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Cairns Holiday Lodge

259 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#56 of 68 hotels in Cairns
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Finding an ideal budget friendly hotel in Cairns does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Cairns Holiday Lodge, a nice option for travellers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery (0.4 mi) and St Monica's Cathedral (0.9 mi), guests of Cairns Holiday Lodge can easily experience some of Cairns' most well known attractions.

Cairns Holiday Lodge is a budget friendly hotel offering air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features a concierge. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and an on-site restaurant, which have made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Cairns. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Bushfire Flame Grill, Odyssey Kitchen, and Riki Yakiniku Dining Bar, which are some barbeque restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Cairns Botanic Gardens (1.0 mi), which is a popular attraction amongst tourists, and it is within walking distance.

Cairns Holiday Lodge looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Cairns.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
BBQ facilities
Concierge
Laundry service
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Seating area
Separate dining area
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Kitchenette
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Complimentary toiletries
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Minibar
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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3.0 of 5 stars
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MermaidOZ wrote a review Aug 2019
Australia192 contributions61 helpful votes
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We have stayed at the Cairns Holiday lodge a few times and always enjoy our stay. It is a solid double brick building with a lovely tropical garden in the centre, fantastic pool and water feature and undercover BBQ area. The pool was crystal clear and refreshing in the hot climate. The room had a kitchen with oven and full fridge, table and chairs and a desk for computer. There was a comfortabl queen and double bed as well as a lounge. Bathroom included a bathtub with shower and hairdryer. Lovely quiet clean rooms with all you need. The kitchen had everything you need to cook and was clean and tidy. Mike and Suzie (the managers) are very helpful. Suzie cleans the rooms and they even clean room after 3 days stay and supply towels etc for stay. This is a comforyabl, safw and quiet place to stay in North Cairns. 5 minute walk to a choice of excellent restaurants including Thia, Pizza, Seafood fish and chips, chinese, healthfood cafe, coffee shops, laundrette, Annabels Bakery, supermarket, tavern, pub, bottle shops, newsagency, petrol stations and more. 20 minutes walk to the centre of town. 10 minutes walk to the Esplanade south or the Botanical gardens north. So much to see and do. Mike and Suzie will help book any sightseeing tours, hire cars etc to make a memorable holiday. Complex is safe with Security gates and plenty of parking. Lovely stay. Will come back again.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lee H wrote a review Sept 2018
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Stayed 4 nights in a large room on the 3rd floor with 2 double beds as requested. Room was clean but tired and worn. Curtains must have bee 20 years old and were almost thread bare. Shower was adequate but most of the water pressure was lost via the bath spout. The saving grace was it was tiled not carpeted and the beds were comfortable and clean. This place is screaming out for a make over. Friendly and helpful host(s) Good location close to some restaurants. Pool was clean but surrounding area unkempt. You get what you pay for.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: hotel on main highway so some rooms noisier than others. Also 3rd floor rooms difficult to access...
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Huinan W wrote a review Aug 2018
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I wanna complain about the costomer service. The female manager named Suzie is exceedingly rude. She never care about the costomer’s feeling, only interested in arrange activities for the guests and get commissions. Every time we talk to her, she always show us an impatient attitude. Her tone and manner made us very uncomfortable. She is a nightmare. Don’t expect her give you a hand when you need any kind of help unless you book activies via her. Whenever we come to the reception, her face looks like someone owns her money. Besides Suzie, the room is also terrible (but not as sucks as Suzie). No toothbrushes, no slippers, and no housekeeping. The shower temperature controller is useless and annoying, just like Suzie. Besides, you need wash and dry all the dishes before you checkout, or you will be charged. The worst hotel I have ever experienced. And the worst people I have ever met. I won’t spent one more cent on this “hotel”.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jackie D wrote a review June 2018
Welshpool, United Kingdom44 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed a couple of nights here, then re-booked for a further three nights after a bit of travelling round. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful, the rooms are clean and comfortable and met our needs. We had a private balcony, a double bed each and a bathtub. We enquired about booking an excursion to barrier reef and Mike and Suzie helped us decide and arranged it all for us while we were away, supplying us with towels without us asking. They also took delivery of some lost property for us. The hotel us in a great location, close to many restaurants, take-aways and also a bakery and supermarket, and it's within walking distance of the esplanade (quite a long walk). There's also a very pretty little courtyard garden in the stairwell and a swimming pool. There are a few minor issues - the WiFi is a bit erratic (no worse than some other places we stayed), there's a few stuffs in the paintwork, the grouting was a bit grubby and the taps in the bathroom and kitchenette were a bit old which is why I can't give a 5 rating. I'm ever in Cairns again, this is the first place I'd book
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Sheilabobs wrote a review Oct 2017
Bangor, United Kingdom11 contributions12 helpful votes
I was at the Cairn Lodge in Ballyholme Bangor this morning with my Friend Helen for tea and scones I had a lovely lime and coconut scone and my Friend had white chocolate and Raspberry the Scones were just freshly made they were delicious the staff were very nice and helpful I would recommend Cairn Lodge for anyone walking along the beach to go and have a cuppa and scone I believe they do a very good breakfast I would have no hesitation visiting Cairn Lodge again soon
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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nazaree d wrote a review Aug 2017
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed for 3 weeks and in that time on a number of occasions I heard the female hotel manager gossiping about the state of guests rooms to other guests staying here. She has a particular disdain for Indian guests. Terrible showers, once you set the temperature the water keeps changing from scolding hot to freezing cold. Loud airconditioners and no ventilation in kitchenette.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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Anuradha C wrote a review Jan 2017
Harris Park, Australia8 contributions3 helpful votes
The couple Mike and Suzie who look after this lodge are not adept with their job. Mike was a good old person, at least nice to talk to but the old lady Suzie was a nightmare. We are Indians staying in Sydney for years and we are naturalised Australian citizens but she didn't leave a moment to remind us that we are Indians and we carry bugs with us and spread diseases across. Such horrible nature of this lady that I and my partner didn't talk to her after our check-in. She never cleaned our room. Towels were not changed even after 3 days of stay. When asked about beach towel, she flatly refused first saying that we are late in asking for it.We went to get some tour information but she didn't bother to give any information saying that if we don't book any tour with her, she won't get 10% commission and she won't help us. Mike was at least bit helpful, gave us a local Cairns map and explained about the shops and places to visit nearby. I won't be staying in this lodge again.I will also adivse my friends visiting Cairns not to stay in this lodge. It's a waste of money!!
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Date of stay: December 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
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Harlow1958 wrote a review Sept 2016
Mooloolaba, Australia100 contributions30 helpful votes
Had a wonderful stay in this accommodation. Susie the manageress was wonderful, helpful & a wealth of information. Even though it is a few years older than other places to stay, the rooms were clean, great beds, excellent water pressure, wifi great. All electrical gadgets worked & we had plenty of fresh clean towels & pool towels. Would definately stay here again, great for a budget holiday. Local bus stop at front door, taxis only take a few minutes to come, great local shops 2 mins away.
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Date of stay: September 2016Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Erran0726 wrote a review Sept 2016
横須賀市22 contributions11 helpful votes
I understood why reviews on the female manager are so contrasting. She is nice and helpful unless you don't complain anything and book a tour with her. 1) I had booked a room with kitchenette first, but the room description was changed later. I sent inquiry because I wanted to cook during my stay. They kindly offered me an upgrade to a room with kitchenette. But the room was not the same as other rooms. 2) When I found some problems about facility, she told me the room hadn't have a kitchenette before and the problems were because of it. It meant it was not really an upgrade. 3) Potable electric stove was old and didn't work well. It took 40 minutes to cook pasta. 4) The room was not suitable for studying although I had informed them that I would go to school. My room didn't have fluorescent lights whereas other rooms had. I asked her if I could borrow a table light. And she told me to move a table in front of the toilet where was the brightest area in my room. 5) She did not try to book a tour which I was interested in, but tried to sell me another tour. When she knew that I had booked the tour with an agent outside, she got angry and complained about it. 6) I wanted to take off shoes in the room, so I wiped the floor everyday by myself. I asked her to take off her shoes when coming in. But she said NO. 7) She told me not to use water and electricity as possible since she could only receive 10% commissions from the owner of the lodge and less expense made her receive much more money. 8) WiFi was sometimes cut off from 9 PM to 7 AM. Password was changed without before/after letting know. 9) I was told to get out of the room for 2 hours while she clean the room. She used too much chemicals for cleaning. 10) On 17th day I decided to leave the lodge because I knew I could cancel my reservation and ask them refund. (I paid all when checking in.) My school advised me to tell them that I just had to go back to my county. But she told me to tell them the reason and to show my return ticket if I wanted to receive refund. She said she didn't believe me and she had known I was not happy with her and would try to move to another hotel. She added she would never let me go, watch me all the time and stalk me. But finally male manager persuaded her to give me refund because he didn't want to be heard our conversation by other guests. I had never had such a horrible experience. I will never ever come back to this accommodation.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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nurabhatnagar wrote a review Apr 2016
Hyderabad, India12 contributions3 helpful votes
A neat and nice place to stay. Very decently priced. Super market, bakery and eateries at 5 mins walk. The Cairns Esplande is about 2km away. The hotel help you take sightseeing & adventure tours around with decent discounts.
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Date of stay: April 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cairns Holiday Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Crackerbox Palace (0.2 km) and Opal Art Global (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tia's Cafe in Cairns, Tim Hei Hong Kong Cuisine, and Dunwoody's Tavern & Liquor Barn.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cairns Holiday Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.