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4.4 out of 5

"Property was in a good location, simple but clean and quiet. Staff were fantastic and offered a friendly and welcoming experience. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 25 Jun 2022

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Hotel Description

At Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel you'll be 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Esplanade Lagoon. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

The steakhouse, Graziers Steakhouse, serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Earlville motel, you'll be 4.9 km (3 mi) from Reef Hotel Casino and 5.1 km (3.2 mi) from Cairns Esplanade.

Studio Queen & Sofa

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$137* Per night/room 24 Jul. - 25 Jul.

Studio Queen & Single

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Studio 3 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio Twin Queen

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel

Everyone (8) Couples (2) Family (7)
5 out of 5
Property was in a good location, simple but clean and quiet. Staff were fantastic and offered a friendly and welcoming experience.

Posted by on 25 Jun. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Jun. 2022 by Management

Thanks for the great review Scott - Happy travels

4 out of 5
Comfortable recently renovated room. But unable to have meal at bistro as booked out.

Posted by on 22 May 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Jun. 2022 by Management

Thanks for the great review Anthony - Sorry you missed out on dining in our bistro - We will make sure we book you into the restaurant next visit - Happy Travels

5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Mar. 2022

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4 out of 5
Great value

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jan. 2022 by Management

Thanks for the great review Amy - We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us - hope to see you again in the future - Happy Travels

5 out of 5
Easy stop on the highway and clean and well presented room. Dinner at the pub was great and discounted with a voucher for staying there.

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Jan. 2022 by Management

thansk for the great review Maria - we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us - Hope to see you again in the future - Happy travels

4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Sep. 2021

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3 out of 5
Was extremely dusty. Was a two night stay. No new linen was offered. No Toaster was offered.

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2021

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2 out of 5
Room was not clean. There was mould growing on the couch, the court yard was covered in dead leaves and litter and the tiled floors had not been cleaned.

Posted by on 5 May 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jun. 2021 by Management

thanks for the review - hope to see you again in the future

5 out of 5
Very comfortable bed & the room had heaps of space.

Posted by , from Cairns on 11 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Aug. 2020 by Management & Staff

Thank you for your kind review - we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the future

About the Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel

Location 423 Mulgrave Road, Earlville, QLD 4870

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this motel measures 1076 square feet (100 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, an arcade/game room, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel was completed in September 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Cairns motel.

  • 29 guestrooms or units
  • 1076 sq ft of conference space
  • 100 sq m of conference space
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Cairns Station (4.3 km / 2.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel offers 29 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Graziers Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. 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; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Caters to LGBTQ guests
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • 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 available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • 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

Hotel Names

  • Balaclava Earlville
  • Nightcap Balaclava Hotel Earlville
  • Balaclava Hotel Earlville
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  • Nightcap Balaclava Earlville
  • Nightcap Balaclava
  • Nightcap At Balaclava Motel
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You should know

  • This motel caters to LGBTQ guests.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.