We spent 4 nights there.
The Owners, Phil and Cheryl were very friendly and helpful.
The accommodations were excellent and very spacious. We had a separate bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen / living room area as well as a great balcony overlooking the pool. The parking garage was under the hotel and very secure.
The location was fabulous. Various activities in the area provided shuttle service from the hotel to their facility. And we were just a few blocks away from downtown and oodles of great restaurants and stores.
Phil and Cheryl have walls of brochures of activities to do in the area and are able to help arrange them for you.
We had a wonderful time there.
I would, however, want to give advance warning to Americans . . .
In Hotels in America the front lobby is open 24/7 and there is a hotel employee manning the front desk for your convenience 24/7. Apparently it is somewhat common for hotels in Australia to close at 6:00 pm. You need to arrive before that, as the front desk will be closed. We, unfortunately had met with 3 such situations. You may want to get a copy of their policies. Phil and Cheryl were most understanding, but . . . be prepared.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- SELF CONTAINED APARTMENT COMPLEX IN CAIRNS CBD.... 1 Bedroom Apartment - sleeps 2pax - additional/separate bedding (sofa) can be provided with charges applying (max3). All apartments are SELF CONTAINED with separate BEDROOM - Queen Bed, separate BATHROOM (shower over bath), KITCHEN, LIVING/DINING area leading onto a spacious BALCONY. 2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Apartment - sleeps 4pax - additional/separate bedding (rollaway) can be provided with charges applying (max5) Bedding is a King and 2 Singles Beds Self contained with FULL KITCHEN includes cooktop, separate oven, dishwasher, microwave, LIVING/DINING area - all apartments have a PRIVATE BALCONY Main BEDROOM (King Bed) with ENSUITE (shower), Second BEDROOM (2 Single Beds) spacious Main Bathroom (shower). City Terrace Apartments - location is extremely important and CITY TERRACES is in the ideal location.... a short walk to the Cairns Central Shopping Centre, the Esplanade tourist precinct and the commercial business offices. COMPLEX is an elegant Queensland style building set back from neighbouring building making it extremely quiet and peaceful. There is a range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant and enjoyable such as the large saltwater swimming pool set in tropical gardens, BBQ area with outdoor dining, ample FREE UNDERCOVER and SECURE car parking, guest laundry, tour desk and FREE internet access (limits apply). Self Catering apartments are not serviced daily. A mid-stay freshen up is included for all stays of 8ns+. ... more less
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