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Rydges Esplanade Holiday Apartments

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Rydges Esplanade Holiday Apartments

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved our stay here, it has a gym and a pool with a swim up bar. The rooms were clean and the service was friendly. The only negative for me personally, it was a little too far to walk to the main resturant/ bar area on the esplande in a pair of high heels. Other than that a great... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Rooms clean, staff very helpful but it's in need of a refurb - corroded taps, fixtures a bit wobbly, sofa has seen better days, everything a bit worn. It's also a 20min walk from centre of town so not hugely convenient. But it's quiet, pool is good and overall is "ok". Still for a Rydges I had expected a better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Being in military, I travel a lot, and when I return, I like to travel again (for comfort). My girlfriends and I often take road trips somewhere close to Townsville (Home) and most recently we chose the Rydges Esplanade Holidays Apartments. Gotta say, was impressed, between four girls we had a double double "Ocean View Room" which for two nights... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We recently stayed 2 nights in an apartment which is basically 2 interconnecting rooms, each with their own bathroom, which was good to have. We shared with another couple so we found the room set up good with a lounge and kitchen between the both bedrooms. The apartments are a little separated from the main building of the hotel and... More 

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Townsville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This hotel was adequate for a one night stay. I was only in Cairns for 10 hours, and this was the cheapest thing I could find besides a backpackers. $10 for the shuttle to drop me at the door, and $20 for a taxi back to the airport the next morning. I arrived late and was greeted by helpful staff... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed at the above property during our trip to Cairns Australia. The apartment is excellent, spacious. Both bed rooms and bathrooms were excellent, clean, the apartment was fully well furnished. Services were also good.

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I'm a Cairns local who stayed here for night recently. So poor is its condition that I would have checked out immediately if my partner was not already travelling there separately & it was too late in the evening to shift. Quite frankly, I am ashamed that guests are coming to my home town on holiday and they experience such... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Please extend your complete hospitality service to others in your industry. I want to yell out to the rest of Australia, "Get your staff properly trained and go to Europe and see how it's done!" Even South Africa, Zambia and Thailand have superior service. At Rydges I received impeccable attention from all levels of staff. From Checking in to spending... More 

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Rylstone, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Our initial concern at being led through a carpark, past the laundry trolley and skip bin was momentarily alleviated by our surprise at our enormous room with fantastic view of the ocean. Two huge bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, great verandah and big living areas - just great! A bit mouldy smelling, but we overlooked that and cheerily headed... More 

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Perth, Australia
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I stayed in an apartment room on a Saturday with my husband and parents, and while it wasn't the worst place I've ever stayed it certainly wasn't the best. The view is awesome, but the actual rooms are very old and smelly - a hybrid of the mould coming from the air-conditioning units and my old grandmother! We were shown... More 

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