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Rainbow Inn

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grotty rooms nothing like those on the web site, he photos of which are from another era. Staff friendly, but we felt unsafe at night as anyone can enter the campus, which was noisy from other resident all night. The the locks on rooms inadequate and the room had a rusty safe that was not usable. Also a rusty fridge....

Thank Himolton
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stayed there twice. One night on arrival (Unit 80) which was very good, even though directly next to and above the pub and restaurant. The second stay, for two nights (unit 26) was less successful. Noisy during the night with some sort of festivities going on in various places around the resort. The front of the motel is like...

1Thank Hans d
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Such good price, good rooms, friendly people and the bar has $4 happy hour drinks! You can't go wrong, so much better than any hostel or hotel around!!!! A must stay Can't go wrong! If you need a night or even a few you know where to stay!

Thank Tara R
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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

Thank Stewart F
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 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...

3Thank JeVoyageALot
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 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!!!

Thank brighton-gals
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2017 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

Thank Mark J
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

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...

Thank krismoskov
Reviewed 19 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...

1Thank Chrissie M
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

1Thank Ewa_Pinkowska

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 - $182 (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
Rainbow Inn Cairns, Queensland
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#10 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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“its cheap but not nasty , seen a lot worse”
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 !!!”
krismoskov, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Back rooms , on first floor away from the restaurant are good for peace and quite.”
margaretn45, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book somewhere else!”
jonwalker1, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't stop here”
352kerrir, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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