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The Hotel Cairns

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights, price comes with reasonable breakfast. Reception was friendly enough. However, housekeeping was very poor - no vacuuming of the floor or washing of the cups. On one of the days, waited for cleaning until after 4.30pm before they finally cleaned the room. On the first two days, some power outlets in the room were not working. Reported...

1Thank Chris L
Mill, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Grand Hotel of the past, located a block from the ocean front, used to be "the" hotel. We expected a little bit more of the grandeur which has obviously been lost. It now caters mainly to Chinese Tour Groups and was supposedly sold to a Chinese investor. During my stay many of the rooms went without hot water, 2...

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Innisfail, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought I would splurge on a top room at this Hotel, after day surgery. The room was large (for $269 it should be) King Bed, good size balcony bathroom etc. Problems- advertised Cable TV and DVD library - had neither. There was a DVD player. When I went down to ask about Cable just told no we don't have, so...

1Thank debmaloney059
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised with the room. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom had a bathtub and an overhead shower (that seemed to cater to a smller crowd since my head was almost touching the shower head) The staff was suoer friendly and accomodating and the location is close to the esplanade. The only thing I would recommend is...

1Thank BeusBeus
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Wife and I recently stayed here and while the exterior gave a tropical, almost colonial appearance, the interior and facilities were very tired and in néed of substantial maintenance. One plus was the attached restaraunt, and while not fully catering for a western style breakfast, served an excellent chinese cruisine for dinner, all be it on the expensive side. In...

Thank Paul D
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night before cruise. We DID get upgraded to a better, bigger room. Yes, everything is dated. There was no paperwork in the room, and never came after I asked for it. Bed was super comfortable, though. My biggest complaint and the reason I am not giving this hotel a better rating is because we are foodies and...

Thank monski25
Middletown, Delaware
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The hotel is really nice - the hotel is centrally located, and is a safe area. I walked around the town as a single female in her early 20's and felt completely safe. I would say that the breakfast is very strange in the Chinese restaurant - but it was buffet style, so you could at least eat something. There...

1Thank AWorldTraveler1992
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The room is nice and spacious except for the bathroom but the ac not adequate. It doesn't seem to cool the room to a maximum. The extra fan on the ceiling makes a huge racket. Pool very small. Room not cleaned until afternoon and glasses that were dirty left in place. This was annoying. On the plus side the wifi...

Thank Jay B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We spent one night here on our way home. What a huge disappointment. Definitely nothing like the photo's on their website. Very old and dated rooms. The exhaust fan in the bathroom didn't work. The shower is over the bath and the bath is raised a good 350mm off the floor. There was a handrail however I felt it was...

1Thank LND07
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice enough hotel,but for what it provides I'd find cheaper...very basic...rooms are plantation style...no views of water...the buffet breakfast is the worse I've ever had..very basic...and aimed at the Asian market..pool nice and always empty of people...for breakfast and coffee other places really close..2 on opposite corners or muddies on the esplanade..great coffee,breakfast and if you have little ones really...

Thank MelbourneFly

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Cairns, with its impeccably private and tropical ambience, is a 4 star resort hotel superbly positioned in the central business district of Cairns, one block from the famous Esplanade. Its architectural profile and exterior facade is one of the most beautiful examples of Queenslander heritage style, and is a popular talking point among many of the hotel’s visitors and guests. The hotel has undergone a complete remodeling and refurbishment to emerge as the classic accommodation of choice in Tropical North Queensland. Privately owned and operated by an Australian family, the Bakers, The Hotel Cairns is popular with international and domestic visitors and locals from the Cairns hinterland who appreciate quality and attention to detail. Set back from the street and well shaded by tropical trees and plants, The Hotel Cairns features a tour booking desk, a sparkling blue outdoor pool and spa, a modern, state of the art cardio gymnasium, a choice of function rooms, an onsite car park and a welcoming indoor/outdoor restaurant, The Plantation Bar & Grill. The Hotel Cairns is conveniently located just 10 minutes drive from the Airport, and an easy 5 minutes walking distance to shops and eateries in Cairns’ CBD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Cairns

Address: Cnr Florence & Abbott Sts, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €76 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Hotel Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 92
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#26 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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“They don't have the facilities they advertise and don't care!!!!!!!!!!”
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