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Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges

4.5 of 5 Cnr Marine Terrace & Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Hotel is mainly all ground floor (first floor) rooms recently/currently refurbished. Our room looked out onto the garden and swimming pool and was excellent. We found the staff welcoming and obliging. Very handy walking distance to many restaurants, overlooks park and fishing wharves with more restaurants. Close to trains and ferries into Perth CBD. The ferry is excellent to see... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

It was great to see you enjoyed the hotel facilities and location; it is always good to receive positive feedback and will pass this onto the team. I hope we see you back with us again in the future. Kind regards David Bornmann General Manager More

Cecil Park Nsw
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We had 2 nights in a room overlooking the park it was very nice we were woken by a bobcat tipping bricks in dump truck but with renovations going on what can you do. The girls on reception were very helpful with any of our needs.. Breakfast was great.... Top location..

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

I apologise that you had a disturbance from the skip being emptied in the morning, the contractors are aware of keeping noise down first thing, however we don't have much control over the trucks when they empty and drop off but will point this out to the builders. I am glad you enjoyed the remainder of your experience with us... More

Manjimup, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The rooms were clean, the curtains cast a delightfully dark shadow which convinced my sleeping brain that it was still night time, and the breakfast was excellent. On the surface, it was an excellent stay, but it wasn't to be, with some attention to detail seriously lacking. An evening phone call to reception booked a weekend paper to be delivered... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

Certainly was disappointing to read your review and the issues you encountered, regardless of the nature, they are simple tasks that should not be incorrectly processed. I have no idea how a request for a newspaper is unable to be processed and will be looking into the procedures further as another review has also made not of this item and... More

New Rochelle, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I want to express my appreciation of the service my wife and I experienced in Fremantle last week. While The Esplanade Hotel was going through renovations, that in no way hindered the service we received. In particular I would like to thank Sam ( our manager) as well as Tamara and Megan who worked at the reception desk for their... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

How nice it was to read your review of the hotel and the indviduals you have personally mentioned, it certainly is refreshing to have this type of detail spoken of and will share this with the team so they understand their efforts are acknowledged. I hope we see you back with us again in the furture. Kind regards David Bornmann... More

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

If you are going to stay in the Perth area, don't consider any hotel other than the Esplanade Rydges in Fremantle. The location is great. It is only a few miles from Perth and is right across the street from the Indian Ocean. Also across the street are a beach,some casual, good restaurants, a brewery, and a ferris wheel that... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review and highlighting some of the team on front desk, I am certain they will appreciate your time in making note of your experience with the hotel and Fremantle. It is a great place to spend time if visiting in WA and very convenient to all aspects that make a holiday enjoyable. I hope... More

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The hotel is located in a great location in the heart of picturesque Fremantle. Efficient, engaging and well presented staff provide outstanding customer service. The rooms were well appointed, clean and functional. The renovations in progress during our stay did not detract from the experience and I can only imagine the added benfits they will provide when completed. I would... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

We are certainly excited about the upgrade of the bar and restaurant and public areas being executed at the hotel currently. The commitment of the new owners to upgrade the property after purchasing in January is certainly a breath of fresh air for the hotel and we are sure once completed will be adding to what is already a fantastic... More

morawa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

My husband and i stayed here for two nights and we had such a great stay. Firstly got a great rate deal on the 72 hour sale, then when we arrived had an upgrade to the most wonderful room. It was so clean, neat and fresh, cant fault it. Had dinner and drinks, the service was very attentive and friendly.... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

Very pleased you enjoye dyour recent stay at the hotel and although under renovations, the experience was still a positive one. I hope once completed you will be able to return to enjoy the new food and beverage facilities been worked on. Kind regards David Bornmann General Manager More

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights. It was to be a time out relaxing weekend. Hotel is undergoing a refurbishment, which was not a problem; I understand this has to happen sometimes. Inside the hotel foyer was colder than outside. Had to get maintenance to come as we had no heating at all! Apart from temperature our room was comfortable and the... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

It was disappointing to read of your experience with the hotel recently and that you were not made comfortable by the elements that have unfortunately made the lobby less than comfortable during the renovations. The hotel has endeavoured to counteract the cold weather being experienced in WA with multiple heaters located throughout the restaurant and temporary foyer however can appreciate... More

Perth, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I have often wanted to stay at this iconic hotel in Fremantle, it looks so lovely. Inside however it could be any hotel, it's very bland, not many period features. Our first obstacle was to find the entrance as renovations are underway and the main entrance was closed. We also needed to use the valet parking but it wasn't very... More

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

I apologise that you found it difficult to locate the entrance, we have placed up 4 large signs and two large banners with directional signs on the hoarding at the entrance with arrows that have assisted most guests find the temporary entry, but can imagine it may be confusing. The front office team have also been allocating guests away from... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is in a beautiful location, in the heart of Fremantle. Highly attentive and efficient staff providing exceptional customer service. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be recommending it to our family and friends.

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David_Bornmann, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges, responded to this review

It was pleasing to see you enjoyed your time in Fremantle and the hotel team added to your positive experience for your getaway. I hope we see you back with us again. Regards David Bornmann General Manager More

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Address: Cnr Marine Terrace & Essex Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Fremantle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges 4.5*
Number of rooms: 300
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