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Rainbow Inn
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Reviewed 7 July 2010

The rooms were very dirty, bathroom was full of mould, broken mirror and tiles. The bedroom was very dirty especially under the beds!

Stayed: July 2010, travelled with family
1  Thank 1972MarkP
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Reviewed 28 December 2009

Had visitors from overseas and booked into the Rainbow Inn, looked fine on the internet. Much further from town than they imply, rooms filthy, staff unhelpful and really seedy people hanging around the restaurant/bar area. Do not go there!

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled with family
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2  Thank Gulliver53
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Reviewed 10 January 2009

Stayed here for a total of 3 nights and that was definitely more than enough. We were ready to leave after the 1st night!
The first room we stayed in had grubby floors, dirty washroom, and questionable dishes. There was a large trail of ants in the kitchen area that led up the wall next to the washroom to a rather large empty beetle carcass (it was only the exoskeleton because the ants had already culled the rest). Some of the other patrons seemed a bit dodgey (drunk, etc) and the room door was only a patio backdoor type, seemed fairly easy to break into.
This place says it has luggage storage, and that's true. However it turns out that storing luggage just means leaving it on a bench in the reception area.
The 2nd room we stayed in was better, at least no trails of ants. Yet this time 2 of the lights did not work and the sliding washroom door fell off its rail a couple of times.
The receptionist was sufficient, not particularly helpful or friendly.

  • Stayed: December 2008, travelled with family
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3  Thank bluepengy
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Reviewed 19 June 2008

We had a fantastic time at this hotel. close to the major shopping and reasonable walk to the city. The price was great and the rooms were nice and clean- good beds and nice decor
Reccommend to any travellers who want a reasonable priced Motel room in Cairns

  • Stayed: February 2008, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 April 2008

stayed here for 3 nights, that was plenty. Room was filthy, cobwebs all over, mould in bathroom and on patio curtains, not cleaned properly, dirty linen on one of the beds, toilet smelled of stale urine( receptionist gave me some disinfectant to spray in it!had to buy a toilet cleaner/fragrance to make it something like livable with). Complained about this, and, give them their due, the cleaners did try and rectify this. Cook in "Coral Restaurant"!! was very rude when trying to order breakfast one morning. Also only partly finished painting room, part walls one colour, and part walls another colour- painting gear (rollers,trays, splashed paint on concrete) left outside of room, pool area dirty, newspapers in pool-laziness on behalf of other guests but not tidied up by staff, I went and picked them out. Had to pay $115 per night for privilege, thoroughly upset us on our first visit to Cairns. How it can be classed as 3 1/2 stars is beyond me. Never again.

Stayed: April 2008
3  Thank aussieadelaide
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