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Sunshine Tower Hotel

136 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#28 of 68 hotels in Cairns
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Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel is ideally located just 3 blocks from the city centre and 10 minutes' drive from the Cairns International Airport. With free fast WIFI the hotel has a beautiful backyard with a large sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, spa and barbecue facilities that can be used free of charge. The hotel's location is the perfect starting point for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Atherton Tablelands. The rooms are decorated in a tropical style, and all have air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, a fridge and a private en suite bathroom. Get advice at the tour desk before exploring the area. Guests also enjoy free secure car parking.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Car park
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Seating area
Sofa
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Eyuk F wrote a review 18 Feb
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Nice hotel with no issues, clean and comfortable, very good location and fast communication from the hotel with friendly helpful staff. Affordable price to stay. Highly recommended hotel and definitely will come back again to stay here.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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karen t wrote a review 1 Feb
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I found The Sunshine Tower Hotel to be clean,comfortable with friendly helpful staff.With a handy modern quality Restaurant also serving a Buffet Breakfast.Good location with nice surrounds for relaxing in the outdoor area with a pool and spa. It was well priced too,will stay there again.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Phobos1967 wrote a review 1 Feb
Mackay Region, Australia205 contributions146 helpful votes
This is a short review - nice hotel, no issues, clean and in a good position. Nice little balcony and walking distance to the esplanade no problems (a few streets). Hemmingways Brewery is a little further at 1.9km but still walkable for the keen. We would consider a return stay which is always a key to any review.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Alisi N wrote a review Oct 2023
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Had to find a last minute hotel since I was already in cairns. Made the booking hassle free online and got a room straight away. Fast communication from hotel and friendly staff. Definitely coming back
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Patricia W wrote a review Sept 2023
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
Stayed in a studio unit. Well equipped. Clean. Comfortable. Lovely to have a full sized fridge. What made the experience great was the staff. Oliver and Carmen went out of their way to assist with transport booking. Would recommend strongly for business or holiday
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Room Tip: Ask the staff at the front desk. They go out of their way to help.
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Mark E wrote a review July 2023
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I had trouble booking an ocean view room online so rang up and they sorted it straight away. The hotel rang me two days before arrival, confirmed my booking and advised me of the late check-in procedure. I was given the late check in instructions at 4pm on the day as promised and it all went smoothly on arrival. The room on level 6 was neat, tidy and quiet apart from a bit of traffic noise on the main street. All the reception staff were friendly. It was a bit of a walk to the esplanade and restaurants - pleasant in the day but bit dark at night. The service station across the road was convenient.
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Judith M wrote a review June 2023
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My first time to Cairns, and here on bisiness. So my first impressions wasn't great, was made to wait half an hour to check in, manager didn't even apologise or acknowledge wait, she didn't even make eye contact, was a very frosty reception. There's no phone in the room to let them know or to enquire about anything, tap in bathroom wobbles in the sink, hair dryer is faulty as it won't turn off on the dryer have to turn it off at the switch. There no where in the shower to rest soap or shampoo containers, TV remote wasn't working. There was no desk to allow for anyone who is here on business to get any work to be done. And it looks like there is blood on the wall outside lift. So won't be returning and won't be passing on recommendations.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Response from Clare Holiday, General Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel
Responded 21 June 2023
Hi Judith, thank you for your feedback. I remember checking you in with my colleague, we had been upstairs together attending to a Guest. We should have explained it in more detail to you. We take such pride in our excellent customer service, so I am disappointed it did not live up to your expectations. I appreciate your feedback in regard to the room. Safe travels
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PJB wrote a review May 2023
Sydney, Australia853 contributions81 helpful votes
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For Cairns, this hotel is very reasonably priced , so didn't expect much Pleasantly surprised Very clean,comfortable and quiet Don't usually sleep well in hotels but had a very sound sleep The location also good for me as quite close to all I need I'll be staying here again next time I visit cairns
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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winomarto wrote a review May 2023
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
This is a modern well-appointed hotel conveniently placed within walking of the Esplanade and Cairns Central. The room was very spacious with a seating area and a huge picture window for great views. There is also a stunning pool and barbecue area.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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Sharon Rogers wrote a review May 2023
Cairns Region, Australia254 contributions32 helpful votes
We always have stayed on the Esplanade itself but not only was this quieter the. Kew of the ocean and the city was wonderful. Plus we had more choice of restraunts. The staff were wonderful couldn’t be more helpful. I would recommend this to others for sure room 61👌.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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AU$114 - AU$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunshine Tower Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Nearby attractions include St Monica's Cathedral (0.4 km), Munro Martin Parklands (0.3 km), and Cairns Performing Arts Centre (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mi Piace Espresso Bar, Bagus Cafe, and Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Sunshine Tower Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Cairns.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Sunshine Tower Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.