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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Rydges esplanade for our last nights stay in Cairns as we thought we would treat our selves for the last night . The motel appears run down and over priced. Day core in appartments is old and out dated . Apartment had nice views but specs of rust, water marks, condensation were visible with in the... More 

Thank Caza B
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights while up from Sydney for long weekend to do some diving. It's a block back from the esplanade and about 1km from the centre of Cairns - be warned if you don't like walking or have transport. The walk is lovely and is also a good option for a morning run so location was fine... More 

Thank Lodges_9
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms and Courteous staff. The family and I arrived after 10pm and were helped to book in. By 11 pm we were in our rooms and able to relax. We will be staying 2 nights and will be editing review on our departure.

Thank Rieky H
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Swim up bar! A winner. Great location and views to boot. Friendly and accommodating staff, great facilities. Rental bikes available out front. Bar fridge air conditioning, large mirrors, plenty of tv channels, desk complete with bible for those so inclined.

Thank SedgCap
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Rydges Esplanade offers a great location and excellent view (if facing the water). Everything you will ever need for your holiday is in walking distance. The food downstairs at the buffet caters for all needs and even includes a great seafood selection and cooking on the spot while you wait. Staff have been excellent and nothing but helpful to... More 

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting Cairns first time. Rydges Esplanade about 10 minute walk along beautiful seaside boardwalks to shops, markets and restaurants. Hotel staff friendly and helpful. Hotel neat, clean just a little tired decor wise. Plumbing noisy at times too. The bar and restaurant were good. Breakfast had a great variety available. Overall enjoyed our time staying there.

Thank Pete D
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Flew in from perth for a family holiday. Needed a few nights in cairns before moving on to port Douglas. Nice simple room, friendly staff, and close to muddies playground for the kids. We booked on wotif and it was about 150 a night.

Thank Mark W
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We arrived early and was prepped to have to wait for our room to be ready. Thought that's okay we'll have a cocktail at the bar. The desk staff were rude and grumpy. Still not wanting that to upset our holiday we brushed it off he said he would call to let us know when it was ready. After hours... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The view from my room was amazing to wake up to daily. The Espy burger is to die for. Very limited room service menu after 10pm...no hot chips is a sin! The pool decking and area is a bit old and in need of a makeover but did the job I was here to bake in the sun. Would be... More 

Thank MIchellePowys
Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay for a few nights business trip. Handy to the hospitals if your in the medical industry, and close enough to the city to walk to and from dinner. Try the room service Angus burger, amazing. The gym is a little dated with the machines. They've all got rust in it.

Thank mcr00k

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Rydges Esplanade Holiday Apartments

Address: 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Rydges Esplanade Holiday Apartments Cairns, Queensland
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“Book high up”
 of 5 bubbles GoldfishGirl1, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Apartments are in a quieter area at the back of the hotel and accessed via the car park or back street, so slightly out of way. Hotel rooms are in the central building so are easily accessible via the foyer. Personally I didn't mind the short walk to the apartments to be in a quieter area.”
 of 5 bubbles dsump, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Never stop using your manners and calm down. A smile, a please and a thank you go a long way. Good things come to those who are pleasant and respectful.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarapower, 21 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Sea views are a must.”
 of 5 bubbles MayESABZ, 19 Apr 2012 | Read review
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