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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The ridges Esplanade in Cairns like so many other hotels is very tired. Great location, central to everything and really friendly staff. If you're looking for Spacious accommodation right on the Espinado and close to the CBD with a large swimming poollook no further. Great bang for your buck,

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Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Amico V Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you found our location to be suitable to your needs and that our friendly staff looked after you during your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Kassandra

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Really nothing special about the hotel as it sits at the end of the Esplanade. Rooms are clean/neat with beds that have seen their 'mileage' - that is offset by an attentive staff. The hotel shuttle service is limited & could probably add a few extra runs to city center. Buffett breakfast was good. Antidotally - Talking to locals the...

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Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear David P Thank you for sharing on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback as well as your comments about the limited complimentary shuttle service and hope that you still had an enjoyable time with us. I am pleased that you found our staff to be attentive and that you enjoyed your Buffet Breakfast at our Coral Hedge Brasserie restaurant. We...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had a great stay at the Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. The staff were exceptional. They were always friendly, helpful and ready to go above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The children's area was excellent and my ten and six year olds were very happy with their own space,...

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Kassandra S, Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, responded to this review

Dear PurpleOneSyd Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your stay with us. We are absolutely delighted to hear that your family thoroughly enjoyed their stay in one of our Family Rooms and trust that the kids made good use of the TV's and Xbox's. I will certainly pass on your compliments of exceptional customer service to our...

Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Well I know it was only one night. But there was no way I felt like a Priority Guest..which I am. I did complete the day before online check in from an email...I have not done that in other Rydges stays and wanted to see how it worked. Yes technically it was a good process I received text confirmation and...

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Renmark, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Room was clean and very comfortable bed. My room had been recently updated and the decor is ver tasteful. Service was excellent and the staff very helpful. I ate one dinner in the dining room and was disappointed in the quality. Mains are smorgasbord with the meats cooked as required. These were fine. However the desserts...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I stayed in Rydges Esplanade from 30/12/2015 to 3/1/2016 with family and friends. On the night of 1/1/2016, beds were not made. My friend booked taxi through hotel reception on 1/1/2016 night for the next early morning. However, taxi didn't show up the next morning at booked time. When I checked with the reception, he told me he "rebooked taxi"...

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Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We decided to have a 2 night stop over in Cairns on our way South. We booked a family room which was $250 per night. (Not even including breakfast). Not crazy expensive but certainly not budget either. Our room was ok.... view was amazing! Could have been a lot cleaner however. (Lip marks on glasses and food on carpets). I...

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Canberra
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Spacious two bedroom apartment on the fifth floor gave a great view from the balcony out over the water. Several swimming pools including a pool near the bar provide plenty of options for a swim in a nice setting. There is plenty of free parking available which is good given it is a bit far to walk into town if...

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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 January 2016

we stayed at level 6 ocean view room, it was spacious and quiet, enjoyed all deserved privacy. staff are helpful, we're allowed to check in earlier than expected. 20 minutes walk to city center, enjoy walking down the esplanade.

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Venice, Florida
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The room was excellent, we had a balcony on the 12th floor that overlooked the Esplanade. The room was lovely, large, and had a large refrigerator. The bathroom had a nice shower with a huge separate bathtub. We ate at their restaurant for "Fire & Ice", an amazing all you can eat hot and cold buffet. This was a fantastic...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Address: 209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Matson Resort Cairns)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $118 - $216 (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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