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1 room, 2 adults

Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia

3.5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
41-47 Digger Street, Cairns (and vicinity), QLD, 4870, Australia

3.5-star motel with outdoor pool, near Cairns Esplanade
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service
Great location
Very comfortable

Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia

from NZ$94
  • Deluxe Room
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed
  • Triple Studio
  • Twin Bed Studio
  • Quad Studio
  • Queen Studio Bed & Breakfast
  • Family Studio, Multiple Beds

What’s around Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia


  • In Cairns North
  • Cairns Esplanade - 24 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 30 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 32 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 35 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 36 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 9 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 5 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 7 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 9 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 16 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport drop-off service
  • Free shopping center shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 41 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 7 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours 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.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Front desk hours are 7 AM - 5 PM on public holidays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM *


  • Free self parking


  • Free area shuttle

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia’s small print

Also known as

  • Reef Palms
  • Reef Palms Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel
  • Reef Palms Motel Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel Motel
  • Reef Palms Motel Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel Motel Cairns North


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night

Breakfast costs between AUD 10 and AUD 15 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 10.0 per stay

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 8.50 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs AUD 0

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia

  • Is there a pool at Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Reef Palms Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM at scheduled times. The charge is AUD 8.50 per vehicle one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Reef Palms Motel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 270 reviews

Poor 2.0
Average place, rude staff...
What you always expect from a place you’re staying in is the attitude of its staff. Reef Palms Motel is an average motel regarding cleanness and comfort. It is not spotless clean but not badly dirty either. But what made us so disappointed about this place was the attitude of staff and the manager himself, when they called my husband rude and I asked for a receipt when we were checking out, I’ve been told that I cannot be provided one because I booked through!!! Which is so strange because I always book through this app and never had trouble getting a receipt for my payment! Anyway not only these people are not nice and friendly but also they don’t know how to provide a customer service. If you just looking for somewhere cheap to stay go ahead and book this place, otherwise it doesn’t worth the money.
Katy, au1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
We stayed 4 nights. We asked for tide service in the daytime, but the service didn't change towels. And the corridor out of the room is a little noisy with people walking.
Ning, cn4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Value for money
Pleasantly surprised with the size of the room and the hotel facilities. Although only an overnight stay we would book this venue again without hesitation. Close to Botanic Gardens and a short ride into the CBD
graeme, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice motel near to airport. Very friendly and helpful staff,nice room and beach/ pool towels.
richard, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Fab time.
Great staff and location. Needs a bit of an update in certain areas but overall we had a wonderful stay.
Graham, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, tidy, with excellent a/c and fans!
We stayed Christmas Eve 2018 for one night after our live aboard trip with Reef Experience/Compass Cruises. Mick was dressed as Santa the next morning! We had scheduled the 8am airport shuttle on checkin. While waiting to leave, my phone slide out of my pocket. I realized it was missing enroute to the airport. The shuttle driver called Mick, confirmed the phone had been located and took us back to pick it up. He willingly took us right back to the airport. Thank you, Mick and your staff, for a restful and positive experience on our final day in Cairns!
Karen, us1 night romance trip

Reef Palms Motel, Cairns (and vicinity), Australia

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