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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 #27 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Townsville, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great accommodation. I've stayed here many times and never been disappointed. On our way to Port Douglas. Great food and staff are very accommodating. Had a sea view room this time and it was lovely. Also used the gym facilities and it was basic but functional.

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Barrigada, Mariana Islands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed being in the heart of all the activities, everything was within walking distance. The hotel and staff were very accommodating to our needs. We want to share our experience about their "honesty" policy. It's the truth. A week after we got back home, we realized that certain items were missing. They weren't really expensive... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second stay, the staff are nice, the rooms are clean and have everything you need. By booking in advance you get a good rate through their website. The pool is also nice as is the view, we also ate in the restaurant one evening which was very pleasant. This is my second stay and i would return... More

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights here nice beachfront position. Pool was good ,staff friendly ,restaurant too overpriced $$ When we arrived in Cairns train station it was a big walk to the resort. Went to the other rydges on the esplanade by the time we got there we were hot and bothered only had a queen size Room we booked 2 doubles... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in March towards the end of the wet season (Cairns has two seasons - the Wet and the Dry) and the weather was fine. I booked this resort through QANTAS, so obtained a reasonably priced deal, but it is probably worth checking with the hotel directly or on discount websites before booking, especially in the quieter (wet)... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My friend and I spent 2 nights here, were very impressed with the room, we were upgraded for a small fee of $20 to the top floor, our room had a beautiful view and a small but pleasant balcony. The beds were perhaps the most comfortable I have ever slept in. It was very quiet and the pools were lovely.... More

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Cardwell, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I travel to Cairns once a week for study. This motel is perfectly located for me. The reception staff are very friendly and recognize me. Clean, professional staff, great views from the higher floors. Only slight downfall? I've ordered the same meal off the room service menu 3 times and it's been different all 3 times. More continuity is required... More

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Norfolk UK
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17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We only stayed at Rydges for one night in December. The staff make this place, the lovely receptionist was very helpful. The rooms are basic and outdated but ours had the most amazing view over the ocean and hills. That view from the balcony made it worth staying there. It was only a few minutes walk to the esplanade. We... More

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Alstonville, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I booked well in advance, got a good deal over the www, by buying direct from Rydges. OK, so whats good about them... 1/. Good location, they are situated along the Esplanade, about 3 blocks from the hustle and bustle of Cairns main lagoon area. 2/. A very easy walk into town along the esplanade...10 minutes of walking bliss. 3/.... More

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22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This hotel is in a good location, with well sized rooms and a lovely pool area. It is about 15 minutes from the main center of Cairns, where you will find the wonderful lagoon and night market. It is just 2 minutes from the beach promenade. The breakfast is brilliant and has a wide variety of food. The only lacking... More

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Address: 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#27 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oceanfront 12-story Hotel Towers, 3 blocks from city center. ... more   less 
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