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“Fantastic! beats a hostel anyday!!”
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The Bellview
Ranked #30 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
sydney
2 reviews
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“Fantastic! beats a hostel anyday!!”
Reviewed 17 January 2007

This place was great!! With two of us travelling on a budget (from the USA & Australia), we had originally booked to stay in a hostel down the road. But when we walked passed the Bellview we noticed they had rooms cheaper than our private room at the hostel and with much better facilities. (Plus it was right in the centre of town) We ended up staying here five nights and the staff were great!! They booked all our tours all with discounts and gave good pointers on where to eat aswell.

The rooms decor is a little old and odd (metal shutters on the wall that open to let air in but can be locked closed)but the rooms are comfortable!!! CLEAN!!! and close to everything. We had a double bed and a king single, new TV, Fridge, Air conditioning which was much needed in the heat, a ceiling fan and our own bathroom. They also had dorms in the back of the hotel near the pool and a kitchen which we used to one night to cook tea. I Would recommend this place to everyone. !!

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Reviewed 2 July 2006

I stayed at the Bellview in a Motel room for 1 week with a friend paying $59 (AUS) per night. Rooms were very large compared to the others we saw and whilst it was slightly old fashioned it was clean. The staff were all friendly and helpful, they advised us on the tours that we took e.g. the reef, rainforest and each tour here was excellent, they explained that they did not sell tours that had bad reviews - I totaly believe them. This was really helpful as there are hundreds of hostels and information centres selling hundreds of tours and it all gets a bit confusing. The location right on the esplanade was great much better than the YHA Cairns central that we stayed in for 1 night paying $63, located a fair walk from the front and the room was tiny.

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Reviewed 19 May 2006

For this price, you cannot beat it!! We stayed in the motel room with air conditioning which was the most expensive room they had ($59 AUD) and loved it. There was a mini fridge and tea pot. The staff was usually quite helpful, especially Geoff who gave us many good recommendations on trips and tours. This is right across the street from the ocean so you get some pretty views and the lagoon swimming pool is diagonally across the street which is an awesome facility! There are many bars and food options within a few blocks. But would suggest to stay AWAY from Rattle and Hum. The service was horrible. We had ended up extending our stay here in order to stay at the Bellview and to continue to take part of their discounted trips and events.

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Reviewed 19 December 2003

Stayed there for a week in Nov 2003. Very friendly and helpful staffs esp. Darren. Excellent service at tour desk, giving you advice, reservations etc. Very large 4 bed dorm, with bathroom attached and a fridge!! (No worries about food being stolen in common fridge) Kitchen has all the basic cooking stuffs like oil, salt including asian sauces!! Great location. Did I mention they make up your bed everymorning!? It's a steal at only AUD18 per day (if you stay more for at least 2 days)

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Property: The Bellview
Address: 85 - 87 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #30 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
Number of rooms: 30
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