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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to Oz and Cairns and this city and hotel has made it a high. We are a family of 4, 2 adults, a 9 year old and 8 year old daughter so sibling rivalry is high. The family room we had was perfect, a nice size, even with the bunk beds in a separate area,... More 

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Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear windsurfing75, Wow, what a fantastic review about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade Cairns. We are thrilled to read about your amazing experience during your stay in Cairns and at Rydges Esplanade. We really appreciate your time to write a nice and meticulous review. I am certain this would be valuable for our future guests. I am very pleased... More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has good facilities and is well located, a 15 min walk to the main restaurants. If you have sea view it's very good, worth the extra cost of you are staying a few nights. Room was good, beds ok but not big. Breakfast was good, book in advance, the night before to get a discount. Not sure I've... More 

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Thank Gordon0504
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Gordon0504, Thank you for your positive feedback. Feedback both positive and negative is always welcome as it gives us an opportunity to review our product and service. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Regards, Chinmay & the team @ Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Had a ocean view room which was great. Room was large and bed very comfortable. Room service was very nuce and quick. The only down side was we ask for a tablet when we arrived to watch movies but they did have any for our 5 night stay.

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Thank LISA M
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear LISA M, We appreciate your nice review about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade Cairns. I am very pleased to hear that your stay was comfortable and you enjoyed one of our ocean view rooms. We look forward to welcome you again soon. Regards, Chinmay & Rydges Esplanade team More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The hotel staffs were very friendly and really took actions to help. One kid didn't want to sleep with me. They added a rolling bed for us. They were helpful all the way to the last minute when we departed. I gave the staffs 5 start rating. The only thing is that the room is a little small. But this... More 

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Thank Eric K
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Eric K, Thank you for such a nice review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to know that your stay was amazing and you truly enjoyed staying with us. I am very proud of my team and it is always good to hear it from the guests that they were looked after very well by our... More 

Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I visited on business and found the hotel rooms aged but clean and attractively decorated. The room was tidied every day and replacement shampoo and soap was done daily. The room was a great size, good bed, nice shower and even a bath. I was happy with the room and I was really happy with the gym. A couple of... More 

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Thank SD E
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear SD E, Thank you for taking time to post about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade Cairns. I am pleased to learn that your stay was good and you enjoyed the various facilities resort had to offer. I must agree with you that the ocean rooms offers a very beautiful view of Cairns Esplanade; where as our mountain view... More 

Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A fantastic hotel in a great location. Staff are excellent and rooms comfortable. Particularly good is the Fire and Grill Restaurant. The food is wonderful and the staff attentive to our every need. Front desk staff are always friendly and endeavour to make check-in a quick and efficient process.

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Thank Jarleah
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Jarleah, What a fantastic review about your recent stay with Rydges Esplanade! Thank you for taking time to write about your experience and we are pleased to hear that your stay was excellent. I will definitely pass your lovely comments to the team and look forward to welcome you again soon. Regards, Chinmay & team @ Rydges Esplanade More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Walk to city centre 10-15 minutes. Walk along waterfront nice. BUT, we were surprised and disappointed to find our bed fitted with very old sheets that even had a few holes. We had to ask to have the sheets changed after 4 days! Something we have not experienced in all our travels. The shower is over the bath and the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

excellent we stayed in 2 bedroom apartment very large and we had a fantastic view would highly recommend short walk to lagoon but is nice because it is not right in all the busy areas...we would stay here again lovely pools and restaurant is reasonably priced with good meals

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Thank Flaggihill657
Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Flaggihill657, Thank you for a quick and nice review about your recent stay at Rydges Esplanade Cairns. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay in one of our specious 2 bedroom apartments. We look forward to welcome you again soon. Regards, Chinmay & team at Rydges Esplanade More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We arrived at Rydges Esplanade at around 7pm, to a rather unwelcoming check-in. We were unsure initially which of our names the room was booked under, and the reception clerk seemed irritated by this. After eventually figuring it out we were given our keys (two keys - not because there were two of us, but so we could use one... More 

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Shannon_Craig_Rydges, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear John C, thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor, I was disappointed to read you had not enjoyed your experience with us, and surprised that your service had been so poor. This is certainly not our usual standard. I apologise it was not able to be rectified during your stay. We would be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had to move rooms and they were very good at helping us with that and they are in the middle of doing renovations on the 10 11 and 12 floor which i was already aware of before going there. Its alittle way from town if your good walkers its ok the pools looked nice but not warm enough for... More 

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Chinmay P, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Leesa T, Thank you for taking time to post about your recent experience of staying with us. I am pleased to hear that overall stay was satisfactory and you enjoyed your stay. We always try our best to assist our guests in every possible way and glad to hear that the staff was friendly and helpful. I have noted... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $110 - $166 (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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Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#14 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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