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Woolpit, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We weren't expecting much from the reviews but it turned out so much better. We asked for a quiet room in the new part upstairs when booking on line and got exactly that. No frills and a bit worn and they don't make your bed, but good tv, iron and board, fridge, safe and tea making facilities. Breakfast was a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Stayed in February 2014 for 2 nights in the refurbished part of the hotel in a standard double room. Room was nice and spacious, clean and a comfy bed. Aircon worked well although was situated on one wall right next to one side of the bed- so it got quiet cold if you were sleeping on that side. Fridge looked...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Hi there, Well I experience the Hides Hotel, well it wasn't that bad actually, I had the double room, which was good and convenient as well. The location is really good is in the city. Concerning the breakfast is really light lol so don't expect a real continental breakfast ok?! the staff is really good and friendly Cheers.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2013

If you are expecting 4 star accommodation this is not the place for you! However it does provide good value for your money. The rooms are basic but do provide the essentials such as fridge and aircon. The location is excellent with lots of shops and supermarkets within a couple of minutes walk. Breakfast is included and although basic did...

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1Thank Dale R
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

Hides Hotel is a nice, simple hotel in the heart of Cairns. It's very good value for money and it is just a five minute stroll to the Esplanade or to the wharfs. The rooms are big enough and include aircon and a fridge and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this place!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 December 2013

I am a lover of all things historic, so when I realized that the Hides Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in the city, I was thrilled. The Hotel has maintained its historic feel, while still providing modern comforts and amenities. The continental breakfast is superb and the accommodations are clean. A refrigerator and electric kettle meant we could...

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2Thank Jude K
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We did a very good deal here (21$/night). First the hotel is very cheap and we were expecting much less than we got for that price, as we were upgraded: a quite big room with own shower instead of a smaller room and shared bathrooms. The bed was comfortable. The breakfast is not just some butter and a toast, but...

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1Thank David N
Toronto,Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2013

I lowered my expectations before arrival, expecting a "not so nice" hotel, given the hotel rate. Very surprised,.... , better than expected! It is an older but fairly well kempt hotel right in the middle of town. Close to shopping mall, restaurants, GBR ferries and boardwalk Good size of room superior double, (was upgraded upon early arrival). Clean with comfortable...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 22 November 2013 via mobile

Having booked this hotel for 1 night through a booking agent we were so disappointed when arriving to stay the night on our honeymoon. It's a very old hotel n needs an upgrade urgently. Felt very claustrophobic and I would never stay here again. Not the hotels fault the booking agent should never have put us in this hotel. I...

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4Thank Katwill82
Adelaide
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Central Location, Good Value for Money Stayed at the Hides Hotel for 4 days. It is a basic hotel, with a great central location. Walking distance to all shops, bars and clubs, shopping centre, casino and lagoon. It is also a central point for tour pick-ups which is across the road from the hotel at the bus stop. There is...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hides Hotel Cairns offers affordable accommodation right in the heart of Cairns. It is surrounded by restaurants, pubs and shops and is only a short walk to the Casino, Reef Fleet Terminal, Esplanade Lagoon Pool, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Kuranda Railway Station. With the convenience of public transport 100 metres from reception and a tour desk to book all your tours that will collect you from our Hotel, you will be able to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Kuranda Village and all of what Tropical North Queensland has to offer. Hides Hotel Cairns is a preferred and recommended leisure property for the tourist, corporate, family and large groups visiting Tropical North Queensland. It offers both the comfort and convenience of a modern, large and comfortable hotel or the nostalgic charm and grace of budget heritage rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hides Hotel Cairns

Address: 87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM244 - RM418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hides Hotel Cairns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Hotel Crocodile Hides
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