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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My two sisters and I traveled to Cairns with our 3 children ( a 3, 5 and 10 year old) We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment at the Rygdes Esplanade and the place was spotless. It was the perfect accommodation for our needs. Having a kitchen and a washer a dryer in the apartment made traveling with our kids... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are several Rydges properties in Cairns. It was not until arriving at our destination that I realised I had made a mistake with the booking. I had booked the wrong Rydges. We arrived approximately 9.00 p.m. Check in was ordinary, unfriendly. The restaurant, Fire & Ice, had closed and the staff were setting up for breakfast tomorrow. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here 22 july for 2 nights. Wonderful views from 11th floor. Really comfy bed and all hotel staff were friendly.Lovely blonde young lady on reception who was very helpfull.Would definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

...but this one surprised us by being very pleasant. Okay, you are staying mid range and there are dozens of you in a non-descript building. But the room was large, check in was fast (important as we were in town not for holidays but to see a very ill family friend), water pressure outstanding (noteworthy after our recent sojourn in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rydges Epslande Resort as its name suggests is very close to the Cairns Esplanade, which has everything you need in a holiday destination. The foreshore boardwalk is a hub of activity with the restaurants at the southern end only a 20 minute walk away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a room for 2 adults and 2 children and got 2 double beds which we decided not to complain about because it was late and we were tired. It did not work out well. The parking was good and easy to come and go, reception fine, pool beautiful but freezing, restaurant too expensive. The room itself was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a couple we were allocated what was called a 'family suite' on the 7th floor. The room was very spacious, containing a large double bed, two full size single beds, a small three piece suite, dining table and four chairs, and a kitchenette. The kitchenette was merely a fridge, sink, cupboards, drawers, kettle, cups and spoons. Tea, coffee and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I stayed here whilst my husband competed in the Cairns ironman in June. We stayed in an ocean view room which looked directly over the ocean and esplanade below. We chose to have the room serviced each day and I honestly could not fault anything about the room at all. The staff were all friendly and helpful.... More 

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LenoreKFox, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear SHARON W, Thank you for your great review! So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay during the amazing Cairns Ironman event. Views to the Ocean are beautiful and then to see top athletes competing in Cairns is fantastic. I will pass on your thoughts to all departments and for next year, join our loyalty program for some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky enough to stay here during the cairns marathon. My balcony looked over the esplanade giving prime view of the runners passing by. Along with the view over the water it made for a fantastic stay. I would recommend this hotel for any events on the nard.

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LenoreKFox, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Jason M, Thanks fopr the good review fo our hotel!. Cairns Ironman is an amazing event and as you say, Ocean View rooms are a perfect spot. Hope you have booked for next year! and look forward to seeing you before then. Kind regards Lenore Fox Rooms Division Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel okay overall but the daily housekeeping is the worst of any hotel I have ever stayed in. Beds made very bad, pillows still on floor when we came back in the afternoon. No toilet paper was given, no clean spoons/ cups, the dirty ones just left on counter. Bathroom sink was not wiped down. Not usually one to write... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Oceanfront 12-story hotel towers, 3 blocks from city center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Address: 209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $106 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 240
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#14 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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