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Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Spotlessly clean first floor apartment in a nice quite unspoilt location Linda in reception went out of her way to be helpful Wonderful wildlife sounds at night to remind us we were in the tropics. Highly recommended and we will be back Thanks Linda

Thank royandangela
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Quiet, relaxing holiday village atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle. Very close to beautiful Clifton Beach and just across the street from one of the most popular restaurants (Coco Mojo) in the area. Easy walk to Palm Cove. The manager Linda was very friendly and helpful. Stayed in Apartment 1 which was clean and comfortable. Would stay here again.

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Stu, Thanks for reviewing Clifton Sands. It's great to know you enjoyed your time with us here - our best marketing is our Guests! See you back soon...

trinity beach
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have enjoyed 2 visits to Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments in 2016. Units 1 & 7 were spotless and comfortable. Linda, the Manager, has created a unique atmosphere, as we encountered a number returning guests. Such was the atmosphere, our second stay was extended and over this time we saw the enormous effort made to ensure all guests were made...

Thank juiian s
LstQ, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful Review of Clifton Sands - it's always good to know that we are getting it right! We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both, and look forward to welcoming you back to your Northern Beach 'home' again.

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

SO clean!! Quiet and comfortable. Yes it is older (as the price would indicate) but our Unit (13) recently updated paint and kitchen area! Very comfortable bed. Aircons worked very well. Had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jenny W
LstQ, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, thank you for your great Review of Clifton Sands. It's always a real pleasure to know that our Guests enjoyed their time with us here.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If unit owners want top dollar then they need to upgrade. Laminex peeling of kitchen doors,fridge shelves cracked,shower curtain dirty,kitchen blind dirty,bedroom windows dirty,frontscreen door had a tear,no carport,no drink coasters,only 2 placemats. Complex pool only a plunge pool. Area quiet except for Curlew birds.

Thank Gail C
CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for spending so much of your holiday time diligently writing lists, notes and reviews of perceived imperfections in the best value accommodation on Cairns Northern Beaches.

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place is conveniently located and minutes away from the beach and the Coles supermarket. Linda is genuinely helpful with her tips on things to do which was a big plus. Please note that it does not offer a house keeping service but it comes with everything you need. Highly recommended.

Thank Anshu V
CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your Review Anshu - hope to see you both again soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed at the Clifton Sands Apartments for 9 days.........If you are looking for a 5 star luxury resort then this is not for you.....If you are wanting a welcoming super relaxing holiday this definitely the place to stay. The apartment was lovely and spacious, clean and equipped with all the requirement's for a self catering holiday.... fully equipped kitchen,...

Thank Carriesand
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Lynda was very accommodating to all our needs, She was especially helpful with her knowledge of where and what to do. i would suggest getting a bus into Cairns. You can get one right by the apartments, also there is a supermarket near by

Thank Amanda M
CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Amanda! Finally, a response... Thanks for writing me a great Review.

Aberlour, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My Wife and I stayed in the Clifton Sands Apartments on a journey around Oz and found the accommodation very welcoming & relaxing along Linda (the owner) who was extremely nice and very helpful making us feel at home and wish we had booked another week.(A very short walk to a beautiful sandy beach) Plenty car parking for residents,the local...

1Thank DaveF3765
Rogaland, Norway
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I stayed here for a few nights and the appartments are good sized and contains all you could need like full kitchen and washing machine and dryer. I had a few issues with airconditions but I emediatly got a new room. I walked easily in to the town centre in Port Douglas, either along the beach or on the walking...

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  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stone's throw from the gently breaking waves, Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments at Clifton Beach is the ideal choice for a relaxed holiday in a beautiful beach-side village. All apartments look over the gardens to the Coral Sea beyond. The casual, laid-back atmosphere is an ideal escape for those seeking to be away from the rush and stress of modern living. Our spacious and well appointed one bedroom apartments are an ideal base to explore all that the Tropical North has to offer. We are - without doubt - the best value accommodation on the Cairns Northern Beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments

Address: Clifton Sands Holiday Units 81 - 87 Guide St | Entrance on Clifton Road, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Clifton Beach
Price Range: $96 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Just ask Linda she is a very nice lady”
royandangela, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have garden views ,upper floor rooms sea and ranges views”
juiians, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper apartments are accessed by steps which are quite easy to manage but suggest anyone not liking steps may find difficult.”
DaveF3765, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the higher levels might have ocean view”
susanrr2016, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
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princessham, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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