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Rainbow Inn

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Recently renovated Cairns Rainbow Resort is located in Cairns, Queensland, One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, surrounded by lush rainforest and beautiful tropical oceans. The Resort is Located close to the city center where you will find shops, world renowned restaurants that cater for every cuisine, large variety of bars and clubs and only 100 meters to the esplanade and ocean waterfront. 5 minute drive is the Cairns Domestic and International Airports. 15 minute walk of the resort you can get to other attractions such as; Cairns central shopping center, cairns civic theater, convention center, cruise ship terminal, arts gallery, casino, train station, bus terminal, cairns museum, botanical gardens, and much more. Cairns Rainbow Resort is a tropical oasis close to the city center offering great valued rooms with Pool, Spa and tropical garden views. All rooms have private balconies, and free wireless internet. ROOMS: All of our rooms have balconies that open your room up to the beautiful tropical gardens and pool area. Only meters from your room awaits our spa perfect for relaxing and our large swimming pool with cascading waterfall, perfect for those warm summer days, by pools side awaits the lounge chair area where you can lay back and let the sun shine down while you enjoy a cold beverage from our bar, or a meal from the Coral Garden Restaurant. All of our daily cleaned comfortable guest rooms come with on a 32" Flat TV screen, free wireless internet, room safe, hair dryer, iron with ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, fridge. FACILITIES: Cairns Rainbow Resort facilities include a tropical outdoor swimming pool with cascading waterfall, outdoor spa and pool side lounge chair area, tour booking desk, guest laundry, and onsite car parking. Coral Garden Restaurant and Coral Bar are our onsite dining options, both great places to meet other travelers and share your stories while enjoying a dining experience and beverage. The resort waiting lounge has a computer terminal with free printing facilities, free wireless internet is throughout the resort. CORAL GARDENS RESTAURANT: Coral Garden Restaurant is your onsite option for dining. With a collective mixture of contemporary and classic design and views of tropical gardens, you sure will be pleased with the location of the Coral Gardens Restaurant. Offering locally caught seafood, succulent steaks, fresh salads, and seasonal vegetables you will be very pleased with the options. Not just offering a large variety of dishes, we also offer a few options for dining. During the humid months that the tropics bring, having a seat inside the restaurant is the comfortable choice, with a large fish tank along with gentle back ground music, you will feel relaxed and ready to try our a-la-carte menu. For the rest of the beautiful year round weather, you might be much more inclined to have a table in the outside area, you will be dining under the stars, and enjoying the clear night sky's. If dining amongst tropical palm trees and the background sound of only a cascading waterfall is your thing, no problem, this is also available with pool side dining. Also available is room service if relaxing on your private balcony is your preferred option.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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This place is far from a resort, mould on the walls and smells of mould, very very old Air Conditioner, paint coming off walls, towels paper thin, beds as hard as a rock and that is the good points. Just don’t stay their..
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We booked the cheap room & was upgraded to a room with double bed & single bed near pool (room 58 we highly recommend) as we were staying for a week. 10 minutes walk to Muddys ( kids water fountains), lagoon & Rusty’s & night market (from. 4:30pm). Hotel had air conditioner, fan
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Response from CairnsSouthsideInn, Manager at Rainbow Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Kaitland2015, Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again should you ever return to Cairns Regards Jeff
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We stayed 5 nights and were very happy with our room. Plenty of space and a fridge and microwave. Not to far to walk to the bus and a great pool for those warm evenings. Staff were friendly and helpful. There is a restaurant that provides breakfast for those who need it.
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Response from CairnsSouthsideInn, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Sue_222222 Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that the room provided was comfortable and spacious. I am sure that you made good use of our pool - it is a must, in this tropical climate! We are looking forward to seeing you on your next trip to Cairns.
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Spent a night here before my flight home. The room was comfortable and clean, the staff were friendly, and breakfast was simple but well priced. As someone who travels on a budget, will definitely return
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Response from CairnsSouthsideInn, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Taluce Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found your stay, our rooms, and breakfast to be good value for money. We hope to be welcoming you back very soon.
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I stayed here with my sister in one of the budget rooms very cheap and all we needed.We will definitely stay here again but go alittle more up market to a pool side room.This little hiiden gem is close to town and the water front.Our beds were comfortable and linen was nice and
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Response from CairnsSouthsideInn, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear alexbusher66 Thank you for your lovely review! It sounds like you and your sister had a great stay, and that you found our rooms and facilities to be comfortable and sufficient. The pool area and bbq facilities also make this an ideal place to stay with friends and family. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon.
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These is the room I was staying in I complained 3 times about it being dirty before I got moved
These is the room I was staying in I complained 3 times about it being dirty before I got moved
"Try to get a room away from the main road, but time of year could affect choices available."
"Don't stay here"
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"Here's my tip to choose a good room: Don't. Or ...ask for a room with a flamethrower for the cockroaches"
"Ground floor rooms are the most convenient."
US$50 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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