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BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort

#11 of 66 Hotels in Cairns
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73 - 75 The Esplanade | Cars enter at 60 Abbott Street (Level 1), Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked this hotel for one night based on a four star rating. It was terrible. Outside our room was the airconditioning outlets for either this hotel or another. So although we had a balcony if you sat outside all you heard was the very loud drone of the air conditioners. It also had a water heating unit in the... More 

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Elanora, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A number of friends stayed at BreakFree Royal Harbour for the Cairns Ironman Triathlon in June 2015. It was the ideal location to the expo and cafes as well as a short walk to a large supermarket. The staff are friendly and were very accommodating when we turned up with 8 bike bags to store until our rooms were ready... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I would not recommend staying here. While it is close to shops and lagoon it Is severely overpriced. For 200 dollars a night the air conditioner switches are cracked and unsafe. Tiles cracked in kitcken. Shower head broken. Bathroom vanity cracked right through. Shelf for luggage in wardrobe broken. Mould in shower spa bath rrecess. Room 4 steps wide by... More 

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So glad we decided to stay here on our stay in Cairns. Walk out the door on the ground floor (where there is a tour desk located with helpful staff) and you are right in the midst of the cafes and restaurants on the Esplanade, the night markets are also a couple of doors down (although I didn't find this... More 

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Glasgow/Poznan
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room here after coming back from a diving course at Great Barrier Reef. On arrival we were welcomed by a lovely lady at the reception, who gave us our room key. When we entered the room, we liked the size of it, it was big, with beautiful front ocean views. Unfortunately, the room was not cleaned nor... More 

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Cooktown, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second stay here. We booked apartment facing mountains this time and it was great for the price, only $120 per night. The Royal Harbour is above the night Markets and really close to restaurants, shops,entertainment. Free parking a bonus. Will stay again for sure

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Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort, responded to this review

Dear 87Fran87, Many thanks for posting your comments. We hope to see you here again soon. Cheers, Brian More 

Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location on the Esplanade over the night markets with beautiful views. This is 4th stay here and I will definitely stay here again. Staff have always been friendly and helpful. The apartments are comfortable, spacious and all face the Esplanade.

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Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jo A, Thank you for your very nice review, we look forward to seeing you here again. Cheers, Brian More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Break free royal harbor offers fantastic views over the ocean. The rooms are good sized and clean. Our room had tv and stereo. Bathrooms could be a bit better. If you leave the hotel you are directly on a strip full of good restaurants.

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Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kye J, Thank you for posting your review - much appreciated. Best regards, Brian More 

Springfield, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here at the BreakFree Roayla Harbour Cairns with my fiancée for the second time in the past 3 years. We stayed for a week this time after really enjoying our stay last time. The staff are very friendly and go out of their way to accommodate any requests. We stayed on the sixth floor again after the excellent... More 

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Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort, responded to this review

Dear BigLion4, What a great review! Thank you so much and we are glad you had such a great time. Please let us know when you return that you have posted a review. I look forward to shaking your hand. Best wishes, More 

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly located. It is right on the esplanade close to everything. There are heaps of restaurants at your front door, the night markets a few doors down, the lagoon right across the road, short walk to the wharf where boats leave for the reef, and a supermarket a few minutes walk away. Its also about a 15... More 

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Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort, responded to this review

Dear Katherine M, We loved reading your review, thank you so much. Best wishes, Brian More 

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