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Collaroy Beach, Australia
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86 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Location was a 10 minute walk into town & close to the coastal boardwalk, shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, cruises etc. Our room was fresh & spacious with a great view across to the mountains. The bathroom was modern with a roomy shower. The hotel pool was lovely to swim in to relax & refresh ourselves after busy days out... More 

2 Thank Tammy R
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Really really nice and modern hotel. The only problem is the outside seem really old and the interior too. But the rooms are perfect and brand new. If i have to choose an hotel i will choose this one again. The staff are really nice and the room clean too. Don't worry about last reviews before renovation is not the... More 

1 Thank mathieut309
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Mathieu, Thank you for choosing our hotel & taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation as we are very proud of our newly renovated, apartments. Stage 2 of our renovations is revamping the exterior of the hotel. Fresh paint and new signage will be our next project by... More 

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Initially booked 4 nights but ended up extending another 2 nights. We were impressed with the recently renovated rooms. It was spacious and everything was pretty much new. The shower room was lovely and renovated to a good standard. There was all the usual amenities in the room but they also supplied laundry liquid and washing up liquid. The location... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time here. The place is freshly refurbished, clean and comfortable, and the staff are really helpful. Great place to stay for someone enjoying cairns and the reef. Would definitely stay here again

Thank Tony A
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The renovations in reception area are nearly finished and were not a problem. Great room, great renovation, so nice to have all new decor, room was bright, light, fresh and spacious. You can tell extra money was spent on the bed and bedding it was sooo comfortable and good quality. Large tiled balcony, big sky views, large sliding glass doors... More 

Thank Darlene G
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The hotel has been recently renovated to a great standard. Our room was spacious, modern and had everything we needed, with a balcony as well. There were laundry facilities and a lovely pool area. The hotel is in a great location, about a 10 minute walk to the lagoon on the esplanade. Clare was fantastic, helping us with local recommendations... More 

Thank Jessieb0789
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Ok so on first arrival I was thinking oh know... But past he reception that is currently under renovation the rooms are 4* renovated. The manager Clare was very friendly and helpful. The hotel has a laid back attitude. It's perfect location for all cairns has to offer. Just look past the faulty towers renovation and get to perfection. Would... More 

2 Thank 1982El
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very proud of our new rooms and cannot wait for the final renovation on the Reception & Pool areas to be completed by the end of April. The relaunch of our new website will coincide with the end result. I look forward to welcoming you back again! More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We booked because of the price and the location. We booked and were looked after by the onsite operators who were extremely friendly and very honest that there were some renovations still taking place. They have just taken over the building, and are renovating to "bring it back to its former glory!" The room was like a 5 star hotel.... More 

Thank Kelly N
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. Our renovation is almost complete and we are continuing to improve the property on a daily basis. WiFi is currently being installed and will be available shortly for all hotel guests. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Where do I start. I booked Apt #304 via Short term accommodation and the process was easy and pain free. The room on the other hand was shocking. On arrival I noticed that the power point I had to use for the kitchen hot plates was handing out from the room (see picture). Surely when the cleaned the room from... More 

Thank Peter S
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have recently taken over as Managers of the Hotel and have completed a renovation of all rooms we manage and of the common areas (including the pool, spa & BBQ area). Unfortunately the room you booked was through an outside agent and is not managed on-site where we maintain a very high room standard.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Had a short term rental there and it was a nightmare. If you like infestation of cockroachs, silverfish,spiders, bed bugs, power outages daily, stuck in elevators, getting locked in fire escape, water leakage in the kitchen, car broken into 4 times, and used junkie needles in the laundry then this is the place for you. No amount of renovations will... More 

9 Thank Jon H
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Although this was well before our time, we understand that the Property was completely different 12 months ago than it is today. We have recently taken over as Managers of the Hotel and have completed a renovation of all rooms we manage and of the common areas (including the reception, pool, spa & BBQ area).... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel is ideally located just 3 blocks from the city centre and 10 minutes' drive from the Cairns International Airport. The hotel has a beautiful backyard with a large sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, heated spa and barbecue facilities that can be used free of charge. The hotel's location is the perfect starting point for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Atherton Tablelands. The rooms are decorated in a tropical style, and all have air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, a fridge and a private en suite bathroom. Get advice at the tour desk before exploring the area. Guests also enjoy free secure car parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns

Address: 136-140 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €64 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Best views towards the sea, are on the fifth thru seventh floor.”
 of 5 bubbles O4893HIrobertb, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the back of the hotel are quieter and most of them have a balcony, book it directly with the hotel and you'll have free wi-fi”
 of 5 bubbles rafaelisabella, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the 5th floor facing Sheridan Street & had great views across to the mountains - minimal traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 992TammyR, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pool have a great aspect, big skies and quieter side of building.”
  • Light bright rooms due to big glass sliding doors with big sky views
 of 5 bubbles 410darleneg, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“We chose the superior room which is brand new bathroom / brand new room for just $9 more than the standard room. Great value!”
 of 5 bubbles kellyn990, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
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