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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had two nights accommodation here on our way overseas and on our return. We had stayed there many years ago when it was under a different brand. Being an older establishment the rooms including the bathroom are generous but the age is starting to show. We dined in the restaurant on a Friday night and opted for the buffet.... More 

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Googong NSW
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133 reviews 133 reviews
17 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pluses. We asked for a quiet room and got one. Staff were helpful, particularly the guys on the travel desk. Perhaps about a ten minute walk (easy) into the centre of Cairns. Free bus into the city centre. Minuses. Maintenance and cleaning could be better - the beer bottle tops on the balcony when we arrived were still there... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights in the apartment side. Pros - price. I consider it reasonable for its size - considering its age, the toilets are considered clean. - no daily house keeping, but you can ask for new towels at the reception every day. Cons - The place was really old and worn. Carpets and aircon really need major cleaning. It... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant service from kitchen with buffet breakfast, made gluten free toast and eggs especially for me each day. Makes it easier when they understand gluten contamination, would def recommend to coeliacs, made our stay so much easier and one less stress for me each day with breakfast sorted! Front desk always helpful. Good sized rooms, always cleaned well. Good gym,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently in a 2 double bedded room. The hotel is reasonably priced , however dusty out of date mini bar and a whole in the shower curtain is just poor. The room was really lacking drawers for clothes. Overall the average score based on location for Cairns - we weren't expecting luxury but improved cleaning and better... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recomend Rydges for a holiday, my 2 granddaughters and myself enjoyed ourselves immensely during our 7 day stay. Staff from reception, dining room, chefs, room service,pool bar and main bar, house keepers was of highest standard. Room large and very comfortable. Food exceptional with a wide variety and selection to choose from. Pool area great and well maintained.... More 

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

Dear Gail M, Thank you for your review following your recent stay at Rydges Esplanade Cairns. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the facilities. I would also like to thank you for your feedback regarding my staff and I will be surely to pass your comments on to them. I hope we... More 

Boise, Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location of the property is great on the esplanade but removed from the city center by about 3/4 mile. It was an easy and enjoyable walk. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. Room is quite average. Very simple but clean. Picture with protective glass hanging on wall was cracked and most likely had been that way for some time.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently spent a three day break in Cairns at Rydges Esplanade & this Hotel is in a great position overlooking the ocean. Great staff who were always helpful & made you welcome. The bar & restaurant face the ocean& was a great place to eat & have cool drink. Easy walking distance to shops & wharf area if you are... More 

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

Dear Paul S, We always love to read such nice reviews about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am very proud of my team and really pleased to know that everyone looked after you. Look forward to welcome you back in near future. Regards, Chinmay & the team... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three night in November. The rooms were big and airy with two comfortable double beds, perfect for two tired travellers. Everything was clean and the fridge was very useful. It would have been nice to have proper sized hand towels rather than flannels which didn't assist with wet hair at all! It was nice to have... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are efficient and friendly, particularly the resturant and bar staff. The motel is well maintained, everything works and is clean and tidy. I stay here because - it's central to my customers in Cairns, it's clean, safe, has parking and the food is terrific - particulaly if you like fresh seafood.

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

Dear 10Joe, We always love to read such fantastic reviews about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. I am glad to know that you enjoy every time you stay with us. 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 @... 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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