MARLIN COVE RESORT

2 Keem St. Trinity Beach, Carins, QL 4879 Australia (AUS)
4.0 Star Beach Spa or Beach Resort
-16.78763145.69556
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 117 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool ready for use
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Avg. Group Discount of 13.7%!
  • 35 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-out: 10:00am
  • Group friendly rating of 7.8/10

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Local Attractions

Trinity Beach & Esplanade, Skyrail & Scenic Rail, Palm Cove, Cairns City (20 minute drive)

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 207 verified reviews

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90
Excellent

Excellent beach hotel. Close to the beach with many options for eating and drinking. Good outdoor sports facilities. Great room. Beautiful beach. Popular among families.

“Close to beach and local restaurants” “Great family pool”

Great Overall Ranking Top 12% in city
Excellent Beach Hotel Top 7% in city
Excellent Family Hotel Top 9% in city
Best Hotel Grounds In City
Best Pool In City

Good to know

  • Very quiet

    “Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings”

  • Beach nearby

    “Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Quiet surroundings” “Lovely gardens”

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Eating places nearby” “Close to beach and local restaurants”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
36 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Very close to the beach as well as supermarket”

Comfort

93/100
36 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms. Quiet rooms with great beds and excellent A/C.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Pool

92/100
41 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Location

92/100
54 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Service

91/100
62 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Vibe

89/100
15 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish Hotel. Awesome for a beach holiday. Awesome for families.

“Modern facilities” “Modern apartment” “Friendly atmosphere”

Amenities

89/100
43 reviews

Great outdoor sports facilities and impressive hotel buildings.

“Modern facilities” “Quiet surroundings” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

Value

89/100
12 reviews

Best value for money.

“Team free” “Great value for money” “Complimentary wifi”

Room

82/100
70 reviews

Big, well-maintained rooms. Decently clean rooms with okay bathrooms. Great beds and good A/C.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

61/100
18 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

Food

56/100
12 reviews

Food is all right.

“Not enough dishes” “Not enough cooking” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

WiFi

35/100
9 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi reception”

Ranked top 8% by families, with a score of 90

Good to know

  • Nice building

    “Modern facilities” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

  • Beautiful beach

    “Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Very quiet

    “Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly staff” “Friendly check out”

Review highlights

Beach

97/100
12 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Very close to the beach as well as supermarket”

Comfort

95/100
20 reviews

Big, comfortable, and quiet rooms.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Service

93/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Location

92/100
21 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Pool

91/100
16 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Value

90/100
6 reviews

Best value for money.

“Team free” “Great value for money” “Complimentary wifi”

Amenities

89/100
15 reviews

Nice building.

“Modern facilities” “Quiet surroundings” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

Vibe

89/100
5 reviews

Awesome vibe.

“Modern facilities” “Modern apartment” “Friendly atmosphere”

Room

83/100
35 reviews

Tidy, well-kept, spacious rooms. Bathroom is ok.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

65/100
10 reviews

Good cleanliness in rooms, but so-so in the building.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

Ranked top 64% by couples, with a score of 83

Good to know

  • Bad internet service

    “No wifi reception”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out”

  • Great location

    “Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby”

  • Great room

    “Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome”

Review highlights

Pool

91/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Location

91/100
7 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Comfort

91/100
7 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Service

87/100
9 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Room

77/100
11 reviews

Great room.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

52/100
4 reviews

Quite clean.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

WiFi

36/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi reception”

Good to know

  • Very quiet

    “Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings”

  • Pleasant hotel grounds

    “Quiet surroundings” “Lovely gardens”

  • Beach nearby

    “Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Eating places nearby” “Close to beach and local restaurants”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
31 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach” “Very close to the beach as well as supermarket”

Vibe

94/100
14 reviews

Awesome vibe. Stylish Hotel.

“Modern facilities” “Modern apartment” “Friendly atmosphere”

Pool

94/100
40 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Location

94/100
49 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Comfort

93/100
33 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms. Quiet rooms with great beds and excellent A/C.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Service

91/100
61 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Amenities

89/100
42 reviews

Great outdoor sports facilities and impressive hotel buildings.

“Modern facilities” “Quiet surroundings” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

Value

89/100
11 reviews

Best value for money.

“Team free” “Great value for money” “Complimentary wifi”

Room

82/100
62 reviews

Big, well-maintained rooms. Decently clean rooms with okay bathrooms. Great beds and good A/C.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

59/100
17 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

Food

56/100
12 reviews

Food is all right.

“Not enough dishes” “Not enough cooking” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

WiFi

31/100
6 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi reception”

Ranked top 9% by families, with a score of 91

Good to know

  • Beautiful beach

    “Close to beach and local restaurants” “Within walking distance to the beach”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly staff” “Friendly check out”

  • Great amenities

    “Modern facilities” “Quiet surroundings”

  • Nice building

    “Modern facilities” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

Review highlights

Comfort

95/100
17 reviews

Big, comfortable, and quiet rooms.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Service

93/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Pool

92/100
15 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Location

92/100
19 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Value

90/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Team free” “Great value for money” “Complimentary wifi”

Amenities

89/100
14 reviews

Nice building.

“Modern facilities” “Quiet surroundings” “We enjoyed all our meals on our verandah”

Room

82/100
29 reviews

Tidy, well-kept, spacious rooms. Bathroom is ok.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

64/100
9 reviews

Good cleanliness in rooms, but so-so in the building.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

Ranked top 64% by couples, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out”

  • Great room

    “Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome”

  • Rather comfortable

    “Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings”

  • Great location

    “Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to tourist attractions” “Eating places nearby” “Loved the short walk to the beach and cafes”

Pool

91/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

“Tropical pool” “Pool close to everything” “Pool and gardens are incredibly beautiful”

Comfort

91/100
7 reviews

Rather comfortable.

“Tranquil setting” “Quiet surroundings” “Separate dryer”

Service

86/100
8 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff were lovely and extremely helpful” “Friendly check out” “Great family feel”

Room

79/100
10 reviews

Great room.

“Modern apartment” “Aircon awesome” “Excellent beds”

Cleanliness

52/100
4 reviews

Quite clean.

“Floors sticky” “Rooms were all cleaned”

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Customer Reviews of Marlin Cove Resort

4.5 out of 5.Based on 117 guest reviews, Very Good

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:2:00pm
Check Out:10:00am
Year of Last Renovation:2013
Floors:2
Rooms:35
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:35
Handicap Rooms:4
Suites:35
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Weekly
Meeting Rooms:0
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Km
Dist. to Nearest Gym:3.0 Km
Pool Info:
Lagoon-style pool with sandy beach area, and separate lap pool open 6:00am - 10:00pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Minimum 7 days notice required for all changes or cancellations. Any change or cancellation outside of the 7 day window may incur full booking cost.
Nightly Parking:$0
Typical Group Deposit:10%
Total Taxes: 0.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$19.00 per night surcharge for pet-friendly apartments - only selected apartments available ,must be confirmed at the time of booking.


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Child facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • DVD Player
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Grocery service
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Tennis court
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Cairns International Airport, 25km, approximately $55.00 one-way taxi fare

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

$16.00 per person per day at a local restaurant - not open 7 days, must be confirmed at time of booking

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