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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 August 2015

After travelling for 38 hours, Clifton Sands was the best place ever. I arrived at 8 in the morning and everybody was extremely welcoming and helpful. Instead of checking in at 2, I was able to get in the apartment at 11, which was really nice! It was very clean and spacious and I loved waking up with the ocean...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review Jacoba! We think Clifton Sands ans Clifton Beach is special - it's great to know our Guests think so too.

Kyoto Japan
Reviewed 29 July 2015

After spending a night in a rather dank and dark room in the Daintree area this apartment was a happy relief. It was bright and cheerful, plenty of space and with a really good kitchen. Everything was clean and shining. Excellent value for the money.

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Julie, thank you for taking time to write us such a great review. I'm always happy when I know a Guest has had a positive experience and is pleased with their accommodation.

Grinnell, Iowa
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Honestly, we booked our room here because another option fell through, and a lot of things were full for the school holidays. I expected that it would be a decent beach motel of some sort. When we arrived, we couldn't believe our luck: the people were wonderful, the room was a lovely self-catering apartment, and the location was right next...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi there all, A great surprise! Such a wonderful review! Thank you... Serendipity can be a fabulous thing. Chance meant we got to meet your family. It's great to know that we do a good job - it's fantastic to know we exceed all expectations. Thank you again.

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had an awesome time at this apartment, it didn't feel like a hotel but more like a home away from home. Everything we needed was there, especially the kitchen was so well equipped that it was a pleasure to cook or barbecue. We enjoyed it so much that we stayed longer. Linda was very helpful with everything, definitely one...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi M & M Thanks for such a fantastic review of Clifton Sands. It makes our week when we read that a Guest has thoroughly enjoyed their stay with us. It was lovely to meet you both & have you as part of our 'family' for a while. Keep pumping those pedals, and 'bon chance' in your upcoming races!

Tumon, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My wife and I recently stayed here for the second year in a row. Linda and staff are top shelf, the rooms are large, clean, and comfy. The property is right on the very convenient bus line, which for us is a bonus as we do not rent a car when staying in Clifton Beach. The shopping, dining and activities...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi R & R, thanks for taking time out to review us on Tripadvisor. It was great seeing you again this year - maybe for longer next time! Hope you had a safe journey back home - you never know, I might just come visit...

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Spent a week here, great accommodations- comfortable with everything we needed, even washing machine and tumble drier in largish bathroom. Lots to see and do from this location, not too far to most attractions. Great helpful and informative receptionist-Linda.

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CliftonSands, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for a wonderful Review Craig & Janet. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We hope to see you back with us, when visiting the family again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Such an amazing place to stay. Stayed for 12 nights and so relaxing and Linda so helpful, pleasant but not intrusive in any way. The gardens are simply beautiful and the beach 2 minutes walk away. The rooms are spacious and extremley comfortable. All amenties and more are provided. Highly recommend this accommodation to everyone. Hopefully we will be able...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor - it's the first place many travelers look. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us - and it was a pleasure meeting you both. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Spent two weeks here at Clifton Sands and would highly recommend a stay. Not to be cliche but literally a stones throw away from the beautiful Clifton Beach, and a short scenic stroll away from Palm Cove. The complex has a very nice pool with seating and sun lounge area which is perfectly positioned to catch a full day of...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi guys, thanks for such a fantastic review. It's much appreciated, and helps future Guest's plan their stay. Hope your onward travels in Oz are great - and maybe we'll see you back before you leave for home.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Spent a week at Clifton Sands and thoroughly enjoyed it - would return anytime! Loved the grounds with all the plants & flowers that Linda so carefully tends. Our apartment was clean and comfortable, and the beach is visible & audible at all times - just a short walk away. Linda was extremely welcoming and friendly at all times, and...

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LstQ, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hey Joan & Paul - hope you are home safe from all your travels now! Thanks for writing us such a great review. It was a real pleasure to meet and get to know you both. I'll be looking for photos on our page Paul!!

dallas
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We stayed here for 3 weeks in May 2014 while looking for long term accommodation and Linda made every effort to make us feel welcome and comfortable. She has such a great set up and everything is very clean. So when we needed another 10 day stay we went straight to Clifton Sands and had a second wonderful experience. In...

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LstQ, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi C, thanks for reviewing your stays with us at Clifton Sands. It was a pleasure to host both of you - the boys too! Great to know you are settling in to your new life in Aus...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stone's throw from the gently breaking waves, Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments at Clifton Beach is the ideal choice for a relaxed holiday in a beautiful beach-side village. All apartments look over the gardens to the Coral Sea beyond. The casual, laid-back atmosphere is an ideal escape for those seeking to be away from the rush and stress of modern living. Our spacious and well appointed one bedroom apartments are an ideal base to explore all that the Tropical North has to offer. We are - without doubt - the best value accommodation on the Cairns Northern Beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments

Address: Clifton Sands Holiday Units 81 - 87 Guide St | Entrance on Clifton Road, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Clifton Beach
Price Range: $89 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Upper apartments are accessed by steps which are quite easy to manage but suggest anyone not liking steps may find difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveF3765, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the higher levels might have ocean view”
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“All apartments face the beach.”
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