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Waterfront Terraces

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   233 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870 , Australia
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Ranked #15 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Townsville, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took friends from UK here for a long weekend. Luckily, we found that the two bedroom flats are on the top floor which gave us an even better view of the sea. Our friends thought it was all lovely. The rooms were good, well-maintained and clean, beds OK and cooking facilities acceptable. Really no complaints at all

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Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Needed a place to stay in Cairns for a couple of weeks. Loved the feel of this one. A touch of heritage with the shutters and a beautiful outlook across the Esplanade gardens to the water. Good if you like to do a bit of plane spotting as the airport is nearby but not too close. A little bit of... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Close to the airport and about a 10 minute walk downtown, this apartment was economical and perfect for our 8 day stay. Air conditioning, washer and dryer, kitchen with stove, oven, microwave and dishwasher. All appliances worked fine. Comfortable bed and furniture. The tours we booked picked us up from the rear parking lot and all the taxi drivers knew... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed in apartment 1. Although the room itself was adequate, well equipped and probably represented good value for money, it was incredibly noisy. Putting aside aircraft noise, we were kept awake at night by water hammer and neighbouring air conditioning units going on and off. There was also a lot of noise pollution from the room above. We could... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The hosts were friendly and gave good advice on where the better places to eat were close to the apartments. Having come from the Jack and Newell, these are NOT luxury apartments. The location is North Cairns and is a long walk from the center of town. You will probably need a car to access central Cairns. The apartment we... More

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Stayed here for 12 nights and while I find it hard to believe the 4.5 star rating it is very comfortable and the position is excellent. We had a one bedroom apartment on the 2nd level with great views over The Esplanade and Trinity Bay. Apartment was very clean with full laundry. Kitchen utensils could do with updating but were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

we stayed yet again at Waterfront, really enjoyed it, loved the views and sea breezes from the second floor, tremendous 10 minute walk along The Esplanade into town; great management, worth the effort

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Cape Tribulation, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We chose to stay here after reports from friends. We planned on 3 nights here and ended up staying 4. Despite being last minute, this was no problem for the staff. Our apartment was clean, comfortable & had everything you need while having a holiday with the family. Our kids are only young, but both felt very comfortable in the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Great little apartments with beautiful and well equip kitchen. Andrew was super helpful is all aspect, I never needed to lift a finger to organise both of the tours we went on. Made our stay extremely easy and welcoming! Thank you very much!

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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I have stayed here on a number of occasions when in Cairns, choosing it because it has a full size kitchen in it which gives us the option to buy food and cook if we chose. We always stayed in a one bedroom and were put on the ground floor all but the last time I stayed there. The second... More

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Address: 233 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Waterfront Terraces 4.5*
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