4.0 out of 5

"Was great great food and staff have stayed here both times I’ve visited cairns " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Sep 2018

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Manunda awaits you at Cairns Colonial Club Resort. You'll be 1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and 2.3 km (1.4 mi) from Mount Whitfield Conservation Park. Highlights at this hotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant and free self parking.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 345 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, in-room childcare and coffee/tea makers. Fridges, ceiling fans and safes are also available.

Homestead Restaurant serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the kids' swimming pool and pool loungers as well as access to a playground. 3165 square feet (294 square metres) of event facilities include conference centres, and other business amenities include a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of an area shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Manunda hotel, you'll be 3.6 km (2.3 mi) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 4 km (2.5 mi) from Cairns Esplanade.

Standard Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$105 per night

Superior Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Studio, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Classic Room, 1 Bedroom, Garden View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Cairns Colonial Club Resort ratings based on 909 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Cairns Colonial Club Resort

Everyone (434) Couples (263) Business (5) Students (1) Family (200) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Impressed by the cleanliness and simple elegance of the room. Enjoyed dining poolside with friendly and helpful staff.

Posted by on 6 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
Awesome facilities available at this resort and the Staff are lovely and welcoming! Will be staying again! 😇

Posted by on 3 Jul. 2019

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3 out of 5
It was affordable and available on short notice which was great for me.

Posted by on 2 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Jun. 2019

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3 out of 5
Cheap rooms need updating. Good central location. Lovely staff

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
Pool was very clean and inviting. Staff were very pleasant

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
Was quite comfortable accommodation for the nights we were there

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2019

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3 out of 5
Whatever room is showing in my booking it was different and they are not giving proper attention as I booked this room through your site.

Posted by on 16 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun. 2019 by Guest Relations Manager

Dear guest, We always give our customers room they pay for (more often we try to offer a free upgrade). Please raise this issue with Expedia as I am not sure what room image did they show on your booking confirmation. Thank you

3 out of 5
Property needs some renovating Room was not well maintained Wifi service is not good, particularly on peak hours Breakfast is ok

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun. 2019 by Guest Relations Manager

Thank you for your feedback, we apologize for not meeting your expectations entirely. I have taken the room defect to the maintenance department and we will make sure all will be corrected immediately. Regarding the Wi-Fi, I am very sorry that you have experienced bad connection and I will check with our technical service.

3 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Jun. 2019 by Guest Relations Manager

Dear guest, thank you for your feedback.

About the Cairns Colonial Club Resort

Location 18-26 Cannon Street, Manunda, QLD 4870

Property Features

Cairns Colonial Club Resort offers its guests 3 the outdoor swimming pools and a kid's pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business centre on site. Event space at this hotel measures 3165 square feet (294 square metres) and includes conference centres. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/news stands are also featured at the family-friendly Cairns Colonial Club Resort. An area shuttle within 4 km and a cruise ship terminal shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 4-star Manunda hotel is smoke free.

  • 345 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 3165 sq ft of conference space
  • 294 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (5.6 km / 3.5 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (3.4 km / 2.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle within 4 km, cruise terminal shuttle, and shopping centre shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cairns Colonial Club Resort offers 345 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Digital televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

Homestead Restaurant – Overlooking the pool, this bar specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD $19 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cairns Colonial Club Resort
  • Colonial Club Resort
  • Cairns Colonial Club
  • Cairns Colonial Resort
  • Cairns Colonial Resort
  • Cairns Colonial Hotel
  • Cairns Colonial Club Hotel Cairns
  • Cairns Colonial Hotel

You should know

  • Cairns Colonial Club Resort offers transfers from the cruise terminal (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.