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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a deluxe 2 bedroom apartment. For the price I definitely will not be back. Apartment was clean. However, appliances were all in poor condition, kettle was disgusting, dishwasher did not work anywhere near properly. Washing machine temperamental etc. Furniture in unit was very dated and average looking. Unit needs lots of small fixture repairs which make it look...

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Linda M, Front Office Manager at Getaway On Grafton, responded to this review

We are sorry for your experience, however you were advised we were available to tend to any maintenance issues, we had no communication from you during your stay to rectify your concerns. Dishwasher, washing machine etc was all checked and no problems with them. Sometimes using different appliances can be confusing. Instructions are provided in the apartment.

Port Willunga, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in early January as a family group of 3 adults. The 2 bedroom townhouse apartment was excellent for us. The beds were very comfortable and the apartment had plenty of space. The swimming pool was really nice on those hot humid days. It was situated close to the city centre and within walking distance...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, well presented 2 bedroom apartment. Staff were excellent especially with booking day trips and advise as to what was good. Room was very generous in size and beds sensational, better than my bed at home. Air conditioner in every room made a summer vacation comfortable. Lovely pool and spa for your relaxation. Highly recommended. Peter from Melbourne

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Just arrived and checked in at the Gataway on Grafton.... great first impression, lovely clean pool area, friendly staff and amazingly spacious apartments. Would highly recommend this property for your stay in Cairns. Thanks Gataway On Grafton! Jennifer singleton

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stay for 4 nights in early December and the apartment was perfect for what we needed. Stayed in a two bedroom apartment and the place had everything we needed. Staff were very helpful in recommending tours and sight seeing ideas. Hotel grounds were also very clean and well maintained Apartment was clean and modern and the beds were comfortable, Showers...

1Thank Andre K
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The air-cons are pre-set and noisey - it was HOT! The cleaner left muck in the laundry sink from the mop bucket, the fridge wasn't cold, the beds were hard as rocks - our backs are aching. Won't stay there again unfortunately :(

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had a great time staying at the Getaway. My friends and I stayed in an apartment that had room for 5, two and a half bathrooms, two patios, a living room and a fully functioning kitchen. It's located a 10min walk from the Esplanade and a 7min walk from Woolworths, the grocery store. They have a pool and a...

1Thank Foodislife11
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a 2-bedroom apartment. I can highly recommend this apartment. The apartment was large, clean, 2 bathrooms and all the kitchen and cleaning facilities you would require during the stay. Location-wise .... it is 10-15mins walk from the main area, which wasn't a problem at all. We arrived after 8pm, and check-in was simple (via a...

1Thank DL-30
Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed 7 nights in an apartment and found it to be clean,tidy and well appointed. Everything we needed was provided including a little carton of milk for our cuppas :) The pool was light and sunny from 9am til 3pm then was shaded and very comfortable. The pool area has barbecue facilities but we mostly used the kitchen or...

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Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We stayed for 7 days in Nov 2016 and enjoyed it immensely. The apartments are close enough to the centre of Cairns to walk to and from but far enough away not to have the noise. The apartments are big. 2 storey and very well equipped. Aircon all over and big beds. The kitchen is very usable and I did...

2Thank Steve P

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A perfect location, just one block from the city, Getaway on Grafton is close to the Esplanade and within minutes walking distance of the city attractions. This superior holiday complex of 1 & 2 bedroom fully self-contained apartments features open-plan living. There is a fully appointed kitchen in each apartment, which includes a dishwasher and microwave. Getaway On Grafton is focused around resort style pool and spa, with a distinctly tropical theme. Enjoy the warm breezes from the private balcony of the apartment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Getaway On Grafton

Address: 157 - 159 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: ₹ 7,647 - ₹ 13,124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Getaway On Grafton 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Views over the pool probably better than views over the street.”
 of 5 bubbles petervM113QP, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Old noisey air cons that hardly cool the room. Great location close to the beach though”
 of 5 bubbles janefinlay02, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good location”
 of 5 bubbles Foodislife11, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“South end rooms are noisier due to proximity to backpackers next door and the carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniwren2001, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an end apartment. But noise isn't really an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles O1227ZNstevep, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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