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The Bellview

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Had a great stay in one of the motel rooms with two of my girlfriends for about two weeks. We had a small colony of ants on our mirror the first night, but were given ant spray by the friendly reception staff, and the ants stayed away with a little spray every few days... Aside from that, the room was...

1Thank Amber S
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Amber, We're glad to hear you and your girlfriends enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves on keeping the motel clean and quiet for all our guests, and we are fortunate to be able to provide guests with a discount on many of our tours. If you find yourself in Cairns again in the future, free wifi is now available...

Reviewed 30 April 2013

The bellview is right on the Esplanade within a really short walk of literally everything you'll ever need in Cairns. It is by far the nicest, cleanest hostel I've stayed in yet. The rooms (even dorms) are spacious with two sinks and a decent bathroom/shower. comfy beds that aren't bunks and effective aircon! Despite being right in the centre of...

1Thank Alice T
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Alice, Thanks for the wonderful feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Hannah

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We moved here after escaping a different, dirty hostel and were very pleasantly surprised! For a start there were hot showers and working wall plugs! It's really clean, and our room was spacious enough for everyone to out their luggage somewhere out of the way. There was even a decent sized wardrobe! The kitchen was well equipped and also kept...

Thank Lucy W
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Lucy, We're happy to hear you had a pleasant stay, and hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Hannah

Reviewed 29 April 2013

Stayed at the hotel for 3 nights. Rented a room with private bathroom. It's clean and basic. Expensive by world standards, but not by Australian standards. The reception is mostly manned by the owner (I think his name is Rodney he never bothered to introduce himself or wear a name tag) and Craig. Craig is WONDERFUL, PATIENT, FULL OF SMILES,...

1Thank Steven Z
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Steven, Thank you for your feedback. I have passed your comments on to Craig and the manager, Rodney. All of our staff do their best to offer quality service and advice to our guests and it is unfortunate that you felt Rodney did not provide this during your stay. Contrary to your impressions, the motel is extremely important to...

Reviewed 9 April 2013 via mobile

This is our 4th time of staying here over 20 years. This time we stayed in room 40. A motel room. Newly fitted bathroom. Very clean and spacious. There is some noise from the hostel next door and no curtain to block out the light at the back of the room. Staff always friendly and give a discount for trips...

Thank Moffit100
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Moffit100, We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feedback with regards to the curtains; we're working on getting some new ones for these windows. I've also passed your compliments on to the staff. If you choose to stay with us again, please let the reception staff or the night porter know if noise is...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed here in January for 5 nights, and whilst the facilities were very basic, we throughly enjoyed our stay, and thought the price was excellent. We stayed in a four bed girls dorm, and had the room to ourselves (there were 3 of us) for nearly our whole stay. The bathroom was fine, with a good shower, and the...

Thank TysheaH
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Tyshea, We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We do pride ourselves on keeping the motel clean and quiet, and for this reason are typically more popular with families and older guests, however our dorm rooms are also very popular with young people due to their price, cleanliness and comfort. I have passed your feedback with regards to the service...

Caen, France
Reviewed 20 February 2013

I was backpacking on my own, so only there for a few nights, and I got lucky I got along well with other people from a previous tour because this place is not really welcoming or fun, in the sense that they do not organize much events / parties etc kitchen not perfectly clean (...but it's up to us!) and...

Thank Mathilde738
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Mathilde, We pride ourselves on providing clean and quiet accommodation, and for this reason do not organise events or parties. We hope that despite this aspect you found your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Cheers, Hannah

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 13 February 2013

It's nice, but something old. I went there with a friend, the atention it's good but for youn people it's so borring.... if you want to relax it's good, but the view and the place it's not so nice. You are near a nice park, and a lot of places to eat diferent foods, so good location but..... just that,...

Thank migueluranga
BellviewCairns, Guest Relations Manager at The Bellview, responded to this review

Hi Miguel, We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. We provide clean and quiet accommodation for those seeking somewhere comfortable to stay and, as you said, relax. We hope that in spite of this you found your stay otherwise enjoyable. Cheers, Hannah

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2012

As backpackers,we like to find somewhere nice to stay for relatively cheap. The board outside states,dorm rooms with A/C for $19 per night. Perfect. However,the rude,obnoxious owner (who knocks once on an all girls dorm room and then lets himself in to turn it off throughout the day) decides to only allow the A/C on in limited hours. You should...

Thank Sophie M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 November 2012

The bellview has apparently been around since the 1930s and has stayed within the family since. I stayed here by myself in a motel room. The room was spacious, not modern but neat and had an ensuite, fridge, two beds, tv, chair, small table, fan and aircon. It also has wifi access for which you need to pay for (7.95...

Thank jeronz

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Address: 85 - 87 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Number of rooms: 30
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“Ask for water views”
samhJ5654BG, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Can't remember the room number but we were on the ground floor”
Jacimacoo7, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We were halfway down the corridor, so maybe the rooms at the front are marginally quieter.”
crish771, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms, make sure to get AC, a fan alone will not be enough. In-house pool may not be running during rainy season, but there is a public pool on the Esplanade.”
Trendy-Traveller82, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Their prices are quiet low, so don't expect anything more than what you paid for.”
33Virginie, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
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