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Reef Palms

Rental with Snorkeling

3 stars

41-47 Digger Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

+61 740 512 599

based on 1,814 reviews

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About Reef Palms, Cairns

Value for money
Situated in Cairns, Reef Palms is within walking distance of Cairns Esplanade and provides an outdoor pool, a bowling alley and a Jacuzzi. The various amenities this relaxed motel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, a BBQ/picnic area and free Wi-Fi. Those staying at Reef Palms Motel have access to its wide range of outdoor activities, such as canoeing, fishing and scuba diving. There is also free public parking on site for those travelling with a car. The modern rooms are air conditioned and include a kitchenette, a private balcony and a refrigerator. They each offer an in-room safe, a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV. Unwind with a coffee or enjoy an appetizing breakfast at Reef Palms's on-site café. Alternatively, there is a wide range of international restaurants close by. Reef Palms Motel provides a convenient base to explore Kuranda Scenic Railway and The Reef Hotel Casino, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Cairns Central is a short car ride away.

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Deluxe Rooms - River view


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Queen Rooms - Courtyard view
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Other Rooms - POOL view


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Motel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available
  • Quiet street view
  • Seating area
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Hiking


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Safety deposit box

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Saltwater pool


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV
  • DVD player


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Places of interest near Reef Palms

Attractions in Cairns, Australia curated by momondo

Reef Palms location: 41-47 Digger Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

Top landmarks

Flecker Botanic Gardens1.1 mi
Cairns Central Shopping Centre1.3 mi
Cairns Regional Gallery1.3 mi
Cairns Rainforest Dome1.5 mi
Reef Hotel Casino1.6 mi
Barlow Park1.6 mi
Cairns Historical Society Museum1.6 mi
Kuranda Koala Gardens10.4 mi
Palm Cove Beach12.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Harbourside Bar & Kitchen0.2 mi
Liquorland Dunwoodys Liquor Barn0.2 mi
Palms Restaurant0.2 mi
Charlie's on the Esplanade0.2 mi
Smith Street Cafe.0.2 mi
Pedros Pizza0.3 mi
Crystal Garden Restaurant0.3 mi
Guyala Cafe0.3 mi
Lemoncello's Cairns0.3 mi

Reef Palms Reviews

GoodBased on 1,814 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Extremely friendly and helpful staff. (in 244 reviews)
  • Big room and well appointed. (in 234 reviews)
  • Comfortable quiet location Well maintained Affordable. (in 116 reviews)
Cons -
  • Looking a bit old and tired. (in 21 reviews)
  • "Shower over bath, slippery, dangerous for older people." (in 12 reviews)
  • I didn't like leaf blower early morning alarm. (in 4 reviews)

Reef Palms room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Reef Palms compare to other 3 star hotels in Cairns?

    There is a $26/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in Cairns ($96/night) and the average nightly rate at Reef Palms ($70/night).

  • How far is Reef Palms from Cairns?

    There are 1.6 mi between Cairns and Reef Palms. The drive to and from the airport should be about 4min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way to get to Reef Palms from Cairns?

    Reef Palms has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Cairns to the hotel, but also around Cairns during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Cairns are on average $20/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Cairns to Reef Palms, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Reef Palms?

    One of the easiest dining options for Cairns guests staying in Reef Palms is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Reef Palms have a pool?

    Reef Palms does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • How close is Reef Palms to Cairns city center?

    Reef Palms is just 1.2 mi away from Cairns city center. The closest landmark to the center of Cairns is Cairns Convention Centre, which is very accessible to Reef Palms guests.

  • What is the phone number for Reef Palms?

    You can reach the main line at +61 740 512 599.

  • Does Reef Palms have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Reef Palms has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Reef Palms?

    The required check-out time is 10:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Reef Palms?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $90 on average for a night at Reef Palms, Cairns. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $61 per night.

  • Is there laundry service in Reef Palms?

    Laundry services are available at Reef Palms. Contact the property reception for additional information. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

  • What is the distance from Reef Palms, Cairns to Cairns Convention Centre?

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  • When did momondo last update prices for hotels in Cairns?

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