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Cairns Colonial Club Resort

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • cheap city shuttle till 10 pm
  • many facilities
  • free pool towels
  • hearty dinners

    Cons

  • dated decor and facilities
  • distance from CBD
  • the bars close at 10 pm

Cairns Colonial Club Resort Review

Though it's a few minutes' drive or a longish walk from the city center, this resort's 11 acres of tropical gardens feel like a world away from the hubbub of Cairns. The colonial-style compound is built around three lagoonlike swimming pools (including a toddler pool) and a poolside café. Sports facilities, a fitness center, a games room, a children's playground, and babysitting services make it a great spot for families. Rooms, some more chic than others, have simple appointments, ceiling fans, and in-house movies; studios also have cooking facilities and separate bedrooms. There's no spa on-site but spa-style treatments are available.

    Hotel Details

  • 342 rooms, 3 suites.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 01-16-2014

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