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4.6 out of 5

"Good value for money . Good place to go back to. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 31 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

At YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference you'll be 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Cairns Esplanade and 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

All 30 individually furnished rooms feature living rooms, digital TV, and coffee/tea makers. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Additionally, ceiling fans, safes, and irons/ironing boards are available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and has a business center. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a terrace, and a garden. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this Manunda motel, you'll be 3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Cairns Marlin Marina and 3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Cairns Convention Centre.

Economy Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Double or Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Accessible, Ground Floor

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Apartment, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference

Everyone (3) Couples (1) Family (4)
4 out of 5
Good value for money . Good place to go back to.

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2019

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2 Jan. 2020 by YAL Cairns Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference

thank you for your great feed back.

5 out of 5
Good location. Quiet because it isn’t directly situated in the heart of the tourist area of Cairns, but close enough that you can quickly & easily get to the esplanade etc. The room appears to be recently renovated, clean & simply decorated. We loved the pool.

Posted by on 21 Nov. 2019

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27 Nov. 2019 by YAL Cairns Team

Thank you for your great review here at YAL Cairns. We are happy your had enjoyed you stay here at the YAL Cairns. Kind regards, YAL Cairns Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference

5 out of 5
Great place to stay and great value for money. Extremely clean!

Posted by on 28 Oct. 2019

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30 Oct. 2019 by Letica - Receptionist

thank you for your great feed-back, YAL staff appreciate's your staying here at theYAL Motel with us and we hope you will book with us again on your return to Cairns. Kind regards, YAL Cairns Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference.

5 out of 5
Simple and tidy accommodation. If you are on a budget, then this place is great.

Posted by on 20 Oct. 2019

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22 Oct. 2019 by Leticia - Reception

Dear Guest, thank you kindly for your great feed-back, YAL team is happy you had a enjoyable stay. Kind regards, YAL Cairns Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference.

5 out of 5
The service was wonderful. The staff were very helpful and friendly 👍

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2019

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10 Oct. 2019 by Leticia YAL Reception

thank you for your great feed back. Kind regards, Cairns YAL Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference.

5 out of 5
Staff are friendly, the motel is clean, breakfast is great. Refurbished bathrooms are terrific, and beds are comfortable. Motel is close to town but quiet at night.

Posted by on 23 Sep. 2019

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10 Oct. 2019 by Leticia YAL Reception

Thank you for your great feedback, we are really happy you had a good time staying here at the YAL Motel. Hope to see you soon on your next trip back to Cairns.

4 out of 5
A motel with a great mission to do good. Basic but comfy

Posted by on 21 Sep. 2019

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10 Oct. 2019 by Leticia YAL Reception

Thank you for your great feedback, the team here at YAL are very happy you enjoyed your stay here at YAL Motel. We hope to see you soon on your next trip back to Cairns.

3 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2019

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3 Feb. 2019 by Shane

Thanks for the feedback we are making improvements all the time as we are new to the travelling market. Thanks

5 out of 5
Clean and tidy. Low cost. Friendly and helpful people. Has WIFI and a laundromat. Good basic accommodation.

Posted by on 4 Oct. 2018

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11 Oct. 2019 by Leticia YAL Reception

Hi Dan, thank you for your great feedback, YAL Team is happy you had enjoyed your stay here at YAL. Hope to see you next time on your next trip back to Cairns. Kind regards, YAL Cairns Team - A Motel That Makes A Difference.

About the YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference

Location 158C Martyn St, Manunda, QLD 4870

Property Features

YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the business-friendly YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference. Free self parking is available. This Cairns motel is smoke free.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of living rooms1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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 (2.2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. These individually furnished accommodations have separate living rooms and include desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Digital television is provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • Living room
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

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

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 4 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

  • Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Guests arriving after 7 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • 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 cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. 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; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staff temperature checks are 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 8.95 for adults and AUD 8.95 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • YAL Cairns Motel Manunda
  • YAL Cairns Manunda
  • YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference Motel
  • YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference Manunda
  • YAL Cairns - A Motel that makes a difference Motel Manunda

You should know

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 9 PM.
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*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.