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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

What a great location and a great place to stay. We had a newly renovated 2 bedroom apartment with great views of the ocean!! The staff were very accomodating and friendly. Best value for money around town, we will be back. Thankyou 181for a great weekend.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment with 2 teenage girls size of the apartment was fabulous. As other people have said it is in need of an up grade but then you have to expect to pay more! I couldn't find anything else even close to this price in this location for a family of 4 with WiFi and...

1Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My parents, fiance and I stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment here over the weekend, the room was huge! and fully self contained, the service was fine and the location very good, about a 10min walk to the night markets, it is next to the hospital but still very quiet, I would defiantly stay there again!

Thank Endeavourstreet
Fox Glacier
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights in apartment 22. Great location and views! Nice sized apartment. The big downside was the cleanliness!!! Had to wash every plate and dish before you used it as it still had the last guests food on them. Fridge and cupboards need a good clean out!!!!! The pillows on the couch were stained and we took them...

Thank sunsetmotellers
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

ACIs not working properly and rhe place is a bit dated and in need of an upgrade. Stayed here 10 years ago and it feels like no maintenance has been done since. Beds were comfortable and the view is excellent but has not improved the old tired apartment.

Thank Ian B
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I booked a two bedroom apartment for a friends visit. The carpet in both bedrooms were badly stained and looked like cigarette burns throughout. The main bathroom had a terrible smell that was quite disgusting in the morning & we were glad to leave at this point. I had wanted to extend our stay, but ended up at a nearby...

Thank Jade W
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stayed here in April '16 for three nights before heading to Port Douglas and beyond. We booked a two bedroom apartment that was self contained. We were on the eighth floor and had magnificent views over the ocean and along the coast towards the airport. The apartment was well appointed with everything you could need in the kitchen. One...

1Thank laverysean
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Was expecting much more than what we got. Space was sufficient, but the laundry had a horrible smell, master light was out (had to ask to have fixed), very dated, and a bit grungy. Staff was friendly and nice, but wouldn't choose again.

Thank smweathers
Penguin, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We headed into toen with the intention to do sugarworld waterpark. But it was closed so we headed for the esplanade. And loved it there's lockers available, a food shop right there lots of parking great views gorgeous little spot for adult and child to swim lifeguards on duty, shady spots under trees, on stinking hot days the only way...

Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a short stay in a 2 bed unit, kitchen, laundry and balcony. Bathrooms need attention with cleaning and re grouting for mould. Air con in bedrooms even turned high was still hot. Overall Comfortable and reasonable value great location and friendly staff. Close to hospital.

2Thank Dee L

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • 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: $160 - $254 (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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“NOT facing the hospital ... ocean view is a must !!!”
 of 5 bubbles houly38, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is always a bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles Clarky249, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are better for seeing the views”
 of 5 bubbles D5626ETjohnw, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in an apartment which is in the Tower 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms lounge kitchen and balcony also washing machine.”
 of 5 bubbles 59leanneb, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room away from Carins hospital windows, and ask for newly furnished room.”
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 of 5 bubbles 336robynd, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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