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BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort

#13 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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    5 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed here for a girls weekend (locals rates). WOW! Great location, great views, fully self contained, awesome spa in the kitchen! Walk downstairs to night markets, esplanade restaurants, over the road from the lagoon - LOVED IT. The room is only small but spacious enough for the 3 of us :)

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Chandler Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have just arrived home from 4 days in Cairns being accommodated in this old but clean resort right on the Esplanade and above loads of eateries and the night markets. A great location to walk everywhere in the town. We had a one bedroom spa apartment with a balcony overlooking the ocean and public pool onto the marina so we... More 

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Perth, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, very helpful staff. Hotel is quite dated but very well priced. Wi-fi is available but at cost. Limited parking spots are complimentary, although being centrally located a car is not really required. Was a bit disappointed that the room next door was being renovated and the power tools started at 7am each morning. The bed was really comfortable.

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Benalla
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just come home from our 3rd stay there Finding it needs a bit of a smarten up The furniture and room smelt musty Also the cook top was disgusting Ancient and grotty Put you off using it Think our days are over as to staying there A shame as a great location

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Noosa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed elsewhere in Cairns on previous trips, but would only stay at the Royal harbour now. Not the ritziest place in town, but offers excellent value for money. Great views, plenty of room. Just across the road from the lagoon and right in the heart of the action on the Esplanade. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is actually privately owned apartments that get rented out. It is in a GREAT location. Right on the Esplanade, across from the ocean and above the Night Market (no problem with noise). It was a great price at $120 a night. It is older (but clean) and nothing fancy, but it had a kitchen, with mini fridge and hot... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 22nd - 28th Feb, centrally located with everything on your doorstep, positioned directly above night market. Views tremendous, overlooking the bay, mountains, lagoon. Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much for them. No need to pay for wifi in hotel as it's provided free for Cairns resort. Accommodation had everything you need although cooking facilities were... More 

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paisley
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harbour view room overlooking esplanade was as described. No room service for our 5 night stay. Location excellent reception staff very helpful and friendly, advising us on trips and restaurants . No wifi unless you pay . Pool towels provided car parking is available at no charge. We had a great stay here.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We are a couple and we stayed at this hotel during end January. We found the room and location superb. Our room also had an amazing view of water and esplanade. Although everything else was good, there was no room service. We stayed here for 3 nights and were disappointed that room service in terms of cleaning etc was to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stayed in this hotel over the Australia Day weekend. Clean room and facilities, with a balcony overlooking The Esplanade. There is nothing wrong with this hotel, but perhaps getting a little outdated. Swimming pool is small but is reasonable. What is great about this hotel is its location. Right in the middle of Cairns, surrounded by restaurants, pubs etc.

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