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Reef Palms

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#3 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited Australia in november, and we drove from Sydney to Cairns in a van.When we arrive to Cairns we were so happy to find this nice and frendly hotel to stay and rest.The room was big , clean and comfortable, the owner were so friendly and the location was nice.The service of aeroport shuttle was really good.We recommend this...

Thank Palomalalmansa
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night with my mum and as before traveling upto Japan. Got a taxi from the airport cost $24 as we needed a maxi with lots of luggage. Checkin went smooth and they were very friendly The pool is so lovely and relaxing and warm. Just wanted to stay in it all day. The provide pool towels and...

Thank Sarah D
Caboolture, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I only had the pleasure of staying one night but would definitely go back for longer. It is a small motel, a little old and dated but that was easily overlooked with friendly staff and a comfortable room. Small things made a big difference - fresh milk for coffee, wine glasses already chilled in the fridge, bath salts for the...

Thank Bron A
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great arrived late unit was comfy. Clean would recommend asked for a ground room. Was provided with no issues. Large rooms would be good for a long stay as had a small kitchen. Good for familys singles those on business.

Thank Pollyanna T
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Highly recommend Reef Palms Motel. Super clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Beautiful pool. Great location. Amazing staff. Couldn't be happier with the experience. Jeff and Lynn were the best! couldn't ask for more.

Thank AngusSeattle
Kennewick, Washington
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The room (really a suite) was huge and well-laid out. Although we did not avail ourselves of the spa tub in the room, the shower and bathroom were more than adequate. Our room overlooked the street, but street noise was not an issue. We got on the list for the airport shuttle as soon as we checked in, and were...

Thank IRMO12HD
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very happy with our stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are a great size and were equipped with everything we needed. Great location and easy walking distance to bus stop and ATM. Definitely would book here again.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After 32 hours in transit from the US, I arrived at the Reef Palms with a dysfunctional phone, 2 blocked credit cards, and an anxious wife waiting to hear I was OK. I also had a student who I was meeting, but had lost contact with. At least I had a reservation. The staff at the Reef Palms helped me...

Thank Thorvald H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Pros - lovely, friendly, helpful staff - very clean - large room, well-equipped kitchen - good pool - close to the airport so taxis are cheap! (cost us $18) Cons - bit of a walk to the centre of Cairns (though the Esplanade is very pleasant, particularly nearing dusk when you get all the bats and birds) - a few...

Thank CatrinMac
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great place, super clean, everything brand new, Nice staff, great location... great value! Will def come back. Everything we needed the staff provided immediately. They were so helpfull! Supermarket close, bakery, 2 blocks from the esplanade... barbecue and pool outdoors!

1Thank Pilates A

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Reef Palms

Address: 41-47 Digger St | corner McKenzie Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $115 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Reef Palms 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Reef Palms Cairns
Reef Palms Hotel Cairns
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#5 Best Value Hotel in Cairns
#7 Family Hotel in Cairns
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“Breakfast was worth the little extra. It's very simple, but adequate.”
ICBM, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are convenient if you have heavy luggage.”
EB873, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor, but the whole building was very quiet.”
InaC689, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No lifts so if mobility limited request first floor”
Blackwells2014, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not see a lift to the first floor”
kenbearfield, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
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