Great Northern Hotel - Cairns

69 Abbott Street ,Cairns 4870, Cairns, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Great Northern Hotel - Cairns

Overview

Great Northern is a 3-star hotel providing a modern accommodation near to Cairns Historical Society Museum, Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Sugarworld Waterpark.

The property lies within 200 meters from The Cairns Museum, Cairns Regional Gallery and Cairns Family Court. The venue is 7 km away from the city center.

Great Northern Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

Great Northern Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a refrigerator, a work desk and TV.

Eat & Drink

Serving an array of dishes, Voodooz Cajun Kitchen and Grind on Spence are just 100 meters away.

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Hotel Address:

69 Abbott Street ,Cairns 4870, Cairns, Australia

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    3.7 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    285.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 ft
  • Cairns Central Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ganbaranba (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
  • Corea Corea (cuisine: Korean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1400 ft
Hotel information

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Hotel Address:

69 Abbott Street ,Cairns 4870, Cairns, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    3.7 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    285.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 ft
  • Cairns Central Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ganbaranba (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
  • Corea Corea (cuisine: Korean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1400 ft
Hotel information

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 2000 ft
  • The Cairns Civic Theater - 2300 ft
  • Deep Sea Divers Den - 4300 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 1000 ft
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 1400 ft

Shopping areas

  • The Cairns Museum - 700 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon - 1400 ft

Museums

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 2.5 mi

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 5000 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 2.2 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 3.0 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum - 5.2 mi
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 2.5 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall - 4.2 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 300 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 1400 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 600 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Ganbaranba - 200 ft

    Address: 12-20 Spence St.
    Phone: 07-4031-2522

    77% likes this, based on 180 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • China Palace Restaurant - 100 ft

    Address: 69 Abbott Street

    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Bushfire Flame Grill - 500 ft

    Address: Corner Esplanade & Spence Street
    Phone: +61 7 4051 7888

    76% likes this, based on 315 reviews

  • Corea Corea - 200 ft

    Address: Shop 32, 79 Abbott St
    Phone: 07 4031 6655

    71% likes this, based on 81 reviews
    Cuisine: Korean

  • Voodooz Cajun Kitchen - 300 ft

    Address: Shop 5/12 Spence Street
    Phone: +61 40513493

    72% likes this, based on 144 reviews

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Great Northern Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Great Northern

Average guest rating

5.6out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 33 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.8

    Good location and reasonable price

    The room is dirty and furniture is old. There were at least 2 roaches in the room during my 6 day stay.

  • Single
    4.6

    Location but not much else.

    There was a door outside to a balcony type thing and the door kept opening. Pretty old and rundown. Could be cleaner but could be worse. I've stayed at six different places so far in Cairns and I won't be returning... Weird vibe and could spend money better elsewhere.

  • Single
    10.0

    My room had all the basics, just as I wanted them: it was clean and functional and comfortable, located right in the city. I was attending/performing in a music festival, so only needed the room as a nest at the end of each day. The staff were quietly friendly and efficient.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    I did not like the manner of the lady at the front desk on my arrival , she was very rude , very rude that myy stay was not good at all , there was hair in my bathroom from previous people , the price was on a special , but after my stay at down town hotel , I would rather pay a much higher price to stay any where else but there , I had booked a family room and two twin shared room, and was only given 3 twin shared rooms ,

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The hotel is central.

    We got off to a very shakey start. We were given a horrible room which was not even secure. After a nasty confrontation, we were changed to quite a nice room and it was OK after that.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Great location - that's about the only good thing about it

    There was no "maid service" sign to put on the door knob, so the room wasn't cleaned. The lobby internet hot spot is not air-conditioned. The lobby washroom was absolutely filthy.

  • Single
    3.8

    Only the location is nice...

    No cleaning, had no blanket when i arrive and it was everything verz dirty

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    needs renovations all over. I killed one coacroch on bedside night table. We only stayed one night instead of 4. Not a pleasant experience, yet owner was understandable. YOU get what you pay for.

  • Single
    5.4

    An old and cheap hotel with an excellent location. In the shopping center and 3 minutes walk from the offices and port of the ships to the reef barrier.

    The furniture and room in general was battered and old. They have changed the name of the hotel (previously the Great Northern Hotel), but they have not renew the inside. A little lack of control and coordination on the reception.

  • Single
    4.2

    Even though I requested to clean the room, no cleaning was done and no new towels were give to me.

    The room I stayed in smelled cigarrete.

  • Single
    5.0

    The location of the hotel was good, close to the central business district and restaurants.

    The carpet was dirty, the shower screen was broken (quiet dangerous, health and safety issue). The security of the room was questionable.

  • Single
    7.4

    Very good value for the money. My room was towards the back of the hotel so it was quiet even though it was central.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Location, right by the terminal for great barrier reef, croc explorers, in the city by the shops and caasino, clean spacious rooms, fair price.

    Hotel staff was rude, internet is ridiculously slow

  • Single
    7.4

    I liked that the room was spacious and had a refigerator. The bed was comfy enough and there was an enclosed outdoor patio. ThE price for the location Was very good.

    It was loud at times because of the slamming doors and the restaurant downstairs.

  • Single
    6.6

    Very close to the centre of town/shopping/busses/tourist groups etc.

    A bit worn out but still good value for money.

How to reach hotel

hotel Great Northern Hotel - Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

69 Abbott Street ,Cairns 4870, Cairns, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.9 mi
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    3.7 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    285.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 ft
  • Cairns Central Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ganbaranba (cuisine: Japanese)
    200 ft
  • Corea Corea (cuisine: Korean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1400 ft
Hotel information