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“Perfect home away from home stay.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Brinsmead Studios
Ranked #32 of 88 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Mackay, Australia
2 reviews
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“Perfect home away from home stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The photo's don't do this accommodation justice. I came across this accommodation when looking for pet friendly accommodation in cairns. Unfortunately we didn't end up taking out puppy but it would have been perfect if we did. I was attracted to the price and what seemed a pretty good location, so I kept the booking. When we arrived for our nine days in Cairns my partner and I were very pleasantly surprised. The studio was immaculately clean, larger than expected and had everything you could imagine for a comfortable stay. You would never get this value for money, completely self contained and hospitality anywhere else. We felt very welcomed, comfortable and the home made goodies made us feel like we were staying at a relative or close friends house not private accomodation. There are two apartments, studio two being the bigger of them which was perfect for our longer stay. We highly recommend Brinsmead studio apartments and will definitely stay again if we ever go back to Cairns.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank KOD000
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

We found this accomodation through trip advisor after reading various reviews - we have just returned from an 8 night stay over xmas and new year and what can I say, it more than justifies a 5/5 score. Sue is incredible, we had lots of free range eggs, various cakes and fresh fruit! We will go back one day and if your looking for a relaxing getaway this comes highly recommended!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank stuart m
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Bloomfield, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

We have stayed here for the second time this year. The studio is impeccably clean, and has everything you could possibly need. The pool is lush and so refreshing after a hot day. Sue is just amazing, so helpful without being invasive. She really makes the stay something special. The beds are lovely and comfortable and there are two excellent parks nearby if you do bring your dog. Highly recommend this place, a home away from home.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank becks a
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

I found Brinsmead Studios on the internet and they certainly looked very good. The actuality was even better. Sue, the owner, was very considerate of wanting to make sure that everything was just perfect for our stay. Her hospitality is something to be experienced! She was very friendly and welcoming, even providing many treats such as fresh free range eggs from her own chooks, to home grown fruit and even home baked cakes! The studio itself was very comfortable, all needs catered for and we felt ourselves relaxing from the moment of our arrival. Certainly recommend this studio to others. Our thanks to Sue for an enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Anne N
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Ocean Shores, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

It took me ages to find an accommodation to stay in Cairns. There were a lot of hotels but I wanted to stay in holiday house and there were not many with an affordable price. I found Brinsmead Studios through http://www.cairnsholidayhomes.com.au and that was great! I stayed Brinsmead Studios with my parents for 5 nights. I was a bit worried about staying 3 adult in one room but beds were comfortable and the room were big enough for 3. The kitchen got loads of utensils and basically got everything for cooking. Sue the host was a great host and very welcoming. Brinsmead Studios had good access to Fresh water station if you want to catch a Kuranda train and it was closer to Port douglas. I was very very lucky that I could stay at Brinsmead Studios. Thank you Sue and Lizzie!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tomoko812
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Mullewa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

We stayed at Sue,s beautifull studio for 2 weeks. My 2 boys, wife and me were blown away by the hospitality and warm hearted hostess, that welcomed us into her home. Sue had everything perfect for our arrival and during the stay she was always there to make sure we were, absolutely enjoying our stay. The studio is so conveniently close to the city and all mayor tourist activies in Cairns, but also private enough to let you relax in the lush tropical garden or the clean warm pool in the evening after a hectic day of sight seeing. The studio had all the luxuries of home right at youre fingertips. Its 2 weeks that we will never forget and Brinsmead studio 2 has been like a home to us. Do youreself a favour and book a holiday at Sue,s place right now! Youle LOVE it!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gaspar L
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Mooloolaba, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

It was a fantastic place for us to stay with our old dog "misty" as we had just moved from down south and couldn't move into our own place for a couple of weeks. Sue was a very gracious host and couldn't ask for better. Everything was at your finger tips. It was a truly wonderful stay and would recommend to anyone. Thank you Sue!!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank brajen
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Additional Information about Brinsmead Studios

Property: Brinsmead Studios
Address: 16 Sun St | Brinsmead, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 88 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the ground floor of a charming old Queenslander house, Brinsmead Studios are a well priced accommodation choice when visiting Cairns and the surrounding area. Each studio has limited kitchen facilities including a hob, microwave and fridge, laundry, en-suite bathroom, sitting room with TV, decked area for outdoor dining, use of a BBQ and access to a beautiful pool in a well-kept tropical garden. All linen supplied. 3 guests max in each studio. ... more   less 

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