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Waters Edge Apartments
Ranked #20 of 89 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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“Omg wow!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Great position close to all you need in Cairns, we walked everywhere. Lovely clean apartments, spacious, well equipped. We stayed in swim out pool, worth paying extra as amazing ! Craig and Tania in reception booked all our tours without fuss and even organised pick up from the apartment. What more can I say but wowza...

Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Blackwater, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2013

Stayed there last year for a family holiday, booked a 3 bedroom apartment for 6. Rooms are very modern and clean, fully equipped with all the facilities required. Made breakfast ourselves and enjoy on the big balcony. Would be great value if travelling in a big group.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

5 of us who had been acting on a cruise ship from Tahiti to Cairns stayed here two nights to put the final touch to an excellent 3 weeks. We hired a 2 bedroom and a three bedroom apartment. Absolute luxury with every amenity. Great views from large balcony over the waterfront and the two wonderful pools. Central for everything. You really couldn't fault a thing. Luxury, sheer luxury.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

This was the perfect place for our family of 4. We stayed in room 24, which was on the 5th floor with a spectacular corner balcony and view of the ocean. The apartment was very spacious, clean, and well kept. 2 bedrooms (master bedroom has king bed, and 2nd bedroom had two twin beds), plus 2 bathrooms (master bath is attached, while 2nd bathroom is directly across kids room). Large living room with TV and DVD player. Bedrooms also had TV's. Came with small washer and dryer and a full kitchen. Made our stay so easy and relaxed, and we loved having the washer/dryer so we didn't go home with a ton of dirty clothes. Walking distance to restaurants, and there is a playground with water features right across the street. Next door at ground level is a mom & pop breakfast and lunch place with authentic Indonesian food - tasty, affordable and such nice owners (son taking orders and mom doing the cooking). Craig was working the front desk and was friendly and helped set up some attractions for us. One of the best stays we've had on a vacation, with lots of room and conveniences of home.

Room Tip: Room 24 was great. 5th floor with large corner balcony.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Stayed in a fully self-contained apartment overlooking the Cairns water line. The hotel is perfectly located & in walking distance to just about everything. It has two very good sized pools & a lovely area to just relax & enjoy the wonderful Cairns sunshine. We stayed for 4 nights & in all reality did not want to leave. Will be going to this place again for sure...

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

My family of 6 stayed in the 3 bedroom swimout apt. It was really nice and big. Nice balcony to the pool. Right across the street was a playground and splash park. The beach is there too although it is not a swimming Beach. You can walk to plenty of restaurants and shopping. There is a grocery store near also. We did not rent a car just took a taxi to the aboriginal night show and the other tours we did the came to pick us up.

  • Stayed March 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 6 in a 3 bed swim out apartment and did not want to leave. Enjoyed the apartment so much we ate in 2 night in a row.

It is pure luxury to get up in the glorious sunshine and walk straight off the balcony into the pool. The place is in a great location and is very quiet. It has air con in all the rooms. Anyone of our favourite features an American style fridge dispersing ice!!!

Staff are very friendly

The apartments are just amazing & I would recommend anyone to stay there and defy anyone who could possibly have anything bad to say about them.

Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Waters Edge Apartments

Property: Waters Edge Apartments
Address: 155 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 89 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Waters Edge Apartments 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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