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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Being honest I think there are better value places to stay in Cairns based on our visit for two nights and I don't plan on a return visit to this hotel. The good, some staff are great, pleasant and helpful. The pool area is fabulous...More

Thank sharon3001
Response from andrew W, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 24 October 2016

Dear sharon3001, Thank you for your feedback following on from your recent stay with us. Please accept my apologies that we fell short of your expectations. I will certainly take this opportunity to share your comments with the team as we seek to find ways...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Rydges Esplanade on business! Just booked a standard room, with the rooms you do get what you pay for to a degree, however my personal opinion is that Rydges Tradewinds is nicer. But I'm saying that, Rydges esplanade has a full...More

Thank Ethan F
Response from andrew W, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 24 October 2016

Dear Ethan F, Thank you for your recent review, particularly in relation to the gym and restaurant facilities. The Fire & Ice buffet is certainly very popular and our Culinary team make every effort to ensure the dishes always look enticing. Kind regards, Andrew Wallis....More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights with our 9 & 7 year old girls. Room was great, comfy beds and clean bathroom and room. Great location. Staff were great and Blaze on reception was outstanding with her service, couldn't believe she was on her first week here....More

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Response from andrew W, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 24 October 2016

Dear Dallas E, Thank you for such great feedback and your personal recommendation following your recent stay with us. It was pleasing to read that the family enjoyed their time with us and I will certainly pass on your comments to Blaze, whom I know...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

The rooms are very large, clean and well appointed. We usually take run of house room allocation, which generally means a Mountain View Room, however recently had an Ocean View. Lift service is good. Staff are friendly and efficient. The restaurant is excellent, and one...More

Thank Ian S
Response from andrew W, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 24 October 2016

Dear Ian S, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us - pleasing to read that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Cairns. Kind regards, Andrew Wallis. Hotel Manager.

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Satyed for 6 nights, Check-in was very easy with friendly staff who offered advice on places to make our stay as memorable as possible. Pool towels available as well as loan umbrellas when it rained. All staff are very friendly and happy to help in...More

Thank Sklyn
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Sklyn, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found the team here to be attentive to your needs. We do hope you get the opportunity to stay with us again...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
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US$99 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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US$99 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#12 Luxury Hotel in 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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"Try to get a room overlooking the bay. The view is beautiful."
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"oceanview level 10"
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"All rooms offer decent views either of the Ocean, the City or the Mountains - take your pick!"
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"Loved our ocean view room, pool gets shadow in afternoon so visit it in the morning"
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