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18 Terminus St Parramatta Park, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#48 of 101 in Cairns
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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
Golf course
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Laundry service
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Seating area
Flatscreen TV
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The fryingdutchman wrote a review May 2020
Palm Beach, Australia3 contributions
to call ryans rest a boutique hotel is a bit of a stretch. Its a backpackers stay and that's it. It looks nice from the outside but inside its old and dilapidated. Loud floorboards, old and broken furniture. No bedside tables. Metal works going on next door. (grinding, welding) no water for showers in the morning ( when questioned, I was told they had a plumber in but I could shower next door..) Pay the extra 5 bucks and go to a motel
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled
MartinRaz wrote a review Oct 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark4 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed here twice. Place is like a backpakers place, though a lot calmer than what I have tried other places. Everything is very clean and nice - also the kitchen, which I have found not that nice other places. Place is in a safe area, very close to shopping center and walking distance to esplanade and everything else. Can only give my very best reccomandations!
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Travelled
Reeanne k wrote a review Aug 2017
Mission Beach, Australia11 contributions10 helpful votes
I was very impressed with their accommodation. A beautiful old house that makes you feel at home, as did the staff. Huge rooms, very clean, a comfortable bed and nicely furnished. Extremely quiet and "restful" and in a fantastic position. Very well priced. I recently stayed at a backpackers and for the same rate, had a room with nothing but an uncomfortable bed and 3 hooks on the wall. Not even a bedside table. Highly recommended, will definitely be staying there again.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Jeff J wrote a review Dec 2016
Sunshine Coast, Australia96 contributions111 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights while visiting Cairns. Very happy with the accomodations. The place is in an old Queenslander timber house. Very central, just behind the Myer Centre. Our whole family enjoyed the stay . . 5 people easily accommodated. The kids enjoyed the couple of cats who wander around the property. The cats never came inside.
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Date of stay: December 2016Trip type: Travelled
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natalie905 wrote a review Sept 2016
Bowen5 contributions2 helpful votes
If you suffer from insomnia, or if you "sleep like a log" this is the perfect place for you, otherwise find a good motel! "Boutique accomodation" is very misleading - website should read "Boutique backpacker hostel accommodation". The floorboards are very noisy with everyone walking on them at all hours of the night and early hours of the morning. The walls are "paper thin" so you can hear people's conversations next door and definitely will not mention all the other sounds. The only positive points of our stay was that we ate out every night in cairns. The stench of body odour in the room was stifling, even "febreeze" had a hard time doing its job. Will definitely not stay again.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled
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USD 73 - USD 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ryan's Rest
Which popular attractions are close to Ryan's Rest?
Nearby attractions include Cairns Central Shopping Centre (0.4 km), Grand Hotel Cairns (0.5 km), and Cruze Coffee (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ryan's Rest?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a golf course, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Ryan's Rest?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Ryan's Rest?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ryan's Rest?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ryan's Rest?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pacifico Tiki Bar & Grill, Coast Roast Cairns Central, and Gong Cha.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ryan's Rest?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is Ryan's Rest located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Cairns.