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Reef Palms

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#3 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Madikeri, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

clean spacious rooms cooking facilities for those who wish to laundry option too free wifi etc breakfast is average location is quiet but the esplanade is a very short drive away. smiling staff we travelled with our adult children and had the 3 bed room and a 2bed room

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Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third time at Reef Palms and each time I have been warmly welcomed and the accommodation is very good. Comfortable beds, clean and spacious room, all conveniences available. The hotel/ motel is in a quiet area near the hospitals yet away from the traffic areas. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank sharon l
Management response:

Thank you for your review ! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you whenever you are back in Cairns !

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is clean and the people are friendly and helpful. It is not "conveniently located" if you want to go to the Reef Fleet Terminal or to restaurants. Somewhat on the outskirts of town. Good for the budget conscious.

Thank jekob
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pros - 1. Very helpful owner. Allowed use of the Washing and Drying facilities beyond stipiluated timing. 2. Excellent Room size. There was an extra single bed in the room. 3. Kitchenette in the room was very useful. Made our own breakfast every day so cant comment on hotel breakfast. 4. Clean Place. Comfortable bed. 5. There is a...

Thank Shibac701
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic little motel. Rooms clean and comfortable though no milk for tea or coffee was disappointing and reception closes early so no staff able to assist. Nice pool and BBQ area. 10 minute walk to centre of town. Couldn't get wifi up. Cheap and cheerful.

Thank Steve H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 4 nights from 4th-8th May & it was excellent. Three of us shared an apartment which was very spacious & met all of our needs. All of the reception staff were very friendly & very helpful. Would 100% recommend here!

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Reef Palms for a week to attend a mate's birthday in Cairns, good value. Reef Palms is a little out of the town centre, about 20 minutes walk, bus isn't far away and motel offers courtesy rides. Unit was well appointed, good self contained kitchen, bed was comfy. The pool was clean and refreshing on a warm day....

1Thank Dave B
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all; room was mostly clean, though dated, and somewhat roomy, although the placement of the second queen bed was rather odd (right inside the door). We did appreciate having a mini-kitchen in our room as well. Security was less than optimal, as the gate to the parking lot wouldn't shut unless pulled rather forcefully - I...

Thank Thomas B
Management response:

Thanks for your review Thomas. We take all reviews on board as we believe that our guests should experience an enjoyable time whilst staying with us and it helps us to deliver a better service to all. We take our security very serious and have ensured that our gates are working at all times. You will find that most of...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this oasis in Cairns. Large very clean accommodations with fully equipped kitchen allowed us a break from eating all restaurant meals. Didn't mind the distance to CBD as we like walking and loved the Esplanade! Liquor available on site at very reasonable prices. Laundry facilities very good. Management and staff were excellent! Pool was great...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the owners of this wonderful motel that we had such an enjoyable stay here. The rooms were large, tidy, neat and very clean. Comfy pillows and bed which was so important (my back was hurting from sleeping on an uncomfortable bed for a week overseas prior to landing in Cairns for the next leg before flying home). The...

Thank chezay

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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  • 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
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  • 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: $111 - $166 (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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Reef Palms Cairns, Queensland
Reef Palms Hotel Cairns
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#6 Best Value Hotel in Cairns
#7 Family Hotel in Cairns
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“We were upstairs facing the street and had a little balcony. Not too much traffic.”
sharonl263, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“We had the room right next to the swimming pool which was really nice.”
Shibac701, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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