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Cremona, Italy
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was traveling with a group and an excursion to the reef was a must,so we stopped in Cairns. We had been booked into a small hotel, five minutes walk from the Esplanade. When we arrived our expectations were totally met: clean rooms, nice refreshing pool and friendly staff. Once again, a good choice.

Thank Manuela D
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93 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location just 5 minutes from Esplanade and 20 minutes walk into town. Our room was overlooking a busy street. The swimming pool smelt and friends only used it once. Our breakfast was confusing, the staff made it more confusing. The aircon units in our bedrooms failed and one unit could not be fixed. The engineer tried to fit an... More 

Thank Andrew S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ideally located in a serene atmosphere. The hotel is spacious and so are the rooms. It has greenery inside with lot of trees and gives the feeling of retreat. The staff are friendly and are always at your service. It doesn't have the look of the modern day hotel but if one needs an ideal laid back vacation this is... More 

Thank pratimc
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Room is ok, could use a good cleaning. Pool very small, have not used it. Continental Breakfast is not the best, would recommend to buy food in the supermarket instead. But free WiFi and possible to do some laundry.

Thank cambal77
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our room was very small and had a step up to bathroom which made it somewhat dangerous at night. It was so dark we had to open the door to read. We never did figure out how to regulate cooling system. There is nice restaurant and good continental breakfast was included with our booking. There were two straight back chars,... More 

Thank Marilyn S
Tartu, Estonia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice and clean. Has everething you would need. Staff is friendly and helpful. We stayed in one of the room on second floor and since windows open to the atrium it can be bit noisiin the morning when guests drag their suitecases. As for the location I suppose it can be far from city center if walking is difficult due... More 

Thank katre2016
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We based ourselves here for a several days in Jan to see Cairns and surrounds. It's walking distance to the esplanade so good as a base. It is a decent mid range Motel complex with an inviting lobby with lounge chairs and magazines, some gardens around the motel apartments and a nice pool. The room and bathroom was a good... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The reception was very wekcoming, informative and friendly. I loved the library where you can borrow any number of books. Our apartment was surprisingly very spacious, the beds comfortable and it was meticulously clean. The kitchen was well equiped and overall the apartment had everything we needed including a washing machine and dryer. The Esplanade is closer than other have... More 

Thank CC C
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43 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

booked this hotel for the night before the flight out. Did not expect much, because we did not pay much.. how wrong were we! The welcome at reception was very friendly, we were even escorted to our room! The hotel is set around two court yards, one has the pool (and the refurbished ? rooms), the other has some settings... More 

Thank Cameronfromoz
Orange, Australia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Not a great stay did not mind the hotel bring out of the city have stayed in hotels not in city and normally this is compensated by really nice rooms and great service but this hotel falls short on both rooms very run down and old stairs to top floor no offer of help with bags better hotels in city... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Bay Village Tropical Retreat

Address: Cnr Lake & Gatton Sts, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $122 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Village Tropical Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“The apartments are in a separate block so all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 141AndrewS141, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the first floor rooms,”
 of 5 bubbles pratimc, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, so be prepared to lift your luggage up stairs unless you get ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynS5, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the ground floor so you don't have to haul your bags up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles MillyAbroad, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Noise-wise probably better across the road from the main block.”
 of 5 bubbles Carol379, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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