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181 The Esplanade

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice facility- great apartments and clean. Great weather- a good time to visit. A family of four could easily live here. Location is central- short walk to the pub or walk along the Esplanade. Apartment is next to the base hospital.

Thank Naomi G
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're not a big walker stay closer to the shops and pubs. The apartment was lovely...the view spectacular! We never got sick of looking out the window. Was it perfect?...No. There are things I could pick at but I'm not that kind of person. It was clean. It was cool. It had everything we wanted and then some. The...

Thank Caz G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Great views from balcony. Probably the best thing this place has going for it. Its on the esplanade and right nxt door to hospital.20 min walk to major supermarket so a bit further away from all amenities desired in the main hub. Would rate it as 3 star. Clean on the surface, a bit run down and tight on the...

Thank V177DGangela
Bribie Island, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 bedroom apartment with fantastic sea views. With 2 couples we found it very comfortable and really enjoyed our afternoon drinks on the balcony enjoying the view and the bird life. the air conditioning was not working when we got there but on reporting it it was fixed that day. We found a number of good eating...

Thank Trevor-Bonnie B
Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel looks great online but it is very old and dirty when you get there. The worst part was the toilet hadn't been cleaned and there was still someone else's poo in it!!! It is also quite a long walk from all the restaurants on the esplanade especially on a hot cairns day!

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ReillyCairns, Manager at 181 The Esplanade, responded to this review

I contacted trip advisor for this review. let them to prove the person who left this comments is real guest who stayed here December last year. otherwise please remove this unreal review immediately. however staff from trip advisor tell me he will not remove it until they could confirm the person is not real guest. it will take 7-9 days.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Lovely apartment , plenty of room , great kitchen. We had an apartment that had sea views from the lounge & city/hill view from the bdrm. Kids could'nt wait to get to the skate park which was a short stroll along the beach front. All with walking distance to the lagoon & markets.

Thank vivadevaSa
Bright, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our great, newly revamped large 2 bedroom apartment on the 4th floor overlooking the ocean and boardwalk was lovely and located beside the hospital. Pool was very welcome, every thing within a short walk away. Downside was lack of concern from manager when my husband and I were stuck in the lift for 1hour 20 min on our first morning...

1Thank houly38
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We spent a week here as a group of four and apart from getting stuck in the lift when the motor burnt out, we all enjoyed our stay. Our apartment had a great layout for two couples, it was light and spacious. The kitchen was equipped with the basic essentials and the beds were all comfy and clean. Our apartment...

Thank Clarky249
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Spacious apartment with great view of waterfront, and 15 min walk along Esplanade to main centre. Apartment interior (i.e. bathroom) is a bit dated and could do with a refurbishment. Air con is quite noisy too.

Thank Jenny D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you can look past the dated decor... it's a good place.. stayed two nights here.. it's close to the path along the esplanade.. next door to the hospital so good for an emergency.. good size bath tub and bathroom.. massive bedroom.. great kitchen and lounge/dining area. Decent balcony and air con worked perfectly.. swam in the pool downstairs, there...

Thank greenpawcat

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about 181 The Esplanade

Address: 181 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $172 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 181 The Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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“We had an apartment on the northern side. It was quieter and had excellent views.”
  • Our ocean view.
  • Just 1/4 of our fantastic view!
  • Master en-suite.
  • Full kitchen.
cazbar62, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher you go the better view. Ask NOT to be put on the hospital side as you will be looking at their walls....”
  • Good size room with lovely view & big balcony.
  • View from bedroom balcony
vivadevaSa, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“NOT facing the hospital ... ocean view is a must !!!”
houly38, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is always a bonus.”
Clarky249, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are better for seeing the views”
D5626ETjohnw, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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