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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Well it is budget accommodation, we had a room with a bathroom, good size room, clean, but in need of renovation. We had air-con in room did not hear any noise from outside. Breakfast is good cereals, eggs, toast, juice, tea & coffee. Staff we found helpful and friendly. Location very central. Hotel has a small swimming pool. The thing... More 

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Hollywood, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Yes, this is a quirky, old hotel. I chose to stay here the night before a 5:30 am flight to Brisbane (I was in Port Douglas, an hour away). It has an excellent location, near so many restaurants, bars, etc. I did not have much time to explore, but did walk to the Red Ochre restaurant for dinner after I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I stayed at Hides Hotel by myself for 2nights (Thurs and Sun nights) in their basic room with bathroom. Reception was friendly and helpful. Hotel is quite old but has been semi-renovated so it still has that old world feel, yet is clean and functional. Breakfast included toast, cereals, boiled eggs juice cordial and coffee. Only negative was group of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I stayed here for 6 days and found my stay enjoyable, The breakfast was very good, The reception staff were very helpful, My room was basic and clean which is all I needed, The location is superb everything that I wanted was within walking distance, As for the noise factor that everyone complains about in previous reviews of this Hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

My husband and I would not recommend this hotel. Of particular concern was that the poor sound proofing meant that we barely slept a wink - it was so noisy outside and there was no escape from this racket. Our room was reasonably clean but very rundown with worn and torn bedding and towels and the hallway was grimy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We had a great experience here - the room was clean and comfy and had everything we needed. Reception was very helpful when needed and breakfast on the terrace each morning was a nice option to have. The location is unbeatable, literally in the heart of Cairns and close to everything. I highly recommend this hotel and would definitely stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Just as the title says, the hotel was awful, the room was OK and the location was spot on. On arrival the receptionist was rude and unhelpful. It was a very unpleasant looking hotel from the outside, and from the reception. The room was a little better, 4 single beds, but, as they were on wheels during the night they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The HIdes is in a great location in the center of everything and close to the ferry terminal. Our room had a nice sized refrigerator, queen bed, twin bed, and nice bathroom. We actually stayed two separate nights as we took the ferry to Fitzroy. The continental breakfast included hard boiled eggs, different varieties of breads and spreads, cereals, juice,... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We booked a Heritage Ensuite for two nights for $75 per night. The room we were given was in the middle of the hotel which did have a noisy air conditioner unit outside the window. We called reception and they immediately sent someone up to show us to a new room. The new room was larger with a double and... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I read the Trip Advisor reviews and booked an ensuite room in the newer part of the hotel - note: newer is a relative term here! Size-wise the room was terrific. The bathroom was also very big for motel-type accommodation. Not usually a bad thing except here, the towel rail was as far from the shower as it could possibly... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hides Hotel Cairns offers affordable accommodation right in the heart of Cairns. It is surrounded by restaurants, pubs and shops and is only a short walk to the Casino, Reef Fleet Terminal, Esplanade Lagoon Pool, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Kuranda Railway Station. With the convenience of public transport 100 metres from reception and a tour desk to book all your tours that will collect you from our Hotel, you will be able to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda Village and all of what Tropical North Queensland has to offer. Hides Hotel Cairns is a preferred and recommended leisure property for the tourist, corporate, family and large groups visiting Tropical North Queensland. It offers both the comfort and convenience of a modern, large and comfortable hotel or the nostalgic charm and grace of budget heritage rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hides Hotel Cairns

Address: 87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $63 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hides Hotel Cairns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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