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136 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#30 of 67 hotels in Cairns
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Cairns Sunshine Tower Hotel is ideally located just 3 blocks from the city centre and 10 minutes' drive from the Cairns International Airport. With free fast WIFI the hotel has a beautiful backyard with a large sun deck, an outdoor swimming pool, spa and barbecue facilities that can be used free of charge. The hotel's location is the perfect starting point for exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Atherton Tablelands. The rooms are decorated in a tropical style, and all have air conditioning, tea/coffee facilities, a fridge and a private en suite bathroom. Get advice at the tour desk before exploring the area. Guests also enjoy free secure car parking.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Bicycle rental
Car hire
Parking garage
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
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Bree H wrote a review Mar 2021
1 contribution
My husband and I stayed here for a few nights recently. We had an absolute ball. It is in a great location, so close to everything. We had a lovely room with a balcony that overlooked the pool. It was Immaculately clean. The bed was super comfy. The Staff were amazing. They know all the best tours to take and helped us book them. I couldn't recommend this hotel and Cairns as a holiday destination more highly.
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Date of stay: March 2021
NorthStar03385346944 wrote a review Mar 2021
7 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I booked through booking . com thinking this was a great hotel. On arrival we were informed that the rooms were not serviced every day we arrived on the 8th Mar the first change of sheets would be on the 11th of Mar and 15 of Mar. But if we required anything else tea bags,towels,toilet paper or anything else we could collect them from reception which closed at 6 pm on weekdays and 3 pm Saturdays and 2 pm Sundays. As we were already booked from 8th Mar to 19 Mar we were stuck. Pool was not cleaned in the whole time we wer there what about couvit19???? Pictures may look great but????
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Date of stay: March 2021
Response from Clare Holiday, General Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel
Responded 24 Mar 2021
Dear Guest, It is disappointing you did not enjoy your stay at Sunshine Tower Hotel. I appreciate your feedback. We go to great lengths to offer the best value we can for our guests. One way we can do this is by not servicing daily but offering the service of always being able to come down to our friendly staff at reception. Our opening hours are stated very clearly on the confirmation letter you receive on the day you make the booking. We also state our opening hours and the following in regard to services on the booking.com website: 'Please note that for stays of 7 nights or longer, you will receive a mid-week room service. Otherwise, guests staying for less than 7 nights can ask reception to replenish towels and amenities, as rooms will not be serviced.' In regard to the swimming pool we have a staff member who cleans the common areas including the pool daily. We also have a professional pool company that come in weekly to do a full clean. I have taken your feedback on board and have followed up the above. Safe travels.
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Shiela R wrote a review Feb 2021
Rockbank, Australia1 contribution
We stayed here for a few nights before flying back to Melbourne. So close to everything- airport, shopping center and esplanade where there’s plenty of nice restaurants to eat at. Can’t forget the nice Chinese restaurant located on the ground floor of the hotel. The room is spacious especially coz we have a toddler with us, clean and nice layout. Can’t fault anything. The staff are very friendly and helpful, special thanks to Claire for making our stay an enjoyable experience. I’ll sure be back next time.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Clare Holiday, General Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel
Responded 29 Mar 2021
Hi Shiela, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Sunshine Tower. How good is the Dumpling Studio! Definitely a Cairns favourite! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Cairns in the near future. Safe travels Clare
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Banging Benny K wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution
We had a fantastic stay at Sunshine Tower The staff were all super friendly and the rooms were immaculate and we made use of the beautiful pool which came in handy on a cairns summer. Location made everything easy to get too as well. Thanks guys!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Reuben P wrote a review Jan 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Great Hotel, I have been staying here awhile due to lockdowns, it's been my oasis in the city. The staff are friendly the rooms are modern and clean, free WiFi and so close to everything, but most of all for me is that it's quiet and private with secure undercover parking included.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Response from Clare Holiday, General Manager at Sunshine Tower Hotel
Responded 29 Mar 2021
Dear Reuben, Thank you for taking the time to review Sunshine Tower Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed hosting you and hope you you will come back again to visit us. Clare
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunshine Tower Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Nearby attractions include St Monica's Cathedral (0.4 km), Munro Martin Parklands (0.3 km), and Cairns Performing Arts Centre (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mi Piace Espresso Bar, Little Ricardo's, and Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Is Sunshine Tower Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Cairns.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sunshine Tower Hotel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Sunshine Tower Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.