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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4.0 of 5 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

And long ones too... just what you don't want to see, especially if they're not yours or someone else's you might even know. They obviously didn't wash the bathroom floor between guests and not once during my 5 night stay! I called reception and they said they'll take make a note.The next day they still didn't wash the floors. Interesting... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a fabulous oceanview room on the 12th floor for a 5 night stay. Room was perfect for our needs as we were out a lot during the day. Great location for families with older children - right across the road from Muddy's Playground/skate park etc but still walking distance to the main Esplanade. Free shuttle buses to the city... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel stuff was very good and helpfull, however the hotel is away from the main strip. can walk to restaurants and main area of cairns in 10 min. the resort itself is ok but outdated and def not 4 star. the carpet in the room was stain and old looking the bathroom was very dated with chipped tabs and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love staying here at the Rydges! Rooms are an excellent size, views are absolutely amazing, it's right on the esplanade, the in-room dining is tasty and the selection is great, the staff are always courteous and helpful! The only downfall is the coffee! I wouldn't stay anywhere else!

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

Dear MrsRendogg, We always love to read such lovely reviews about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that as always, you enjoyed your recent stay with. I am very proud of my team and would surely pass your lovely comments to them. I have also noted your tip about coffee and will be discussing this with our... More

Perth, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A free upgrade to the top floor was a very welcome surprise - first tip is that the hotel isn't actually on the Esplanade (a misguided trip led us to the Rydges Tradewinds first which we soon found out was only a block away from the Rydges Esplanade Resort!). We only stayed the one night so can't really comment on... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable stay, good facilities, great view from balcony. Short walk to restaurants and about 10 - 15 minute walk to centre of Cairns. Good gym, tennis courts. Not overly expensive, would stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impressions count and unfortunately when we entered our room, the first thing we saw were several big stains on the carpet. The bathroom had several chipped tiles and there was some mould on the tiles around the bath. The towels were thin and rough. All in all we felt that the whole place needs an upgrade. Housekeeping could also... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spent 6 nights at this hotel and it was the worst experience I have ever had. House keeping did not exist and I had to complain twice about long ladies hair and dirt throughout the room. One day after complaining, housekeeping cleaned half the room and made 1 bed but not the other. Reception does not know what... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading previous reviews I must say that I was sniffing for those "musty smells" when I walked down the corridors.....but to no avail. I thought this resort was just fine! It was well set out and the double twin suite overlooking the ocean had everything that we needed. Well stocked mini bar but prices were a bit expensive. Room... More

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

Dear Roast_lover, Thank you for your time to write such a nice review about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. We work really hard to serve the best service in a great environment. I am glad to see those efforts pay off on your last visit. I will make sure Nathaniel and Thibaud gets the recognition they deserve. I have also noted... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is old and worn but the overall environment is really comfy. We got the Ocean View Double Double, a quite spacious room with an stunning view! If you get a really good deal it's worth it since is in the mid-north part of the Esplanade, though for the prise you might get a better room at Double... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 240
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