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Cary, NC
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is a wonderful location within walking distance of most things in town. It included a parking space under the hotel which was a great saver of time and money. Rooms were basic furnished apartments, and could have used more clothes storage (only room for one person on a few small shelves). Great to have a washer/dryer for beach time...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Il Palazzo, which is very much appreciated. As you say, the excellent location, along with free secure car parking is a great attraction. We were surprised that you felt there was insufficient storage space as nobody has ever made that comment to us before. The apartments are designed for...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Staying at the Il Palazzo was great. For us it was the proximity to the lagoon that attracted us. We had our scuba gear with us in a wheelie bag and the marina and checkin point were a short distance from the hotel. Checkin was a breeze and the allocated parking spot was certainly handy. The night markets are virtually...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review of Il Palazzo and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I believe from your comment that you would have stayed in an apartment that is managed privately by the owner. This is the only apartment where we have a different arrangement of payment for the Wi-Fi....

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Not sure where the 'Boutique' angle comes from, but it's a great location, clean, tidy, with functioning wifi, a decent kitchen with a microwave, the air-con did the business, there was a swimming pool, a TV that worked and you could walk to the Esplanade for a drink or a little further to the jetty to get on your boat...

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Jyväskylä
Reviewed 13 January 2015

No complains, everything worked, from booking trips to free Wi-Fi. Location is very good, I had no problems with the late check-in and Donovan at the reception provided good and efficient service when needed.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I can't think of anything negative to say about this place. The location is great, one street west of the main stretch of the Esplanade, which means that you have great access to everything with only a fraction of the crowds. The people who work here are professional, helpful, and friendly. The rooms are spacious, clean, and comfortable. If you...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your extremely positive review of Il Palazzo, which is really appreciated. We are so pleased that you found the hotel to be everything that you would have wished for. There is certainly something to be said for staying in a smaller and more personal environment - although of course we realise that it is not...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Our first 2 nights in Cairns. Perfect place to arrive in this area. Everything is right around the corner - dining, shopping, the beach lagoon, the warf (snorkelling tours) ... Large, very clean apartment with all necessary facilities (even a washing machine and a tumbler). The Front Desk was amazing - friendly and supportive. Help us with reliable information to...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for submitting your very positive review, which we really appreciate. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your first few days in Cairns and that you found everything in the hotel to be up to or exceeding your expectations. Now that there are regular direct flights from China into Cairns, we do hope that you will...

Victoria
Reviewed 12 December 2014

We just returned from our 2nd time here at Il Palazzo and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay once again. The location is ideal being near the beach-lagoon, the staff are terrific, the room is excellent. It is so nice to have a small kitchen and the washer-dryer. It is quiet in the hotel. We love the view from the balcony...

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Georgia
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We stayed this fall for four days. Our apartment was large, clean, well appointed and well situated. The heated pool was lovely, after a day of sightseeing. A grocery store was right down the street, and it was lovely to be able to relax in the living area with a cuppa before bed. The folks at the desk are friendly...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review of Il Palazzo, which is really appreciated. We are so pleased to hear that the apartment met your expectations and that the whole experience was everything you might have hoped for. As you say, the property is in a great central location and the staff are always keen to assist guests...

candelo
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We spent 2 nights here in october and were amazed by the clean spacious rooms. It is right next to the night markets which was a huge bonus for us. The staff were friendly and the overall stay was great! We we are somewhat local and have now made this our choice of place to stay in cairns...infact we will...

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review of Il Palazzo! We are delighted to hear that we will now be your hotel of choice when you are in Cairns and we look forward to welcoming you as often as you would like to stay! Positive feedback is always really appreciated and extremely helpful for potential guests. See you soon!...

Green Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed here four nights and were very happy with the hotel. First, the location is on a main street, close to shops, restaurants and a grocery. You can walk to the train station and the pier for the Great Barrier Reef tours. Second, the room itself is roomy and comfortable. There was a washer and dryer in the bathroom....

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Ilpalazzo, Front Office Manager at Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a very helpful and positive review of Il Palazzo. We always appreciate feedback from guests and it is very helpful for potential guests. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the apartment to meet all of your needs. The staff are always pleased to assist guests with...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Il Palazzo is a stylish boutique hotel situated in the heart of Cairns. Its prime location means that guests are central to the bustling business district, Casino, Conference Centre, Reef Fleet Terminal, markets and shops. The exciting Esplanade with swimming Lagoon and boardwalk, a plethora of cosmopolitan restaurants and major international hotels are within easy walking distance.Il Palazzo is a modern boutique apartment hotel with stunning neoclassical European inspired architecture featuring cream and terracotta decor, impressive stone sculptures and classical fine wrought iron work throughout.There are 38 fully self-contained one bedroom apartments, each with air-conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, a large shady balcony, mini bar, Austar TV, CD/DVD, telephone, in-room safe and daily servicing. We have recently undertaken a partial refurbishment with new carpets, bedcovers, flatscreen TVs and DVDs. Il Palazzo has one of the best locations in Cairns and features a beautiful Mediterranean style courtyard with a landscaped heated swimming pool. There is a roof top sundeck, BBQ area and gazebo. Business services are available as well as a tour desk, dry cleaning, FREE wireless internet and secure undercover parking.The staff take pride in offering guests a personal service and attention to detail is paramount.While visiting one of the most sought after destinations in the world -Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef - stay in a luxury apartment at Il Palazzo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel

Address: 62 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $159 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Il Palazzo Boutique Apartments Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Rooms overlooking the pool also have a view of the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles 687PamP, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is a lift and off street secure parking. We had rooms at the back overlooking the pool and found them to be quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 123Wanda, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed watching the people on Abbott Street. With the slider closed it was still quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want to watch the world go by ask for a room at the front”
 of 5 bubbles DandC-2013, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Mountain or Pool/beach side view”
 of 5 bubbles stepheng998, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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