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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely place for a short stay, nice, clean well equipped apartments, Great swimming pools and BBQ facilities, the ground staff are friendly and helpful. However, the midges are really bad, the road and the accompanying speed humps are noisy. Our main problem came when we vacated our long term rental, they made it very difficult to get our bond...

Thank mckeownfp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

5 of us and we were upgraded to a 3 bedroom apartment instead of 2 which was greatly appreciate. 3rd floor overlooking the pool was nice and less noisy but it was a quiet time before school holidays. Staff was friendly. The resort is clean with lovely greenery. The pools were a welcome relief from the heat. Some parts of...

Thank Shlomo K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Do not consider a room near the main drive in as the speed bump clatter will drive you mad. Lots of midges arrive in from the nearby swamps and will eat you alive day and night.Lots of short term renters and air b and b types whom party the night away with gay abandon so don't plan on a good...

3Thank thebd
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The Lakes is a lovely place to stay. Undercover car park, nice big rooms in the apartment, great water pressure in showers. 4 pools to choose from. Plentiful breakfast from The Edge Bar and Grill. We'd stay again.

Thank Beryl T
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When we booked I requested a ground floor appartment due to my partner using a walking stick, unfortunately I didn't stipulate no stairs! This resulted in having to climb about 20 stairs from the garage the entrance even though it was a 'ground floor'. This also meant dragging suit cases up the steps, there are no ramps or elevators so...

Thank Avsg2015
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth time in Cairns and third visit to The Lakes Resort. Reception staff can't do enough. The rooms are well laid out with dishwasher, washing machine, dryer and coffee machine. I can't recommend The Lakes enough. We arrived mid afternoon after an overnight flight from Bangkok. The only thing to do was to spend an hour chilling...

Thank Simon W
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just spent 11 days here in a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment over looking the lap pool. The room was spacious and clean and the staff especially Jimmy were friendly and helpful. Great place for a family holiday or 2 couples like us. Nice 40 minute walk along the Esplanade into town to enjoy some great bars.

Thank Tayla05
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even though guests/residents are issued with security gate passes and roller door remotes they are unnecessary, security gates are broken and roller doors tied up with pieces of rope. Anyone can get in, we were robbed while staying here and the body corporate were extremely unhelpful and wiped their hands of it. Rooms are very 90's, there is a mix...

Thank BrittonCairns
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly the rooms are clean and spacious but noisy. Grounds crew lovely and friendly but the lady on reception just ok. We asked for towels and a little more bathroom requirements and were bluntly told to buy our own. Just not friendly... This place is called a resort but should be renamed to large apartments....

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LakesCairnsResort, Front Office Manager at The Lakes Cairns Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sam, Thank you for your feedback. Kind Regards, Reservations The Lakes Cairns Australia

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the 3rd time I've stayed at the Lakes Resort and I can only say good things. The units are huge (had a 2 bed 1 bath), I was travelling with my husband and 10 year old son. The pools are large and really clean. The units are self contained. I was there in school holidays and the pools...

1Thank Andrikonis73

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Lakes Cairns Resort

Address: 2 Greenslopes St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $146 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lakes Cairns Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
The Lakes Cairns Resort And Spa
The Lakes Cairns Hotel Cairns
Lakes Resort Cairns
Lakes Hotel Cairns
The Lakes Cairns Resort Queensland
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“A room in another part of town would be better”
 of 5 bubbles thebd, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Be specific about needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Avsg2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recommend 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Tayla05, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty noisy. Try and get one away from the swamp next door as the sand flies would be worse that side.”
 of 5 bubbles BrittonCairns, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that faces one of the many pools.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrikonis73, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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