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Cairns Aquarius

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2013

The apartment was beautiful. Newly refurbished. Big enough and comfortable for a family. On the mezzanine floor we had great views of the garden, then across the board walk to the ocean from the large balcony. Friends on the 10th floor had magnificent views. Great location, in walking distance to shops,restaurants. markets, board walk and marina area. The kids enjoyed...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

SAYS IT ALL! Can't thank you enough. We just love it when guests come and enjoy their holiday in what is a very special place. I look forward to you one day returning to Cairns Aquarius. Kind regards, Don and Annette

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Aquarius is a nice and clean place right on the Esplanade close to everything with excellent views over the lagoon and the mountains. Our two-bedroom apartment was spacious and nicely furnished, however the bed in the master bedroom was a bit too small for two people. There was no reception, all queries were responded to via phone, some staff leave...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you TortieC for taking the time to send a Trip Advisor review. So please that you enjoyed your stay at Cairns Aquarius and that we may see you again. Couple of points that you made need clarifying. As stated on our web site and on the booking confirmation which all guests receive. There is a queen size bed in...

Reviewed 27 April 2013

No major problems with my apartment (just minor ones), which was spacious, modern and clean. It's not luxury but you'd have to pay more for luxury. It's a perfect location opposite the water but close to everything. We made good use of the balcony but it got a lot of noise from the RSL airconditioners (Apt 22 on the 3rd...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Dom, Thank you for your " Pretty Good" review and your 5 star rating. Your summary is spot on. Given the location, stunning views, the quality and size of the apartments, nothing offers better value in Cairns. I note from your Trip Advisor profile that you are well travelled,; hopefully we will one day see you back at...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Really enjoyed our stay in Cairns. Th Apartment had everything we needed. Really great location on the Esplanade right where everything is happening. Excellent if you have kids, 300m from Muddy's playGround and also very close to the lagoon. Would highly recommend this place

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Jess Morgan, Thank you for your lovely review. Annette and I work really hard at maintaining apartments and facilities to the highest standard for our guests. It is so rewarding to know that guests have enjoyed their time with us. Once again thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Trip Advisor and other travelers. We...

Reviewed 3 April 2013

Great location on the esplanade close to restaurants and the lagoon. Apartment was nice full kitchen with everything included huge comfy bed the aircon in the main bedroom didn't seem too cool the room properly but was still fine overall a lovely place to stay

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you Hnmarx for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review. Annette and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Cairns Aquarius. You have not specified which apartment you stayed in so I have not been able to check the air conditioning unit. These are all serviced quite regularly, so I suspect it may have been...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2013

I type this review while I am still at Cairns Aquarius. What I don't understand is how can anyone have a bad experience at these apartments. The apartments have beautiful views excellent management team (Don and Annette) and the list can go on but the optimist will get the idea. We stayed in Unit 61 but I am sure all...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you Ali Q for taking the time to share your "TOO GOOD" Cairns Aquarius holiday experience with Trip Advisor reviewers. We remember you and your lovely family. You are absolutely correct when you state that the standard apartments are indeed excellent accommodation and value. Just fantastic for Annette and I to know that your expectations were fulfilled and that...

Dromana, Vic. Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Our travel agent booked this so I guess we just got lucky. We arrived 5 hours early for check in no problem. Straight into our apartment which was a free upgrade. When we walked into the apartment we could not believe our eyes It is MASSIVE! Very big balcony looking out to the sea and a big cruise liner coming...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Travelling Tom Toms. Our sincere thanks for your wonderful review. It is always very rewarding to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. We are always happy for a guest to check in early and leave late when possible. Hopefully we will see you back here one day. Best regards Don and Annette

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 March 2013

check in was a breeze, near the night market, located at the fringe of the buzz. The apartment was well maintained and thoughtful in equipping the place. Dishwashing liquid, sponge and foil was provided for the oven, kitchen was fully equipped. u have to buy your soap powder for the laundry. There was a towel with holes, otherwise it was...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Thank you J-L08888 for taking the time to write a Trip Advisor review. I would take the opportunity to point out that we do not have a restaurant or fitness center because we are Holiday Apartments and not a Hotel. As you correctly point out there are 5 very lovely restaurants right next door and there is also a large...

Payette, Idaho
Reviewed 23 February 2013

My husband and I just returned from a 3 week stay in Australia and this was the best place we stayed! Perfect location, luxurious, so clean and beautiful---can't say enough about this place, except why would you want to stay any place else?

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl, It is always exciting for us to receive such a positive review from guests who have travelled from overseas and compare us with recent accommodation they have stayed in. We do have an exceptional location here at Cairns Aquarius and also amazing ocean views from every apartment. Our location next door to some of the best Restaurants in...

Chistchurch, NZ
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Great place to stay. Strange check in system but it works well! Stayed for ten days in February and enjoyed every moment. As stated in several other reviews that we read the apartments are much larger than we needed but all that space was good. The furnishings were modern and comfortable, something we didn’t expect on arrival as the building...

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cairnsaquarius1, General Manager at Cairns Aquarius, responded to this review

Dear Mike and Jakie, It is so rewarding to have guests like yourself share their positive experience at Cairns Aquarius with other Trip Advisor reviewers. As you quite correctly mentioned every apartment has an excellent ocean view regardless of floor level. We have a unique building where every apartment has a spectacular ocean view. Many guests comment on the spacious...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Cairns Aquarius holiday apartment is the perfect holiday destinaton choice for your stay in tropical Cairns, Far North Queensland. Enjoy the accommodation convenience of a fully furnished, self-contained, waterfront holiday apartment in the heart of Cairns city. Stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, recline on a sun lounge by the pool or experience the breathtaking ocean views from your private balcony in Tropical Far North Queensland. All premium apartments have been fully refurbished. Book direct with Cairns Aqarius through our Web Site or call us. Troy and Elisabeth. ... more   less 

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Address: 107 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $252 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairns Aquarius 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Aquarius Hotel Cairns
Cairns Aquarius Queensland
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#3 Family Hotel in Cairns
#7 Spa Hotel in Cairns
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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“Obviously the higher up you are the better the view!”
 of 5 bubbles H7381YBpatrickd, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Check quality of apartment before booking. All apartments are individually owned.”
 of 5 bubbles VarcoeFamily, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in Apartment 64 and could not fault it.”
 of 5 bubbles Harves46, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Book and updated apartment. All units have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles Emerald_City_Gal, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Apartments in the middle of the building offer views up and down the Esplanade and we prefer at least half way up to maximise our views.”
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  • View of Cairns Aquarius from the Esplanade
 of 5 bubbles Creigh2nS, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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