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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

this IS A BUDGET motel , with the best internet service ever ! as a business traveller working for ones self, a clean bed good AC and clean loo with a very good internet connect is all that you need, why pay 180 plus just to stop over ! I'd give the place another go

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second stay at this hotel in a week. On both occasions the television does not work, says "no signal". Unable to sleep first night as late night revellers around the pool til 2am. 2nd stay, the after hours arrival call button did not work. Travelling alone I did not feel safe repeatedly ringing the call button late...

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved here!!! We loved it so much that we extended our stay!!! The staff were so nice and friendly. Our room included all the facilities we needed plus it included great wifi!!!! The location was perfect for us with a 10/15min walk to the esplanade and town. We would highly recommend it and would happily stay again!!!

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast good service and value for money ..nice experience not the usual bland same old motel package . great pool n lovely staff ..convenient location very close to the city shops ..restaurant s ect

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Thank Mark J
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel in 2015, 2016 and 2017 for one week and every time it was amazing experience that's why we always come back with my husband to this place once a year for a holiday !! It's not expensive and beautiful, so you can travel to nearest islands and Great Barrier Reef for the whole day and...

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Thank krismoskov
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Only have one out of five because I can't do zero. Myself and my partner booked in at the Carins Rainbow Resort on the 16th February 2017. We paid $138.00 for the two nights we had booked. We ourselves are locals to Mission Beach, however we had family and friends come up for a holiday. Hence why we had booked...

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Chris J, Manager at Rainbow Inn, responded to this review

To Chrissie M, It would have been helpful if Chrissie M would have detailed the ‘items’ or ‘ things’ or ‘personal amenities’ she claims were stolen. The housekeeper did not move her underwear and things off the bed but merely attended to straightening the sheet under them. Ms Chrissie M is dreaming if she thinks the owners or manager phone...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed for one night before flight out of Cairns. The hotel is seriously showing sign of age - even though it seemed clean it was hard to tell because all the doors walls etc were so run down. The only good thing was god wifi and concierge late into the night

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Thank Ewa_Pinkowska
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel is disgustingly dirty. The reception staff are extremely rude and unhelpful. The place is not how it looks on the pictures. Maid never cleaned or replenished anything e.g towels, tea, coffee or even clean the sheets. Pool area is vile and green. It's cheap and if you want cheap and nasty that's what you will get.

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1Thank Adam G
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wow, we dropped in here just after Christmas. Had I read the reviews I wouldn't have. However, I couldn't fault it. Not new, but not as described in the reviews. The breakfast was cheap too. We found it great to travel over Christmas and not have to pre-book and pay exorbitant prices. We liked the pool.

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Japan
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This 'resort' is really bad. Staff so unhelpful (reception, waiting staff, breakfast chef). Rooms ok for price. Receptionist was cold and very unhelpful (more interested in playing on her computer than answering basic q's); Dinner service finished early - "not busy" (I now know why). Breakfast chef refused to cook breakfast - claims I was rude. NEVER GO THERE !!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently renovated Cairns Rainbow Resort is located in Cairns, Queensland, One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, surrounded by lush rainforest and beautiful tropical oceans. The Resort is Located close to the city center where you will find shops, world renowned restaurants that cater for every cuisine, large variety of bars and clubs and only 100 meters to the esplanade and ocean waterfront. 5 minute drive is the Cairns Domestic and International Airports. 15 minute walk of the resort you can get to other attractions such as; Cairns central shopping center, cairns civic theater, convention center, cruise ship terminal, arts gallery, casino, train station, bus terminal, cairns museum, botanical gardens, and much more. Cairns Rainbow Resort is a tropical oasis close to the city center offering great valued rooms with Pool, Spa and tropical garden views. All rooms have private balconies, and free wireless internet. ROOMS: All of our rooms have balconies that open your room up to the beautiful tropical gardens and pool area. Only meters from your room awaits our spa perfect for relaxing and our large swimming pool with cascading waterfall, perfect for those warm summer days, by pools side awaits the lounge chair area where you can lay back and let the sun shine down while you enjoy a cold beverage from our bar, or a meal from the Coral Garden Restaurant. All of our daily cleaned comfortable guest rooms come with on a 32" Flat TV screen, free wireless internet, room safe, hair dryer, iron with ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, fridge. FACILITIES: Cairns Rainbow Resort facilities include a tropical outdoor swimming pool with cascading waterfall, outdoor spa and pool side lounge chair area, tour booking desk, guest laundry, and onsite car parking. Coral Garden Restaurant and Coral Bar are our onsite dining options, both great places to meet other travelers and share your stories while enjoying a dining experience and beverage. The resort waiting lounge has a computer terminal with free printing facilities, free wireless internet is throughout the resort. CORAL GARDENS RESTAURANT: Coral Garden Restaurant is your onsite option for dining. With a collective mixture of contemporary and classic design and views of tropical gardens, you sure will be pleased with the location of the Coral Gardens Restaurant. Offering locally caught seafood, succulent steaks, fresh salads, and seasonal vegetables you will be very pleased with the options. Not just offering a large variety of dishes, we also offer a few options for dining. During the humid months that the tropics bring, having a seat inside the restaurant is the comfortable choice, with a large fish tank along with gentle back ground music, you will feel relaxed and ready to try our a-la-carte menu. For the rest of the beautiful year round weather, you might be much more inclined to have a table in the outside area, you will be dining under the stars, and enjoying the clear night sky's. If dining amongst tropical palm trees and the background sound of only a cascading waterfall is your thing, no problem, this is also available with pool side dining. Also available is room service if relaxing on your private balcony is your preferred option. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Inn

Address: 179 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $67 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Rainbow Hotel Cairns
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#10 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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“its cheap but not nasty , seen a lot worse”
 of 5 bubbles 140stewartf, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best view near by the POOL :) So beautiful view to the palms and pool and easy acces to the pool from the 1st floor !!!”
 of 5 bubbles krismoskov, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Back rooms , on first floor away from the restaurant are good for peace and quite.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretn45, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles jonwalker1, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't stop here”
 of 5 bubbles 352kerrir, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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