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Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel

Cairns motel with restaurant and bar/lounge, aimed at LGBTQ guests

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
S$102

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  • Terrace/Patio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Living Room
  • Living Area
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9.0.Superb.
  • The room stunk of cigarette smoke. Wont be ever staying here again.

    Mar 3, 2021

  • We enjoyed another stay at the Balaclava Hotel .Always spotless and quiet .Staff friendly…

    Feb 2, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 29 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Arcade/game room

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries

What’s around

  • In Earlville
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 45 min walk
  • Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre - 7 min walk
  • Cazalys Cairns - 9 min walk
  • DFO Cairns - 19 min walk
  • Anderson Street Conservation Park - 31 min walk
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Studio Queen & Sofa
  • Studio Twin Queen
  • Family Studio 3 Bedroom Apartment
  • Studio Queen & Single

Location

  • In Earlville
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 45 min walk
  • Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre - 7 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Earlville
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 45 min walk
  • Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre - 7 min walk
  • Cazalys Cairns - 9 min walk
  • DFO Cairns - 19 min walk
  • Anderson Street Conservation Park - 31 min walk
  • Cazaly's Stadium - 36 min walk
  • Barlow Park - 39 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Reef Fleet Terminal - 3.1 mi / 5 km

Getting around

  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 16 min drive
  • Cairns Station - 7 min drive
  • Freshwater Station - 14 min drive
  • Redlynch Station - 15 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 29 rooms
  • Arranged over

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

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.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Other information

  • Caters to LGBTQ guests
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Playground on site
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1076
  • Conference space size (meters) - 100

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 40-inch TV

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Graziers Steakhouse - This steakhouse specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Small print

Also known as

  • Balaclava Earlville
  • Nightcap At Balaclava Motel
  • Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel Motel
  • Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel Earlville
  • Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel Motel Earlville
  • Nightcap Balaclava Hotel Earlville
  • Balaclava Hotel Earlville
  • Nightcap Balaclava Hotel
  • Nightcap Balaclava Earlville
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Policies

This property caters to LGBTQ guests.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking.

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

  • Yes, Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel 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.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Graziers Steakhouse offers local cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Thai Coins (6-min walk), Spoons Cafe and Catering (2.5 mi), and Providore Amore (2.5 mi).
  • No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Cazalys Cairns (9-min walk) and Reef Hotel Casino (11-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Nightcap at Balaclava Hotel has an arcade.
9.0.Superb.
  • 8.0.Very good

    New Year’s Eve accommodation

    Motel style. One of the very few remaining affordable accommodations on NYE. Check in was fast and easy. Bed was very comfortable but flies and ants could be seen in room. Possible due to the wet weather on the day.

    1 night family trip, Dec 30, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Nice place to stay and very affordable.

    Our room was very spacious and clean. Kitchen well equipped for our family of 5. Beds were comfy. Restaurant close by nice food.

    Dawn, 2 night family trip, Dec 21, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Very happy with our stay, room was clean & tidy, staff were helpful

    Kerri, 2 night family trip, Sep 27, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very comfortable bed & the room had heaps of space.

    Laurel, 1 night trip, Aug 9, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Enjoyable stay.Have stayed here previously and enjoyed our stay. Reception staff and room attendants always friendly. Rooms always spotless and quiet.

    1 night trip, Aug 5, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I don’t know how they provide this experience so cheap... But I’m impressed! 5 star Service 5 Star Rooms 5 Star BEDS/Linen 5 Star Cleanliness All for the price of your “average” Motel.

    Rhiannon, 1 night business trip, Jul 14, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Dont let the outside fool you - it's great inside

    First impression from outside was it looked a bit dated, however, once inside, was impressed with accommodation.

    2 night business trip, Jun 9, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wasn't a fan on the transparent toilet and shower room window glass , otherwise everything else was top of the range accomm.

    2 night romance trip, Jan 2, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Double queen was excellent value. Very convenient to shopping.

    1 night family trip, Nov 29, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great amenities and value

    Always a great place to stay. Return frequently for business trips.

    Bernard, 1 night business trip, Oct 30, 2019

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