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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Oceanfront 12-story hotel towers, 3 blocks from city center.
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Accessible rooms
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The room was great re: view, but the bed was not made properly and fairly uncomfortable and lacking linens. Also there were no chairs for the deck, so that was odd. Otherwise it was fine. I wish they had a bigger room service menu.
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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Caitlin D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We trust you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns and thanks once again for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards Andrew Wallis, General Manager.
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Had an excellent stay here. An easy walk along the esplanade to where all the restaurants are. Sea facing room with a balcony, lovely to wake up to that view. Breakfast was great and the pool was lovely. Excellent reception and breakfast staff and thanks to Sean for the helpful
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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Responded Oct. 28, 2018
Dear Twick99, Thank you for your feedback and personal recommendation. I will pass on your thanks to Sean whom I know will be thrilled to learn he made an positive impression on your time with us. We hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.
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Great facilities. Large resort pool, tennis courts, large well-equipped gym and relaxing heated outdoor spa. Room was very comfortable. Had actually booked a garden view room but was upgraded to an ocean view room. Great value for money. Joined the rewards program and obtained
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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Dear chrosno3, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences from your recent stay with us. The team here will be thrilled to learn they they played there part in ensuring you had a memorable stay. It was also pleasing to read that you felt your stay was of great value for the money. We certainly appreciate you choosing to stay with us and we hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.
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Rydges was not far from the Esplanade which was good as we were walking distance. The room we had was small but suited the two of us. The bed was very comfortable. The staff are very friendly and the restaurant downstairs was good too. The pools were also good. The only
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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Dear JulieD3921, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for your personal recommendation. We hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit to Cairns and thanks once again for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.
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We had a two bed apartment which is not within the hotel building itself but adjacent to it. We had use of the pools and the restaurant/bar, just not room service. There was a significantly adverse weather event during our stay and all of our reef cruises (included re-scheduled
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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Dear smithers149, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences from your recent stay with us. It was pleasing to read that despite the weather you were still able to enjoy some of what Cairns has to offer. The team here will be thrilled to learn that they did all they could to help and provide you with some options. Having seen the best of the human side we hope you have an opportunity to return to the far north in the near future and enjoy the thrill of snorkelling on the reef and visiting the rainforest. Thanks again for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.
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does this pool have a shallow toddler depth? thanks
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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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 coming at the perfect time of year - if we can assist any further prior to your arrival please let us know. Kind Regards, Team Rydges.
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Are you allowed to smoke on the balcony in this hotel?
I don't smoke but would presume no
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your question. We provide complimentary car parking here at the hotel. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
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I don't know the hotel's answer, but in similar situations I have simply booked a room for the previous day/night to cover for this arrival, then advised the hotel accordingly. You arrive straight into your room that way. Costs another night but well worth it.
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"Higher you the quieter it is."
"Dont stay till the bathrooms are renovated"
"Waterview is obviously the best but the mountain views out the back look pretty good"
"pay the extra for a room with a view, well worth it to wake up to the mountains or ocean panorama."
"I recommend a view of the ocean, it changes by the hour."
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PRICE RANGE
US$74 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rydges esplanade resort cairns hotel cairnsrydges esplanade hotel cairnsrydges esplanade cairnsrydges cairns
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Matson Resort Cairns
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
NUMBER OF ROOMS
240
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