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    Rainbow Inn

    179 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 300*
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          Overview
          • Excellent5%
          • Very good14%
          • Average18%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible50%
          15 Apr 2017
          “Staying at Rainbow resort”
          18 Feb 2017
          “Run down - only good thing is wifi and location”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          11 - 15 of 188 reviews

          Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

          The hotel is disgustingly dirty. The reception staff are extremely rude and unhelpful. The place is not how it looks on the pictures. Maid never cleaned or replenished anything e.g towels, tea, coffee or even clean the sheets. Pool area is vile and green. It's...More

          3  Thank Adam G
          Reviewed 17 January 2017

          Wow, we dropped in here just after Christmas. Had I read the reviews I wouldn't have. However, I couldn't fault it. Not new, but not as described in the reviews. The breakfast was cheap too. We found it great to travel over Christmas and not...More

          1  Thank Angela R
          Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

          This 'resort' is really bad. Staff so unhelpful (reception, waiting staff, breakfast chef). Rooms ok for price. Receptionist was cold and very unhelpful (more interested in playing on her computer than answering basic q's); Dinner service finished early - "not busy" (I now know why)....More

          1  Thank JapanNoel
          Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

          Rooms were overpriced , old and dated and appeared dirty and smelt of Cigarette smoke ...we thought we would break our camping trip up and get a hotel for a nice room and clean shower and was very disappointed would of been hundreds of dollars...More

          1  Thank Steph9201
          Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

          This place was riddled with stains on the sheets, cracks in the walls, unfinished maintenance in the bathroom. The tv did not work and the remote was missing a battery. Could not get to sleep of a night as the box air conditioning that was...More

          2  Thank Sophie B
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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 48 - USD 132 (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 (30)
          Pool & Beach (7)
          Dining (2)
          Hotel & Grounds (47)
          Bathroom (4)
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          Room Tips
          "its cheap but not nasty , seen a lot worse"
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          "Best view near by the POOL :) So beautiful view to the palms and pool and easy acces to the pool from the 1st..."
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          "The Back rooms , on first floor away from the restaurant are good for peace and quite."
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          "Book somewhere else!"
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