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Crystal Garden Resort & Restaurant

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Our 3.5 star hotel is located at the doorway to all that Cairns has to offer and is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, cinemas and nightlife. We have 20 split air conditioned rooms with the choice of king beds, twin single beds or triple single beds with many rooms overlooking the sparkling pool.All rooms are non smoking. We have a licensed restaurant and bar with indoor or poolside dining. Salt water pool, heated jacuzzi, sauna, 24 hour fitness room. Guest courtesy lounge with computer access, a range of tour information and reading material is open between 7:00am and 10:00pm.Smart, modern, casual and affordable - the ideal destination for the discerning traveller. Our friendly team can arrange your tours and activities, leaving you free to do as much or as little as you want.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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The Crystal Gardens is hardly a resort. It is really a kind of run down hotel. The sheets feel like sandpaper and the rooms aren't very clean. It is quite a distance from the port and best restaurants.
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Crystal Garden has lots of great things, friendly, helpful staff, clean rooms, excellent complimentary breakfast, free washer/dryer but it's location is a good 30 minutes walk from downtown Cairns. It is close to the Esplanade but it's at the end. So if you plan to spend a lot
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This basic facility has the great advantage to be very close to the airport. The rooms were basic but clean. The price included a breakfast that the very helpful staff delivered in the evening because we hat to leave at 04:30 am. No possibility to get a meal in the restaurant in
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This place is located quite outside so you will need a car. Reception was quite annoying and required loads of stuff to be filled out...they could have done that all by themselves prior to arrival. No other hotel in Australia needed this workload and data from us as guests. The
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We made our reservation by looking at impressive photos on booking websites and lower accommodation rates. However Its not same as it looks in photos. Neither it is any close to something called a “resort”. It’s a motel style property ok for a nights stay but the property is
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Hi Josephine, There are some shops and restaurants very close by, but the main centre of town is 7 minutes drive away (we run a free shuttle bus service 3 times a day), or a leisurely 20 - 25 minutes stroll along the beautiful Esplanade.
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Just wanted to know if you have airport shuttle
Do you have airport shuttle
Hello, We do have free air port shuttle between 10AM to 6PM. Thank you. Suzy
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Hi! Do you have any bbq/self-cooking facilities in the hotel or nearby?
Hello, We don't have the BBQ or self-cooking facilities, but we have a delicious Chinese restaurant. Thank you. Suzy from Crystal Garden
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"Opens onto courtyard and pool area with access to the restaurant"
"Ask for a room at the back"
"ask for non-James street facing rooms"
"Breakfast buffet can be improved. Otherwise its a good place to stay"
"Pick another hotel!"
US$65 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
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