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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
  • 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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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights for my Birthday & had a great room on the 12th floor, overlooking the ocean & mountains. The bathroom was a good size with a bath, shower & nice toiletries, the bed was really comfortable. The staff from reception & the dining area are all friendly & helpful. The breakfasts are really good with a... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here, October 29 through November 2, 2014. For us the location was not terrible as we walk a lot. Be aware you are a distance from the action and will need to walk. A nice walk along the Esplanade included plenty of shade and a nice breeze. The lobby is nice and the employees very helpful and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a centrally located hotel on the esplande. It gives you a nice morning walk and some exercises too. All the nice restaurants are located a walking distance from the hotel. The hotel breakfast is elaborate and satisfying.

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Newcastle, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a good location, close to a lot of places to eat and drink. The rooms are good, and on the ocean side have great views. The bed is comfortable and room clean. The food in the restaurant is very good, the breakfast buffet is the same as every other hotel that has this, but also good. Would stay... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large, clean and tidy room. Excellent view of Trinity Beach [make sure to ask for beach view when booking or checking in]. Really comfortable bed and bath room included a bath [not very common these days]. Reception staff very friendly and helpful. Restaurant spacious, good choice of breakfast food. Would rate this property 5 star.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly, and quick to point out the benefits of the hotel's rewards program. Saved me a bit of cash in the restaurant, thanks. The seafood buffet... OMG! Awesome fresh seafood, and the meats and fish cooked as you watched - mouth watering. Had to go for a long walk after, just to settle it all down. Restaurant staff... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rydges Esplanade has the noisiest plumbing that I've ever encountered. I was awoken on consequtive mornings at 5 a.m. by the jet engine like gush of water pipes as my neighbour first bathed then, disgustingly, sounded like a cross between a Tuvaluan throat singer and a backpacker vomiting as he cleared his sinuses for the next 10 minutes. Left feeling... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed overnight on our way to Japan but really enjoyed our stay. We were on 11th floor with a balcony and had a lovely view of the bay and city with the mountains all around. Very big room and very comfortable beds. Everything was very clean and new. I think they are renovating but there was no disruption.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointed with the rooms I booked through bookings.com they were old, run down, with a distinction musty smell. When we checked in we could not get a trolley to assist us with our luggage so we had to hall them ourselves through the garage and around the back were the service section was...not a great first impression... the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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