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Mantra Esplanade Cairns

4.0 of 5
53 - 57 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Outrigger)
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights and perfect location for everything. We had a dual key room with two king size beds, kitchen facilities, car parking, two bathrooms with a view of the city and the sea. Room was clean and serviced everyday. Hotel pool was cold hence swimming in the esplanade lagoon pool. Booked this hotel with my Entertainment Card... More 

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melbourne
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good place to stay as it's right on the esplanade and close to everything. It's walking distance to the night market and a huge amount of restaurants. I didn't like the fact that they have no mini bar which I love after a hard day working, it costs an extra $30 if you want your room made... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. The room was pretty average and quite small. One thing that was of concern was the balcony area, they only had a knee high fence with the neighbors, quite easy for anyone to jump over. No room service or clean towels provided either. The pool area was pleasant and not busy.... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perhaps a tad pricey for an ocean view one bedroom apartment, but worth it. A walking distance from the restaurants and bars on the esplanade and the pier to set out to the Great Barrier Reef. Very friendly and helpful staff. They offered an apology with a smile as very surprisingly the property did not carry cricket during the world... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear ShotuKhan, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Mantra Esplanade. As you have mentioned, the great location provides easy access to the restaurants, bars and shops of Cairns. I'm sorry that we didn't have all of the World Cup cricket games available on our TV channels. Hopefully, you found a suitable nearby venue to enjoy the... More 

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent two night here after a long journey. The staff where very pleasant, the room large and spacious with a nice balcony over looking the pool, which was very nice and a good place to relax. The room had all the facilities you could want including a washing machine, which is great after 12 days travelling. Position wise its right... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear steve5819, Thanks for your positive review. I bet it felt good having the space and facilities of an apartment after 12 days of traveling. Washing machines are a very under rated facility until you spend extended periods of time away from home. At the end of this month there is an upgrade occuring to our WiFi system that should... More 

redcliffe
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed with teen daughter & found it perfect for a fun - but comfortable getaway. it's really nice to have the space/kitchen - even if you dont use it ..... there is so many wonderful places to visit/eat out - and all very reasonably priced. Would so stay here again. we had the 1 bed unit with mountain views.

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear redjett, Mantra Esplanade is indeed a great location for getting out and exploring Cairns. As you have mentioned there is an abundance of restaurants, cafes, and bars available within an easy stroll from the property. I'm glad you had an enjoyable time. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

Albany, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews and price, we anticipated an average hotel. It was actually pretty great. The best location you could ask for, right on the lagoon and next to the marina. Super friendly staff. Very clean. Although our room had a bit of a musty odor. Rooms had full kitchen, washer and dryer. The bedroom was a separate private... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer S, Thank you for the lovely review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. It is pleasing to hear that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay. I hope you enjoyed your time exploring Cairns, and it is always nice to get back to the air conditioning in your room. You have highlighted an excellent service that Cairns provides,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 night 3 rooms for 8 people the room is clean and comfortable. There is no room service but never mind because we don't use anything much. The location is the best close to restaurants, night market and reef terminal. So you can walk 5 mins for day tour. No more transfer pay during the trip. Staffs are... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Happy0il, Thank you for the lovely review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I am so happy that you enjoyed the location of the property and that staff were able to assist you with additional amenities etc. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent the previous night at what appeared to be the older Pacific Hotel around the corner, I found that even though the Mantra room probably looked a little more glamourous with its fittings and fixtures, the room was smaller, there was no separate facility for making tea and coffee and it had to be done on the hand basin... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Ivy M, Thank you for the balanced review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I apologise that there wasn't a hair dryer in the room, as there certainly should be in all of our rooms. I am sure readers will appreciate the information that you have provided on various aspects of your stay. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the reception girl less than helpful, couldn't even tell us where to park our car. Got to the room only to find that there was no milk for tea, if I wanted milk had to pay for it so went to the local night owl. Bed was horrible, we checked out of the hotel a day early it... More 

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mantraesp, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Shane L, Sorry for the troubles that you encountered. Could you please email me the details of when you stayed, and which room number you were in so that I can investigate the issues with the bed and milk - colin.mcintosh@mantra.com.au . The reception team are always happy to provide additional amenities such as milk and coffee etc. from... More 

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