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"Looked a whole lot better in the pictures. However room was ok, very clean and comfortable. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 09 Jan 2021

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Hotel Description

Cairns Rainbow Resort puts you in the heart of Cairns, within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 95 rooms. Ceiling fans, hair dryers, and free toiletries are also available.

The restaurant, Coral Garden Restaurant, serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Enjoy the spa tub and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also RV/bus/truck parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Cairns North hotel, attractions include Cairns Marlin Marina and Cairns Convention Centre.

Basic Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$81* Per night/room 16 Jun. - 17 Jun.

Basic Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Superior Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Pool View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Resort Queen and 2 Singles Pool View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Cairns Rainbow Resort ratings based on 268 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.7 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Cairns Rainbow Resort

Everyone (188) Couples (32) Students (3) Family (41) Other (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2021

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3 out of 5
Looked a whole lot better in the pictures. However room was ok, very clean and comfortable.

Posted by , from Geelong on 9 Jan. 2021

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3 out of 5
Good location. Apartment we stayed in had an entrance full of painting pots and rubbish. It was not as appeared on the website.

Posted by , from Australia on 5 Jan. 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2021

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5 out of 5
Liked it was close to everything, good value for money, room was clean, bed was good, friendly people around.

Posted by , from cairns on 23 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Walking distance to everything, good value, great location.

Posted by , from Cairns on 14 Oct. 2020

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2020

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2 out of 5
to many non residents travelling through premises, making you feel unsafe. no information in rooms. no phone to contact front desk.signs about dining room at 6.30 but it did not open.

Posted by , from Sydney on 22 Mar. 2020

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1 out of 5
The photos belong to another hotel, forced to lodge a VCAT case against Wotif for a refund

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2020

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Property Features

Cairns Rainbow Resort offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at Cairns Rainbow Resort. This 3-star Cairns hotel is smoke free.

  • 95 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 1989
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

RV, bus, truck parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) (5.5 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Cairns Rainbow Resort offers 95 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Coral Garden Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving outside of regular check-in hours can use the exterior telephone for check-in assistance.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Cairns Rainbow
  • Cairns Rainbow Resort
  • Rainbow Cairns
  • Rainbow Resort Cairns
  • Cairns Rainbow Resort Hotel
  • Cairns Rainbow Resort Cairns North
  • Cairns Rainbow Resort Hotel Cairns North

You should know

  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
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