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Getaway on Grafton Hotel

157 Grafton Street, Cairns City Center, Cairns, Australia 4870 (Show on map)

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"large clean apartment, nice pool area & good location..."

  • Judith, Australia
  • July 3, 2015
  • Area: Cairns City Center
  • Rooms : 19

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Features of Getaway on Grafton Hotel

BBQ facilities

bicycle rental

car park


express check-in/check-out

family room

laundry service


luggage storage



safety deposit boxes



Sports and Recreation

games room

outdoor pool



Wi-Fi in public areas


car park

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Located in an enviable location and containing well-appointed apartments, this hotel provides a homey ambiance that keeps customers coming back. Getaway on Grafton Hotel lies very close to the city airport, yet is far enough away to avoid the noise. Many tourist spots are also within easy reach, including The Cairns Esplanade. For a fun-filled holiday, the hotel can arrange activities like horse riding, cruises, kayaking, rain forest exploration, and guests can even opt for underwater activities. Apart from being a great base for a fun-filled holiday in Cairns, they also boast self-contained apartments that have modern furnishings, private balconies, and electronic appliances for utmost convenience. Getaway on Grafton Hotel is a suitable choice during your stay in Cairns. Located in an enviable location and containing well-appointed apartments, this hotel provides a ... see more
Office Hours are as follows;
Monday - Friday: 8am - 12pm and 2.00pm - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8.30am - 12pm

Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-16 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 16 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
02:00 pm

Check-Out Until
10:00 AM

Distance from City Center
1. Km

Distance to Airport
7. Km

Internet Usage Fee
10 AUD

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors

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Number of Rooms

Reception Open Until
06:00 pm

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Judith G. Families with young children Australia, July 3, 2015
A home away from home

large clean apartment, nice pool area & good location
We were welcomed at check in & had someone assist my elderly mum carry her bags up the stairs. The apartment was well equipped, very clean & spacious. The pool area is lovely although a little cold! It was a bit noisy during the night but the beds were very comfortable so sleeping wasn't really a problem. It felt like a home away from home and it is a great place to base yourself for a Cairns & TNQ holiday. The only small issue is the stairs if you have heavy suitcases or lots of groceries to carry (neither of which we had to worry about).
Carol B. Solo travelers Australia, March 13, 2015
Happy Customer

Facilities very good. Car parking good. Location convenient to get around.
Very happy with apartment and office service and staff.
Lawry D. Groups New Zealand, October 4, 2014
Great place to stay

friendly staff, flexible check-in, good location
Staff were friendly and knowledgeable about places to visit. The apartment was clean and had everything we needed.
Cindy T. Families with young children Australia, September 30, 2014
excellent customer service but the room is noisy

customer service- staff is very helpful, good location and good room size
staff is really helpful and the service is really good; location is not bad, 10 mins walking to shopping centre and 15 mins walking to CBD, room is clean but the furnitures are bit old, especially the wardrobe, not sure why, the wardrobe keep making noise , and the noise is really loud in the night.
Stuart A. Families with young children United Kingdom, September 9, 2014
Conscientious Laziness

Security, Parking, Departing
Our stay was disappointing. I write my review based on over 20 years in hospitality, working in 5 star establishments and having achieved a Swiss Diploma in Hotel Management. When we arrived the room was dirty - dust on the ceiling, hair in the bathroom, sand and dirt between the couch seat and under the glass table, bird droppings on both balconies and outside furniture, gouges in the lounge walls and chipped glasses to drink from. Then I had to remake all the beds as housekeeping have a unique method to sheet placement and tucking in. Next, Reception failed to resolve, if they looked at all, problems we had with our tv and remote. If staying please remember to bring dishwashing detergent, soap, garbage bags, beach towels, clothes washing powder and cleaning clothes - Reception are happy to charge you for any and all. Remember to take your own garbage to the skip bin as they cannot and when checking out leave nothing or expect a $55.00 rubbish removal charge. The establishment is tired and although has received accolades in the past couple of years it is a far cry from its former grandeur and unfortunately whoever attained these accolades must no longer work their. They need to revise their tariff and bring it more in line with reality of building. The building has much potential and with maintenance and proper cleaning could return to its former glory. The positives we found were: Security, location and parking. The rest was a disappointment so shame on you Getaway on Grafton.
Phil M. Groups Australia, August 11, 2014
The Punter

Townhouse apartment was fantastic
Nga I. Couples Hong Kong, December 17, 2013
Good choice if u are looking for apartment

Clean bathroom and room, comfortable bed, kitchen
Joanne Y. Groups Australia, December 2, 2013
Great value stay in Cairns

Nice and clean room, large apartment and friendly staff
We were really pleased with the accommodation at Getaway on Grafton. Thought it was great value for money and the owner / manager was really helpful in booking our trip to the reef and recommending places to go and eat. The only thing I could find fault with was that the dishwasher smelt a bit as it hadn't been used for a while.
Chan H. Couples Hong Kong, October 14, 2013
Good Service

Nice Staff, big room, quiet location
Not sure the taxi drive's problem or not, we can find the hotel when arrived. We lived in G/F (which is not what we requested) but the room is large and clean. Furniture are a bit old. You can walk to the supermarket but a bit far from City Centre (around 15 mins walk) Staffs are nice and helpful, they assisted us a lot during the stay.
Suk P. Families with older children Hong Kong, August 9, 2013
comfortable and relaxing

convenient location, reasonable price, comfortable room
The room provides everything we need. it will be best if the hotel can provide airport shuttle
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Nearest transport:
  • Greyhound Australia Bus Station (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • beaches
  • restaurants
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Cairns International Airport (4.9 Km)
Top attractions in the area:
  • Centre of Contemporary Arts (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Cairns Museum (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
  • Beethoven Café (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
  • City Place Disposals (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)
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