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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The lack of maintenance and cleanliness is terrible! Do your self a favour and give this place a very wide berth !! Even sitting on the toilet gives you the jitters and the bed is rock hard ! It looks nothing like the pictures on the website!

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Upon meeting reception, staff were relatively friendly and helpful as I had disruptions to my travel home, thus requiring an unexpected night over in Cairns in the least expensive accommodation I could find. With this in mind, the staff member was quite helpful, offering wash powder and saying I could have a chat to reception in the morning explaining my...

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Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by a friendly backpacker BUT The rooms are dated, felt unclean & we had 2 large cockroaches pop their heads out to say hello.Overall a horrible experience and not worth $85.Stayed in other accomodations in North Queensland at the same nightly rate which were far superior to this old, dirty run down place.I felt like I was...

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Remoulins, France
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If your room faces the courtyard then you will have a lovely tropical view from your balcony, sheltered from the road noise. The rooms are spacious and clean with services you would expect from a motel. The bathroom is a little dated but functional. Location is good but you will need a car to access Cairns night life. I would...

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Thank Chris C
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

What an absolutely disgusting place. The fridge had mold, the floor had stains and was filthy dirty, sheets were stained, ants every where, walls were dirty, rubbish lying around the building. I didnt want to give this place 1 star. This place is an absolute dump. Staff at front desk have no customer service, they were not polite or welcoming...

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2Thank Bellakeetah
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The room was average, light globe missing above bed, was fixed when asked. The bedding was clean, but pillows were horrible. The pool area needed a good clean, liked the bar, and breakfast was good. I would not recommend this hotel to friends.

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Thank DRU150
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

As the title suggests it exceeded my expectations, however my expectations were very low. Nice pool, cheep beer, really nice staff. This seemed more a hotel for locals and long term stays. As a tourist there are many better and closer hotels / hostels. The area it was located was less than desirable for evening walks. Rooms were comfy, card...

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We booked through the rainbow resort, however stayed at a different apartment tower which was lovely. The only problems we had were brought to Chris's attention at the rainbow inn, reassuring as they would be fixed. These were not resolved the whole time , WiFi and kitchen malfunctions. Very dissapointed.

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1Thank nicolekiwinz
Hervey Bay
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We found our room was dingy. The curtains did not cover the window properly as they left big gaps where people could see in. Traffic noise was really bad. After 2 nights could not wait to get out of there.

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Thank searching2014
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place good price . Close to the city . Had a great B/fast ...basic room but very cofortable ..whish i had more time to check out the pool that looked very inviting :-). Nice friendly staff..... Mmmmmmmmmmmm,,.,..,l?..................................thank you

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently renovated Cairns Rainbow Resort is located in Cairns, Queensland, One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, surrounded by lush rainforest and beautiful tropical oceans. The Resort is Located close to the city center where you will find shops, world renowned restaurants that cater for every cuisine, large variety of bars and clubs and only 100 meters to the esplanade and ocean waterfront. 5 minute drive is the Cairns Domestic and International Airports. 15 minute walk of the resort you can get to other attractions such as; Cairns central shopping center, cairns civic theater, convention center, cruise ship terminal, arts gallery, casino, train station, bus terminal, cairns museum, botanical gardens, and much more. Cairns Rainbow Resort is a tropical oasis close to the city center offering great valued rooms with Pool, Spa and tropical garden views. All rooms have private balconies, and free wireless internet. ROOMS: All of our rooms have balconies that open your room up to the beautiful tropical gardens and pool area. Only meters from your room awaits our spa perfect for relaxing and our large swimming pool with cascading waterfall, perfect for those warm summer days, by pools side awaits the lounge chair area where you can lay back and let the sun shine down while you enjoy a cold beverage from our bar, or a meal from the Coral Garden Restaurant. All of our daily cleaned comfortable guest rooms come with on a 32" Flat TV screen, free wireless internet, room safe, hair dryer, iron with ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, fridge. FACILITIES: Cairns Rainbow Resort facilities include a tropical outdoor swimming pool with cascading waterfall, outdoor spa and pool side lounge chair area, tour booking desk, guest laundry, and onsite car parking. Coral Garden Restaurant and Coral Bar are our onsite dining options, both great places to meet other travelers and share your stories while enjoying a dining experience and beverage. The resort waiting lounge has a computer terminal with free printing facilities, free wireless internet is throughout the resort. CORAL GARDENS RESTAURANT: Coral Garden Restaurant is your onsite option for dining. With a collective mixture of contemporary and classic design and views of tropical gardens, you sure will be pleased with the location of the Coral Gardens Restaurant. Offering locally caught seafood, succulent steaks, fresh salads, and seasonal vegetables you will be very pleased with the options. Not just offering a large variety of dishes, we also offer a few options for dining. During the humid months that the tropics bring, having a seat inside the restaurant is the comfortable choice, with a large fish tank along with gentle back ground music, you will feel relaxed and ready to try our a-la-carte menu. For the rest of the beautiful year round weather, you might be much more inclined to have a table in the outside area, you will be dining under the stars, and enjoying the clear night sky's. If dining amongst tropical palm trees and the background sound of only a cascading waterfall is your thing, no problem, this is also available with pool side dining. Also available is room service if relaxing on your private balcony is your preferred option. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Inn

Address: 179 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $65 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Rainbow Hotel Cairns
Rainbow Inn Cairns, Queensland
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#12 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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“The Back rooms , on first floor away from the restaurant are good for peace and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretn45, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles jonwalker1, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't stop here”
 of 5 bubbles 352kerrir, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra for pool view room, other rooms would be too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnnyGoldcoast, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure, which rooms were better, only stayed 1 night.”
 of 5 bubbles DRU150, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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