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Nightcap Hotel at Balaclava Hotel

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The Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel in Cairns is a family friendly hotel, located along the main highway, just 3 kilometres from the city centre and the world famous Cairns Marina - your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef! Fully renovated rooms in September 2018. The hotel has all you need to enjoy a long or short stay - enjoy a steak at our award winning Graziers Steakhouse, unwind after a long day at the Sports Bar, or keep the kids entertained with one of our face painting events. Our friendly staff look forward to helping you enjoy your stay in Cairns.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Golf course
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Come for lunch. Got the Indian curry. It was delicious. But when you are paying $20 to get an entree size meal with literally 2 tablespoons of rice and 2 pappadams it's a bit of a rip off. Entree size meal at main meal prices. I'd post a pic but I only thought about leaving a
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Had dinner here on Friday night with a group of friends. The selection of wines and beer available was small but diverse. The menu was comprehensive, the servings a good size without being huge. Only complaint was the roast of the day -beef, was tough. I and a friend had a
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As someone who travels for work every weekend all over Australia, I’d rate this place as the worst I have stayed in. There was an overwhelming smell of sewage in my room (202) and my friend’s next door. Really disgusting. The bathrooms are very old and I wasn’t game to take a
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This is an older ground floor motel complex with a great steak house restaraunt in the same complex. There are pokies but neatly tastefully tucked away. The furyhest side away is a popular bottle shop retail outlet but no sounds of traffic reached my room. The room was roomy
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We were lucky enough to visit Balaclava Hotel after our Motel restaurant was closed for the night. The food was delicious, steaks were tender, plenty on the plate to eat in fact we left food on the plate.
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"Avoid 202 unless you like sewage smells"
"just don't stay"
"Opposite Reception area quieter"
"Don't expect the Ritz Charlton"
"Ask when you check-in for a Quite room down the back."
US$68 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
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