Advantages: Nice decor, good independent feel to the place Disadvantages: A little bit noisy - but I suppose all city hotels are
...really annoyed very quickly. Finding hotels drives me crazy no matter how often I do it. The other hotels were almost all big concrete blocks or backpacker places and neither appealed. What I really wanted was something with a bit of style or a bit of history - two factors that are both in short supply in Cairns. I came across the website of the oddly named 'Hotel Cairns' and was intrigued by...
Advantages: Central location, attractive building, good customer service Disadvantages: Shower had seen better days - otherwise none
...I had the unprecedented luxury of staying overnight in a hotel without my husband and (more importantly) the kids, when I travelled up to Edinburgh to attend a friend's wedding reception. I ended up booking a single room at the Cairn Hotel through lastminute.com. I paid £44 for a single room for one night. I have to admit that I didn't check whether it would have been any cheaper to make...
Advantages: gateway to areas of stunning, natural beauty Disadvantages: lack of history, no real beaches
...) and a dry season April to November. However, it is in the tropics and it can rain at any time and averages 80 inches of rain pa. We arrived there via a flight from Ayers Rock (if thinking of visiting Cairns from the UK, as part of a trip to another part of Oz, check with the travel agent as it is common for free internal flights to be thrown into the mix).
The town is an expanse of hotels, low rises...
21.02.2008 18:52 (21.02.2008 17:52) ·Read review
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