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Mississauga
Reviewed 9 July 2010

This beautiful B&B is simply lovely. The two bedroom B&B is run by Jesse and Julie Low, which is the lower part of their home and very private. Beautiful gardens, pool and BBQ are available for your use. Located in a very quiet neighbourhood and conveniently located a short taxi drive from the airport. Within walking distance to the Botanic...

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Corwen. wales
Reviewed 12 June 2010

Cairns, Australia is a beautiful place to visit and you can forget about hotels when you can book into this Bed and Breakfast, a short taxi drive from the airport. Your hosts Jesse and Julie Low run a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in their own home but the accomodation is seperate from the owners giving total privacy. You have all...

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Berlin
Reviewed 8 June 2010

If you prefer a homely atmosphere instead of hotelrooms, this B & B is the place. Julie and Jesse are wonderful hosts, doing there outmost to make you feel at home. Beautiful house and garden with swimming pool, two bedrooms, all rooms are nicely decorated. Lovely breakfast with a tasty fruit plate every morning. On top of this, Galvin's B&B...

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salisbury
Reviewed 10 May 2010

We had almost three weeks in this lovely bed and breakfast location in Edge Hill, Cairns. The accommodation was a small flat with bedroom, bathroom, lounge and kitchen area, plus access to the garden and lovely rock pool. After weeks of travelling it was lovely to relax somewhere which felt a bit like home. Our hosts Jesse and Julie were...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 27 April 2010

My husband and I used Cairns as our gateway for a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef. Galvin's Edge was a wonderful B&B ... super spacious (you have the entire "apartment" to yourself), clean, and nicely appointed. (And I must mention the amazing backyard and pool area!) Hosts Jesse and Julie were friendly and accomodating - eager to help...

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Montreal
Reviewed 8 January 2010

One of the best b&b I've ever seen. Julie & Jesse (b&b hosts) are absolutely lovely. The place is very beautiful and clean and you can have your breakfast in front of one of the most beautiful swimming pool in the world ! But attention, don't go out without anti mosquito spray ! Edge Hill is about 5-10 minutes drive...

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england
Reviewed 9 October 2009

This is an absolutely smashing b&b,with lovely hosts and brilliant accommodation. The layout of the place makes for a really relaxing stay.We both loved every minute and when we returned later in our holiday it was just like coming home. Thanks again to Julie,Jesse and family - we will return one day !

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staffs
Reviewed 5 October 2009

When you stay with Julie and Jesse and family you have the whole ground floor to yourselves.Step out into the garden and you have the most inviting pool you could wish for.Such a lovely place and the nicest people too.If you are going to Cairns with B&B in mind then look no further. Steve and Carol Mccarthy

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Sydney
Reviewed 7 September 2009

We stayed 4 nights enjoyed the pool, spacious 2 bed apartment, delicious breakfasts, friendly and helpful hosts Julie & Jesse. The surrounds are relaxing minutes to botanical gardens and small shopping area with restaurants/deli/bottle shop/ATM etc. Recommend to couples and families and very reasonable rates.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 August 2009

We had a wonderful stay in Cairns! The B&B was on a quiet street with parking in front. The bedrooms had individual air conditioners. Breakfast included a fresh fruit platter daily, which was wonderful. The swimming pool was refreshing. The laundry was just outside the apartment. Everything exceeded expectations!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Cairns’ oldest & finest Queenslanders, located in quiet, leafy Edge Hill, five minutes drive from downtown and the airport. Relax in your own private two-bedroom apartment (we only take one booking at a time so there’s no need to share). Enjoy our magnificent swimming pool and gardens. Three minutes walk and you’re in the village of Edge Hill with restaurants, local shops, the Botanic Gardens, rain forest walks, Royal Flying Doctors HQ (museum) and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galvin's Edge Hill Bed and Breakfast

Address: 61 Walsh St, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Edge Hill
Price Range: £62 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Galvin's Edge Hill Bed And Breakfast Cairns Region
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“Galvin's B & B only has one room and it is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 704mariskar, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles peterfS910HM, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Just call these guys - they are great!”
 of 5 bubbles avrilo720, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The apartment consists of 2 bedrooms, but is only booked out to one family/couple at a time. As a couple we had the entire place to ourselves - this included a lovely spacious lounge and kitchenette all overlooking the pool and garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles SueW933, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“You get the whole bottom floor of the house to yourself-can really spread out.”
 of 5 bubbles Kath484, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
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