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Reef Palms

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Spent 5 days at Reef palms and Ben and Tania were super hosts. We said to Tania what trips we wanted to do and she booked all of them for us and the ones she choose were amazing and good value. Our room was very large and very clean. The pool area is very clean and nice pool.
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Response from Jay E, Manager at Reef Palms
Responded 2 weeks ago
We wish you safe travels and thank you for staying with us in Cairns, we look forward to seeing you again and it's good times like this with amazing people like yourselves that make our work so enjoyable. Thank's again Tania and Ben
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We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay here, Ben and Tanya were totally accommodating, nothing too much trouble. Rooms clean, nice and quiet, air con in rooms was very welcome. Breakfast basic but sufficient. If you just want somewhere to sleep while you visit the many
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Response from Jay E, Manager at Reef Palms
Responded 9 Feb 2019
Thanks for staying with us, and your lovely comments, we wish you safe travels and amazing adventures, we look forward to seeing you again - All the best Tania and Ben
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Mick (manager) and Deb (also on reception) were the heroes & highlights of our stay. Friendly, super helpful and happy to chat. They made us feel welcome each time we walked through the door and shared helpful advice & a yarn or two. They sorted out some bookings for day trips,
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We stayed two nights at this motel. The man at the reception was very friendly. The room was charming, spacious and clean, but it smelled weirdly somehow. It smelled as if oil had been cooked the evening before. Bathroom was clean and quite nice. Free wifi was rather useless, it
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Just spent 6 wonderful nights here. The apartment was a great size with everything you need for your stay. Mick - the new manager is so helpful and friendly - always happy to help and advise. Every other staff member we met were just the same. A 20 minute walk (along the sea
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Response from Jay E, Owner at Reef Palms
Responded 30 Nov 2018
Thanks for your great review Moey and we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I hope you can come and visit us again in the not to distant future.
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Do I book the airport shuttle or is it hourly and we wait at airport?
Hi Andrea - this is a small motel not a large resort so the shuttle runs to a limited timetable.Wr always catch a taxi from the airport TO Reef Palms but book (at least the day before) the free shuttle TO the airport. Very friendly and helpful staff.
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Hi, I have no idea I am sorry. We had one minor with us (16) but he was accompanied with adults.
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Staying for 6 nights. See breakfast is, $10 per person. Is this for a cooked or continental breakfast?
Breakfast included is not a cooked breakfast, If breakfast is included in your room rate , you can add a cooked breakfast for an extra $8.00
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You can easily call a cab or have it prearranged. The shuttles don't run that early.
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We arrived about 11 pm , got a taxi to the hotel , the staff knew we were coming and gave us a code to open the box where our room keys were . They told us what room we were in and that was that . very enjoyable hotel
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"The spa suites are on level 2 (top floor); quiet, private. Our balcony faced the reserve out the back; nice greenery."
"Try somewhere else"
"Ask for a room at the rear of Hotel overlooking the reserve"
"Ask for a room away from the after hours side entrance gate. This can be noisy especially late in the evening,"
"Good room but keep an eye on the shower"
US$64 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
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