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South Mission Beach, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The location is fabulous, the staff are friendly and very helpful. The property needs a refurb. The deck is old and tired. The towels, sheets and pillows supplied were old and threadbare. Fluffy towels, and quality pillows make a hotel stay. The breakfast was standard....no interesting features...the bacon cooked mass rather than individually. I'd rather see some interesting additions like...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Room was ok. Pool nice and clean, bit cold and in shade in the afternoon. Would come back and I recommend specially for family's. My kids loved the waterpark that is only 2 minutes walk away. Nice breakfast and dinner

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2015

My Family and I stayed here for 6 nights and had a room with an Ocean view on the 10th floor. The view was beautiful and I took many photos of it, over the course of our stay. Our room had recently been updated which was a nice surprise.It was large, clean and tidy with 2 queen beds. Bed was...

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

Dear Ruth C Thank you very much for sharing on TripAdvisor and I am delighted to read that you and your family had a fantastic stay at our resort. I am pleased that we were able to accommodate you in one of our refreshed Ocean View rooms for your 6 night stay and that the kids had a great time...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The views over the water and even the west facing rooms have views of the escarpment are lovely. Across from the parklands and boardwalk into Cairns, a short 10 minutes easy stroll to take in the sights and enjoy the tropical plants along the way. Breakfast was lovely, a lot of choice and good quality food. The free bike hire...

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Thank Lisa I
Aitkenvale
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Booked a 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment was quite spacious but very dated. Aircon was clunky (old box style). We were out the back and had to walk through the car park which we thought was a bit of a dudgeon. Water everywhere. It was fine for a night but I would look elsewhere for somewhere a bit more modern.

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Thank Matt R
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Clean, small but functional Decor a bit dated but a notice in foyer advises rooms in process of being upgraded Bathroom a bit old but clean Kids room has 2 TVs and hooked up to Xbox It's a good 10-15mins walk to the main esplanade for restaurants etc with 2kids plus pram Across road is playground Pool good, large Restaurant...

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2Thank krikki88
Reviewed 17 October 2015

No problems with my late check in. Room was great. No complaints about anything. Two thumbs up. I didn't get to check out the facilities, but the room service was quick. Good value, overall. I heard that the hotel was updating its look so that will be pretty awesome.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

My daughter and I had a lovely Daddy daughter weekend up here. Rydges was just perfect. The service was good, the beds were the best I can remember, the mountain views were lovely,the parking as free, the price was good, the location was close to playgrounds and we could not have been happier.

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

Dear Stephen P Thank you very much for sharing on TripAdvisor and I am delighted to read that you and your daughter had a great stay at our resort. It was our pleasure to be of service to you and we hope to see you again soon. Best Regards Kassandra and the Team at Rydges Esplanade Resort

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We stayed two nights in a 2 bed apartment. All rooms a great size with lovely views over pool to sea and out to tennis courts on the other side. Very comfortable with two bathrooms and even a laundry. Great value for money - we booked direct with the hotel as we are Rydges members - so also get a...

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Frankston, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We only stayed here one night, but were very impressed. We had two rooms divided by the lounge and kitchen area. The rooms appeared to have been recently renovated and were clean and fresh. The balconies had a lovely view over the water. It was a bit of a walk to the restaurants and lagoon, but not too bad and...

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Amenities

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront 12-story hotel towers, 3 blocks from city center. ... more   less 

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: €94 - €156 (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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“Stay somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles barlo55barlo, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay a little extra for a nice sea view room”
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“Higher floors for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarad2882, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with ocean views”
  • Enjoying a nice cup of tea with a beautiful view
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“Get a room away from the pool area.”
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