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Cairns Aquarius

#27 of 64 Hotels in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
07/18/2017 07/19/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Carmel, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cairns's Aquarius Apartments offered a perfect location, city and Ocean views, a wall of windows that opened to a balcony overlooking the marina. The place was clean, comfortable and well-equipped. Highly recommend it.

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Macgregor, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well appointed, all mod cons beautiful view of the beach. Easy walking to restaurants and to the wharf for tours to the Reef. Very close to the CBD. We had a very pleasant stay. We enjoyed sitting on the veranda after a day of tour ing.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient location and great ocean views. It's quite old though and especially bathrooms need renovations. Also I wished they had kept Nok chipped dinner plates. Felt bit stingy and cheap when few of the dinnerware was chipped.

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Thank Hozyr
cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Would you mind telling me what apartment you stayed in as I can't find the name Hozyr in our system. If I know what apartment you stayed in I can organise new dinner plates for the next guest. Kind Regards Elisabeth Cairns Aquarius

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This apartment was clean, tidy, very central and close to the esplanade, shops and restaurants. The parking is also convenient. There is Foxtel in the apartment as well as free wifi. The weather in Cairns was excellent.

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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at the Aquarius Twice before were very happy but this time we stay it was very disappointing the windows only had curtains that only covered half the windows when I spoke to the woman who booked us in I asked if they can move us she said they didn't have any other rooms available but when I...

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thankyou for your feedback. I must say I am very disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay with us. The reason you were told that you could not change apartments was due to the fact that other guests were coming in to those apartments during the dates that you were here. If we had moved you to...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Anyone looking for an amazing apartment to stay in at Cairns then this is the place for you. We stayed 7 nights in apartment 67 on the 11th Floor with 2 teenagers. All I can say is wow!! The apartment is fantastic, open plan and very spacious with air conditioners in the family/kitchen area and both bedrooms. It was very...

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Darrenlee, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am please to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our goal to provide you with a great place to stay while you and your family enjoy your holiday. I have also past this review on to the cleaners who prepared your apartment. Kind...

Essex
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Chose these apartments from the net. Excellent location right on the front at Cairns and two minutes walk from all shops and restaurants. The apartment was very spacious with great views across Cairns seafront. Nice pool. All the staff we met were friendly and helpful, with the definite impression that nothing would be too much trouble. Not cheap but taking...

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Tim R Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great to hear that we were helpful as this is our goal. (Ensure that you the guest enjoy your stay with us) Kind Regards Troy

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The premium room were fantastic Elizabeth and Troy were so helpful. The view was amazing and it was so close to everything when I come to cairns again I will stay there The cleanliness of the place was lovely and the surrounding were great . What more can I say it was great

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Ohmygif, Thank you for thanking the time write a review for Cairns Aquarius. I am please to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The view is amazing! It makes it hard to work sometimes! Kind Regards Troy

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was very clean and tidy. The views were amazing - all rooms face onto the ocean. Each room had a private balcony and even though it was on the esplanade, the noise was minimal. The one downside to this hotel was that there was only limited off street parking. The staff were friendly and eveything was close by.

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Tiana-Bremner, Thank you for your review. I am glad to read that you were happy with the apartment. I have passed on your review to the cleaners the prepared your apartment. I am not sure what you are talking about in relation to the car parking? Every apartment has a assigned car park in the secure car park located...

Reviewed October 1, 2016

Unfortunately Aquarius had double booked our 1st night and we were accommodated in the hotel next door this caused us to lose almost a full day of holiday, we had booked into Aquarius to self cater but as we had to move out of the Mantra by 10.00am we had to eat dinner, breakfast and lunch out. We also had...

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cairnsaquarius1, Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Eileen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Cairns Aquarius. Once again we are sorry about the mix up on your first night. For what it is worth this was caused by circumstances out of our control. We did go to a lot of trouble to organise accommodation just next door for you so to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Cairns Aquarius holiday apartment is the perfect holiday destinaton choice for your stay in tropical Cairns, Far North Queensland. Enjoy the accommodation convenience of a fully furnished, self-contained, waterfront holiday apartment in the heart of Cairns city. Stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, recline on a sun lounge by the pool or experience the breathtaking ocean views from your private balcony in Tropical Far North Queensland. All premium apartments have been fully refurbished. Book direct with Cairns Aqarius through our Web Site or call us. Troy and Elisabeth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairns Aquarius

Address: 107 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $186 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Aquarius 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Aquarius Hotel Cairns
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#3 Family Hotel in Cairns
#6 Spa Hotel in Cairns
#18 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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“When booking ask for a room towards the beach.”
helenpedersen66, 1 week ago | Read review
“Obviously the higher up you are the better the view!”
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“Check quality of apartment before booking. All apartments are individually owned.”
VarcoeFamily, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“We were in Apartment 64 and could not fault it.”
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“Book and updated apartment. All units have good views.”
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