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181 The Esplanade

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   181 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #38 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a mini 4 day holiday was the perfect location great view of the water and esplanade, central to everything and the room was pretty nice too. Nice decent sized pool, sauna was great heated up nice and quick the spa is cold but other then that a nice place to stay. Was fairly cheap too! Deffinately... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment on the 4th floor for 6 nights. Room was large and clean with 2 bathrooms, one with spa. Had a great view of the water and mountains. Room is self contained and had everything needed to do quick tidy up yourself. The outdoor pool and spa were clean and well kept. There is free... More

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Mission Beach, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed on 6th floor apart 25. oven shelves dirty, carpet had extensive stains throughout ,dining chairs were stained and dirty ,dishes were dirty., spa bath had to be cleaned before use and then didnt work. and exhaust fans looked like they hadnt been cleaned in months.when i complained to management there was no apology she just stormed out of the... More

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Forster, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a lovely 2 bedroom apartment at 181 The Esplanade in September this year. Had a great view over the water from the 7th floor. Apartment had everything needed for a great holiday including a private spa bath and outside pool, spa and sauna. The staff were very friendly and easygoing and happy to book any tours we wanted... More

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Honiara, Makira, Solomon Islands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights. When we booked we were aware that we had 3 nights in one apartment and then had to move to another apartment for the last 2 nights. The apartments are not well equipped and did not have enough serving dishes or pots and pans. Also, it is advertised that wifi is available, but it doesn't... More

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

After spending 10 days travelling from Brisbane to Cairns 181 The Esplanade was our final stop. At $295.00 for a one night stay two bedrooms two bathrooms this was very disappointing. On check in we were told we were lucky we had one of the refurbished rooms. It did have a new oven, cook top, microwave and fridge, however a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The apartment itself wasn't bad. It was spacious and quiet and the distance from town no problem. As other reviewers have commented it is in need of a refurb especially the 80s bathroom and a good clean. Skirting boards were filthy. Very mean with the towels, only given one for the entire week. Only one sachet of detergent and washing... More

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Coolangatta, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Trip-advisor for 181 the esplanade cairns Apartment 2 Title: don't be fooled by their photo's Although spacious the apartment needs to be refurbished, a thorough clean in the meantime wouldn't go amiss. Superficial the apartment appeared clean however after looking closer the oven & the oven dish wasn't clean & the expel-air (above the hob) was greasy. The stale urine... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
70 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed here for work, this is most likely why I was disappointed. It's nestled amongst the hospital therefore about 1.5km from the nightlife. Rooms are very dated however spacious and have everything you need. Beds comfortable. Would be great for a budget weekend away with the family. Lovely pool and spa areas & waterfront is right outside. Please don't stay... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed for 4 days and very much appreciated the roomy apartment, and all amenities. We had a view to the beach and over the pool. A handy little BBQ, where we cooked most nights. Very quiet, and a 10 minute pleasant walk to restaurants and bars along the Esplanade. So well positioned. Set up pretty well for cooking our own... More

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Address: 181 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — 181 The Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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