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Mantra Esplanade Cairns

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   53 - 57 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4141, Australia (Formerly Outrigger)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Proserpine, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Currently staying on the 6th floor here at Mantra Esplanade and having a great time. All of the front desk and housekeeping staff say hello whenever we encounter them. Whilst the rooms aren't serviced daily, fresh towels, coffee, sugar, toilet paper are made available to us from the front desk. We are staying in a City View room which faces... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First we are told there is no daily room turn down which we would have to pay an extra cost, already paying enough. The front desk people don't seem happy people when they are check you in and weren't so helpful. We had an ant problem in our room and all they offered was any spray. We couldn't sleep because... More

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

Hi Diana R, Thank you for providing feedback on your stay. Could you please email me the room number that you stayed in so that we can investigate any potential insect problem? My email address is colin.mcintosh@mantra.com.au . All of our rooms have regular pest control from PestRid. I apologise that the issues wasn't resolved satisfactorily during your stay. Kind... More

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent. Everything worked. Very comfy I thought and very clean. Apartment had sea and city views. Near to a Woolworths supermarkets. Across the road from bar & restaurant area. The OFFICIAL Cairns tourist office (ignore all the other 'i' signs) is right next door on the Esplanade and they can tell you everything and sell you the tickets too. Free... More

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

Dear BrendonDB, Thanks for your kind review. Once again, it is terrific to hear that you found the staff good, nice and smiley. it certainly makes your stay more pleasant if the team are providing you with what you need, and in a friendly manner. Thanks for highlighting the availability of free secure parking. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay.... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location with the courthouse pub downstairs and woolworths across the road from that. Esplanade and marina across the road as well. Bus stop across the road as well to get to other areas in cairns. Price wasn't that bad for the room. Join the Mantra club for deals and discounts. Room was a good size compared to some other... More

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

Dear Freezy11, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that you found the room clean and that our staff were friendly and nice. It is true that depending on the weather, the pool can get a bit cold for about 2 months per year. This year was exceptionally cool. The Cairns lagoon directly across the road from... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly priced but it is located right on the esplanade and close to the harbour for the reef tours etc. close to cafés and shops, no service to the room though daily, expensive wifi charges which should be free these days. Staff are friendly and very helpful. Room was clean and tidy just a bit over priced maybe 4 nights... More

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

Dear Rob B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I am pleased to see that you found the team to be friendly and very helpful, the rooms clean and tidy, and the location central to everything. July, August, and September is the most expensive time to travel to Cairns, and... More

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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed between the 3rd and 6th August. Booked a 1 bedroom city view. Room number 429 with both city and sea views. Check in was fast and friendly, the room was a little stale and furniture dated, however was all in working order. The 1 bedroom apartments are very spacious with good facilities. Close walk to heaps or restuarants,... More

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

Dear Nick Trezise, Thank you for quick summary of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. You have highlighted our regular positives which are location and friendly service. Having spent the last 12 months updating carpet and tiles in the vast majority of our rooms, we are now working on a package that will enable the various unit owners to update their... More

Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the fact we were right in the middle of everything we wanted to do and see. We were in walking distance to everything we needed, plus so many food choices and cafes so close. The Reef terminal where you catch the boats to the Reef is a short walk from the Hotel.The room was spotless and we had... More

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

Dear Helen F, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. Whilst you have highlighted many positives, the one that I always find the most pleasing is that you found the team at Mantra Esplanade to be helpful and happy. That is certainly the customer service culture that we are trying to foster. Kind Regards Colin... More

Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in a hotel room. Great ocean view. Could sit out on patio and enjoy the ambience. Had all the facilities we required. Staff welcoming and helpful. Security car parking. Plenty of cafes nearby. Choice of food styles endless. Near the night markets and within walking distance of Rusty's Markets Cairns Central etc etc. Swimming lagoon over the... More

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

Dear Herbie2219, It is always terrific reading a positive review from such an avid Trip Advisor contributor. 61 reviews is a significant contribution. It's wonderful to hear that you made the most of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. Thank you for pointing out to readers the many positive aspects of our property. You are correct, that there can be noise... More

Sydney
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expedia and mantra esplanade has been nothing but disrespectful, unprofessional and ridiculous. I wanted to give your company 0 ratings. If I didn't show up, did you not have the courage to me up and remind me I had booked for the 28-31st? Of course not. No calls, not even an email. That's how ridiculous your company is. It highly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a one bedroom apartment. Very well located and central to shopping, casino and the marina. Friendly staff at the counter. Room was modern and well equipped. Kitchen was better than most self contained apartments I have stayed in. Had washing machine and dryer. Rooms were clean and well maintained. I would stay here again.

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Address: 53 - 57 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4141, Australia (Formerly Outrigger)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
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Hotel Class:4 star — Mantra Esplanade Cairns 4*
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Located on The Esplanade, Mantra Esplanade Cairns features self contained accommodation with sweeping views of the harbour, mountains or surrounding city. Offering a range of comfortably furnished hotel rooms to spacious one and two bedroom apartments, Mantra Esplanade’s accommodation caters to a wide range of travellers. Facilities include Access to on-site shopping complex, barbecue facilities, Exercise room, Large tropical pool, Room service, Sauna, Spa & Tour desk. ... more   less 
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