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Bay Village Tropical Retreat

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Swimming Pool at the Bay Village Tropical Retreat

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Swimming Pool at the Bay Village Tropical Retreat - Bay Village Tropical Retreat. Copyright Bay Village Tropical Retreat.

Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and an ideal base to explore Tropical North Queensland. You will see the stunning World Heritage Rainforest and coral reefs, extraordinary tropical scenery and experience a truly South Pacific lifestyle. Discover the historic rail journey to Kuranda in the mountains, ride the world's longest cable car - Skyrail, above the rainforest, take a boat trip to the Barrier Reef, learn to snorkel or dive or see the spectacular underwater world from a glass-bottom boat. Day tours to most part of the Tropical North leave daily and include transfers from Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments. Above all, don't forget your camera!

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Discover the wonders of Tropical North Queensland starting right here in Cairns!

Nestled amongst lush tropical gardens in the heart of Cairns, you will enjoy superb location and comfort of our family-owned boutique Cairns accommodation.

Bay Village Tropical Retreat & Apartments offer a perfect base to discover the Region's natural wonders of reef, rainforest and outback. Located within easy walking distance to Cairns waterfront and Central Business District, our hotel rooms and apartments boast an award-wining Restaurant & bar, free-form swimming pool, internet facility, laundry and on-site parking.

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Review date:   October 20, 2017 7:25AM
Review:   Bay village has a nice pool and the rooms are cheap. Overall it wasn't really that impressive, but the main reason for my good review was one of the staff members, Craig. He is a really great guy and was just so happy to help me out! If you do talk to anyone there, be sure it's him!
Author:   Katherine Williams
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   November 4, 2017 4:31AM
Review:   Rooms are clean and a good size but this hotel is too far away from anything other than the hospital which is across the street. Staff are nice but will inform you that everything is in 'easy' walking distance. The main shops and restaurants are about 20 to 30 minutes walking in different directions. There are no cafes or convenience stores nearby. The inhouse restaurant is good but does not open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Would not stay here if I had a choice, unfortunately this was organised by NRMA.
Author:   Lorraine Dixon
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Review date:   June 6, 2017 12:03PM
Review:   The hotel is located about a 15-20 minute walk from the main downtown Cairns area and harbor. The facility itself is clean. Our rooms were sparsely furnished, and that's all we needed. The water in the shower can be a bit touchy, but overall a good experience. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The beach towels available for use were extremely useful.
Author:   Brendan Speth
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Review date:   July 9, 2017 12:20PM
Review:   Booked 3 nights at the bay village Cairns just want to be relaxed and getaway from the freezing Melbourne. To begin with, the check in was delayed as the hotel manager told us could be one hour late before the expected check in at 2pm because the hotel was extremely busy! After voicing our strong dissatisfaction, the manager promised to speed it up so luckily we didn't need to wait 1 hour but around 20 mins. I guess it did signal something is not right about the place. After eventually checked in, the first thing I discovered was the broken cabinet door for one of the overhead kitchen cabinets. So I reported to the hotel which they told me someone would come and fix it in the morning that never happened. The worst thing happened at the second day that my younger son was playing near the coffee table. He bent down to pick a toy and his forehead hit the corner of the coffee table! The next thing we saw was a deep cut on his forehead and he started bleeding heavily! I then found out that the glass top of the coffee table was broken. Given that my son was only bent down his head when hitting the coffee table, the glass top must have been broken before that. Since I found that the kitchen cabinet door was also broken before we touched it, I a very convinced that the glass top of the coffee table would be also broken before we used! We then ended up in the Cairns emergency for couple hours. My son had to be stitched up by doctor and could leave scar on his head. We tried to discuss with the hotel manager, who showed very strong ignorance attitude towards us by claiming that the hotel was no responsible at all and if any, the hotel wasnt thinking charging us for breaking the coffee table glass top! It's the first time even in my life I have seen such a horrible attitude in a service industry! I strongly urge anyone who is planning to go to Cairns to avoid this place! Spread the word and let everyone know what is wrong in a industry that customer service is valued!
Author:   Jack Hui
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Review date:   July 26, 2017 6:04AM
Review:   Friendly staff, wonderful location, and sizeable rooms. My top choice for affordable accommodation in Cairns city.
Author:   Will Kostakis
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