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    Rainbow Inn

    179 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent5%
    • Very good15%
    • Average17%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible51%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    6 Aug.7 Aug.
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    1 - 5 of 185 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After reading the reviews of this place we were sceptical on arrival but we were proved wrong! For the price we payed, compared to many other places in Cairns, we were pleasantly surprised with our room which over looked the pool. The bar was great...More

    1  Thank Eddie-Rach
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Only good thing was the pool and pool area, rooms were very out dated and you could hear every noise outside your room as well as when next door was using the shower or the toilet. Restaurant and Bar was over expensive, doors don't lock...More

    Thank gracesmith75
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Only good thing in this place was pool area. Room was smelly and worn-out. Mattress was horrible and air-con so loud I couldn't sleep. Restaurant and bar was closed most of the time. One morning it was open but they didn't have most of the...More

    Thank MaailmallaMatkalla
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The sign in the building says Cairns Rainbow Resort. We wouldn't recommend it as a holiday destination but worked for us to drop our rental (just down the road) and next morning catch a taxi to the airport just a few minutes away. There is...More

    Thank AucklandBruce
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This place could be so much more but fails at almost every turn. One of my party described it as a festering cesspool due to the clientele and condition of the property. A low blow but close to the mark. Biting bugs in the bedroom,...More

    Thank Kylee G
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 61 - USD 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #10 Spa Hotel in Cairns
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Location
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    • Queensland >
    • Cairns Region >
    • Cairns
    • Also Known As
    • Rainbow Hotel Cairns ,
    • Rainbow Inn Cairns, Queensland
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    Room & Suite (31)
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    Hotel & Grounds (63)
    Bathroom (4)
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    Room Tips
    "Try and get as far away from pool area and common walking areas, to ensure a good night sleep"
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    "We were ground floor, away from the pool and entrance in the northern block."
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    "We had ground floor rooms with a good outlook onto the pool. Traffic noise could be a problem for the rooms..."
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    "its cheap but not nasty , seen a lot worse"
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