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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights, hotel staff were lovely, rooms need a make over, carpet was dirty, shower had mould, ants were crawling over bed, bed was made everyday and fresh towels, was a little disappointed and i found it rather expensive and expected it to be a lot better quality. Had a mountain view. free wifi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean and comfortable room. I'd accidentally booked twin share instead of queen and staff were friendly and changed our room with unfaltering smiles. Only thing is the swim up bar doesn't get afternoon sun, so can be a bit chilly, but we were out and about a fair bit anyway so it wasn't too big a deal. Would recommend... More

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Gawler, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Staff are always friendly, service is quick. Rooms are always spotless and beds are so comfortable. Room always refreshed every day for us. Will always stay at Rydges they meet all of my expectations. We stayed for 2 nights 7 to 9 Sept 2014 Also loved our room booked mountain view room as I've stayed in a ocean view room... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rydges Esplanade is one of many Rydges hotels in Cairns. I found for my purposes that this property was located to far away from the main action and the convention centre. I was surprised that this property only offers partial room cleaning service each day and that you are expected to make up your own bed each day. The hotel... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only hotel I've stayed in Cairns. Great location with the beach in 1 minute walking distance, and 10-15 minutes walking distance to the CBD where the shopping and restaurants are. It's just next to the Cairns hospital. The famous St. Monica's Cathedral is also just nearby. Staff are very friendly and helpful. A free drink for everyone... More

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

Dear Mengj_Z, I really appreciate the nice review about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with. I am very proud of my team and would surely pass your lovely comments to them. Looking forward to welcome you soon again. Regards, Chinmay and the Rydges Esplanade team More

Papamoa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a standard room on the third floor just above the hotel entrance which was quite noisy at times with the comings and goings of vehicles through the night and the lack of soundproofing. The room was a little in need of updating but in saying that, it was spacious, very comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly... More

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

Dear WelshGirlNZ, Thank you for your positive feedback. Feedback both positive and negative is always welcome as it gives us an opportunity to review our product and service. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kindly allow me to apologize for the vehicle noise. Look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards. Chinmay & the... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for a week and really enjoyed our time off in Cairns. Hotel has all the convenient facilities we need. Nice swimming pool, especially at night. The dinning place downstairs provide good value and quality food and drinks. Will come back again!

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

Dear Jiawei W, Thank you for you nice comments regarding your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade Cairns. We are really pleased to know that you had a great experience during you stay and that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Look forward to see you back again. Regards, Chinmay & the team @ Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice spacious room with a sea view. Good shower, comfy beds and close to shops, restaurants and the terminal for Great Barrier Reef tours. Saw an advert in the lift saying we could save money on meals if we registered for their rewards scheme. This meant we had to ask for vouchers each evening to get 20% off our breakfasts.... More

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

Hi Miffed-from-West-Mid, Thank you very much for taking time to post a nice review about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us in one of our ocean view room with Rydges Dream beds. With regards to the 20%discount, it is our PGR loyalty program which offers 20% discount... More

Adelaide, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I turned up having booked only one night but with a chest infection dominating my thought so I spent most of my time in the room. I extended by another night so I could organise myself And visit a local doctor. The reception staff told me where the surgery was locATED and under estimated the distance. The Information in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are extremely friendly and always smiling. Check in was fast. Rooms are clean. Bed and pillows very comfy. The view was fantastic from the top floor. I was given a couple of drink vouchers, nice touch. Will definitely stay here again. Great job to all staff. We'll done and many thanks.

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

Hi Oldnewguy, We always love to read good reviews about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with. I am very proud of my team and would surely pass your lovely comments to them. Look forward to welcome you back in near future. Regards, Chinmay & the team @ Rydges Esplanade Resort... 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*
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