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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a short stay and the rooms are small, but clean. The bed is not the most comfortable in the world but like most things you get what you pay for. The air conditioner worked well which was important given the temperature and humidity at the time. It is a fair walk to get to the Main Street... More 

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Remoulins, France
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The city motel strength is its location and price in comparison with the other accommodation around it. If you are planning to relax in your room then it might not be the place to be as people come and go, there is little privacy and the rooms are depressing, in my opinion. Great place to explore cairns for a day... More 

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Thank Chris C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

People really friendly and good location. Rooms in need of updating and doors have gap at bottom so easy for bugs to get in. good facilities in the room. Bit small for the amount of beds in room. Not enough space but has everything else going for it

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

When we first looked inside we thought "Oh well, it seemed like a good idea at the time". The bed seemed to fill the whole room, the bar fridge had rust all over it, the ceiling fan looked as if it had gathered every speck of dirt floating around and there wasn't a chair. After settling in we discovered that... More 

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Thank Allen M
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed 7 nights here. We arrived to a grotty reception area to be told that there was a problem with the plumbing in our room (conveniently we were told AFTER they had taken our payment) so we had to have another room until ours was sorted. We can't help but feel they were lying about this... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I stayed here for 9 x nights with a friend. Having seen some of the recent reviews after booking, I contacted CCM with regard to my friend's allergies and was assured that we would have a room to help avoid these issues. We had a recently painted room which really helped no doubt. We also saw no dogs at the... More 

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Burpengary,Qld
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

My hubbie and I stayed at the Cairns City motel (or Poinsettia) for 1 week and the owner and staff were very friendly. The motel is in an excellent position only being 2 streets away from the foreshore and an easy 10 minute walk into the centre of town. However, even though the rooms have been recently painted, most of... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Be warned This place has 2 names Cairns City Motel and Poinsetta Motel. Both names are displayed outside on the building. Even the local taxi turned up late because this double name is on the internet web sights. Rooms not cleaned or if so you would not know, mostly emptied the bin myself only to find the yard bin Overflowing.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Be aware This place has 2 names the new cairns city motel and Poinsettia motel. These 2 names are displayed on the front of the building causing confusion even to local taxi's One of my tours was ruined because of this double name, the tour Coach got confused and went to Cairns city apartments. A poor basic motel not value... More 

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Kempsey, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We booked into the motel as it was late when we arrived at Cairns and needed somewhere to stay overnight. Upon entering the room there was a pungent smell to it. My boyfriend thought i was just being fussy. There was mould in the shower someone elses hair on the floor and no door to separate bathroom from bedroom. Which... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Cairns City Motel

Address: 169 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Poinsettia Motel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $59 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cairns City Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms the same I think.”
 of 5 bubbles derekd533, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Speak to the owner about your requirements.”
 of 5 bubbles jubblyr, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear would be quieter than the ones at the front on the road.”
 of 5 bubbles hutchey54, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with new A/C machine, they are super quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles Carolmac44, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Simply and amazing. Budget motel.”
 of 5 bubbles FijaNL, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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