Cairns Colonial Club Resort

Address: 18-26 Cannon St, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | 4 star resort
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This 4 star resort, located on 18-26 Cannon St, Cairns, is near Reef Encounter, Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Deep Sea Divers Den, and Royal Flying Doctor Visitors Centre.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking


          • Suites


          • Shuttle bus service
          • Continental Breakfast
          • Business Services

          TravelPod Member ReviewsCairns Colonial Club Resort

          Reviewed by stevegrace

          Suited what we needed.

          Reviewed Jul 19, 2016
          by (25 reviews) Adelaide , Australia Flag of Australia

          A large group od us stayed here overnight before flying to PNG to do the Kokoda Track.
          The rooms were basic but clean. The bathroom was fine with a good shower.
          Tea & coffee making supplies were adequate.
          The pool area is very nice with a sandy beach along one edge.
          Dinner was okay in the restaurant - not great.
          The man running the show looked stressed and out of his depth.
          The menu was somewhat limited - and not cheap.
          Main course did not include sides - and the salad/dessert bar was extra.
          Meals took quite some time to arrive after orders were finally sorted out.
          Overall, it suited our needs and I would stay there again given the same circumstances.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by bevlangbein

          Beautiful Gardens

          Reviewed Jun 12, 2016
          by (5 reviews) Townsville , Australia Flag of Australia

          A large resort with clean rooms that could do with a bit of an upgrade. The gardens are lovely. We had dinner at the restaurant and after being told that we could only order at a certain time because they had another large crowd things settled down and our waitress was friendly and helpful. The lamb shanks were fine, but friends who ordered the same said that theirs were tough. Our key cards to get into our room kept not working properly.

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          Reviewed by rabbit1066

          A reasonable option for exploring

          Reviewed Apr 1, 2016
          by (4 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          The Club Colonial is about 10 minutes ride outside of Cairns city centre. It has some very old rooms -25 years+- which should be avoided unless you are on a budget as they are a little pokey and very basic (the pathways to the rooms are also a bit narrow and awkward to navigate, especially with large cases). We immediately upgraded and were lucky enough to get one of the self-catering rooms which was a huge improvement, albeit more expensive, it was large and light and ideal to use as a base for several days. The pools are very nice and well maintained, and the restaurant is clean and serves good food. The staff were very helpful and all manner of trips can be arranged by the hotel, which has a small travel bureau.

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          Reviewed by ginapeach

          Noisy and sparse

          Reviewed Apr 12, 2013
          by (2 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

          The hotel walls are thin and the curtains do little to keep the light out. The rooms are very sparse but the bed was relatively comfortable.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Cairns Colonial Club Resort

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

          Travel Blogs from Cairns

          Great Barrier Reef

          A travel blog entry by eveandgreg on Sep 07, 2016

          4 comments, 10 photos

          On Wednesday we flew to Cairns to take a Great Barrier Reef tour, which we did on Thursday. What an amazing place! We were on a small catamaran, only 10 passengers, with 3 crew. It was a 2 1/2 hour trip to get to the first snorkel site. Some of you know that neither Greg nor I are big fans of the water, and here we are, very far from shore, …

          Off to Cairns to meet up with everyone else.

          A travel blog entry by stevegrace on Jul 19, 2016

          We were all up bright and early and the taxi arrived on time. Cathy, Tracy, Greg, their son Daniel and I said our good-byes to Nathan and Philip and we were on our way.

          We had a good run to the airport despite the VERY heavy fog.
          So our departure was delayed by an hour due to the fog – then we were put in a holding pattern over …

          Reefs, forests and tiny ants...

          A travel blog entry by rabbit1066 on Apr 01, 2016

          7 comments, 12 photos

          Cocktail Watch #2

          We factored in a rest day in Cairns as there were some admin matters to sort out and, over lunch, Bev selflessly sampled two more cocktails for the benefit of her growing audience (3 at last count). They were well established favourites, but the insights valuable none the less.

          Mojito - mint, rum, lime, soda. Not …

          Cairns Active

          ... another go at those same rapids because the Grade 5 rapids down river were too dangerous. Well the second attempt went smoothly and was actually fun instead of terrifying. The next 2 hours were relaxed and fun until our guide decided to have some fun and flipped our raft over. Overall it was great fun, best rafting yet. We also saw Ulysses butterflies while rafting, the giant bright blue ones that I love.

          Cairns, Queensland, Australia trizzyb
          Tropical heat

          Tuesday 10/03/2009 For Swedish please see below. Tropical heat The morning starts early, I wake up at 4 o'clock and force myself to stay in bed an extra hour. People seem to be early birds, they use the relatively cool hours of the morning. The wet tropics is hot (roughly 35 degrees C) and it feels like someone has thrown a wet blanket over you. That, and the fact at the pelicans in the harbour looks extraordinarily slow in the heat ...

          Cairns, Queensland, Australia edtaepn

          Traveler Photos Cairns Colonial Club Resort

          02: View from our room
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          03: Our room
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          01: Our resort - Colonial Club
          Cairns, Queensland, Australia