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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The Lakes is a lovely place to stay. Undercover car park, nice big rooms in the apartment, great water pressure in showers. 4 pools to choose from. Plentiful breakfast from The Edge Bar and Grill. We'd stay again.

Thank Beryl T
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we booked I requested a ground floor appartment due to my partner using a walking stick, unfortunately I didn't stipulate no stairs! This resulted in having to climb about 20 stairs from the garage the entrance even though it was a 'ground floor'. This also meant dragging suit cases up the steps, there are no ramps or elevators so...

Thank Avsg2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fourth time in Cairns and third visit to The Lakes Resort. Reception staff can't do enough. The rooms are well laid out with dishwasher, washing machine, dryer and coffee machine. I can't recommend The Lakes enough. We arrived mid afternoon after an overnight flight from Bangkok. The only thing to do was to spend an hour chilling...

Thank Simon W
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just spent 11 days here in a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment over looking the lap pool. The room was spacious and clean and the staff especially Jimmy were friendly and helpful. Great place for a family holiday or 2 couples like us. Nice 40 minute walk along the Esplanade into town to enjoy some great bars.

Thank Tayla05
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even though guests/residents are issued with security gate passes and roller door remotes they are unnecessary, security gates are broken and roller doors tied up with pieces of rope. Anyone can get in, we were robbed while staying here and the body corporate were extremely unhelpful and wiped their hands of it. Rooms are very 90's, there is a mix...

Thank BrittonCairns
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly the rooms are clean and spacious but noisy. Grounds crew lovely and friendly but the lady on reception just ok. We asked for towels and a little more bathroom requirements and were bluntly told to buy our own. Just not friendly... This place is called a resort but should be renamed to large apartments....

Thank Sam L
LakesCairnsResort, Front Office Manager at The Lakes Cairns Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sam, Thank you for your feedback. Kind Regards, Reservations The Lakes Cairns Australia

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is the 3rd time I've stayed at the Lakes Resort and I can only say good things. The units are huge (had a 2 bed 1 bath), I was travelling with my husband and 10 year old son. The pools are large and really clean. The units are self contained. I was there in school holidays and the pools...

Thank Andrikonis73
Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Long term rental while working in Cairns. Extremely limited phone or 4G service. Challenging to sleep during day with holiday makers in the pool having a riot! Unable to access car space. No help from resort managers at all. No attempt to contact us. Couldn't swim for all the sand flies. Don't waste your time cleaning the apartment, they will...

1Thank SusanandDamian
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely spacious two bedroom self catered holiday apartment. Really pleasant and helpful staff. Pleasant environment. Right next to centenary lakes and botanical gardens which are great for walking/jogging. Great location, close to both town and airport.

Thank Thomas L
Shanklin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

i visited this resort recently (august) with my husband and 2 children. We booked a 2 bedroom apt just for 2 nights as we were moving on to Townsville. From the front of Resort and reception area it gave the impression of a friendly family run B&B, but its actually a very large well kept electric gated great place to...

Thank Gill H

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Lakes Cairns Resort

Address: 2 Greenslopes St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: ₹ 6,999 - ₹ 12,274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lakes Cairns Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 220
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Also Known As:
The Lakes Cairns Hotel Cairns
The Lakes Cairns Resort And Spa
Lakes Resort Cairns
Lakes Hotel Cairns
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Be specific about needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Avsg2015, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recommend 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Tayla05, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are pretty noisy. Try and get one away from the swamp next door as the sand flies would be worse that side.”
 of 5 bubbles BrittonCairns, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that faces one of the many pools.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrikonis73, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs away from Creek to avoid bugs”
 of 5 bubbles thebd, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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