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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The air-cons are pre-set and noisey - it was HOT! The cleaner left muck in the laundry sink from the mop bucket, the fridge wasn't cold, the beds were hard as rocks - our backs are aching. Won't stay there again unfortunately :(

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time staying at the Getaway. My friends and I stayed in an apartment that had room for 5, two and a half bathrooms, two patios, a living room and a fully functioning kitchen. It's located a 10min walk from the Esplanade and a 7min walk from Woolworths, the grocery store. They have a pool and a...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a 2-bedroom apartment. I can highly recommend this apartment. The apartment was large, clean, 2 bathrooms and all the kitchen and cleaning facilities you would require during the stay. Location-wise .... it is 10-15mins walk from the main area, which wasn't a problem at all. We arrived after 8pm, and check-in was simple (via a...

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Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 7 nights in an apartment and found it to be clean,tidy and well appointed. Everything we needed was provided including a little carton of milk for our cuppas :) The pool was light and sunny from 9am til 3pm then was shaded and very comfortable. The pool area has barbecue facilities but we mostly used the kitchen or...

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Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 days in Nov 2016 and enjoyed it immensely. The apartments are close enough to the centre of Cairns to walk to and from but far enough away not to have the noise. The apartments are big. 2 storey and very well equipped. Aircon all over and big beds. The kitchen is very usable and I did...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We relocated here after booking elsewhere so it was a last minute booking. The staff could not be more helpful and friendly, the apartment was clean and spacious and had everything you would want. Our apartment also had lovely views over the pool. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to friends and family.

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Mornington, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and two children recently stayed here for 4 nights, in a 2 bedroom townhouse. After a lot of research I chose the Getaway on Grafton for the end of our Queensland holiday and I'm devastated that we wasted the money. The photos on the website were nothing like real life. The place wasn't clean at all. The showers...

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Poole, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although our apartment had everything we needed for our stay, it all felt a little bit tired. The pool area was quite small and shady, with only a handful of sun loungers and chairs. There are no lifts - beware if you have an apartment on an upper floor. All the apartments have 2 bedrooms, but you can book as...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed 5 nights in a very well-appointed 2 bedroom, two bathroom apartment that was very clean and extremely spacious. Tea, coffee and milk provided. The linen and towels were changed after 3 days. The location was perfect for us. An easy 10 min walk into town or a very inexpensive taxi ride (under $10.00) if we needed. The hosts...

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights, was a little dubious with our 2 bed apartment right next to the back packers but surprisingly the noise wasn't too loud. Apartment was great, spacious, fully equipped & loved how it had ceiling fans and aircon. All reception staff were friendly & super helpful. The free use of a stroller was an awesome bonus for...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A perfect location, just one block from the city, Getaway on Grafton is close to the Esplanade and within minutes walking distance of the city attractions. This superior holiday complex of 1 & 2 bedroom fully self-contained apartments features open-plan living. There is a fully appointed kitchen in each apartment, which includes a dishwasher and microwave. Getaway On Grafton is focused around resort style pool and spa, with a distinctly tropical theme. Enjoy the warm breezes from the private balcony of the apartment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Getaway On Grafton

Address: 157 - 159 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $158 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Getaway On Grafton 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Old noisey air cons that hardly cool the room. Great location close to the beach though”
 of 5 bubbles janefinlay02, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good location”
 of 5 bubbles Foodislife11, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“South end rooms are noisier due to proximity to backpackers next door and the carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniwren2001, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an end apartment. But noise isn't really an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles O1227ZNstevep, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach towels available for hire, welcome pack provided (milk, washing powder etc)”
 of 5 bubbles Muttonpies, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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