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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Rydges Esplanade on two consecutive weekends. On Saturday 20/8/26 I waited for a long time to be seated for breakfast. An Asian family appeared a considerable time after me and the waitress immediately appeared at started speaking to them in an...More

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Response from Andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Dagboek, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent visit. I also appreciated the time taking to discuss your concerns on the phone following your departure. Please accept my apologies that we fell short in the level of service...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We asked for an ocean view room and were very pleased with the room we were given on the 10th floor. The view was unbeatable. The staff were all friendly and helpful. We were able to save money on food and beverages by "going green"...More

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

Dear Geraldine H, Thank you for your comments following on from your recent visit. It was wonderful to read that you enjoyed the hotel and that you were delighted with the service provided by the team. We hope you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had three nights on the fifth floor with views over the Coral Sea. We then did a 4WD tour to Cooktown. Rydges were happy to store our cases while we were away for two nights (we could only take an overnight bag to Cooktown),...More

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

Dear Stuart S, Thank you for feedback following your recent stay with us. We certainly appreciate all the positive comments, particularly in relation to the helpfulness of the team and the size and view from the rooms. Trust you enjoyed your overall time in Cairns...More

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 21 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

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Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
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US$98 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#15 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$98 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#15 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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"Ocean views are excellent"
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"ask for an ocean view but all rooms seem to have a balcony which is a nice touch"
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"Room with sea view!"
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"Beautiful views of Cairns waterfront esplanade on one side. Corner suite is quieter."
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