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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Customer Service. Neat and Clean Rooms. Staff extended our stay until Mid Day. Overall comfortable and great stay. Very close to city. Free Parking. Free WIFI Internet of 5 MB Limit per day. Swimming Pool/ Spa/ Suana/ Gym

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good hotel for a reasonable price a little away from the hustle and bustle of the main Esplanade strip. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Close to the Bay Leaf as well, which is a fantastic Balinese restaurant nearby, and only a cheap cab fare away from key city sites.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is being refurbished but the only thing we liked was the access to the esplanade. Beyond that the room was old (yet to be done), we had a noisy neighbor but the couldn't move us, the wifi didn't work and the breakfast was basic.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed on business. Location is ok 10 mins walk to town centre. It has everything but it's showing its age, esp rooms , facilities etc. Rooms big but my bed sheets had questionable stains - never great. It was only one night so I didn't complain. Basically it's ok but no more.

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california
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60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

perfect hotel for tourist in Cairns.it is close to board walk, restaurants & shopping. the receptionist was very friendly & helpful.fast check in & out. big & clean room. bed was very comfortable, linens & towels were clean. they need to change the carpet in the hall way, other than that, we had a wonderful stay in this hotel.

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff here are very friendly and let us check in an hour early. The rooms on levels 10, 11 and 12 have been refurbished - unfortunately we were in a family room on level 9 which was quite tired but had a good view. The kids loved the bunks and X-box. The pool area could do with some modernising.... More 

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

Love staying at Rydges Esplanade Cairns close to town, beds are so comfortable and room is a good size. We were on the 12 floor and had sea and city views. Room had just been renovated and was very nice.

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Thank Julie C
Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Julie C Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at our resort. We are pleased that you had a wonderful stay in one of our newly refurbished rooms and we hope to be welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Kassandra and the Team at Rydges Esplanade Resort More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was an extremely pleasant surprise. Booked this Rydges by mistake but best mistake I have ever made. Lovely refurbed rooms with amazing views and extremely helpful staff. Requested a twin double ocean view and got a great room on the 11th floor. Very clean room with the most comfortable beds i have ever slept on. Was a little further down... More 

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Thank Tanya B
Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Tanya B Thank you for sharing on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to welcome you to our resort. We are delighted you enjoyed your extended stay with us in one of our refurbished Ocean View rooms and that the team took good care of you. Thank you for also pointing out the benefits of the complimentary Priority Guest Rewards... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ridges Esplanade in Cairns like so many other hotels is very tired. Great location, central to everything and really friendly staff. If you're looking for Spacious accommodation right on the Espinado and close to the CBD with a large swimming poollook no further. Great bang for your buck,

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Thank Amico V
Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Amico V Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you found our location to be suitable to your needs and that our friendly staff looked after you during your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Kassandra More 

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81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nothing special about the hotel as it sits at the end of the Esplanade. Rooms are clean/neat with beds that have seen their 'mileage' - that is offset by an attentive staff. The hotel shuttle service is limited & could probably add a few extra runs to city center. Buffett breakfast was good. Antidotally - Talking to locals the... More 

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Thank David P
Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear David P Thank you for sharing on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback as well as your comments about the limited complimentary shuttle service and hope that you still had an enjoyable time with us. I am pleased that you found our staff to be attentive and that you enjoyed your Buffet Breakfast at our Coral Hedge Brasserie restaurant. We... More 

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