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Reef Palms Motel

3.5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
41-47 Digger Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870, Australia

3.5-star motel with outdoor pool, near Cairns Esplanade
  • Free WiFi and free parking

Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Wonderful staff, very handy and friendly. Room was well arranged. I would recommend it…Nov 2, 2020
  • Wotif stuffed up our booking, otherwise an enjoyable stayAug 11, 2020

Reef Palms Motel

from S$96
  • Deluxe Spa Room
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed
  • Triple Studio
  • Twin Queen Room
  • Quad Studio
  • Family Studio, Multiple Beds

What’s around Reef Palms Motel


  • In Cairns North
  • Cairns Esplanade - 24 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 30 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 32 min walk
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 35 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 36 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 9 min walk
  • Cairns Base Hospital - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 5 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 6 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 9 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 13 min drive
  • Free airport drop-off
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free shopping center shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 41 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 7 AM - 7:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk hours are 7 AM - 5 PM on public holidays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport drop off from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM


  • Free onsite self parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Free area shuttle

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Reef Palms Motel’s small print

Also known as

  • Reef Palms
  • Reef Palms Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel
  • Reef Palms Motel Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel Motel
  • Reef Palms Motel Cairns North
  • Reef Palms Motel Motel Cairns North


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A damage deposit of AUD 100 will be collected before check-in.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 10.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Reef Palms Motel

  • Does Reef Palms Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Reef Palms Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Reef Palms Motel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Reef Palms Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Reef Palms Motel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers garden views. Nearby restaurants include Dunwoody's Tavern (7-min walk), Cock & Bull (8-min walk), and Poemphun Thai (8-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Reef Palms Motel?
    Yes, a free shuttle to the airport is available from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on request.
  • Is there an onsite casino at Reef Palms Motel?
    No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Cazalys Cairns (6-min drive) and Reef Hotel Casino (7-min drive) are both nearby.
  • What is there to do at Reef Palms Motel and nearby?
    Reef Palms Motel has an outdoor pool and a spa tub, as well as a picnic area and a garden.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 204 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great value for money, excellent service
Clean, comfortable accommodation and very welcoming hosts. Room was very spacious, excellent for families with little balcony and nice pool. We had a lovely stay and would recommend this property to anyone for a great value stay in Cairns.
Daniel, au1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Location, garden just outside palm tree etc gave the room ambience. Loved it, clean, second to none. Downsize of it was we were there during a really bad thunderstorm, rained so much it came in to the hall outside the room like a river came under our door we used a towel this stopped it. All was dry by 6am next day when we left. Overall 9.5/10
Phil, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Clean and comfortable. Quiet and pleasant settings. Enjoyed my staff. Happy to recommend.
au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Friendly staff and clean room. Close to airport and Esplanade
au1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
This property had more amenities than any of our other hotels we started at during our trip. Nice room, lots of tour options, sweet pool, friendly staff, a shuttle. Thank you for using more environmentally friendly refillable soap/shampoo/conditioning dispensers! And having face towels. And not combining shampoo and conditioner. Folks with long hair really need them separate! Great place!
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The room was clean, comfy bed, quite and good location
au2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Quietness and location, good assistance by staff, clean
au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
This was a very pleasant motel. Very good value. We had a comfortable large room. Bed is comfortable. Good water pressure. Good coffee available for purchase. WiFi! No extreme street noise or light. The biggest negative is NO LIFT/ELEVATOR. This would be unusual in the states but seems more common here. If you are International with heavy baggage as we were request a first floor! We stayed just for one night before a cruise. Would definitely go back. Staff very helpful and pleasant.
us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Close to the airport for those early morning departures. Clean and tidy though a bit dated. Staff are wonderful.
au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location that is around a 15 min walk to the marina where the tours tske place...and has everything youd was spacious ...and Jeff was great in helping us find the right tour that made the trip memorable...and even drove us to the airport.when we checked out. Highly recommended.
gb3 night trip with friends

Reef Palms Motel