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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia See on map
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a waterfront room so the view was amazing. The hotel is getting on a bit, would require a new fitout in the next 2 years. I arrived up from Sydney around lunchtime, I thought I would get a good lunch prior to venturing...More

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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 3 days ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for your feedback and for the opportunity to review where we can improve on the overall guest experience. We trust you enjoyed your time spent discovering Cairns and thank you again for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards Andrew Wallis....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great place to base ourselves for a week in Cairns, easy to walk to the markets, right on the Esplanade, lots of restaurants nearby. The room was clean and fresh with a comfortable bed. Staff were friendly and obliging. Nothing at all to complain about...More

Thank daleaus
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 21 June 2018

Dear daleaus, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We trust that you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns and we hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind regards, Andrew Wallis. General Manager.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hotel was good located. 12 minutes from the airport by Uber $15. 10 minutes from Cairns Pool and about 20 min from pier and bus station. Staff was very nice, and if you stay more than one night and don't use clean room service you...More

Thank USKKDC
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 3 days ago

Dear USKKDC, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We trust you enjoyed your time spent discovering Cairns and we hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Phone booking was easy, friendly staff across the whole experience. Paying for parking is a bit of a let down but at only $10 a day; not too bad and considering the public parking around Cairns it is understandable. Shout yourself the little extra for...More

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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 6 days ago

Dear brendanmrt, Thank you for your feedback and the opportunity to review where we can improve on the overall guest experience. We are currently reviewing our bar prices and we are also working with our local supplier to install tap beer. Thanks again for choosing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The pools and spa were nice, it's a bit of a maze to get around the grounds. We had a gorgeous view of the mountain. Beds were lovely and we had a very spacious nice room. My main issue is that the room had this...More

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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 1 week ago

Dear Red_Rose_583, Thank you for your feedback and my apologies for the issue that you mention with the room you stayed in. The carpets have all recently been replaced but I will endeavor to track down the room you stayed in a see if we...More

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Description
Oceanfront 12-story hotel towers, 3 blocks from city center. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
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Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$93 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Matson Resort Cairns
Also Known As
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Hotel Cairns
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Rydges Esplanade Hotel Cairns
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Rydges Esplanade Cairns
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Rydges Cairns
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$93 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Matson Resort Cairns
Also Known As
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Hotel Cairns
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Rydges Esplanade Hotel Cairns
,
Rydges Esplanade Cairns
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Rydges Cairns
Location
Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Srl86
31 October 2017|
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Response from Debinqueensland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not a toddler friendly pool but across the road in the park there is an awesome kids playground with water play area. And further up the path is a great community pool area with suitable kids pool.
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Michael D
3 July 2017|
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Response from andrew W | Property representative |
Weather today in Cairns is beautifully sunny and 24 degrees. Whilst the pools are not heated its still a perfect spot to while away the afternoon - plenty of sun on the deck around the pool and chairs to relax in. You are... More
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Jay T
24 June 2017|
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Response from Dean D | Reviewed this property |
I don't smoke but would presume no
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"Waterview is obviously the best but the mountain views out the back look pretty good"
O6375IPpeters
5 days ago
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"pay the extra for a room with a view, well worth it to wake up to the mountains or ocean panorama."
brendanmrt
1 week ago
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"I recommend a view of the ocean, it changes by the hour."
Moorhound
1 week ago
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"Would recommend an ocean view room."
140lizr
4 weeks ago
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