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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Can't understand some of the negative comments. Had a lovely room on the 11th floor with stunning sea views. Clean, spacious and nicely decorated. Reception super friendly and helpful. Restaurant staff the same (Cindy deserves a performance bonus for always being friendly and smiling, even...More

Thank Horst G
Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 24 August 2016

Dear Horst G, We certainly appreciate the positive comments and the time taken to review your recent time with us. Thank you for your feedback on the team - I know Cindy will be thrilled to know that she made a difference to your stay....More

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Rydges Esplanade for our 4 year anniversary and it was beautiful! The resort even left a bottle of champagne for us and a nice note wishing us a happy anniversary when we got back from dinner. Fire and Ice - the seafood...More

Thank Jade B
Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 23 August 2016

Dear Jade B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us - the positive comments are much appreciated and the team members you mention will be happy to hear they made a difference during your stay. Congratulations once again on...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed in an ocean view room and first impression was that the room did indeed need a facelift on the inside but it was a very comfortable base for the week that we were there. Our room had two double (queen?) beds but could...More

Thank netstitcher
Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 23 August 2016

Dear netstitcher, Thank you for your taking the time to review your recent visit and pleasing to read that you had an enjoyable stay. We trust you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns and hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back in the...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

The rooms were pretty good. We stayed in the Apartments and they were a good size. To get to teh apartments is a bit of a mission from reception as it leads through the underground carpark. The other disappointing part of the stay was the...More

Thank Kurt L
Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Kurt L, Thank you for your recent review. Pleasing to read that you found the apartment to be of a good size and that you would consider staying with us again. Trust you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns. Kind regards, Andrew Wallis. Hotel...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We often like to go away for a weekend but when arriving at ridges I honestly wanted to turn around and go home. The bathroom was full of mound, there was mound growing out of the vents and after an hour we all begun sneezing...More

Thank Jessica B
Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 22 August 2016

Dear Jessica B, Thank you for taking the time to pass on comments from your stay. Please accept my apologies for falling short of your expectations and the frustrations that occurred . I am uncertain as to whether you had the opportunity to have your...More

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USD 98 - USD 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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USD 98 - USD 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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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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"Try to get a room overlooking the bay. The view is beautiful."
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"oceanview level 10"
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"All rooms offer decent views either of the Ocean, the City or the Mountains - take your pick!"
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"Loved our ocean view room, pool gets shadow in afternoon so visit it in the morning"
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