Koala Beach Resort - Cairns

137 To 139 Lake Street, Cairns, Au, Cairns, Australia  show map
 2 stars
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Koala Beach Resort - Cairns

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
24-hour
Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Sports activities

Billiards/ Pool tables

Overview

The contemporary 2-star Koala Beach Resort provides ironing service, airport transfer and laundry to ensure guests a comfortable stay.

It is set 6 km from the center of Cairns renowned for Cairns Harbour Cruises, The Center of Contemporary Arts and Cairns Regional Gallery.

Cairns Historical Society Museum is located 8.0 km from the property and Cairns Botanic Gardens is just about 3.6 km away.

There is Cairns Central train station nearby. A few minutes' drive from Cairns airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 57 non-smoking rooms with coffee/tea makers, a ceiling fan, a safe, TV and a kitchenette as well as a fridge, a microwave and a kettle. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, a shower and towels.

Eat & Drink

Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Galloping Gourmet and Cultural Place are about 100 meters from the property.

Services

The conveniences such as a luggage storage, free parking and a tour desk are offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   57.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Luggage storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • Pool view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Separate sitting area
  • Kettle
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

137 To 139 Lake Street, Cairns, Au, Cairns, Australia

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Mizuna Restaurant - Novotel Oasis Cairns Resort (cuisine: International)
    200 ft
  • Bobby's Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    57

Rooms and availability

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Koala Beach Resort - Cairns Cairns location
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      Hotel Address:

      137 To 139 Lake Street, Cairns, Au, Cairns, Australia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cairns
        3.5 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Cairns Central Station
        2000 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mizuna Restaurant - Novotel Oasis Cairns Resort (cuisine: International)
        200 ft
      • Bobby's Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
        300 ft
      Beaches
      • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
        1400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        57

      Koala Beach Resort Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Deep Sea Divers Den - 3000 ft

      Popular areas

      • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 2700 ft

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      • Cairns Convention Centre - 2000 ft

      Amusement

      • Lagoon - 700 ft

      Museums

      • The Cairns Museum - 1000 ft

      Parks

      • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 2.2 mi

      Theaters

      • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 400 ft
      • The Cairns Civic Theater - 700 ft

      Galleries

      • Cairns Regional Gallery - 1000 ft

      Public parking

      • Cairns Base Hospital - 3300 ft

      Local attractions

      • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 1.9 mi
        1 Collins Ave
      • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 2.7 mi
        132 Woodward Street, Cairns
      • Cairns Historical Society Museum - 4.9 mi
        School of Arts Building, Cairns
      • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 2.2 mi
        64 Collins Ave, Cairns
      • Behana Gorge waterfall - 3.9 mi

      Near the hotel

      • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 1400 ft
        Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
      • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 2000 ft
        Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
      • Cairns Regional Gallery - 1400 ft
        Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

      Restaurants nearby

      • Mizuna Restaurant - Novotel Oasis Cairns Resort - 200 ft

        Address: 122 Lake Street

        69% likes this, based on 44 reviews
        Cuisine: International

      • Galloping Gourmet - 300 ft

        Address: 15a Aplin Street
        Phone: (07) 4051 6426

        84% likes this, based on 19 reviews

      • Devine Gelato - 800 ft

        Address: Shop 3/5 Aplin Street

        83% likes this, based on 361 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 6

      • Bobby's Restaurant - 300 ft

        Address: 5 Aplin Street

        67% likes this, based on 51 reviews
        Cuisine: Vietnamese

      • Cultural Place - 300 ft

        Address: Lake Street

        72% likes this, based on 31 reviews
        Cuisine: Australian

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        57
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      Koala Beach Resort Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Koala Beach Resort

      Average guest rating

      6.2out of 10
      Good
      Based on 13 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        8.8

        It was central for out daily routines and close to where we needed to be. Close to shops, eplanade lagoon, night markets & restaurants. The staff were friendly and helpful and provided us with maps and brochures. ;)

        Noisy backpackers at 12:40am, but when the staff knew they shut they down, apologised to me and it didn't happen again. :). No private car parking. I had to leave my hire car on the street which was a bit of a worry. Would have felt better knowing it was locked up but it was ok.

      • Family with children
        4.6

        There was no much to like. I never looked at any reviews when I booked it because it was an emergency booking but I looked at the pictures and it looked really nice. Sort of like the resorts in the gold coast but when I got there what a dump.

        I did not like staying there, on arrival there was a big party in the premises and it was unsightly, drunks everywhere. They partied until 3 in the morning and we had QLD track and field the next day and we were tired. The beds had bed bugs in it. Their was no toilet paper or shampoo and conditioner. 4 of us booked in and there was only enough towels for 3 of us. Their was no coffee or tea but a kitchenette. The pool was dirty and the microwave did not work.

      • Family with children
        6.2

        We didn't get the rooms we booked and paid for. We booked two of the two bedroom apartments with ensuite, bath and cable tv and sofa in lounge and got none of what we wanted in either of the two apartments. It was very noisy with loud drinking and partying and no one to ask them to be quiet. Did not suit families at ll, it was a backpackers accommodation but not advertised as such.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        Very friendly and helpful staff. Very good location and good price.

        We stayed in a self-contained apartment (one double and one single bed) which was more than adequate. A little dark, but then we spent most of the time outdoors. Further improvements could be made by adding lights to the stairwells and dusting the room a bit better.

      • Older travelers
        3.4

        It was very dirty. Bedding was old and stained. There was no equipment for doing the dishes, not tea or coffee milk etc. Old furniture, old food under the cushions on the couch. Bits of cutlery, some dirty. Paint peeling, plaster in holes in both the doors. Generally an unpleasant experience.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Location and price

        Overall standard at the level of an old 'backpackers'... Pool water cloudy, dirty (wouldn't let your kids in it), algae not been cleaned off paving for a long time (safety hazard, and looks terrible), very limited parking, fans too old and noisy to leave on at night, exhaust cover in bathroom missing and too noisy to run (hence couldn't turn the lights on in bathroom), upholstery torn with broken zips, airconditioner only just working and old, noisy. Charity shop collection of cutlery and crockery and not enough for the number of beds, nothing to do dishes with (had to go and buy brush, sponge). But hey, the place is cheap. Backpackers probably don't mind at all.

      • Group of friends
        5.8

        Location was perfect, it is in the city center and hotel staff was very friendly.

        Beds were dirty, there are cigarettes and hairs on the beds.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Handy for the boardwalk, shops and eating places. The young man who served us was very helpful. Safety with the use of keys to get in after hours and having our car locked inthe carpark.

        THe room smelt musty and damp. Needs to be repainted and spruced up.

      • Older travelers
        6.0

        v ery disappopinted with the service no towels changed all week fans not working rooms really need revamping and it will be a much better place

      • Family with children
        5.4

        The room itself was reasonably clean and spacious.

        The shared kitchen was ill-equipped and dirty. The stairways were not regularly cleaned and were grimy.

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        Close to airport and city.

        Noisy with young people coming back to room after a night out.\Walls paper thin. Really suited for young backpackers and hostel type stays.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Koala Beach Resort - Cairns Cairns location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      137 To 139 Lake Street, Cairns, Au, Cairns, Australia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cairns
        3.5 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Cairns Central Station
        2000 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mizuna Restaurant - Novotel Oasis Cairns Resort (cuisine: International)
        200 ft
      • Bobby's Restaurant (cuisine: Vietnamese)
        300 ft
      Beaches
      • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
        1400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        57