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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Weipa, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed here as my partner had to go to the Private Hospital and this was nice and close, we had not stayed in Cairns before. We were in a Mountain view room on the 11th floor, amazing views only issue was our room must have been above where the bins are as we had a very strong rubbish smell...

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

My recent stay at Rydges was during the wet season so prices for the room were very reflective of that. I stayed in the Ocean Front Room 716 which cost me $385.70 for 3 nights (Sat – Mon). I was in Cairns for an event. The organisers had requested group discounts however the "discounted" price offered by Rydges was higher...

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Howrah, India
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stayed at this property for three nights with my husband and two year old son... had a mountain view room... the room was fairly large, airy, comfy and well appointed with a great view... all the rooms had attached private balconies and rooms on the upper floors had the nicest views... ours was on the 6th floor. Breakfast at the...

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Thank DipanwitaK2015
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stayed here for 1 night on 2 occasions in a recent week. Both rooms were fine, though the bathrooms are fairly dated. Breakfast was very good. Parking was very convenient, though having to bring luggage up a step from the carpark was not great.

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Thank fredandheather
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay we have the ocean view room hotel is nice and clean staff friendly and helpful all in all pretty good. Down sides it's not as close to town as I would of hoped still not too bad about 1km to 2km walk depending on where you want to go. Also aircon is ducted so no control...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is an older property, but many rooms have been revamped and have modern decor. My wife and I stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of a group. It is advertised as a resort hotel. The grounds have some trees and well taken care of plants and an outdoor pool. The bed was very comfortable. The room...

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1Thank Bob J
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We stayed for two nights.. two nights too many! CONS: Overpriced Feels like youre living in the 80's.. and smells like it too! Breakfast is dismal (long life juices, yucky coffee, lack of fresh fruit, woolworths milk) Customer service is average Old bathrooms Cant sit on the balcony because the railing shields your view (you can stand though) the pools...

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1Thank jess k
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Close enough to Cairns central,about 10 min flat walk along the boardwalk, but far enough away to be peaceful.great views from oceanview balcony.Pool,with bar,beautiful,clean with little private corners to hide in.Staff very helpful,breakfast great (never ate lunch)

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Rydges is a lovely hotel with everything you can need - spacious rooms, restaurant, swimming pool. Walking distance to nightlife but there are also plenty of taxis to help you get around. Staff are lovely and helpful. Meals are great & the lady who runs the bar is lovely, nothing is too much trouble for her. We travelled as a...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights with this hotel. Lovey and quiet, great beds, good sized rooms & lovely staff. So close to everything we walked everywhere. I didnt eat or drink in the hotel so i cant rate that. Only down side is the rooms desperately need an update.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Address: 209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM399 - RM731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 240
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“You either get a mountain view or a sea view, either is glorious to wake up to”
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