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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Large apartment on the 5th floor overlooking the esplanade, We had 2 bedrooms one with ensuite. This apartment had everything one needed. We had our 2 granddaughters with us and they just loved the pool. It was easy to find as was right nextdoor to the Cairns hospital. Wifi no good in apartment but good in pool area and reception.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We stay here regularly. It is on the esplanade and has a great view of the harbour. The apartments are quite spacious, balconies are small but adequate. We booked in for 16 nights. In that time we had one service of our room. This was a change of sheets and towels. There is no cleaning or topping up of any...

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1Thank Michelle M
Country Victoria
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We recently spent 5 nights here in late November. The apartment was spacious and had a great view. Generally when staying in apartments we self cater in the evening and enjoy a BBQ and a few drinks around the pool area. Unfortunately this did not happen here for a couple of reasons a) the BBQ was filthy, and had nothing...

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2Thank Mareeslee
Wynnum West
Reviewed 29 December 2015

With a family of 4, we were looking for an apartment for our week long Cairns holiday which was economical, yet spacious enough to provide some privacy, and also be well located, preferably with a view. 181 The Esplanade met all of these expectations and more. The Reception staff were competent and informative, making check in/out a breeze. The apartment...

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Thank Sharon M
Winnipeg, MB
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We enjoyed our stay as part of GoAhead tour group. The staff was very accomodating, our room was clean, the beds comfortable & the location was great for walks along the esplanade. I never used the pool in the daytime but it was lovely for a refreshing dip in the evening under the stars..

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Thank gin142
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Very average in all aspects. Right beside hospital which was noisy but would be good if visiting sick family. Great view of the beach but nothing spectacular. Will be choosing somewhere else if holidaying to Cairns again as nothing about this hotel was memorable.

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3Thank Courtney G
ReillyCairns, Manager at 181 The Esplanade, responded to this review

we did not not find any information for your Nov stay in our system, may I know when you stayed with us? the name for this booking? we would like to hear the feed back from the guest to improve our service , however it should be true and unbiased. kind regards.

Reviewed 8 October 2015

Great place to stay, aircon works well, kitchen fully supplied so that able to prepare meals. This was our 3rd trip to Cairns and would not stay anywhere else. These are not daily serviced apartments but reception very helpful and obliging, agreed to provide daily service for extra fee. Units are individually owned so that each time we stayed different...

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1Thank Lilly M
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Disappointed didn't get 7 th floor apartment and welcome pack I was told would get because we were returning guests. Cleanliness leaves something to be desired and furnishings are tired and need updating. Some objects, like bed lamps were coated in old dust. Worst thing was the little ants.... they were everywhere even in bedrooms and bathrooms as well as...

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5Thank Ann P
Riverina
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Very reasonable and comfortable apartments - our family of four (adult children) stayed here and we had a very pleasant time. Airconditioning set up was great. Everything you needed in the kitchen laundry etc made for a nice break. Next door to Cairns Hospital but very quiet other than the odd chopper patient delivery but entertaining. Nice board walk into...

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Thank Wendy J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Stayed here for 2 weeks in 2 bedroom apartment. Such friendly helpful staff. Apartment is bright and lovely and well set up with kitchen and laundry and overlooking the bay. Some décor needs to be updated but still comfortable and attractive. Beds are very comfortable. Once doors and windows are closed you cannot hear anything from outside or other apartments....

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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 - $255 (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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