The Reef House Palm Cove  5 stars

99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Australia, 4879  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

A lovely place to stay where you can be lulled to sleep by the surf is what Sebel Reef House And Spa offers. It also has a gorgeous beach and two pools to tempt guests. The location is ideal for day tours, and the staff will be extremely helpful to meet all of your needs. The rooms are decorated with a romantic feel, and there is even a 24-hour honor bar available for guests to use.


Reef House Palm Cove is a 5-star accommodation in the center of Palm Cove providing guests with an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace and a library. The sophisticated hotel, built in 2013, is renowned for its ancient architecture.

This hotel is located in a resort area and 1.6km from Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Skyway Rainforest Cableway and Cairns Tropical Zoo. 10 minutes away from Palm Cove city center.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants, boutiques and cafés.

Fast access to Cairns airport within 20km is provided.


All 65 stylish guestrooms feature a work desk, LCD TV, a DVD player, iPod dock and air conditioning. You can enjoy the superb views of the Coral Sea from the room. They also have private bathrooms with a shower, bathrobes and a bathtub.


An award-winning breakfast is served in a sophisticated atmosphere of the dining room. Mediterranean-Asian dishes are served in the gastronomic restaurant. Tropical drinks are offered in the lobby bar.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


The hotel offers currency exchange, a safe deposit box and a tour desk for general needs and internet access and a photocopier for corporate travelers.


Spa facilities at Reef House Palm Cove include Jacuzzi, a hot tub and a wellness center.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   69.

City Center Palm Cove - 700 ft
Airports Cairns (CNS) - 10.6 mi, Kowanyama (KWM) - 274.4 mi
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Reef House Restaurant (cuisine: International) - 100 ft, Pantry @ the Cove (cuisine: Vegetarian) - 200 ft
Beaches Palm Cove Beach - 400 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Storage space
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
Room view
  • Beach view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    Bed type: King Size Bed
    View: Beach view
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      What's nearby

      Popular areas
      • City Center
        400 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Cairns Tropical Zoo
        5200 ft
        Captain Cook Hwy, Palm Cove
      • Yorkeys Knob Beach
        4.8 mi
        Wattle and Sim Esplanade, Yorkeys Knob
      • Cairns Wildlife Safari Reserve
        5.6 mi
        2577 Kennedy Highway, Kuranda
      • BatReach
        5.7 mi
        Coondoo St, Kuranda
      • Birdworld Kuranda
        5.7 mi
        Heritage Markets, Kuranda

      Near the hotel

      • Palm Cove Beach
        400 ft
        Palm Cove, QueenslandAustralia
      • Cairns Night Zoo
        3000 ft
        Cook Hwy, Palm Cove

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Reef House Restaurant

        51% likes this, based on 137 reviews
        Cuisine: International

        100 ft
        99 Williams Esplanade

        Phone: +61 7 4055 3633

      • Pantry @ the Cove

        71% likes this, based on 14 reviews
        Cuisine: Vegetarian

        200 ft
        95 Williams Esplanade

        Phone: (07) 4059 0006

      • Il Forno Restaurant

        64% likes this, based on 190 reviews

        400 ft
        115-117 Williams Esplanade

        Phone: (07) 4059 1666

      • Apres Beach Bar & Grill

        66% likes this, based on 270 reviews

        500 ft
        119 Williams Esplanade

        Phone: (07) 4059 2000

      • El Greko

        62% likes this, based on 110 reviews
        Cuisine: Greek

        500 ft
        117 Williams Esplanade

        Phone: (07) 40 553 703

      The Reef House Palm Cove Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Reef House Palm Cove

      Average guest rating

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      Based on 8 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple

        The peaceful environment was perfect for our honeymoon.

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      • Single

        The location was very good & the pools & general facilities were very good

        The hotel had neither a name or number on to identify it, the breakfast prices were unreasonable

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The dining facilitywas great

        The surcharge of 1.5 % was not mentioned till I was about to pay the account even though I booked via the net

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