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The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments
Reviewed June 26, 2010

stayed for 7 nights, very comfortable, great location, walk to shops, beach etc, we spent most of the time relaxing in the quiet garden atmosphere, our hosts were very accomodating and assisted when asked, Karen and Graham took time out just to chat. We look forward to returning

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 17, 2010

I am writing this review for my elderly father and his friend who stayed for 9 nights. They were overwhelmed by the friendliness of the managers and all the help and support they received with information, transport, bookings etc. The location is great for public transport, and of course accessing all the wonderful attractions in the area. The apartment had everything they needed, and dining out there were choices at different price points. A most enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed: May 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thanks and thanks to your Father, glad he enjoyed himself.

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Reviewed February 14, 2010

We will certainly make it at least an annual holiday destination.
The rooms were large, bright and clean.
We loved the beautiful warm and large pool right at our apartment door, and walks along the beach right across the quiet road.
It was very easy to stroll around Yorkeys to the shops, marina (beautiful meals and views) and golf course - enjoyed them all.
We found Yorkeys to be perfectly positioned to get to all the attractions of the area - from Cairns and the Barrier Reef to Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation.
Tying all these things together were the nicest "nothing is too much trouble" managers - Karen and Graham.

  • Stayed: July 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thanks and keep on coming.

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Reviewed February 12, 2010

Friends in Vic suggested York Apartments as a good place to stay, they were right.
The location was great, beach across the road, convenient breakfast spot 100m away.
We did swim in the beach stinger net but the York Apartments pool became our fav spot, big enough for laps and water quality was spot on.
The apartments are spacious and well equipped, perfect for our week in FNQ.
Karen and Graham are wonderful hosts, friendly and down to earth people. Nothing is too much trouble for them, providing airport transfers and recommending an excellent day out snorkelling at the Low Isles. The highlight of the day was definitely swimming with numerous green turtles.
Make sure you go to nearby Krokodillos Restaurant, location in the main street shops not great but the food is excellent.
The Yorkey's Knob Yacht Club is a terrific venue for boat watching as well as having a drink or two and dinner on Monday evenings are two for one! The yacht club also offers a free shuttle bus pick up and drop off.
Ken and Nick from Frankston Vic.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 10, 2010

Escaping the cooler Australian weather last year we found this fantastic place just 15 minutes from Cairns. Our stay was made more memorable thanks to the efforts of managers Karen & Graham. Their advice was spot on and nothing was too much trouble, such as assisting with a hire car to encouraging our boys to help with the feeding of the local Kookaburras.

Our accommodation was clean, well appointed and suited our families needs perfectly.

The safe swimming beach across the road, easy access to Cairns and the tourist attractions and a number of convenient shopping centers made our holiday one to remember.

We are already planning our next visit.

  • Stayed: June 2009, traveled with family
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Thanks and do come again.

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Reviewed December 27, 2009

We arrived in Cairns for 5 days holiday as part of a tour of South East Asia & Australia. We wanted pure relaxation, hired a car for a few hours to find somewhere to stay. Saturday, we cruised the beaches looking - Quiet Eliis, trendy Trinity & Palm Cove but then we had breakfast on beach front at Yorkeys, made the short stroll down to York apartments and we both knew this was the place for us. Graham took us here and then when necessary, Karen was full of info for trips. Apartment was quiet, well equipt, next to beach. Being up in the canapy with birds was pure tropical bliss.

We live 12000 miles away, but we may be back sooner than you think.

Thanks for a great stay.

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled as a couple
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You made a great choice, thanks Snowman!

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Reviewed December 14, 2009

Thank you Karen and Graham for making our stay just magic.
Nothing was a problem and this couple are just so focused on making your stay memorable and are so happy to accommodate any request.
Customer service rocks on at The York! ..... we will be back for sure :)
Thanks for the great effort.
Regards, Sue (Room 12 for Rikki's 21st)

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Additional Information about The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments

Address: 61-63 Sims Esp, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Yorkeys Knob
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Yorkeys Knob
Price Range: $84 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the beautiful seaside village of Yorkeys Knob are our 4 1/2 star rated fully self contained beachfront holiday apartments. All have stunning views of the Coral Sea from their entertainer balconies or garden courtyard. They contain complete kitchens and laundry for that relaxing self sufficient holiday. An ideal spot to step off for trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Rain Forrests, there are attractions and activities galore. Relax on your balcony overlooking the pool or enjoy the awesome beach, it's all too easy. ... more   less 
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