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    Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

    209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    • Excellent22%
    • Very good44%
    • Average22%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for 2 nights as part of a conference. The rooms are a decent size with comfy beds. The general facilities are good but nothing to write home about. The pool area is nice although there is little cover over the seating to...More

    Thank Katiec8805
    Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 8 October 2017

    Dear Katiec8805, Thank you for your recent review and my apologies for were we fell short of expectation. We will certainly take this opportunity to review where we could improve in order to provided a better overall guest experience. Thanks again for choosing to stay...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    I first stayed here in May and found it OK, clean and neat. I repeated a stay in June and was assigned a family room which I didn't mid. However the beds were not comfortable and as I was staying 2 nights is showered in...More

    Thank Ian L
    Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 3 October 2017

    Dear Ian, Thank you for your feedback and my apologies that your return visit fell short of expectation. I will certainly share your comments with our housekeeping team and ensure that we remain focussed on the attention to detail. I would certainly welcome the opportunity...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Stayed a weekend here recently. It is close to the hospital, a few minutes walk to the waterfront and then another 10 minutes along the boardwalk to the main hub of restaurants and pubs. Rooms are spacious with a large shower and a bathtub, bed...More

    Thank Anders C
    Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 3 October 2017

    Dear Anders C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It was pleasing to read that overall you enjoyed your experience and I know that the team here will be thrilled to read that they had a positive impact...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    A mark of good hotel management is how they recover the customer experience when operational issues when occur. After an efficient checkin we arrived at our room to discover a number of problems with BoH services. It’s the attention to detail that makes a hotel...More

    Thank Christian S
    Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 3 October 2017

    Dear Christian S, Thank you for your feedback and for giving us the opportunity to review not only where we exceeded expectation but to also focus on where we may improve in order to provide a better overall guest experience. We have recently completed some...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    Booked as part of a package. Very pleased. Staff at the counter very friendly and helpful. Good sized room has comfortable clean beds, nice sized balcony, and a good sized wash room. Definitely I would stay again.More

    1  Thank luckycanadian63
    Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 28 September 2017

    Dear luckycanadian63, Thank you for such a wonderful review and personal recommendation. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns and all the best with the rest of you travels. Kind...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$86 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
    • #12 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 240
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    Srl86
    31 October 2017|
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    Response from Debinqueensland | Reviewed this property |
    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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    3 July 2017|
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    Response from andrew W | Property representative |
    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... More
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    Jay T
    24 June 2017|
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    Response from Dean D | Reviewed this property |
    I don't smoke but would presume no
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