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Great Northern Hotel

69 Abbott Street, Cairns City Center, Cairns, Australia 4870 (Show on map)

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Above average
based on 59 reviews
  • Area: Cairns City Center
  • Rooms : 28

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Features of Great Northern Hotel

bicycle rental


facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service


room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area


Sports and Recreation


golf course (within 3 km)



Wi-Fi in public areas


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Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, Great Northern Hotel is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Cairns. Only 10. Km from the city center, the hotel's strategic location ensures that guests can quickly and easily reach many local points of interest. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Reef Teach, Cairns Regional Gallery, Casino give to this hotel a special charm.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Great Northern Hotel is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. A selection of top-class facilities such as Wi-Fi in public areas, smoking area, disabled facilities, elevator, tours can be enjoyed at the hotel.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Great Northern Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Cairns.
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Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 4-14 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 14 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
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
10:00 AM

Distance from City Center
10. Km

Distance to Airport
5. Km

Internet Usage Fee
10 AUD

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors

Number of Floors

Number of Rooms

Reception Open Until
10:00 PM

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Jeanalyn Y. Families with young children Philippines, January 3, 2014
Not so good

Will not return here again.No reception staff available, the elevator is not working, telephone is not working, only one washing machine and dryer to share with the rest even with their staff,the room was not well cleaned when we came smell of dust, no bath mats in the towel, the fridge was defrosting, the curtains and curtain poles are broken.
Heinz B. Couples Germany, January 3, 2014

only the location
Matthew B. Couples Australia, January 1, 2014
right in the city, cheap and safe

location, affordable, safe
located in the heart of the city this hotel provides cheap and safe accommodation without all the bells and whistles, if you're looking for a place thats cheap, clean and safe this will do nicely,
Tim H. Couples Australia, November 5, 2013
This hotel shouldn`t be on Agoda list

Only the location
Very disappointing!Pity as this hotel could be so good if only anyone cared!Nobody cleaned our room in 4 days,reception was mostly unattended and no staff spoke English,we paid in advance and had to stay or argue with the manager,unfortunately we didn`t speak Chinese!
Lesley S. Solo travelers Australia, October 9, 2013
Comfortable & convenient

Location & price
Only overnight, so for that purpose it was ideal. It had all that I needed and I loved the location.
Greg H. Families with young children Australia, October 6, 2013
what a dump

when i left
Old, dirty, fridge door seals gone, tv didn't work, aircon smelly, sheets and doona seen better days
Sam T. Solo travelers Australia, October 6, 2013
Cheap Stay

Price, Location, Water
Les W. Couples Australia, October 5, 2013
Shocking, terrible and disappointed.

City centre, close to shopping and Casino.
It was very disappointing and the worst accomadation I have stayed in.
Barry H. Families with older children Australia, September 18, 2013
Very run down compared to other stays there.

Central Location only.
Very disappointing, TV wouldn't work,2 cups 1 saucer, no bath mat, lots of tiles on bathroom floor and shower recess missing, our sons room had a window opening into a storeroom and had to use the air conditioner.
Joanne G. Couples Australia, September 8, 2013
Not. Happy unhygienic needs revamp badly fridge u.

Location lift didn't work
Not pleasant in my opiniknig would be equvalent to Asian backpackers
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Customers like this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Greyhound Australia Bus Station (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • beaches
  • restaurants
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Cairns International Airport (5.8 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Cheap" , "Good location " , "Value for money"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Reef Teach (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Cherry Blossom (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Lillypad Café (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • PJ O'Briens (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
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