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Hides Hotel Cairns

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Hides Hotel is the only accommodation in Cairns that combines unbeatable location and value pricing, in a building that plays a pivotal part in the Cairns' local history. Situated in the vibrant heart of Cairns, Hide’s amazing location is a stone's throw from public transport, restaurants, shopping, bars, the Reef Fleet Terminal and The Esplanade & Lagoon. Stay in style in our contemporary, refurbished Premium rooms, which are equipped with all the modern essentials. Alternatively, enjoy a Budget room to get the most of your stay in Cairns without breaking the bank. All are fully air conditioned and serviced daily. Guests can enjoy onsite facilities including a grand wrap-around balcony, swimming pool, 24 hour reception, guest laundry, and free WIFI. The friendly Hides team are available 24 hours for anything you might need assistance with, including booking tours to bucket-list destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Kuranda Village.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
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Only booked for one night at first to see if it was in a good location and a nice hotel, which it turned out to be both, so ended up staying there for our entire two week visit to Cairns. We stayed in one of the revamped rooms which were cool and comfortable with everything we
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Response from Sunloverreefcruises, Reservations Tour Specialists at Hides Hotel Cairns
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for your feedback ARW37, It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Hides Hotel and lovely to have you for such a length of stay. Our location is unbeatable and our staff at all levels are always happy to help out. It is nice to receive your review and we will pass your thanks onto the team. Kind Regards, Hides Hotel Reception.
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We stayed at Hides twice - once on the way to a live-aboard drive trip and once before heading to the airport. It was the perfect hotel for our purposes. Pros: Clean, friendly staff, available laundry room, luggage lockers, AMAZING LOCATION (two blocks from the Esplanade in a
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Response from Sunloverreefcruises, Reservations Tour Specialists at Hides Hotel Cairns
Responded 2 days ago
Hi CMMP_VA, Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased the Hides Hotel location was suited to your needs and you found our staff friendly and helpful. We take all feedback on board and will pass on your remarks regarding the air-circulation to our maintenance team. Kind Regards, Hides Hotel Reception.
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Very welcoming reception staff. Clean n humble. The room was pretty average but complete with a coffee/tea & a jug and a wee fridge 😊 The bed was memory foam and rocked! Fresh crisp linen. Right in the centre of town only minutes to the marina. No problems at all. Thank you.
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Response from Sunloverreefcruises, Manager at Hides Hotel Cairns
Responded 19 Dec 2018
Hi Departure727860, Thank you for your lovely review of Hides Hotel Cairns! We pride ourselves on the convenience and customer service of our hotel! We really appreciate our guests and are proud to say the Hides Hotel has come a long way. We are also considering using your 'wee fridge' description as it is perfect! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to having you in the future. Kindest regards, Hides Hotel Management
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Found this hotel spur of the moment for single night before our flight. Upon check in the lobby was nice and air conditioned. We were directed to our room up one flight of stairs, and OMG, the hallway was thick with heat and humidity. Opened our room, to find a dump of a
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Response from Sunloverreefcruises, Manager at Hides Hotel Cairns
Responded 5 Dec 2018
Hi parka, Thank you for your feedback on Hides Hotel Cairns. We appreciate the last second booking scenario-we endeavour to be a reliable stay to all of our guests, last second OR booked in advance. The conditions in Cairns have been incredibly humid and we understand the uncomfortable nature of the weather. The hotel is usually very cool. In the unusual event the temperatures soar we ensure to crank the air-conditioning and it occasionally takes a little longer to cool down for our guests. We appreciate that it wasn't pleasant! Please feel free to detail your stay further by emailing manager@hideshotel.com.au. We will definitely look into your issues ASAP Every piece of feedback is appreciated and helps us work towards being the best colonial style Hotel in Cairns! Kindest regards, Hides Hotel Management
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Ideal location in the middle of the city but in a tree lined mall. 2 blocks either way to Esplanade, markets and huge shopping centre. Amazingly friendly and helpful staff, lovely rooms and good free breakfast. Hotel oozes history. All for under $120 a night!
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Response from Sunloverreefcruises, Manager at Hides Hotel Cairns
Responded 21 Oct 2018
Hi Trak T, Thank you for your feedback on Hides Hotel Cairns! We love that you were able to feel the authenticity of such an incredible Cairns landmark! It really is the most wonderful locality, with most attractions only a few minutes away. The building adds an extra element to your journey and it's a testament to the successful renovations of the building! We cannot wait to pass on the feedback. We hope you chose to return to see us in the future! Kindest regards, Hides Hotel Cairns Management
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Bedroom, with spare bed
Damaged fridge, broken handle...oh, and dirty glassware.
Did you talk with them It sounds like a mistake The staff at the desk go out of their way to help
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Yes. However you won't get any sleep if your room is in the historical part of hotel. The noise from the pubs below goes until about 4am! You can't close the windows in the bathroom. Good luck
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Does every room have a toilet or we have to share the toilet just like we share the bathroom?
some rooms have toilet
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Does every room have a toilet or we have to share toilet as well just like we share bathroom?
Hi Cindy, Thank you for your enquiry regarding Hides Hotel. Our Superior Rooms all have ensuite bathrooms with toilet and we also have Heritage rooms with bathrooms and these have toilets also. Our more budget style Heritage rooms are with shared bathroom. Please let us know if you have any further questions regarding the property. You can make a bookingr by calling 1800 079 266 Kind regards, Marcus Ocean Hotels - Cairns
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Hi Emi K, Thank you for your question! There are some beach towels available for your use, please just ask our friendly reception team upon check in. Hides Hotel Management
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"Ask for a room in the new wing."
"Ask for a remodeled room"
"I got a room with a private bathroom, but you can pay less and get a shared bathroom"
"balcony rooms great!"
"Consider this a heritage hotel, please ask for rooms on ground floor or second floor"
US$60 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
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