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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Initially we had made an error and thought we had booked elsewhere, so were disappointed. However, this property is very well located between the more expensive Trinity and Palm Cove areas. If you spend all day out, the property is excellent. Décor is very dated and needs a bit of paint and attention. Washing machine needed fixing. Wi-Fi limited to...

Thank Cosmoss
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We have just completed our fifth two month stay at Clifton Sands. Thus you can see we are very comfortable there. All units are clean and well presented with adequate commodious facilities undercover parking and ocean glimpses. The complex is well and competently managed by Mrs St Quintin who will accede to any reasonable request. For the more active who...

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CliftonSands, Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for persevering with Tripadvisor to write your excellent review of Clifton Sands. I'm certain future Guests will find it most helpful. We look forward to seeing you both again in winter.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We thank Linda for a great break even though it was short, it was sweet. The location is fantastic and only 20 min walk to Palm cove. The apartment was so close to the beach and also a nice restaurant across the road. The apartment was neat and clean with all the essentials. Linda provides great recommendations for restaurants and...

Thank ggmcg40
CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi girls, Thanks for writing us a great review! Happy you enjoyed your short break with us - and we'll see you for longer next time... Finn sends his licks.

Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We stayed in a standard apartment for 4 nights as the superior (upgraded) 1 bedroom apartments were all booked, but that made no difference as it was everything we wanted and more. Granted the kitchen and bathroom were older in style, but it made no difference to us as the apartment was spacious and the furnishing comfortable and stylish. We...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Jenny & Bob, Thanks for such a lovely Review! Many Guest's don't bother writing them - but it's the best way for future Guests to get a genuine 'feel' for Clifton Sands. It was lovely to meet you both - and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Linda

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 August 2015

After travelling for 38 hours, Clifton Sands was the best place ever. I arrived at 8 in the morning and everybody was extremely welcoming and helpful. Instead of checking in at 2, I was able to get in the apartment at 11, which was really nice! It was very clean and spacious and I loved waking up with the ocean...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review Jacoba! We think Clifton Sands ans Clifton Beach is special - it's great to know our Guests think so too.

Kyoto Japan
Reviewed 29 July 2015

After spending a night in a rather dank and dark room in the Daintree area this apartment was a happy relief. It was bright and cheerful, plenty of space and with a really good kitchen. Everything was clean and shining. Excellent value for the money.

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Julie, thank you for taking time to write us such a great review. I'm always happy when I know a Guest has had a positive experience and is pleased with their accommodation.

Grinnell, Iowa
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Honestly, we booked our room here because another option fell through, and a lot of things were full for the school holidays. I expected that it would be a decent beach motel of some sort. When we arrived, we couldn't believe our luck: the people were wonderful, the room was a lovely self-catering apartment, and the location was right next...

Thank Siopold
CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi there all, A great surprise! Such a wonderful review! Thank you... Serendipity can be a fabulous thing. Chance meant we got to meet your family. It's great to know that we do a good job - it's fantastic to know we exceed all expectations. Thank you again.

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had an awesome time at this apartment, it didn't feel like a hotel but more like a home away from home. Everything we needed was there, especially the kitchen was so well equipped that it was a pleasure to cook or barbecue. We enjoyed it so much that we stayed longer. Linda was very helpful with everything, definitely one...

Thank Michael S
CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi M & M Thanks for such a fantastic review of Clifton Sands. It makes our week when we read that a Guest has thoroughly enjoyed their stay with us. It was lovely to meet you both & have you as part of our 'family' for a while. Keep pumping those pedals, and 'bon chance' in your upcoming races!

Tumon, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My wife and I recently stayed here for the second year in a row. Linda and staff are top shelf, the rooms are large, clean, and comfy. The property is right on the very convenient bus line, which for us is a bonus as we do not rent a car when staying in Clifton Beach. The shopping, dining and activities...

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CliftonSands, General Manager at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi R & R, thanks for taking time out to review us on Tripadvisor. It was great seeing you again this year - maybe for longer next time! Hope you had a safe journey back home - you never know, I might just come visit...

Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Spent a week here, great accommodations- comfortable with everything we needed, even washing machine and tumble drier in largish bathroom. Lots to see and do from this location, not too far to most attractions. Great helpful and informative receptionist-Linda.

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CliftonSands, Owner at Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for a wonderful Review Craig & Janet. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We hope to see you back with us, when visiting the family again.

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  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stone's throw from the gently breaking waves, Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments at Clifton Beach is the ideal choice for a relaxed holiday in a beautiful beach-side village. All apartments look over the gardens to the Coral Sea beyond. The casual, laid-back atmosphere is an ideal escape for those seeking to be away from the rush and stress of modern living. Our spacious and well appointed one bedroom apartments are an ideal base to explore all that the Tropical North has to offer. We are - without doubt - the best value accommodation on the Cairns Northern Beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments

Address: Clifton Sands Holiday Units 81 - 87 Guide St | Entrance on Clifton Road, Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Clifton Beach
Price Range: ₹ 4,817 - ₹ 7,274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clifton Sands Holiday Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Just ask Linda she is a very nice lady”
royandangela, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms have garden views ,upper floor rooms sea and ranges views”
juiians, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper apartments are accessed by steps which are quite easy to manage but suggest anyone not liking steps may find difficult.”
DaveF3765, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the higher levels might have ocean view”
susanrr2016, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
  • Mouldy ceiling
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princessham, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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