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181 The Esplanade

181 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Linley322
Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 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... More 

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Thank Michelle M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 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... More 

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Thank Sharon M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 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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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. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 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... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 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... More 

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