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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Was doing an overnight en-route to PNG, so needed to be on the north side of town, and the Colonial Club was the one. A good choice. Dropped off by bus to the hotel in the afternoon, met the rest of the team over dinner, before bed and then an early (dark) start the next day. Used the pool, but...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stayed for 6 nights ,great value ,staff great, rooms clean , aircon cold and quiet, only critque was the resturant menu was lacking in variety, consequently we ate out in the city most days and nights , in saying that we would stay here again and recommend others to do so as well

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I travel through cairns very frequently and over the years i have stayed in just about every hotel, motel and resort here. And cairns colonial club resort is pretty up there!! The location is awesome. On a quiet street block but sooo close to town. Its absolutely family friendly. Multiple pools, tennis court and fitness centre and of course the...

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WA
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for our study block and also stayed here in 2014. The menu has not changed, still the same salads no change and cake & sweets selection,had changed the menu in August 2016 came back in November and menu was back to old menu.... need to change and provide a change in menu..

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CCCR2007, Director of Sales at Cairns Colonial Club Resort, responded to this review

Dear TamBob O Thank you for your valued feedback, it is appreciated. We are pleased to have recently appointed a new Head Chef. He joins the team with much experience and will work with the Food & Beverage Manager to launch new menus and initiatives in Homestead Restaurant and the Conference Centre in the near future. We hope on your...

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The hotel is spread over a huge area. You can lose your way inside the resort. However, they have signs along the paths. there are 02 swimming pools I think.They have large comfortable rooms for persons with reduced mobility like myself. The breakfast is excellent. The staff very helpful. We stayed there for three days and were part of a...

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CCCR2007, Director of Sales at Cairns Colonial Club Resort, responded to this review

Dear pulin109 Thank you for sharing your experience with others. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the positive comments about the staff are very much appreciated. If visiting Cairns again, we hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the Resort. With 11 acres of lush gardens there is always something more to discover! On...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Cairns Colonial Club resort is set within its own gardens. After checking in and walking 5 minutes through the gardens to my room, I immediately felt relaxed. The green surrounds, the lush garden beds, the "beach" and the 3 pools truly made me feel in paradise. Whilst the rooms weren't modern, they were certainly large enough and I even...

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Thank Jsmithaus
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is an old style resort in a very tropical setting. Very relaxed atmosphere clean comfortable and attentive staff. Food is not bad but lacking a pastry chef to provide inviting desserts. Extensive buffet breakfast which would suit all tastes. Very popular with group tourists.

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Dandaragan, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights last week, room was clean when we arrived but not cleaned the next 2 days though a cleaner walked past and did offer clean towels. Room was in dire need of maintenance due to age I think but they are apparently starting to renovate. Gardens are nice even with the water restrictions and pool...

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Thank tracey C
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed here recently for three nights using it mainly as a base whilst doing some day trips around Cairns. The property and grounds are nice with the swimming pools nicely laid out. Yes the property is a little dated - it could use a fresh coat of paint but I personally think it was absolutely fine for the price...

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CCCR2007, Director of Sales at Cairns Colonial Club Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kellie G Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay. The issues that you have highlighted will be focused on as we continue to strive to always deliver a well priced great experience to all that choose to stay at 'Cairns Colonial...

Cairns QLD
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed recently at the Colonial Club. Got a locals rate. The room was comfortable but the number of people going past the ground floor at night were numerous, hence not quiet and the location not as good as I thought it would be. breakfast was included with the price making it very reasonable. The motel caters for the large tour...

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CCCR2007, Director of Sales at Cairns Colonial Club Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tracey G Thank you for your feedback and highlighting the positive aspects of your stay. Being a large Resort, it can be busy... however, with rooms spread over 11 acres in between tropical gardens, pathways and swimming pools the mix of travelers usually blends well. The staff are mindful to remind guests of noise levels - respecting others staying....

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club is set amongst 11 acres of lush, award-winning tropical gardens. We feature 5 different room categories and 345 rooms in total. Dive into one of the 3 lagoon style pools, enjoy a cocktail at the Pool Side Cafe or squeeze some sand beneath your toes on the man made beach. A variety of dining options are available from the sensational buffet at the Homestead Restaurant to something more casual at the Poolside Cafe. Work up an appetite on the tennis court. With our Guest Lounge, Tour Booking Office, Internet access and Resort Shop, the Ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club has the facilities to be your home away from home whilst you are in Cairns. All major tour operators pick up and drop off at the Resort, making it easier to explore the wonderful attractions that Cairns and Tropical North Queensland has to offer. Other facilities include games room and a Conference Centre. It is easy to see why the Ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club is known worldwide as the premier leisure Resort in the region. Airport and City-centre transfers are available at a nominal fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairns Colonial Club Resort

Address: 18-26 Cannon St | Manunda, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €51 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Colonial Club Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 315
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Cairns Colonial Club Hotel Cairns
Cairns Colonial Hotel
Cairns Colonial Resort
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“Get a room toward the back of the resort - easy accessibility to carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles crystak, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor away from main centre”
 of 5 bubbles 1wendyr, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay longer to enjoy the resort”
 of 5 bubbles V1037LCstevew, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Almost all rooms are on ground floor ;practically single storied hotel. Very good rooms for people with reduced mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles pulin109, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quite location”
 of 5 bubbles 855kellieg, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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