Reef Palms Motel

41-47 Digger Street, Cairns North, QLD 4870 AU
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3.5 Star property In Cairns (Cairns North)
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  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free airport transportation - drop-off
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Free area shuttle
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free self parking
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08/15/2022 - 08/16/2022
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Rated 77/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair hotel for solo travelers. Close to the city center and the airport. Great pool."

Pool

92/100
27 reviews

"Great pool."

Location

83/100
131 reviews

"Great location near the airport." Reasonably central, close to sightseeing and shopping. Average parking.

Wellness Area

81/100
15 reviews

"Great wellness & sports facilities."

Service

80/100
207 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service." Service is somewhat professional, but housekeeping is subpar. Hotel security can be an issue.

Vibe

69/100
49 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Stylish hotel. Suitable for solo travelers.

Room

65/100
236 reviews

"Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so." Poorly maintained and cleaned rooms. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Complaints about furnishing, kitchenettes, and A/C. Spacious rooms with charming balconies. Shower was ok.

WiFi

44/100
12 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Cleanliness

43/100
141 reviews

"Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

17/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Good access to airport. Great pool."

Location

80/100
27 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability."

Service

75/100
41 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Room

70/100
40 reviews

"So-so beds and decent, big rooms." Poorly cleaned rooms and unsightly furniture. Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes.

Vibe

67/100
12 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

45/100
26 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

WiFi

40/100
5 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great wellness & sports facilities. Very quiet."

Wellness Area

83/100
7 reviews

"Great wellness & sports facilities."

Location

81/100
27 reviews

"Great location."

Service

80/100
29 reviews

"Great management and service."

Comfort

63/100
30 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable. Spacious, peaceful rooms."

Vibe

61/100
9 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Room

57/100
55 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Untidy, poorly-kept rooms with poor furniture and bathrooms. Kitchenette is acceptable.

Cleanliness

42/100
28 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great pool. Good management."

Pool

93/100
6 reviews

"Great pool."

Location

84/100
24 reviews

"Great location and easy parking."

Service

79/100
34 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Vibe

62/100
11 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Room

55/100
47 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Badly rated cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms, and poor furniture. Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes.

Cleanliness

35/100
29 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Location

85/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

80/100
9 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

62/100
7 reviews

"Rooms are acceptable but need cleaning."

Cleanliness

48/100
6 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 71/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Fair hotel for solo travelers. Close to the city center and the airport. Great pool."

Pool

92/100
27 reviews

"Great pool."

Location

83/100
131 reviews

"Great location near the airport." Reasonably central, close to sightseeing and shopping. Average parking.

Wellness Area

81/100
15 reviews

"Great wellness & sports facilities."

Service

80/100
206 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service." Service is somewhat professional, but housekeeping is subpar. Hotel security can be an issue.

Vibe

69/100
49 reviews

"OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating." Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Stylish hotel.

Room

65/100
236 reviews

"Room is acceptably new, and beds are so-so." Poorly maintained and cleaned rooms. Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms. Complaints about furnishing, kitchenettes, and A/C. Spacious rooms with charming balconies. Shower was ok.

WiFi

44/100
12 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Cleanliness

43/100
141 reviews

"Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more cleaning." Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

17/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast can be improved."

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Good access to airport."

Location

80/100
27 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability."

Service

75/100
40 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Room

70/100
40 reviews

"So-so beds and decent, big rooms." Poorly cleaned rooms and unsightly furniture. Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes.

Vibe

67/100
12 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

45/100
26 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

WiFi

40/100
5 reviews

"Wifi quality could be improved."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from families.

"Great pool. Good management."

Pool

93/100
6 reviews

"Great pool."

Location

84/100
24 reviews

"Great location and easy parking."

Service

79/100
34 reviews

"Great reception and management with friendly service."

Vibe

62/100
11 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Room

55/100
47 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Badly rated cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms, and poor furniture. Poorly-maintained rooms with subpar kitchenettes.

Cleanliness

35/100
29 reviews

"Bathrooms and rooms are untidy."

Rated 67/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great wellness & sports facilities. Very quiet."

Wellness Area

83/100
7 reviews

"Great wellness & sports facilities."

Location

81/100
27 reviews

"Great location."

Service

80/100
29 reviews

"Great management and service."

Comfort

63/100
30 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable. Spacious, peaceful rooms."

Vibe

61/100
9 reviews

"Decent vibe. Hotel could use some updating."

Room

57/100
55 reviews

"Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds." Untidy, poorly-kept rooms with poor furniture and bathrooms. Kitchenette is acceptable.

Cleanliness

42/100
28 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great location."

Location

85/100
5 reviews

"Great location."

Service

80/100
9 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

62/100
7 reviews

"Rooms are acceptable but need cleaning."

Cleanliness

48/100
6 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

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Property description

With a stay at Reef Palms Motel in Cairns (Cairns North), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland. This motel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Reef Hotel Casino and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre.

Grab a bite to eat at the motel's restaurant, where you can take in the garden view, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours).

Make yourself at home in one of the 41 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and stovetops. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Cairns Base Hospital - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Cairns Private Hospital - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
St Monica's Cathedral - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Muddy's Playground - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Cairns Performing Arts Centre - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Red Arrow Walk - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Center of Contemporary Arts - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Jute Theatre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Kick Contemporary Arts - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Rondo Theatre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Tanks Arts Centre - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Mount Whitfield Conservation Park - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Cairns Esplanade - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi

The preferred airport for Reef Palms Motel is Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 4.8 km / 3 mi

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is complimentary (available on request).

Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. This motel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area. If you'd like to spend the day shopping, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Free airport transportation - drop-off
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Free area shuttle
  • Total number of rooms - 41
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No elevators
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Business center
  • Library
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking
  • Computer station
  • Terrace

Airport & shuttle information

4km from Airport - taxi cost $20Free Guest shuttle for departing guests only offered at 8am 9am and 10am daily.

Local shuttle info: City Centre: 2km Free Guest drop off at 10.30am, 2.30pm,4.30pm and 6.30pm

Breakfast information

Cafe open 6.30am - 10am dailyContinental Buffet Breakfast $12.50ppContinental Buffet + Hot Breakfast $19.50pp

Pet friendly?

Pets not allowed

Parking information

Free onsite carparking

Internet/Wi-Fi

Free WI-FI

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of AUD 100 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Protective clothing is available to guests

Gloves are available to guests

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures