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Reef Palms

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Paris, France
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here with my two adult daughters for 6 nights and was very satisfied. The room was clean and the beds were very comfortable. Had a quaint boutique feeling with personal service. The pool is small but pretty and we enjoyed the outdoor grill most nights.

Thank Dorothy E
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. We didn't expect the kitchenette, so that was a nice feature with refrigerator, burner and sink with utensils. Clean. Not walkable to downtown hub. Great last night stop before airport and near RV rental places for pick up and return. Reception arranged for cab ride to airport for us.

Thank Carol N
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third time we have returned to Reef Palms Motel. We love the homely atmosphere, the clean rooms and perfect size. You can cook your own meals if desired. You can eat breakfast in their small but well equipped breakfast room. Air Con, two ceiling fans, microwave, stove top, mini fridge, and some pot and pans all you... More 

Thank trishwil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights in the accommodation which we found to be spacious, clean and very comfortable. The hosts were very accommodating and helpful and the location, while being 30 minute walk from town centre, was still well placed with nearby eateries and public transport. Would be happy to stay here again.

Thank TBownAdelaide
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this Motel for 2 nights. We found the staff to be super helpful and friendly. Rooms were spotless and even though our rooms were located towards the street, there was no noise problem whatsoever. Easy walk to Esplanade (restaurants and harbor) Good value for the money. Con: room key activates both lights and air... More 

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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at Reef Palms upon arrival in Cairns. The suite was comfortable and clean. Coffee was instant (blah). Air conditioner took a while to cool, but the two fans in the room helped. Staff was courteous and gracious. The pool was clean, bath water warm. We would certainly return.

Thank Ava B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I returned from my liveaboard trip to rest overnight then tour Daintree early the next morning. I had two nights then had to fly back with a 5 am departure. There is no elevator. I had to lug all heavy bags up stairs. Also the key activates the lights and air conditioning, so the room is warm upon your return.... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only stayed for one night but regret it was not more. We were welcomed with a warm smile and given a room even though we had arrived early. The room was amazing given what we had paid. Well equiped and modern. They offer a Shuttle bus into town so we took advantage of this and book the last bus. When... More 

Thank BasilHenry
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family recently had three rooms there for two nights. The price was reasonably priced and the no frills rooms were clean and comfortable. The people at the desk couldn't be more friendly and accommodating.

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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: RM357 - RM496 (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:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Cairns
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
#7 Family Hotel in Cairns
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“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
“The balcony rooms facing the road are great and make the whole room feel spacious and luxurious (rm 220) - not too much noise either”
 of 5 bubbles 348julians, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Studio room was nice”
 of 5 bubbles timom453, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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