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Pullman Cairns International
Ranked #6 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
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Belmar, New Jersey
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32 reviews
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“Very tired.”
Reviewed 24 December 2011

While this property is in a good location, the rooms need a serious update. In fairness, I must say that the people at the front desk were very helpful. When we asked for a room change due to noise from the casino across the street, they responded immediately and moved us to a much quieter and more updated room.

  • Stayed December 2011
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

Good hotel. Nice room. Pool area very nice kids lived it. Good location across from casino and shrt walk to great barrier cruises. Mice views to harbour. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed February 2011
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2011

This was our first time to Cairns and this hotel was beautiful. It really was an older hotel that has been well-maintained and has a lot of charm. The rooms were very large and many offer great views. You are within walking distance of downtown or the docks and right across the street from the casino. The pool area was very nice as well.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Had three nights stay at end of November. It was a great hotel with excellent location, which is close to everything because it is IN the city.
The hotel is classic resort style, not modern design but nice and clean. Bathroom is old style, but it is very big and clean!
Room is very big, bigger than The Hilton. Balcony is very nice. Even the city view room has got tiny bit of ocean view, big plus!
Room service is good and tidy. Service staff is nice!
All good. Highly recommend! Compare to my previous stay in The Hilton, i will recommend The Sebel.
Since it is in the city centre, it was bit noisy at weekend nights.
And the beds can be a bit short for tall people.

Room Tip: If you booked a city view room, it is fine because it has ocean view too!
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Cairns
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Reviewed 6 December 2011

As local Cairns residents, we recently stayed one night at The Sebel to celebrate a birthday. We had a room on the 5th Floor overlooking the Cairns Casino with a small balcony to enjoy the views & fresh air. First impressions of the room were cleanliness, modern & good size. The bathroom was large, very clean & had a bathtub. Bed was comfortable although a choice of pillows plus a mattress topper would improve the comfort levels. The lobby bar was impressive with a live entertainer. Sadly, we were unable to dine at the restaurant due to a 'full house' but we did walk across the road to the 'Tamarind' at the Casino (highly recommended). There was some street noise due to Xmas parties but didn't last long. Breakfast buffet is definitely worth the experience. I would recommend this Hotel to my friends & guests and stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Just stayed here for four nights with family of four. We found our room on the ninth floor with reasonable harbour views, both quiet and very nice. We had booked with Wotif and cannot fault the value at $530 for the stay. I would agree with some reviews that the hotel is lacking in some areas and I would say it won't be able to hold it´s five star rating much longer. Simple things were being unattended such as pool toilets where the urinal has been removed and not replaced. Shower clothes lines and towel hooks falling off from their mounts, old tv sets in an otherwise lovely room, all small things that add up to lack of maintenance and budget. Thought we would eat at restaurant but overpriced and so much better choices along waterfront at much less money with great views etc. This hotel is still a great place to stay but could really be fantastic if it utilised it´s great pool area better for casual dining (they don't serve food/drink out there after six, ) and checked the maintenance issues. If you get a good price it is still a great option.

Room Tip: Get a higher floor (9 and up) and a corner room (quiet) with harbour view.
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Good value for a chain hotel. Friendly helpful staff. Good sized rooms with all the usual amenities although milk for teas and coffees is a bit mean.Remember to turn off the air conditioning fan or it is like staying in a noisy fridge! Buffet breakfast is as you would expect in a five star hotel with lots of variety although the buffet dinner is very fished based and there is not much variety if you are vegetarian. Good location with just a short walk to the Pier where there are lots of restaurants. Enjoyed our brief stay there.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Pullman Cairns International
Address: 17 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Cairns
#4 Business Hotel in Cairns
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#8 Family Hotel in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Pullman Cairns International 5*
Number of rooms: 321
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pullman Cairns International is a grand upscale hotel conveniently located in the CBD of tropical Cairns, boasting 321 spacious rooms over 16 floors, with either harbour or hinterland views. ... more   less 
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