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Mackay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom apartment - older building but the rooms are much larger than the newer buildings these days. Very polite and efficient at Reception, really good views of the Esplanade and out to sea and within easy walking distance to the city centre, casino, night markets etc. However...we had a bad experience with a snippy english... More 

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1 Thank Pickypernickity
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great location and a great place to stay. We had a newly renovated 2 bedroom apartment with great views of the ocean!! The staff were very accomodating and friendly. Best value for money around town, we will be back. Thankyou 181for a great weekend.

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Thank Jason B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment with 2 teenage girls size of the apartment was fabulous. As other people have said it is in need of an up grade but then you have to expect to pay more! I couldn't find anything else even close to this price in this location for a family of 4 with WiFi and... More 

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Thank Teresa L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My parents, fiance and I stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment here over the weekend, the room was huge! and fully self contained, the service was fine and the location very good, about a 10min walk to the night markets, it is next to the hospital but still very quiet, I would defiantly stay there again!

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Fox Glacier
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 5 nights in apartment 22. Great location and views! Nice sized apartment. The big downside was the cleanliness!!! Had to wash every plate and dish before you used it as it still had the last guests food on them. Fridge and cupboards need a good clean out!!!!! The pillows on the couch were stained and we took them... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

ACIs not working properly and rhe place is a bit dated and in need of an upgrade. Stayed here 10 years ago and it feels like no maintenance has been done since. Beds were comfortable and the view is excellent but has not improved the old tired apartment.

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Thank Ian B
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I booked a two bedroom apartment for a friends visit. The carpet in both bedrooms were badly stained and looked like cigarette burns throughout. The main bathroom had a terrible smell that was quite disgusting in the morning & we were glad to leave at this point. I had wanted to extend our stay, but ended up at a nearby... More 

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Thank Jade W
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We stayed here in April '16 for three nights before heading to Port Douglas and beyond. We booked a two bedroom apartment that was self contained. We were on the eighth floor and had magnificent views over the ocean and along the coast towards the airport. The apartment was well appointed with everything you could need in the kitchen. One... More 

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1 Thank laverysean
Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Was expecting much more than what we got. Space was sufficient, but the laundry had a horrible smell, master light was out (had to ask to have fixed), very dated, and a bit grungy. Staff was friendly and nice, but wouldn't choose again.

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Thank smweathers
Penguin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We headed into toen with the intention to do sugarworld waterpark. But it was closed so we headed for the esplanade. And loved it there's lockers available, a food shop right there lots of parking great views gorgeous little spot for adult and child to swim lifeguards on duty, shady spots under trees, on stinking hot days the only way... More 

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Thank Kristie W
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Amenities

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

Additional Information about 181 The Esplanade

Address: 181 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $127 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 181 The Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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181 The Esplanade Cairns
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#23 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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