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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
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Ranked #25 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although this is one the outer edge of the Esplanade it is still within walking distance to everything. A great place that has extremely comfortable beds, just what you need after a days pounding the streets or out on the reef. We upgraded to an Ocean View room and this was the right thing to do, given the fantastic sunrises... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coming from the Stamford in Sydney the night before I just didn't enjoy the hotel that much the rooms are only just average cleaned as you can tell the daily clean is OK, but lamps ,mirrors, wall tiles etc was overlooked, not blaming the cleaning lady, but perhaps a deep clean should be scheduled every week as there is dust... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I regretted the choice to stay at this hotel from the moment I walked into the lobby upon arrival. They did not have the room we requested and we had to settle. The room was musty, the carpet was dirty, and if you opened the balcony doors to get fresh air the smoke from others came into the room. Also... More

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Townsville, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We upgraded to an Ocean view room and I regret it . The ocean view was small and long way away . Our corner room was really disappointing I would have been happy to pay less and not have the "view" . On the upside the bed was comfortable. Most staff members were nice and helpful. I'm glad we were... More

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, large rooms with free wifi available throughout the hotel - apparently a rarity in Australia. I had a balcony with a nice view of the pool and the bay. The staff was nice and helpful. The breakfast was very good. It was about a 10-15 minute walk into the main part of town along the boardwalk.

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Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear slaventure, Thanks you very much for a nice review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your vacation in Australia and we were part of it to make it memorable. Regards, Chinmay & the team @ Rydges Esplanade Resort More

Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful hotel! It's quite a large hotel right on the Esplanade which is a perfect location for Cairns, short walking distance to all bars and restaurants. It has 3 pools, a gym, spa, tennis court, bar and restaurant. The rooms are very, very clean and spacious we had 2 double beds in our room which was lovely. Large... More

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Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Kello O, Thanks you very much for a lovely review about us. We are please to know that you enjoyed your recent stay and look forward to welcome you back again soon. Regards, Chinmay & the team @ Rydges Esplanade Cairns. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay with there with my mother recently and discovered the beds don't get maid. We were there for 4 nights and never had our beds made, we received new towels but never a made bed. Other then that the beds were comfortable, and the oven view was great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights on a business trip. They were hair on the bed when I got in the room. Linen had stains and holes in them. A/C is on / off and can't be adjusted. Had good view from my room facing water. We stayed here cause we booked a conference room for our presentation. The conference... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night over the weekend. I booked a mountain view queen, but we ended up in an ocean view double - better view but smaller bed so I wasn't sure which was better but we were happy and had a comfortable stay. The beds were very comfortable and the view was lovely. A couple of small suggestions,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a delayed flight and booked this hotel from their website on day itself at the airport. Nice place with free wifi with gorgeous view of the sea/ esplanade. Very convenient especially for the esplanade and the marina. Pool is cold though. buffet at hotel is great. If u r there with ur family they have family rooms. They also... More

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Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear fairydust, We always love to read such fantastic reviews about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us. With your new membership, we hope to welcome you back again soon to syat with us. Regards, Chinmay and the Rydges Esplanade team. More

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Additional Information about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Address: 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns #16 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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Oceanfront 12-story Hotel Towers, 3 blocks from city center. ... more   less 
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