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Waterfront Terraces

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233 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870 , Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights for training in a one bedroom apartment. The apartment was quite spacious and clean. It had all the facilities needed - washing machine, dryer, kitchen etc. I was in an upstairs apartment and there are no lifts, so if you would need a lift, request a ground floor apartment. The terraces are walking distance... More 

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Miranda, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at these apartments for 3 weeks had a ground floor leading straight out to the pool area. Great rates, everything you need in an apartment, undercover parking, foxtel and wifi and of course on the esplanade in the quiet end of Cairns. It is an easy 20 minute walk into the hub of Cairns. Would definitely stay there... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apartment front door opens directly on to pool which is lined with frasers beach gravel or similar. Its 2km from the cbd along the esplanade.. couldnt be better for peace and quiet yet handy for the action.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We emailed to say our flight would be late - after 11.00pm and what arrangements could we make for key. Got no reply so a bit panicked as reception closed at 5.00pm and we could not speak to anyone by phone before flight to Cairns. Key in envelope stuck to window of reception thankfully but they confirmed received my email... More 

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chicagoland
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Stayed here a full seven nights in a two-bedroom with incredible off-season rates. Great location, parking without charge, unlimited internet, right off the lagoon. We walked to the marina one night, which was a ways, but driving was not a problem. Spacious two-bedroom apartment, full kitchen, bathroom, balcony was huge. We grilled two nights and everything we needed was there.... More 

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Fontainebleau, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was our second stay at Waterfront Terraces, the first being in Oct 2007, both times for 1 week. We had a 2 bedroom apartment and after 8 years everything was much the same, good service from Andrew and his Staff, our apartment was clean,well equipped and we enjoyed our stay with peace and quiet. Nice to see you again... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there 3 times previous, but never again. Apartment had not been cleaned on arrival- long dark hair throughout bathroom and on "clean sheets". Feet were filthy straight after showering from unmapped tiles. Guests in nearby room sitting on balcony swearing and drinking. Ended up calling police around midnight. Last time we will stay there. Location is great, but cleanliness... More 

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portsmouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have stayed here several times over the past few years and find it in an excellent location about 20 minute stroll to the bars and restaurants and marina. The staff are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. However, the apartments themselves could do with a general makeover to make them more appealing. A coat of paint and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place has the potential to be a great affordable getaway. Mould in the bathroom, dirty lounge, cobwebs and stains on the fold out sofa, even the office smelt and was dirty. With a good scrub and the air conditioner vents cleaned this place would be lovely. The pool area and gardens are nice.

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Cairns Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Waterfront Terraces is a great place to stay. was in a one bedroom apartment, which had everything we needed. The apartment is quite spacious, with a modern bathroom and kitchen. It also has ducted aircon throughout. The resort is within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Great wireless internet, great pool and tropical gardens, great rooms with new LCD... More 

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