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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view Great location Room and bathroom very tired Room not serviced..........serviced only very 8 days. Can pay extra to have room serviced! Pool area ok No free wifi No room service Cannot get ice anywhere No bar I wouldn't stay here again. There are 2 5 star places very close that I would definately pay the extra $20 -... More 

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

Dear Donnamay5, I'm sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I agree that some of our rooms are in need of refurbishment and feedback such as yours will assist in working with the individual apartment owners to get those refurbishments underway. The features that you mention are not items that we advertise that we have. Although... More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We book a double bed room with a sleeper sofa. It turns out the two twin beds were pushed together and made up like a king. Since the hotel only services the rooms periodically (not daily) and there was no night housekeeping staff, they could not change the beds on our first night. I wish we had known in advance... More 

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

Dear julie s, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Mantra Esplanade. All of our rooms have zip-king beds, which allows the rooms to be sold as a double or a twin. I apologise that the bedding wasn't in the configuration that you had requested in your reservation and I appreciate your patience in waiting until... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights and was certainly pleased with room rates and location. The room had a balcony that overlooked the Esplanade and we were very thankful that we did not have to pay as much. Be mindful that the room is not serviced everyday and it is made clear during booking, a fact we did appreciate. Would suggest a... More 

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

Dear Cristina C, Thank you for the review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed your balcony overlooking the Cairns Esplanade. Please accept my apologies for the dust on the side tables and lamps. Our housekeeping team are normally so good at presenting their rooms, so I... More 

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

I recently stayed here for night before a three day overnight diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef. The staff here are super helpful!! The accommodations are basic, but clean and convenient to the pier, shops and restaurants. The pool area was nice as well.

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

Dear Mel G, There is nothing more pleasing than hearing that the staff here at Mantra Esplanade were super helpful. Thanks for sharing that with the Trip Advisor community. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

Geelong, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually stayed at the end of November with my son. The location was superb. Easy to park the car, get in the room then straight across the road to the lagoon for a swim. There are lots of excellent restaurants within easy walking distance, this is the best area to stay. The hotel is okay, nothing too special for the... More 

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

Dear DalyWaters, Thanks for highlighting some of the best aspects of a stay at Mantra Esplanade. There is no doubt that location is the number one selling point of the property. I'm glad you and your son enjoyed your time in Cairns. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still like mantra esplanade, just got back for new year. Will be back there soon again, just love the hotel. Clean and comfortable , staff are friendly. Nothing to complaint, price is fair. Love the pool and surround. Not to worry room service, i look after my room.

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

Dear Julian A, Thanks for your brief review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. It's good to hear that you had an enjoyable New Years stay. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

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

Location was perfect with balcony overlooking the lagoon and the fireworks which was a bonus. Room was well maintained and clean. Onsite parking so could park and walk everywhere. Supermarket close by as well plus all the restaurants and nightlife. Recommended.

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

Dear CairnsJules, Mantra Esplanade is certainly in a prime position for viewing the New Years Eve fireworks each year. I'm glad you got to enjoy the experience. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is perfect, staff were welcoming and the room did not disappoint. The king bed was comfortable, and the air conditioner was on when we arrived. The view from the room was beautiful of the cairns esplanade. Onsite free parking is also a plus. Would definitely recommend anyone to stay.

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

Dear KME22, Thanks for the lovely review of your stay with us on New Years Eve. Not only is the onsite parking free, but it is also secure, providing that added peace of mind whilst enjoying your stay with us. Please book again next New Years Eve. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you book a $200+ night a room I expect it to be relatively modern and the staff to at least look up or smile when they talked to you. I am one hour into my holiday and already I frel I have wasted my money. Cairns is beautiful however

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

Dear Kate_taylors, I apologise that your first experience at Mantra Esplanade was not what you were hoping for. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Cairns. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All in all had a nice stay and will be back. All request were granted - thank you Mantra Esplanade. A little maintanence here and there on paint surfaces and such could be done. Our bed was comfy and our room attendant was very accomodating. Day staff were very friendly but had trouble with keycard 3rd night in. Let staff... More 

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

Dear Cosmetickaz, Thank you for your review of your stay at Mantra Esplanade. I am pleased that you enjoyed most aspects of your holiday with us. We will be conducting some customer service training sessions with our front desk team in the first quarter of this year to help enhance their service levels. Kind Regards Colin McIntosh General Manager More 

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Address: 53 - 57 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Outrigger)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mantra Esplanade Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
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Mantra Esplanade Hotel Cairns
Mantra Esplanade Resort Cairns
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#15 Romantic Hotel in Cairns

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