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“An immaculate home from hiome”
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland

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35sharon
Airlie Beach, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“An immaculate home from hiome”
Reviewed June 4, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The apartment had absolutely everything you could want for a comfortable stay, and Evelyn couldn't have been more friendly and helpful.

Whilst not central to town, the situation is perfect for someone exploring the area as it close to the main road yet avoids town centre traffic. It's only a 5 minute drive in to town for restaurants etc and with the Botanic gardens close by, a leisurely stroll is easy.

I am going back and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to others.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 5, 2017
Thank you for your stay ,great guests welcome any time lee.
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ChianYih...
Tempe AZ, United States
2 reviews
“Like staying at the home away from home.”
Reviewed March 8, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Not a real modern and luxury home but pratical and has everything you need. Good WiFi connection. It will be nicer if bath room has some vent (to outside) instead of circulation fan inside only.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 5, 2017
Thank you for staying ,there a vent to out side .the unit is fully air con , thank you for you comments
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BelindaD4...
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Neat Property, Great Location!”
Reviewed January 1, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Roomy 1 bed apartment within a short walk to the Collins Street Village and the Botanical Gardens. Perfectly located less than 10 minutes drive from airport and Cairns CBD.

I stayed here with my husband and 6yr old for 5 nights and we didn't want for anything (bedroom easily accommodated the fold up bed supplied). The apartment is at the front of the property and separate from the main dwelling so you can come and go as you please without interrupting anyone.

The property is clean, host is friendly and the price is very reasonable.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 2, 2017
It was a pleasure to have Belinda and her family , well organised left the unit clean, welcome back any time regards Lee and Tess
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Tracy T
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed December 1, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

We had a great week at this property, which is clean, spacious & well equipped. It has everything you need from beach towels, hair dryer, washing machine, coffeemaker, barbecue, plenty of storage space etc . Lee, the owner, who has the adjoining hair salon, was friendly, helpful & provided plenty of leaflets on the local area & further afield. Edge Hill is a lovely neighbourhood within walking distance of the beautiful Botanical Gardens. We hired a car from the airport & this was a cheaper option than the taxi fare from Edge Hill to Cairns ($16 to $19 each way). There are buses but due to the high temperatures we felt the car was the best option.

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Liked best: Well equipped comfortable home
Liked least: Can't think of any negatives
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
Dec 9, 2016
It was a pleasure to have you stay ,well organised good to communicate with , left the apartment as they would there own home,you are welcome any time Lee & Tess
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KristineF...
Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A Well Appointed & Thoughtfully Furnished Unit”
Reviewed June 22, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
2
people found this review helpful

This is a little spot of home away from home and Lee is a very gracious and considerate host. Situated in a nice part of Cairns and close to the Gardens and ease of access to just about everywhere. Good value for money.

Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 28, 2016
It was great to host Kristine pleasure to have, welcome any time regards lee @ tess
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inesperey...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Home Away from Home without the complications”
Reviewed April 15, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
3
people found this review helpful

I love to cook and feel relaxed when I am away. The unit is incredibly cosy, filled with art and furnishings that honestly make it feel like home. I short stroll away from shops, transport, botanical gardens and if you dare the esplanade (slightly longer). Lee was welcoming and lovely, but as a true host made my feel like i was quietly alone. I could not recommend enough for the tranquility and comfort minded :)
Also I am so fuzzy about my bed and pillows... and i slept like a queen

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Liked best: all of it, but if i must be specific - i loved that bed - not only did it look beautiful, it was
Liked least: no complaints at all
Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Apr 24, 2016
Great guest ,enjoying her time in cairns pleasure to have her welcome any time regards lee
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Elaine H
Cairns, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Home Away from Home”
Reviewed December 2, 2015 for a stay in December 2015
3
people found this review helpful

The spacious apartment had everything that makes being away from home easier and even enjoyable. A well-stocked kitchen, comfortable living space with nice artwork and a great bed. Also, the neighbourhood is generally quiet, and the host very friendly and supportive. You do hear some sounds from the hair salon next door during the day, but at night all is quiet.

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Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 24, 2016
Good to have you ,as a beautique saloon 2 chairs open wed till sat 9am till 5pm,I live out the back in seperate house ,so the front has its own entery and totaly private after work regards lee
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