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Melbourne, Australia
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Location is very handy and easy walking distance to CBD. Stayed on the 2nd floor overlooking the marina/inlet- I was worried that this would be noisy as there are restaurants underneath, but I didn't hear a thing from there or any neighbours. It was a bit weird though seeing the boats so close to the balcony. The apartment was larger...

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Weipa, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a good spot to stay, the building looks over the Cairns Marina and inlet and stands above the boardwalk with quite a few different restaurants. It is within walking distance to the CBD and very close to the Casino.

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank your for your great feedback. We look forward to welcome you back next time you are in Cairns. Kind Regards, Adriette

Milton Keynes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The apartment style room was serviced to a good standard with replenishment of the teas and coffees. Nice view and comfortable nights sleep Staff helpful although we didn't have that much contact as we didn't have any problems and did not opt for the breakfast service

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for your great feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcome you back, Kind Regards, Adriette

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well appointed rooms, great spot. Close to everything in walking distance Big big problem is parking. You need to prebook. Even if you do so there are only 8 car park spaces for the hotel guest Most of the hotel parking signs are covered for private parking by the residents needing a second car space You can park across the...

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Stone, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay. I am glad you enjoyed your stay overall. I am sorry about the limited car parking. Unfortunately not all lots were built with car parks attached, therefore pending on which lots are in Accor's letting pool, would dictate how many car parks we have....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the water and close to shops, restaurants and all water activities. Hotel staff very helpful and room was well equipped and serviced daily. They upgraded our room which was fantastic. Had a beautiful water and city view. The hotel was away from the main drag so was a bit quieter. Lovely cafes at your doorstep.

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Ronald, Thank you for your great feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Adriette

Atherton, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation is in a great locality; no parking facilities and had to park over the road in wet weather; room was not fully cleaned; fans at full blast, and smell of wet carpet? Overpriced for the service.

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry to hear about the wet carpet in your room upon arrival. I will certainly investigate to ensure it does not happen again. I hope you will give us another chance in the near future to better serve you. Kind Regards, Adriette

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was nice, Clean and well presented. No parking was somewhat difficult having to find parking space away from the hotel.. There was a slight issue on check in which the staff refused to look into, this started the stay with a sour taste.. We stayed for two nights and apart from our mishap at check in the rest of...

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Bruce, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay in January. I have investigated your concern, and the staff member whom you were dealing with at the time is no longer working here. The hotel is currently undergoing a soft refurbishment, so I hope during your next visit to Cairns you will stay with us again. Kind Regards, Adriette

Yungaburra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals from the Tableands and we are regular visitors to Cairns. We have apartment and hotel hopped all over the city and we can honestly say that this is now our preferred accommodation. We are also members of Accor Vacation Club and Accor Le Club so we get two for one dining at many places in Cairns but...

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Garry and Robyn, Thank you for your great feedback. I will certainly pass it onto the team and we look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Adriette

Cairns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reception staff were average, cleaners were friendly. Studio room was tiny, but clean. No parking, caused a headache having to find parking for a 4x4. Had to search for pool. Not value for money. Bed was comfortable but the sheer curtains on the glass doors didn't block streetlight shining straight through. Maybe apartment would be better? Dundees (kickstart) Breakfast was...

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear 148alyses Thank you for sharing your experience. I am sorry to hear that you could not find a car park, and unfortunately we have very limited car parks available at the hotel. We are currently undergoing a soft refurbishment, including block out curtains, so I am confident next time you visit, the streetlight would not bother you. The one...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly visit Cairns but this was the 1st time that we stayed at Cairns harbour Lights .... and boy, are we glad that we did? Located right on the water at Cairns Marina on Trinity Inlet you have magnificent balcony views of the water, mountains and boating activity. From our balcony we even got a great photo of the...

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Adriette M, General Manager at Cairns Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Geoff, Thank you for your great feedback and we look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Adriette

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Cairns Harbour Lights

Address: 1 Marlin Pde | CityPort Harbourfront Complex, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM464 - RM895 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Harbour Lights 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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“I last stayed in 1102 which was top floor facing upriver.”
 of 5 bubbles paul4874, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a Marina view”
 of 5 bubbles brucelogan79, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms may have Moree of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles 223vickis, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“View = price, if you aren't staying long. Just keep that in mind.”
 of 5 bubbles OptimisticNYC, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request a room high up and looking over the harbor!”
 of 5 bubbles sarahbY3131ZP, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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