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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Edplanade 181 is well locsted with a wonderfull view and balcony but the inventory was too bad. There were to less plates and Glasses and we was only 3 people. The dining table was quite tacky from a wrong treatment and all the furniture in generale was to lausy . We stayed there 14 days and the price we paid...

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at 181 in Apartment 12. We found the cleaning staff very nice as we'd pass them on our travels. Our apartment was a great hub on the north side of town. You can get into Cairns for under $10 in a taxi or walk which we found a great way to wear our dinner off. As we'd walk...

Thank mk180E
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. Had a mix up initially but staff are fabulous and fixed it straight away. The rooms were clean and modern. Was an easy walk to town. Office staff were great in helping us get taxis and transfers

Thank sallydavchels
Ringwood, Australia
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Stayed in a 2 Bedroom apartment very clean. Staff extra friendly and helpful with tour bookings. Breakfast was buffet and very good... breakfast was cheaper if you booked the afternoon before. Pools good.

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Located at the top end of the Esplanade, around a 20 minute walk to the key Cairns attractions, we thought it had a great environment. Our 6th floor sea facing apartment was spacious, cool and pleasant. Brad and Val, on the front desk, were friendly and informative. The swimming pool and spa were great places to relax.

Thank Wendy0704
Cooktown, Australia
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We stayed with a friend in a two bedroom apartment which she was at for two weeks. It was a quality property. Clean, spacious and well appointed. Additionally, unlike a lot of Cairns hotels it was not tired, faded and worn out.

Thank Stavros1953
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed November 1, 2016

On arrival I was very upset and angry. I found the two bedroom unit was old and smelly, and too close to Cairns Hospital, the patio and windows looked out to the hospital windows. We asked for a room change and the Manager was very happy to assist. We were moved into a clean, newly furnished, great bathroom, 2 bedroom...

Thank 336robynd
Waurn Ponds, Australia
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I need to say at the start that Lily (the manager) was very friendly and tried her best to make our stay comfortable. The apartment (room 15) was very large and would make a great place for a family and a long stay. The room had fairly new carpet and the beds were of a good quality but other aspects...

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Mt Martha, Australia
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had a 2 bedroom apartment with an ocean view from a lovely balcony. There were 4 of us and the apartment was very spacious with 2 bathrooms. Great kitchen and living areas and Lily the manager was most helpful. Although this apartment is about 600 metres from the city centre, the walk is beautiful along the foreshore and the...

Thank cathy677
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I need to start by recognising that Lilly, who is the manager of this place, is fantastic. She is a lovely lady who goes out of the way to assist. It's a pity the material she has to work with is sub-standard. The good points first, the building is very old, and this is good because it has very large...

Thank markjackson100
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge

Additional Information about 181 The Esplanade

Address: 181 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $121 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 181 The Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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#21 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“I stayed in an apartment which is in the Tower 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms lounge kitchen and balcony also washing machine.”
 of 5 bubbles 59leanneb, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room away from Carins hospital windows, and ask for newly furnished room.”
  • View from room's patio
 of 5 bubbles 336robynd, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on the opposite side to the hospital.”
 of 5 bubbles gazzabuc, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“request ocean view with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles cathy677, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose room 25. It's a disgrace.”
  • Dust on a bedroom light typical of the room
  • The shower solution. Note the swollen chip board repairs.
  • Top of the stove exhaust sticky and stained with congealed fat
  • Plant growing on our balcony. How does a cleaner miss this in the time it has taken to grow
 of 5 bubbles markjackson100, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
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