Cairns Rainbow Resort

179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Aust, Cairns, Australia, 4870  show map
 3 stars
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Cairns Rainbow Resort

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Rainbow Inn is a 3-star designer property offering an outdoor swimming pool and a shared lounge. Rainbow Inn has been welcoming guests to its comfortable rooms since 1994.

This hotel is situated 2.8 km away from Arthouse, Cairns Botanic Gardens and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Cairns city center is 6 km away.

Shopping centers and a market are also set close by.

Rainbow Inn is within a 5-minute drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

Rainbow Inn features rooms with a modern-style interior that come with Wi-Fi, a ceiling fan, a writing desk, a kitchen and a microwave for a pleasant stay in Cairns. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The large restaurant offers creative seafood meals. The bar serves spirits, coffee and wines as well as barbeque and pasta. The venue is set next to the central railway station and just 100 meters from Snoogies and The Clever Duck.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of AUD 12.50 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs AUD 16.50 per person per night. 

Services

The on-site car rentals are also available.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs and a pool.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   86.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Spa center
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free cabanas
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of AUD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay at the price of AUD 5 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Cairns Rainbow Resort Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Aust, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.2 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    2.9 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    284.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Clever Duck (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Snoogies (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

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Rooms and availability

Basic Two-Bedroom Apartment
Bed type: Double bed
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How to reach hotel

hotel Cairns Rainbow Resort Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Aust, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.2 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    2.9 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    284.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Clever Duck (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Snoogies (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

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Cairns Rainbow Resort Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Cairns Civic Theater - 2000 ft
  • Deep Sea Divers Den - 2700 ft
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 2700 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre - 4600 ft
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 1.1 mi

Shopping areas

  • The Cairns Museum - 3700 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon - 3300 ft

Museums

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 1.6 mi

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 1.4 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 2.2 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum - 4.5 mi
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 1.7 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall - 3.4 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 4100 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 4900 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 4200 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • The Clever Duck - 300 ft

    Address: Forest Gardens BLVD
    Phone: 07 40363936

    83% likes this, based on 21 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Little Ricardo's - 600 ft

    Address: 191 Sheridan street
    Phone: 07 40515266

    71% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 35

  • Frame - 700 ft

    Address: 105 mcleod St

    74% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Snoogies - 300 ft

    Address: Main Street Arcade

    90% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian

  • Flying Monkey Cafe - 700 ft

    Address: 154 Sheridan Street
    Phone: 0411 084 176

    88% likes this, based on 41 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

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Cairns Rainbow Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cairns Rainbow Resort

Average guest rating

5.8out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 29 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The exotic and unique environment

  • Single
    3.8

    The reception staff are blunt and rude. Bar/restaurant staff are in experienced. I was allocated a dirty room and had to go back to reception to receive a new one. Fridge didn't work. Bathroom filled with mold and not cleaned very well from previous guest. In considerate guests were noisy from the bar's outdoor seating. Most other clients seem to be all workers/contractors and not holiday makers. Extremely rough people made for uncomfortable stay as I didn't feel like going in the pool with a crowd watching from the bar where happy hour was on!

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    I like the most perfect thing is silence ..I enjoyed my trip and had a wonderful rest at rainbow in ..awesome motel as well as cheaper..

  • Couple
    5.4

    A bit far from the city centre, but if you want a cheap deal for a decent hotel: you can chose this without hesitation.

  • Couple
    6.2

    Good price for a fair stay. Budget location, very clean.

    Breakfast is only served until 8.30am. Showing at 9am, we couldn't get even a coffee...

  • Couple
    6.6

    Value for money. We had a room with a nice view on the swimming pool, but not every room has such a great location.

  • Single
    5.4

    It was available at very short notice for a good rate. Reception staff were friendly.

    It was a bit of a walk to the city centre. Would have liked more security: a more sturdy front door, a window that could be locked (broken latch) and less direct street access. Room keyring piece of plastic would not fit into slot next to front door, so could not use the main light in the room.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Friendly and helpful staff, who let us use the restaurant kitchen freezer to store some frozen fish that we had with us.

    Nothing in partticular, though there was one bit of a yelling match upstairs, but this didn't really worry us much!

  • Single
    10.0

    I have stayed there many times and it fit swith every thing I do price good rooms location ect

    I liked it all that the reason I stay there

  • Couple
    2.4

    It was dirty, I had lots of cockroach in my room, the hotel is used by prostitutes and Junkies. You could smell the pott on all floors. I'm wondering that Booked.net has such a bad hotel in his galery. And The Australian Friends told as that Rainbow Inn has a bad repute.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    We first stayed at the Rainbow inn in January 1993 so we wanted to stay there again just to see how much it had changed! The rooms were cleaner and not needing repairs, it was less noisy. The pool was wonderful and the meal we had in the restaurant was delicious.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Room had a nice pool outlook....nice soft towels & bed was firm and comfy

    Broken tiles in bathroom ... Shwr curtain flooded flood.. No lock on sliding door Drunken couple fighting in middle of the first night...

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The same answer as to the above questions. Location, clenliness,food,cost,staff. I will reccomend you to all my friends.

  • Older travelers
    8.0

    Meals and restaurant staff (Doreen) was very helpful and professional.

    Our sliding door to the outside garden area wouldn't lock there was only a chain and a piece of wood to ensure no one could get in from outside.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The environment and rooms at Rainbow Inn especially non-smoking rooms are very clean suits my preference. Has always preferred to stay at the Rainbow Inn because of its location and costs wise affortable to people like me. There is also flexibility with understanding on check out time to suit flight schedules.

    Rainbow Inn has always been my preferred hotel in Cairns.

How to reach hotel

hotel Cairns Rainbow Resort Cairns location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

179 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Aust, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.2 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    2.9 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    284.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Clever Duck (cuisine: International)
    300 ft
  • Snoogies (cuisine: Vegetarian)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    4100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsCairns Rainbow Resort

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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