Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
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We left desert like conditions for the tropical rainforest of Cairns. Not as hot, but very humid, it is a dramatic contrast. We slept in till 8 and had a good breakfast at the Novotel. It is a huge hotel that occupies a square block.
We set out to explore the neighbourhood and saw the marina, a HUGE public pool, an upscale mall and ended …
Leaving July 11 Flying Jetstar from Sydney at 11am. Should take 3hrs to get to Cairns. Checked in 1hr beforehand. Check in line was 30min long. Gates opened at 1045am. Easy access. Seats 11A/B/C- nice spot of the left just above the wing of our Airbus 360. Amory had an excellent view of the taxi process and take off. We hit the air at around 1122am …
Here is the summary of our "magical" tour yesterday.
We were greeted by Gus the Magical bus and Cousin Brad at 7:50 yesterday morning. Cousin Brad, as he referred to himself the whole time, was an overly exuberant Rastafarian-bacpacker-wannabe. He had pseudo dreds and the bugs in his hair to match. Over the course of the day, I counted 6 …
Thanks for the tip with the toilet paper, Dad! You definitely can't flush with your elbow because the two-button flush is sort of split in half and there is no way that your elbow could be accurate enough to flush one or the other. Mom, I've already seen Harry Potter, and we have seen plenty of Aboriginal art already. Plus, there were LOTS of bats …
Toilets. They are weird here and I am really beginning to strongly dislike them. The toilets here are the same as the ones the often have in Europe, with the two button flush, which really means that you can never flush them with your foot and you are FORCED to use you finger. I REALLY REALLY don't like that.
Also, I forgot to say that we …
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Room is fine. King size bed, bathroom. All well presented.
Breakfast was commendable with an array of foods. (see photos)
Very happy with location of hotel. A short walk to the cafes and restaurants, night markets and esplanade.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.