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9.3

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Exceptional location - 340 meters to the beach
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FREE
Popular landmarks
Cairns Botanic Gardens 11.7 km
Gallo DairyLand 11.9 km
Muddy's Playground 13.7 km
Cairns Aquarium 14.1 km
Michaelmas Cay 14.3 km
Esplanade Boardwalk 14.3 km
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon 14.3 km
Night Markets 14.4 km
Green Island 14.7 km
The Reef Hotel Casino 14.8 km
Nearby landmarks
Half Moon Bay Marina 460 m
Half Moon Bay Golf Club 770 m
Yorkeys Knob Beach 950 m
Cairns Kite Boarding 1.0 km
Bluewater Marina 1.6 km
Boat Trailer Parking 1.7 km
George Pullar Park 2.1 km
David Trego Williams Park 2.3 km
Centaur Park 2.3 km
Earl Hill Conservation Park 2.4 km
A Villa Gail

"I will come back again x thank you Gayle!"

Lizzie - July 13, 2018
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A Villa Gail

36 Janett Street, Yorkeys Knob, Cairns, Australia, 4878 - See map
  • Airport transfer

  • 340 meters to the beach

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Air conditioning

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Cairns every 14 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.0
Distance to city center2 km
Location rating9.3
Nearest airportCairns Airport (CNS)
Distance to airport8.9 km

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        What time is check-in and check-out at A Villa Gail?

        and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. Check-in is from 02:00 PM, The resort villa offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

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        9.2/10
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        9.1/10
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        Overall rating:
        9.0
        Exceptional
        42 reviews
        Cleanliness
        9.1
        Facilities
        8.5
        Location
        9.3
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        What travelers say they love:
        The host was just amazing!
        Lizzie from Australia
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        More about A Villa Gail

        For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Cairns, A Villa Gail is the perfect choice. The excitement of the city center is only 2 km away. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

        A Villa Gail also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Cairns. Guests of the hotel can enjoy on-site features like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, kitchen, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage.

        A Villa Gail is home to 3 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as additional bathroom, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include outdoor pool, garden are designed for escape and relaxation. A Villa Gail is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Cairns.

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        8 mentions
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        4 mentions
        Swimming Pool
        2 mentions
        Beach
        1 mention

        What they offer

        9.6
        Exceptional
        Staff 

        "Marvelous hospitality."

        Stuart

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        July 9, 2019

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        Reviews of A Villa Gail from real guests

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        9.0
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        10
        Cleanliness9.1
        Facilities8.5
        Location9.3
        Room comfort and quality8.7
        Service9.2
        Value for money9.0
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        9+ Exceptional (27)
        8-9 Excellent (4)
        7-8 Very Good (2)
        6-7 Good (0)
        <6 Below Expectation (4)
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        Mar - May (4)
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        WILLIAM from Australia
        Group
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 5 nights in June 2019

        Exceptional”

        If you're after stunning ocean views in peaceful surroundings, Gail's place can't be beat. Gail is a wonderful, amicable host who makes you feel very welcome. The two bedroom flat with absolute ocean frontage is highly recommended. The views from the property are stunning, taking in Cairns CBD and the mountains near Yarrabah. The property is situated about 10-15 minutes drive north of Cairns Airport in the suburb of Yorkeys Knob. You are well off the tourist trail here and will enjoy peaceful evenings and mornings. A hire car is recommended but the property could be reached by public buses (and a brisk walk up the steep hill).

        Reviewed June 28, 2019

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Stuart from United Arab Emirates
        Solo traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

        Exceptional”

        Marvelous hospitality. Gail made me feel completely at home and went above and beyond. In peak seasons, the Cairns taxi are expensive and its about A$50 for a trip into Cairns from Yorkeys Knob. Gail generously managed her administration trips into town to coincide with my schedule which was greatly appreciated. Lovely service, home and spectacular view over the Coral Sea every morning. Thanks for the great time Gail.

        Reviewed July 09, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Belinda from China
        Business traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 3 nights in December 2016

        Unbelivable Place and Host”

        The best part of this Australia trip is staying at A Villa Gail. First, the sea view of the house is just astonishing and beyond our expectations. Second, the house has a lot huge platforms for rest and the breakfast is amazing. Third,Gail is so nice and so helpful that she did a lot to faciliate our stay. The new year eve of 2017 we spent together and the dinner will be always my sweet memory for ever. I will be visit again definitely.

        Reviewed January 10, 2017

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        8.7
        Excellent
        Annette from United Kingdom
        Family with teens
        Deluxe Apartment
        Stayed 5 nights in December 2015

        A room with a view”

        magnificent views over the Coral Sea and towards Cairns; Gail is a lovely and very helpful person; location very close to Yorkeys Knob beach

        We stayed in the apartment at A Villa Gail which gave lots of room for the 4 of us. Gail is delightful she even provided us with a Christmas tree. The pool is very nice. The amazing views across the Coral Sea are fabulous, ever changing whether its blue skies or the storms coming in. Gail has clearly updated many aspects eg new furniture etc however the accommodation does have a bit of an air of needing a bit of upkeep such as the cooker in the kitchen.

        Reviewed January 04, 2016

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Florian from Germany
        Couple
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 3 nights in December 2016

        Wonderful place with the best owner you can imagine”

        A Villa Gail is a wonderful place. The view is unbelievable (get up early and you will have the best sunrise) and the breakfast is very good (fresh fruits). Gail is the owner of the place and such a lovely woman that we actually didn't want to leave anymore. We could have chatted with her forever :)

        Reviewed January 03, 2017

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Wendy from Australia
        Solo traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 1 night in November 2016

        Great Accomodation Experience”

        Fantastic B&B, located high up on a hillside, that does not fail to offer breathtaking views of the ocean and beach. Quiet location, relaxed atmosphere, clean and tidy. Gail (host) is bubbly, warm and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble. I have stayed here before, and will continue to make it part of my experience during my frequent trips to Cairns.

        Reviewed November 10, 2016

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        BingBing from China
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe Apartment
        Stayed 2 nights in July 2016

        So amazing villa !!!!!”

        Gail is a beautiful lady , she is very kind and helpful. And she prepared us a big breakfast . And the view of the villa is fantastic.You can see the ocean directly, and there is also a swimming pool for you to enjoy. Great thanks to Gail for the amazing place.

        Reviewed July 28, 2016

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        8.8
        Excellent
        Pamela from Australia
        Couple
        King Bed Suite
        Stayed 2 nights in August 2017

        Fantastic Views”

        Located on a cliff top at the highest point in Yorkeys Knob, this B & B offers exquisite views, clean & comfortable accommodation. The only negative is that you need a car to climb up a steep, winding hill on a narrow road.

        Reviewed September 03, 2017

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        9.3
        Exceptional
        Clive from Australia
        Couple
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 3 nights in July 2015

        Absolutely brilliant great host.”

        One could not wish for anything better the host could not do enough for us, Location great, the room spotless.

        The host Gail went out beyond the norm to assure our comfort, our room was spotless although small however great for the shorter term , ideal location with sea views one of the finest in the world, walking distance to the village shops and beach although a steep walk required for the last 200 metres but okay for the fit person in all. Great views of the Coral sea and rain forest. Great value for price.

        Reviewed July 12, 2015

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        8.3
        Excellent
        Katrina from Australia
        Solo traveler
        King Bed Suite
        Stayed 2 nights in December 2015

        Will be a repeat customer”

        location, view and comfort

        The weather has been lousy but the accommodation has been amazing. The decor is lovely and not sterile like a motel. Breakfast was great and the view amazing. Courtesy bus took us to Yorkeys Knob Yacht Club for dinner every night. Only side note of something I didn't think of is BYO shower stuff ie soap, shampoo - luckily shopping is only a skip away to stock up. Wish we could stay longer.

        Reviewed December 31, 2015

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        BRUCE from Australia
        Business traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 1 night in September 2016

        Great”

        The view is fantastic,The villa has a real mediterranean feel. Gail is a lovely soul and very helpful. The breakfast of fresh fruit and yogurt was very fresh and enjoyable, i would not hesitate to stay here again just to see the view of the coral sea just one more time.

        Reviewed September 12, 2016

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Rebecca from Australia
        Group
        Deluxe Apartment
        Stayed 6 nights in July 2017

        Amazing Views! ”

        We were looking for a last minute beach get-away and stumbled upon this gem. Our wonderful host, Gail shared her local knowledge, making heading out for a drink, cruising the reef, and getting around town super easy and enjoyable. We stayed in the two bedroom apartment (there were lots of stairs as it was on top of the cliff). This provided breathtaking ocean views from the spacious, breezy living area, and from both bedrooms. We would definitely recommend this place to everyone. We will be back!

        Reviewed July 14, 2017

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Lizzie from Australia
        Solo traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 4 nights in July 2018

        It is the most beautiful place to stay in- the view are so incredible! Really clean and organised r”

        The host was just amazing! Gayle provides a delicious breakfast every morning with fresh fruit! She respects your privacy but is there if you need anything. The villa outlooks all of Cairns and it is set on top of the hill. It’s really quiet and very peaceful. I will come back again x thank you Gayle!

        Reviewed July 13, 2018

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Melanie from Australia
        Couple
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

        Delicious fruit breakfast with a magnificent view! ”

        Gail is a wonderful hostess providing us with a delicious fruit breakfast. The view from the breakfast table and our beds was magnificent! Watching the sunrise over the ocean was beautiful. Great place to stay for easy access to the Kuranda SkyRail.

        Reviewed August 26, 2018

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        xin from New Zealand
        Couple
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 4 nights in January 2017

        nice and very kind lady. view is gorgeous. Definitely recommend people live there.”

        I am very pleased to stay there to meet Gail. When I got sick, she took me to pharmacy shop at night. So we can go back to our country on time. Everyday we can get healthy and delicious foods. thanks Gail. xin yi and zhihong Qu

        Reviewed January 18, 2017

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Yutong from United States
        Couple
        King Bed Suite
        Stayed 4 nights in December 2017

        One of the best scenery place to stay!”

        We absolutely loved the place! The view from the king room was fantastic! Gail was a great host, we will definitely be back in the future!!

        Reviewed January 06, 2018

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Christine from United Kingdom
        Solo traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 4 nights in February 2015

        Cairns trip”

        The host,the view,the breakfast

        Gail was a great host,very friendly and welcoming,full of advice and extremely helpful with lifts etc.

        Reviewed March 11, 2015

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        skye from United Kingdom
        Solo traveler
        Twin Bed Room
        Stayed 1 night in August 2015

        ticked all the boxes 10 out of 10 ”

        wonderful hostess. very helpful . made me feel like family

        Very relaxing. Lying on my bed overlooking the ocean. Awesome views and Gail makes the place special

        Reviewed August 07, 2015

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        6.0
        FILIPPO from Italy
        Couple
        King Bed Suite
        Stayed 1 night in April 2016

        In a strong need of total renovation”

        Nice location with unparalleled view on the sea. Gail, the owner, is a lovely person and very helpful in recommending where to go and what to see. Excellent was her breakfast based on a rich basket of tropical fruit and home made fruit jam. Said that, regretfully, I must point out that the villa needs an immediate renovation project, starting from the bath room and the windows. I understand, it will be expensive, but without that in no way I will return to that place.

        Reviewed May 13, 2016

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Fariba from United States
        Family with teens
        Deluxe Apartment
        Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

        Exceptional”

        Location is beyond belief, the house is literally on the water, best sunrise and sunset, great for families with older children, the steps are not friendly to toddlers or elderly guests. We were a family of 3 and had a whole suite to us. WiFi worked only sitting by the pool, there were no signals in our rooms, which allowed us to focus more on the beauty surrounding us and less on our devices.

        Reviewed May 25, 2019

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