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Tropical Heritage Cairns

0.3 km from Cairns centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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8 Minnie St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

We need to travel to Cairns every few weeks for business and Tropical Heritage is our home away from home. Clean, quiet, with impeccable service and located close enough to everything we need in Cairns. Rosemary and her staff are truly deserving of the accolades they receive. We are happy to return.

1Thank redmill
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thankyu for review, we are always pleased to recieve honest appraisals. Rosemary take a great deal of time creating an environment that satisfies most travellers. We lool forward to yu visitong us again. Sir Peter

Reviewed 25 March 2013

We stayed at Tropical Heritage before and after our trip to the reef with Mike Bell. Rosemary and her staff helped us with a rental car, excurstions, and saw to it that every request we had was met and every question we had was answered. We walked to town in 15 mintues and had no problem with the location. It's...

1Thank SlcPearl
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thanks foir your review, it is always encouraging to myself and the staff of Heritage to recieve such positive feed back from guests, specially in view of the fact that I live in Madang, PNG and we have always endeavoured to promote genuine PNG hospitality. The Heritage is run more like a home than a hotel and Rosemary's effort in...

Reviewed 24 March 2013

Stayed for two nights as it was convenient for the Mike Ball office. Thanks to Rosemary who both upgraded us to a lovely spa room and for obtaining the great gluten free bread for breakfast. Also, for filling us in on the transfers from Cairns airport. Fantastic. Also, really appreciated the total 4 hours free wifi (2 hours each night)-nice...

1Thank pirtrosi
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apreciate comments as it enables us to see ourselves through the eyes of our valued guests. The Tropical Cairns Heritage was designed to provide affordable accommodation - we are always anxious to improve wherever possible but at the same time, we are concious of very serious discounting by the major hotels in Cairns due...

Reviewed 23 March 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of February. Although initially booking a Studio Room we were upgraded to a 1 bedroom apartment (they had been offering a 3 nights for 2 deal which we hadn't been aware of, so this was a nice gesture to make up for missing the deal). As everyone agrees, the staff are...

4Thank JackGlasgow
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Heritage. In regard to your comments about the hotel being basic is misleading. We enjoy 3.5 star rating from AAA and charge accordingly. At present in Cairns, very few hotels are enjoying any profit, most are managing to just survive - despite this, the Heritage contnues...

Portland, OR
Reviewed 21 March 2013

We stayed at the Tropical Heritage Cairns for one night after completing a dive excursion out on the reef. The property is located on a quiet side street, which worked out fine for us since we were looking for someplace where we could get a good night's sleep before leaving early the next morning. We were very pleased at check-in...

2Thank PlazMan
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. My immediate response is that you want clean, comfortable accommodation at an affordable rate. I believe this is what was provided. If you want to live in the centre and can afford the higher costs of 5 star hotels then this is your choice but don't compare hotels in different categories. The Tropical Cairns Heritage was...

Tully, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2013

clean, comfortable, friendly, homely. Rosemary is gorgeous, couldnt be more helpful and friendly. the rooms are so spacious, could not fault. appreciate the free internet for the first 4 hrs, we have paid $15 at other places for this same service. the pool is lovely and the pool/ BBQ area is great, plenty of room and very clean. Continental breakfast...

1Thank townsvillemiss65
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Your response restores my confidence in humanity. You have said it all, Rosemary is a marvellous Manager and host assisted by fabulous staff that are intent on providing the best value or money in Cairns from a 3.5 star hotel. As you would have seen through consistent reviews we rate at present #7 out of 71 in Cairns, it was...

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Maybe I'm the anomaly here, but I've stayed at hotels on six continents and while the Tripadvisor reviews generally have helped me to the find best combination of value and quality, the reviews on Heritage Cairns made me scratch my head a bit after actually staying there. First off, its a good 15-minute walk to the main area of the...

1Thank Rahul P
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

THANK YOU for your review. Yes you are the anomaly! I am not sure what you expect from a 3.5 star hotel but suggest next time you should choose a 5 star hotel and pay the difference. Following your review, we inspected all bathrooms, we found then all in excellent condition, in fact we are posting a picture on Trip...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Mary and Bruce were awesome! Such good host. I stayed there three nights and it was a perfect location to the city and tour pick-up. I walked each night to the local restaurants and walked the board walk along the ocean. They provided a towel for my Great Barrier Reef tour and made sure I had breakfast before each day's...

Thank LarryJean
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Tropical Heritage. Sir Peter Barter

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Not a lot can be added to what other people have reviewed, we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Cairns and this hotel is the one too stay in to help your Cairns experiance go pleasantly. We enjoyed our days out and swim in the pool after which strangely was empty along with the jaccuzzi. Thanks to all staff who made...

Thank glen60
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Cairns Heritage and hope you can return in the future to see more of Far North Queensland and perhaps Papua New Guinea. Sir Peter

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We just stayed two nights. The room was clean and comfortable and matched its 3 star rating. The hotel is in a good location about 10 minutes walk from the centre of Cairns with its Lido and Night markets. Nice and quiet. There is time-limited free wifi which is ample for checking emails/facebook/things to do etc. What makes this hotel...

2Thank Daniel E
explorerCairns, Owner at Tropical Heritage Cairns, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I agree it certainly matches 3 star rating by AAA but I have to tell you that the ratings by AAA are being questioned by hundreds of hotels and motels in Australia. Previously the Cairns Heritage was rated 3.4 stars by AAA and since then we have experienced exceptionally good ratings and have carried out major...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taxi service is available approx $20 each way between airport and hotel. Pool is basically large Spa. Internet is available at reception and wifi available throughout hotel. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, fridge, flat screen TV, en-suites and air conditioning . All rooms recently refurbished. We look forward to your visit to Cairns. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tropical Heritage Cairns

Address: 8 Minnie St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $111 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tropical Heritage Cairns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Cairns
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#5 Spa Hotel in Cairns
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