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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It's a bit rough but it had basically everything we needed, and it's not too far from all the action in Cairns. We had to pay to get there from the airport, even though we were told it was a free transfer. No biggy, just a bit annoying. We went to use the toasted sandwich maker and the toaster, both...

Thank TheBlueWiggle
El Arish, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This place needs a make over it is terrible. The Air Conditioner was so loud very little sleep had. The towels are a awful shade of grey not white as they should be. The service team did not even replace the toilet roll or wipe the vanity down. The carpet is stained and smells.

1Thank Lorna W
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in most of the hotels in Cairns, and this is the best value for price place you will find, alongside Hides Hotel. Yes, it isn't 5 star, however it isn't much more dearer than staying in a hostel, and you have your own room, queen sized comfy bed, ensuite, air-conditioning, free Wifi, the rooms are clean and...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Where to start.... Let's start with very limited parking. 7 spaces, very tight, for 20 units. To be brutally honest, this is "budget" on a budget. The reception does not stay open, so when we arrived it seemed as if we were putting the manager (owner?) out. When we got into our room, if we hadn't paid, we would not...

1Thank Mick P
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a short stay and the rooms are small, but clean. The bed is not the most comfortable in the world but like most things you get what you pay for. The air conditioner worked well which was important given the temperature and humidity at the time. It is a fair walk to get to the Main Street...

1Thank Paul_n_flip25197
Remoulins, France
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The city motel strength is its location and price in comparison with the other accommodation around it. If you are planning to relax in your room then it might not be the place to be as people come and go, there is little privacy and the rooms are depressing, in my opinion. Great place to explore cairns for a day...

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

People really friendly and good location. Rooms in need of updating and doors have gap at bottom so easy for bugs to get in. good facilities in the room. Bit small for the amount of beds in room. Not enough space but has everything else going for it

Thank Derek D
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016

When we first looked inside we thought "Oh well, it seemed like a good idea at the time". The bed seemed to fill the whole room, the bar fridge had rust all over it, the ceiling fan looked as if it had gathered every speck of dirt floating around and there wasn't a chair. After settling in we discovered that...

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed 7 nights here. We arrived to a grotty reception area to be told that there was a problem with the plumbing in our room (conveniently we were told AFTER they had taken our payment) so we had to have another room until ours was sorted. We can't help but feel they were lying about this...

2Thank Emma H
Bribie Island, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I stayed here for 9 x nights with a friend. Having seen some of the recent reviews after booking, I contacted CCM with regard to my friend's allergies and was assured that we would have a room to help avoid these issues. We had a recently painted room which really helped no doubt. We also saw no dogs at the...

Thank Jubbly R

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Cairns City Motel

Address: 169 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Poinsettia Motel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $63 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cairns City Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you have lots of bags, and or a family, try and get a room on the ground floor, the stairs are a killer!”
TheBlueWiggle, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms the same I think.”
derekd533, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Speak to the owner about your requirements.”
jubblyr, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear would be quieter than the ones at the front on the road.”
hutchey54, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with new A/C machine, they are super quiet!”
Carolmac44, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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