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Cairns Aquarius

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   107 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a week at Cairns Aquarius with his parents in a newly renovated 2 bedroom apartment. We were all very impressed with the quality of the apartment, very spacious and clean. Centrally located, easy to walk to cafes/restaurants/supermarket/tour booking shops. We had a swim almost each day, and were the always the only ones in there... More

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear "Saturdaisy", Thank you so much for taking the time to send in your fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Cairns Aquarius. It really is rewarding for Annette and I to hear that we have met our guests' expectations. Hopefully we will see you return one day in the not too distant future. Until then... More

Perth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Our family booked Cairns Aquarius based on the Trip Advisor reviews which we read. Always a bit apprehensive when we travel such a long way for an infrequent holiday, but I have to say that this place exceeded our highest expectations. Our apartment was ultra clean, very large and modern. Every facility, like kitchen, laundry, separate toilet and showers, huge... More

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you very much Percy T for your outstanding review. Knowing that your holiday experience at Cairns Aquarius was all that your family could have wished for is really rewarding for us. We do try really hard to ensure that our guests have a good experience when they stay with us. Thank you again for taking the time to write... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

It fantastic veiws and of the ocean great layout of apartment reasonable price easy walk to resturants and shops very central location management were very helpful undercover security parking it the place to make your base in cairns you will fall in love with this place

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Many thanks and appreciation for you lovely review. Cairns Aquarius is, as you say, in a prime location and offers first class family accommodation. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers on Trip Adivisor. Wishing you all the best for the coming year. Kind regards, Don and Annette More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My uncle and I stayed in a 4th floor, water front condo in December 2013. The location was fabulous and convenient. The views were great and the unit (#29) was clean (2BR/2BA, W/D) and very well kept. I would highly recommend this place.

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you Neil B, for you fabulous review. Always brilliant to know that our guests enjoyed their stay with us. Apartment 29 is, as you say a very lovely and recently fully renovated apartment. Your recommendation of Cairns Aquarius is very much appreciated. Kind regards, Don and Annette More

Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This hotel has a great location with spectacular views. It is a bit dated, but the price and views are well worth staying here. Our 2 bedroom apartment was very spacious. Would definitely recommend this place.

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Glad that you had a pleasant stay with us and that you may return. If you do, my recommendation would be that you book one of our premium apartments which are all newly renovated and far from dated. Kind regards, Don and Annette More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I've spent my hens weekend in Cains and stayed in a 2 bedrooms apartment with another 3 girls. Annette had no trouble organized the top floor one for us with very big balcony over looking the ocean. This place is quiet, clean, spacious and with all the high quality cooking wares and latest white ware (double doors ice/water processor fridge... More

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cairnsaquarius1, Owner at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you so much ladies for you lovely review. Always very rewarding to know that our guests enjoyed their stay and the facilities. Hopefully we will one day see you back at Cairns Aquarius. Hopefully in the not too distant future Until then our best wishes for the New Year. Don and Annette More

Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

When the kids were little it was easy to fit everyone in a hotel family room. But now that they are young adults, our accommodation requirements are different. This is why Aquarius is perfect for us. This is now the 2nd time we've stayed here as a family and I can honestly say that from now on whenever we come... More

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Don and Annette T, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

What a brilliant review! You tell it well and as it is. As you state, the apartments are large and extremely comfortable. I can certainly can identify with your sentiments in regard to sitting out on the balcony and enjoying the sea breeze. We do it often, and frequently reflect on, just how fortunate we are to live here. We... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is one of the most spacious, beautiful and modern places to stay. It's location is close to the shops, beach and big swimming pool (the lagoon). Although we wanted to stay at a higher level, the room we stayed in was at level 4 which actually gave us a perfect view of the beach and scenery so we didn't... More

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Don and Annette T, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. We have to say that positive feed back from our guests is so motivating for us. Annette and I put in a lot of time making sure that everything is just right. We appreciate how small things can be quite frustrating when you are on holidays. So pleased... More

Perth, Western Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We stayed at the Aquarius for 2 short stints this month, with a couple nights break in between staying in Port Douglas - will definitely be staying here the next time we're in Cairns, though hopefully it's not another 7 years between visits next time! We stayed in apt 81, on the sub penthouse level. Fantastic, great views of the... More

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Don and Annette T, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you "SoFarAway" for your outstanding review. Annette and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us . Apartment 81 is sub penthouse and a little different configuration to the other apartments. As you so accurately note, it is very comfortable and has fantastic ocean views. We look forward to seeing you all back at Cairns Aquarius one... More

Canberra, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is one of the nicest apartment complexes we have stayed in. We stayed in Premium Apt 29 on 4th floor (refurbished last year) which was located on end of building so had fantastic ocean views as well as views on the side to the mountains. It had large master with walk thru robe to ensuite. So pleased to have... More

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you very much LisaC for taking the time to post your excellent review and for sharing your Cairns Aquarius experience with other Trip Advisor travellers. Annette and I are always delighted to hear that guests have enjoyed their stay with us and that everything was up to the highest standard. We work really hard to make sure that everything... More

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Additional Information about Cairns Aquarius

Also Known As:
Aquarius Hotel Cairns
Address: 107 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#2 Family Hotel in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairns Aquarius 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Cairns Aquarius holiday apartment is the perfect holiday destinaton choice for your stay in tropical Cairns, Far North Queensland. Enjoy the accommodation convenience of a fully furnished, self-contained, waterfront holiday apartment in the heart of Cairns city. Stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, recline on a sun lounge by the pool or experience the breathtaking ocean views from your private balcony in Tropical Far North Queensland. All premium apartments have been fully refurbished to 5 star.Book direct with Cairns Aqarius through our Web Site or call us.Don and Annette ... more   less 
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