorated in a tropical style, and all have air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, a fridge and a private en suite bathroom. Get advice at the tour desk before exploring the area. Guests also enjoy free secure car parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns

Address: 136-140 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $72 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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#9 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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