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Reef Palms

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#3 of 68 Hotels in Cairns
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend Reef Palms Motel. Super clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Beautiful pool. Great location. Amazing staff. Couldn't be happier with the experience. Jeff and Lynn were the best! couldn't ask for more.

Thank AngusSeattle
Kennewick, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room (really a suite) was huge and well-laid out. Although we did not avail ourselves of the spa tub in the room, the shower and bathroom were more than adequate. Our room overlooked the street, but street noise was not an issue. We got on the list for the airport shuttle as soon as we checked in, and were...

Thank IRMO12HD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very happy with our stay. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are a great size and were equipped with everything we needed. Great location and easy walking distance to bus stop and ATM. Definitely would book here again.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 32 hours in transit from the US, I arrived at the Reef Palms with a dysfunctional phone, 2 blocked credit cards, and an anxious wife waiting to hear I was OK. I also had a student who I was meeting, but had lost contact with. At least I had a reservation. The staff at the Reef Palms helped me...

Thank Thorvald H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros - lovely, friendly, helpful staff - very clean - large room, well-equipped kitchen - good pool - close to the airport so taxis are cheap! (cost us $18) Cons - bit of a walk to the centre of Cairns (though the Esplanade is very pleasant, particularly nearing dusk when you get all the bats and birds) - a few...

Thank CatrinMac
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, super clean, everything brand new, Nice staff, great location... great value! Will def come back. Everything we needed the staff provided immediately. They were so helpfull! Supermarket close, bakery, 2 blocks from the esplanade... barbecue and pool outdoors!

1Thank Pilates A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in Reef Palms for 5 nights and what impressed us was the extremely helpful and friendly hotel staff. We had a late check in and unable to turn on the air con. It already passed the opening hours of the reception but the staff was doing everything she could to get it fixed. It turned...

Thank Bomb B
at home
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here are really lovely, which comes with the downside of them not being available at later & earlier hours...so be sure you check your arrival & departure times if you need staff! Our family room was very nice & spacious, clean & updated, even had a kitchenette & fridge. It was, however, difficult to get the room cool....

1Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My husband & I booked this last minute and so we hadn't read any reviews in advance. The motel was great! Lovely friendly staff, large rooms with kitchen facilities, great wifi, nice pool, gave us milk for tea. We had a car rental so we drove into the centre and to the lagoon..was within 5 mins drive, very convenient..would stay...

1Thank Davina C
Paris, France
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I stayed there with my family last April. The room was very clean and the location was perfect for us (we had rented a car). Staff was very nice and helpful. Will definitely go back there if I go back to Cairns beautiful region.

Thank tivanne

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service

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: £65 - £91 (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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Also Known As:
Reef Palms Cairns
Reef Palms Hotel Cairns
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Cairns
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#7 Family Hotel in Cairns
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“We chose bottom level as there is no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles AngusSeattle, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No elevator, so if you have a problem with stairs, ask for a ground floor room . . .”
 of 5 bubbles IRMO12HD, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If on the senior side, ask to have a downstairs room as no lifts”
 of 5 bubbles trishwil, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“great value”
 of 5 bubbles atlantacitygirl, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just go if you are in town”
 of 5 bubbles BasilHenry, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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