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Reef Palms

41-47 Digger St corner McKenzie Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#15 of 69 hotels in Cairns

Welcome to Reef Palms, your Cairns “home away from home.” Reef Palms aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Cairns, Reef Palms Hotel is located a short distance from McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery (0.5 mi) and St Monica's Cathedral (0.9 mi).

Rooms at Reef Palms Hotel offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a kitchenette providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A pool and breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Reef Palms Hotel, free parking is available.

If you’re looking for a French restaurant, consider a visit to C'est Bon Restaurant Francais, Petit Cafe Cairns, or M Yogo, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Reef Palms.

If you are interested in exploring Cairns, check out a government building, such as Cairns District Court.

Reef Palms puts the best of Cairns at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Free shuttle or taxi services
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Outdoor furniture
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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594jasmynew wrote a review 4 Jan
Coffs Harbour, Australia7 contributions1 helpful vote
Most hotels waive refund policy if you can’t make it due to covid border closures and cancelled flights. Hotel would not reimburse even though we couldn’t make it to stay due to covid flight cancellations so I’d suggest elsewhere that are flexible if something out of your control happens.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Cindy z wrote a review Dec 2021
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Stayed a couple of days, 10/12 & 11/12 room 206. With Mum and my son. Nice and clean, cute kitchen, secure and the staff very friendly. Close to city, dining, shopping and esplanade. Would definitely recommend couples & families and I will stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
JillyP wrote a review Dec 2021
Wellington, Australia149 contributions56 helpful votes
Close to the airport but the toilet had filth all around the area where the toilet meets the floor. The spa bath had mould all around the rim. The bed was comfortable. I will go somewhere else when I visit Cairns next. This motel needs a major upgrade immediately.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Cel wrote a review Jun 2021
Maroochydore, Australia27 contributions1 helpful vote
I paid to stay here for 5 nights but left after the first night. I asked the manager for a refund for the 4 remaining nights but I was refused. The room had a musty smell, the walls had marks, scuffs and mould on the crevice of the skirting boards. The curtains had black mould on them, the back screen door had a hole in the screen to access the door lock, rubbish over the back fence, cigarette butts in the pot plants and the fans were not properly attached to the ceiling. I would absolutely encourage you to spend $140 a night elsewhere.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lyn D wrote a review Jun 2021
18 contributions12 helpful votes
Managers and staff at reef palms are lovely and do whatever they can to help you ! The hotel itself is run down ( needs a Reno) but cleanish and value for the price you pay. Gardens , pool area and rooms all need a makeover . Not too far from town and close to the esplanade. If you are on a budget hotel is great , otherwise I would look elsewhere . Stayed here two weeks and all good for the price we paid. Room cleaning is only every 7 days but towels are changed every four. We used Our own cleaning wipes to keep room and bathroom clean . . Overall 6 out of 10 . I think the owners could improve this hotel with little money and lots of elbow grease .
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$50 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Reef Palms
Which popular attractions are close to Reef Palms?
Nearby attractions include Crackerbox Palace (0.3 km), Opal Art Global (0.2 km), and Landmark Gallery (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Reef Palms?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Reef Palms?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Reef Palms?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Reef Palms?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Reef Palms?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dunwoody's Tavern & Liquor Barn, Guyala Cafe, and Blue Mango Cafe and Wine Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Reef Palms?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Reef Palms have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Reef Palms offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Reef Palms have airport transportation?
Yes, Reef Palms offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Reef Palms?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.