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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were happy with chosing this hotel for our stay in Cairns. Location is central, and there is underground parking available for hotel guests. Our room had everything we needed, and appeared recently refurbished. And the wifi works! There were a few little ants in our room, but I suppose that's unavoidable in the tropics. Please note however that reception...

Thank mrsrist
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 6 nights in this hotel on the 5th floor. The room was just like photos we saw online. Nicely renovated throughout. The bed was comfy. The curtains blocked out all the light so if you like to sleep in, you'll be happy. The only things I didn't like was every now and then you would get a smell...

Thank Corey T
Collaroy Beach, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Location was a 10 minute walk into town & close to the coastal boardwalk, shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, cruises etc. Our room was fresh & spacious with a great view across to the mountains. The bathroom was modern with a roomy shower. The hotel pool was lovely to swim in to relax & refresh ourselves after busy days out...

2Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Really really nice and modern hotel. The only problem is the outside seem really old and the interior too. But the rooms are perfect and brand new. If i have to choose an hotel i will choose this one again. The staff are really nice and the room clean too. Don't worry about last reviews before renovation is not the...

1Thank mathieut309
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Mathieu, Thank you for choosing our hotel & taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodation as we are very proud of our newly renovated, apartments. Stage 2 of our renovations is revamping the exterior of the hotel. Fresh paint and new signage will be our next project by...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Initially booked 4 nights but ended up extending another 2 nights. We were impressed with the recently renovated rooms. It was spacious and everything was pretty much new. The shower room was lovely and renovated to a good standard. There was all the usual amenities in the room but they also supplied laundry liquid and washing up liquid. The location...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time here. The place is freshly refurbished, clean and comfortable, and the staff are really helpful. Great place to stay for someone enjoying cairns and the reef. Would definitely stay here again

Thank Tony A
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The renovations in reception area are nearly finished and were not a problem. Great room, great renovation, so nice to have all new decor, room was bright, light, fresh and spacious. You can tell extra money was spent on the bed and bedding it was sooo comfortable and good quality. Large tiled balcony, big sky views, large sliding glass doors...

Thank Darlene G
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The hotel has been recently renovated to a great standard. Our room was spacious, modern and had everything we needed, with a balcony as well. There were laundry facilities and a lovely pool area. The hotel is in a great location, about a 10 minute walk to the lagoon on the esplanade. Clare was fantastic, helping us with local recommendations...

Thank Jessieb0789
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Ok so on first arrival I was thinking oh know... But past he reception that is currently under renovation the rooms are 4* renovated. The manager Clare was very friendly and helpful. The hotel has a laid back attitude. It's perfect location for all cairns has to offer. Just look past the faulty towers renovation and get to perfection. Would...

2Thank 1982El
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very proud of our new rooms and cannot wait for the final renovation on the Reception & Pool areas to be completed by the end of April. The relaunch of our new website will coincide with the end result. I look forward to welcoming you back again!

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We booked because of the price and the location. We booked and were looked after by the onsite operators who were extremely friendly and very honest that there were some renovations still taking place. They have just taken over the building, and are renovating to "bring it back to its former glory!" The room was like a 5 star hotel....

Thank Kelly N
Clare H, Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. Our renovation is almost complete and we are continuing to improve the property on a daily basis. WiFi is currently being installed and will be available shortly for all hotel guests. We look forward to seeing you again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel is ideally located just 3 blocks from the city centre and 10 minutes' drive from the Cairns International Airport. The hotel has a beautiful backyard with a large sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, heated 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns

Address: 136-140 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $87 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sunshine Tower Hotel Cairns Queensland
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#10 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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“Best views towards the sea, are on the fifth thru seventh floor.”
 of 5 bubbles O4893HIrobertb, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the back of the hotel are quieter and most of them have a balcony, book it directly with the hotel and you'll have free wi-fi”
 of 5 bubbles rafaelisabella, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the 5th floor facing Sheridan Street & had great views across to the mountains - minimal traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 992TammyR, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pool have a great aspect, big skies and quieter side of building.”
  • Light bright rooms due to big glass sliding doors with big sky views
 of 5 bubbles 410darleneg, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“We chose the superior room which is brand new bathroom / brand new room for just $9 more than the standard room. Great value!”
 of 5 bubbles kellyn990, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
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