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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a booking here for four weeks in advance but needed to cancel our booking a week later due to an unexpected family medical emergency. We contacted Wotif to try and cancel but were informed that the Motel had a no cancellation policy and that they would not supply a refund without the permission of the motel. We contacted...

Thank scottstanton42
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went to "A1 Car Rentals" only to rent a car for one day, and even the price was economic (but not as their publicity says), there were more companies with the same prices, better cars and more services (such the option to reduce the insurance excess).

Thank carles p
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Booked in here after leaving accommodation to last minute in early August 2015. Rooms looked ok on wotif. Receptionist was nice. You can't see rooms from the front or probably wouldn't of booked.. It's located behind/in a car rental place. Room old, bed hard, showers and bathroom old and cracked. Towels clean. Good little set up of microwave and cutlery....

Thank SarahAshleeEmily
Innisfail, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

This small motel is located behind a car rental store and tour booking centre on Lake St in the heart of Cairns. When I arrived, I was greeted by name before I had even introduced myself. They had been expecting me. The service was superb: the lady who checked me in was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and...

1Thank Alison C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2015

I booked a room at this motel at the last minute on Wotif for the busy Queen's Birthday weekend. The description and photos were promising, the price was pretty good for a city centre motel although not much cheaper than some reputable chain motels and hotels. I should have had an inkling that there would be a problem when no...

Thank plush74
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Ideal location, nice owners, ideal for those on a budget. Good location for exploring further north and the reef. Travelled as a group of students and we were not disappointed. Also hired a car for a few days - pretty reasonable.

Thank Julie K
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I transit through Cairns regularly on my way up and down to Papua New Guinea and like to stay in good value, comfortable accommodation walking distance from the main drag (the Ibis Styles hotel in Florence St is my favourite in this regard). I have already tried many other hotels around Cairns and this time decided to try something different...

1Thank Ecotourism_Melanesia
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2012

DO NOT book or hire ANYTHING from this company - they are unorganised but plesent when you give them money but then where there is a problem they are rude, nasty and so unhelpfull! Had the worst customer service with this company I have ever had in my life and im really not somebody to complain but just thought their...

4Thank irishguy2012

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Additional Information about A1 Inn the City Motel and Backpackers

Address: 141 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $64 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — A1 Inn the City Motel and Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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