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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“tennis courts”(36 reviews)
“family room”(27 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spend 1 night in our wedding anniversary !! It was just spectacular. Sean was amazing, I didn’t even see him grabbing our bag! He dropped it in the room and left my jacket on the chair. Such a simple gesture with a big positive...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 10 nights at this hotel/resort. The rooms even though were dated and basic were well maintained and clean. We had lovely views of the Coral Sea. Breakfast choices were fine. The Fire and Ice dinner is a must- with many...More

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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and in particular for recognising the efforts of the team here. We trust you enjoyed your 10 day break in Cairns and thank you again for choosing to stay with us....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We always thought Rydges had a standard to uphold, sadly not the case anymore. Firstly they tried to give us a mountain view room when we paid for an ocean view, the towels were frayed, the rooms old, the service atrocious, the shower floor which...More

Thank foodandtravel123
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 5 days ago

Dear foodandtravel123, Thank you for your feedback and my apologies for where we fell short of expectation. It is disappointing that you did not give us an opportunity to address your concerns whilst you were here as both the team and myself are very much...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed during August 2018. We had a room for 3 people. I stayed with my mother and my daughter. Gorgeous views from the front of the hotel over the water. Our room was on the 10th floor near the end of the corridor and...More

Thank PerthLivingLife
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 5 days ago

Dear PerthLivingLife, Thank you for feedback and for giving us the opportunity to learn where we can improve on the overall guest experience. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the team here to be both helpful and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was spacious, view just fantastic looking over the ocean and wonderfully comfortable bed I have come to expect at Rydges. It is a bit of a walk from the CBD and restaurants but the dining within the hotel was very good. Staff were all...More

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Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 5 days ago

Dear Dianne S, Thank you for your feedback and personal recommendation. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I know that the team here will be thrilled to learn that they had a positive impact on your time here....More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 122 - USD 290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 122 - USD 290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (456)
Room & Suite (624)
Pool & Beach (126)
Dining (34)
Amenities (161)
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Srl86
31 October 2017|
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Response from Debinqueensland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not a toddler friendly pool but across the road in the park there is an awesome kids playground with water play area. And further up the path is a great community pool area with suitable kids pool.
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Michael D
3 July 2017|
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Response from andrew W | Property representative |
Weather today in Cairns is beautifully sunny and 24 degrees. Whilst the pools are not heated its still a perfect spot to while away the afternoon - plenty of sun on the deck around the pool and chairs to relax in. You are... More
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Jay T
24 June 2017|
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Response from Dean D | Reviewed this property |
I don't smoke but would presume no
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"Ask for view over the water."
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"Try to get a room at the front looking over the ocean but rooms at the back still had a good view over the..."
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"Would not recommend this hotel."
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"Breakfast costs $30 and is a buffet. If you purchase it from the reception the night before it will cost only..."
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