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Sunshine Coast Australia
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nts. Older property but facilities adequate. Grounds could do with some tidying and replenishing but overall the family room we had was clean and suited out requirements. Staff was very helpful in every way and the restaurant meals were excellent. The location was suitable for family visits nearby. We had a car so going to centre of... More 

1 Thank LynM65
Boise, Idaho, United States
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms are clean, phone doesn't work, they stated they have been working on it. Internet is decent, this might have been 4 star in the early 80's but needs a facelift and a remodel. Staff are friendly and helpful. If you are on a budget and want a clean room for 89 aus then it is a go!

1 Thank Reginald_Boise
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28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Stayed 3 nights, wanted a location near Cazalys stadium. Telephone booking accepted, we were arriving after hours, procedure explained to us. Arrived about 12.45am by taxi. Used the after hours telephone to notify arrival, not a problem. Had been given a ground floor room so it would be easy to find. Room was clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast sufficient for... More 

2 Thank SydWoods
Mission beach
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48 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Not a good place to stay checked in our room was ok but had no smoke alarm so wasn't prepared to stay in that room went to reception they had know idea what to do one receptionist didn't even know that all rooms must have smoke alarms they then decided to make a phone call and we were told we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was travelling for business and stayed here as our usual corporate hotels were booked out. I hated it. I arrived at 10pm and needed to check in over the phone at the front door. I was on hold for 10 minutes but it felt longer as I did not feel safe. I was by myself and right on the... More 

Thank Joanne W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed in a motel room and is was adequate for our needs. It was a little dated but very clean and the bed was comfortable. The shower had good pressure compared to other accommodation we have stayed at. Good location, in walking distance to a shopping centre and a bus stop at the front door.

2 Thank LdIaSzA
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights at the hotel as it is close to Cazalys stadium. It's cheap. Dank and smells weird. Ripped and stained carpets. Air-con coughed out a heap of dust when we turned it on and rattled loudly. Sometimes it decided to blow out warm dust during the night , sometimes cold... whatever it felt like. The shower... More 

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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We booked and went to the AFL football at Cazaly's. The game finished about 10pm so we went to the Balaclava Hotel to have a drink on the way back to the motel. So was the bottle shop so could not get any takeaway. Thought we might buy a bottle go wine at motel reception but that was closed too.Went... More 

1 Thank Will1954Georgetown
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I stay here 2 days and observe that food was delicious and room are also good available in enough variation. The staff is very friendly and is committed to helping you feel at home. I recommend this hotel to everyone.

1 Thank WilliamCellis
Perth, Australia
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49 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stayed here for one night due to a change in flights. The lady on reception was very good and we were able to check in early. The room was clean and the bed comfortable.The air con rattled a little. This motel is on a main road a 10 min drive to the city centre. We could not leave the... More 

1 Thank John F

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairns Southside International is a modern 4 star property that is only a short 5 minute drive into the city of Cairns, Queensland. You will find yourself situated right amongst great tourist attractions and events in no time staying with us. Feel free to roam the streets where you will find an abundance of internationally renowned restaurants, a huge variety of bars, as well as retail shops open till late every day for your easy browsing. If looking somewhere to relax for the day, there are plenty of options around the city, starting with the Cairns world famous lagoon, where you can help yourself to a free barbecue, lay on the lawns sun baking, or take a swim to cool off. Cairns Southside International has many facilities including the pool area where you can unwind amongst the palm trees enjoying a drink ordered directly from the bar. If you're feeling hungry then ordering from our popular Southside Bar & Grill A-La-Carte restaurant is a must, the menu features a large variety of choices, including freshly caught local seafood, a selection of succulent meat dishes, or a pasta meal full of your favorite flavors, there is something for everyone. Cairns Southside International will suit your holiday or business requirements. Laundry with ironing, tour booking desk, Internet computer terminals with printing, free wireless internet throughout, and fax options are just a few things we can help you with. All of our rooms are air-conditioned and have 32-inch flat screen televisions with foxtel to help make your stay with us comfortable, as well as a stocked mini-bar, iron with ironing board, hair dryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. We have plenty of rooms options, from our Queen bed guest room, up to our Luxury spa suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairns Southside International

Address: 450 Mulgrave Road., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €56 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Southside International 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Cairns
Cairns Quality Inn
Hotel Style:
#31 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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“We had family room for 3 ladies travelling and the room catered well for our needs”
 of 5 bubbles LynM65, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevators to the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles LdIaSzA, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles WilliamCellis, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Secure free parking was a bonus. Room was big and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Cratermonkey, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“$99 per night studio accommodation, 2 star budget lodgings at best... 1 up from backpackers stay...”
 of 5 bubbles 825natj, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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