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BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort

4.0 of 5 73 - 75 The Esplanade | Cars enter at 60 Abbott Street (Level 1), Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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paisley
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5 of 5 stars NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 There is nothing wrong with this hotel, but perhaps getting a little outdated.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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As booked we got a Harbour View Room and every thing was as mentioned..a great staff both Brian and Estte were a great help..how ever a US type electrical adaptor was not provided which would have helped the first nite to recharge our phones we had to buy one for $12/- Wi Fi signal was there but it was for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The location is great! The hotel has 2 entrances, one facing the Esplanade,and another facing Abott Street which is parallel to the Esplanade. So pickups by local tours can be from either entrance. The reception is at the Abbott Street entrance. There's no way to get to the reception from the Esplanade entrance unless you have a resident's key. There... More 

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Just spent a week at the Breakfree Royal and thoroughly enjoyed it .Situated on the Esplanade above the Night Markets and opposite the Lagoon it's so close to everything and has the best views. We were on the 5th. floor with Ocean View and were spoilt on New Years Eve with front row seats on the balcony for the fireworks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Sorry I've left it 4 months late to write a review. My stay at the Resort was a wonderful experience, from check-in & check-out, even though I didn't want to check-out. The staff were friendly & went the extra distance to be helpful when I booked my tours. I stayed on the 7th floor, facing east & had a great... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

From the first encounter with this property, the booking process, they were very easy to deal with. We had a couple of small request, which they facilitated with ease. On arrival (on a Sunday) the staff were very helpful. We arrived at 1030 and asked if they could store our luggage until our 1400 check in. They said we could... More 

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Canberra, ACT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Stayed in an ocean-view apartment. Best view in Cairns. Central. Wonderful staff. Close to everything. Wonderful view of the ocean. Great balcony. Walk to everything and loads of markets and dining at your front door. Couldn't be happier. Darrell

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

Dear Darrell, Loved your review! Short, but covered all the important things and straight to the point. Many thanks indeed. Brian More 

WYOMING, AUSTRALIA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

After an exhaustive search on where to stay for only four days, we decided on breakfree royal harbour, we were not disappointed. What a wonderful establishment, exceptional value for the money, we were lucky enough to have an apartment on the top floor, overlooking the beautiful harbour. This was the place to be after a strenuous day sight seeing, having... More 

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

Dear JudyR1958, You have written a most eloquent review of BreakFree Royal Harbour and we thank you for that. We hope that you will return some day soon and, when you book, please request an apartment with a dishwasher - we have one in an Ocean View and one in a Garden View apartment. Best wishes, Brian More 

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Address: 73 - 75 The Esplanade | Cars enter at 60 Abbott Street (Level 1), Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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