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43 BALFE ST, 4870 Cairns, Australia – Great location - show map
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Julie- Your Host
Welcome! My home is situated in Parramatta Park, Cairns, Quiet & convenient to the City (1.2 klms) . Weekly and monthly rates available. The downstairs garden deck is for your use to relax or eat meals. Upstairs Budget Rooms - share fully equipped kitchen with myself & share a bathroom. Both rooms have use of a Smart TV in the lounge room, Free WiFi, Free Laundry and are serviced with the combined lounge, kitchen, dining air conditioning units when needed. Both downstairs Studios both have private entrance, Suits 1 or 2 guests. Simple self serve breakfast available . The Granny Flat Studio has Air Con, Queen Bed , open plan bathroom & separate toilet. Quality linen & towels are supplied. Also included is Free WiFi,TV, large full size fridge, fully equipped kitchenette . The 2nd Studio Room Downstairs is Self contained, air-con, own bathroom. If you need towels for the Lagoon or your reef trips please ask. All public areas are within walking distance (12 to 25 minutes walk). Please check your spam folder if you have not received a thank you message in your email. My home is quiet, no parties and strictly non-smoking inside or outside this includes vaping. Enjoy Cairns!
I am semi-retired and enjoy Rock and Roll and Line Dancing as my new exercise regime! I enjoy brisk walking along our beautiful Esplanade & BBQ's at the Lagoon. I will always respect your privacy & I would ask you to please respect other guests privacy also. Longer term stays of course is a difference situation with more interaction. I have lived in Cairns for 47 years and have been hosting since 1994. I know a good discount site for activities around Cairns & District so please don't hesitate to ask for help booking a trip or anything you would like to know about the area & tour pickup points near my home. I am usually available for airport pick up for a fee. Please let me know your flight details & arrival time & I will let you know my availability. Please check your spam folder if you have not received a thank you message in your email. My home is strictly non -smoking indoors or outdoors & no parties allowed. Self help light breakfast is available consisting of cereal and milk toast & jam and eggs. I have 2 indoors/outdoors cats named Abbey & Daisy.
My home is situated in a very short street, quiet & private yet very near the City area, Cairns Central Shopping Centre (1.2 klm) and 30 minute walk to the Water Front, Casino, The Reef Fleet Terminal for trips to the Great Barrier Reef. Most other tour pick up points are 500 mtrs. Thai, Fish n Chips, Sushi 500 mtrs. You can't pass up a BBQ or swim at our lovely City Lagoon! There's 2 major Supermarkets conveniently situated a few minutes away to buy your supplies! These are Coles & Woolworths Supermarkets ( open from 6 am to 10 pm most days & 7am to 9 Pm Sunday). Rusty's Farmer's Market in the city operates Fri, Sat & Sun for your fresh fruit & vegetables plus coffee, fresh juices & more. The night markets in the city are open every night from 5 to 11 pm where you can enjoy Asian Food, souvenir shopping, great massage & more! Cairns is situated in Far North Queensland North of Australia on The Great Barrier Reef and has a tropical climate so you only need to bring light clothing at anytime of the year. With the Reef, Rain forest & Mountains on our doorstep you have the best of both worlds to enjoy, Cairns is a perfect place for your Tropical North Queensland holiday. Enjoy!
Languages spoken: English
Cairns Showgrounds0.3 miles
TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus0.4 miles
Barlow Park0.6 miles
Cairns Electorate Office0.7 miles
The Cairns Civic Theater0.7 miles
Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.7 miles
Cairns Regional Council0.8 miles
Cairns Base Hospital0.9 miles
Cairns Family Court0.9 miles
Restaurant Happy 4 100.8 miles
Restaurant Cairns Esplanade restaurants0.9 miles
Restaurant Mini Mart & Thai Takeaway0.3 miles
Cafe/Bar Bento Paradise Sushi0.3 miles
Cafe/Bar McDonalds Martyn St0.5 miles
Cafe/Bar KFC0.5 miles
The Center of Contemporary Arts0.9 miles
The Cairns Museum1 miles
Cairns Regional Gallery1 miles
Cairns Rainforest Dome1.2 miles
Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens1.8 miles
Skyway Rainforest Cableway6.8 miles
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park7 miles
Mountain Kuranda Train0.7 miles
Ocean/Sea Cairns Esp Lagoon/BBQ area1.4 miles
Ocean/Sea Fitzroy Island Ferry1.7 miles
Ocean/Sea Green Island Ferry1.7 miles
Mountain Botanical Gardens/Orchid & Butterly enclosure1.9 miles
Lake Lake Barrine Tea House(Pick up)0.3 miles
Cairns Sky Rail (Pick up)0.3 miles
Holloways Beach6 miles
Train Cairns Station0.7 miles
Cairns Airport3.2 miles
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel:
- Recycling bins available to guests and waste is recycled
- The property makes efforts to reduce food waste
- Single-use shampoo, conditioner, and body wash bottles not used
- Single-use plastic stirrers not used
- Single-use plastic straws not used
- Single-use plastic water bottles not used
- Single-use plastic bottles not used
- Single-use plastic cups not used
- Single-use plastic cutlery/plates not used
- Water-efficient toilets
- Water-efficient showers
- Option to opt out of daily room cleaning
- Option to reuse towels
- Most lighting throughout property uses energy-efficient LED bulbs
- Tours and activities organized by local guides and businesses
- Bicycle parking
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children & Beds
Children not allowed.
Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Payments by Booking.com
Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Guests are not permitted to bring visitors into their apartment.
Please note that there are 2 pet cats at the property.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
Please inform Homestay at Julie's of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
FAQs about Homestay at Julie's
Check-in at Homestay at Julie's is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
The prices at Homestay at Julie's may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Homestay at Julie's is 0.7 miles from the center of Cairns.
From the nearest airport, you can get to Homestay at Julie's by:
- Taxi 15min
- Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min
The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Homestay at Julie's.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at Homestay at Julie's (subject to availability):
- Street parking
- Accessible parking
- Free parking
Homestay at Julie's offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Full-body massage
- Temporary art galleries
- Movie nights