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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Cairns is a great city to start trips to the Great Barrier Reef. A vibrant city that only misses a beach. You can take a dip in the public pool though. Many goog bars and restaurants. The Rydges is located a bit further down the...More

Thank Helge K
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 5 December 2016

Dear Helge K, Thank you for your feedback. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed both the facilities and location as well as your overall stay. Thanks once again, Kind regards, Andrew Wallis. General Manager.

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed firstly in mountain view room then upgraded to oceanview room..that was the best thing to do Rooms were spacious Staff were very pleasant and conscientious The travel consultant was well versed in all trips available and gave us food advice A lovely stay

Thank Jo F
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 5 December 2016

Dear Jo F, Thank you for such a wonderful review and it was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards, Andrew Wallis. General Manager.

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Balcony room overlooking the ocean and hotel pool with good restaurant and very good food. Buffet breakfast and staff were outstanding as were the evening buffets. Concierge serviced first rate and arranged all our tripsMore

Thank Woody838
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 29 November 2016

Dear Woody838, Thank you for such wonderful feedback. The team here will be thrilled to read that they made a difference to your stay. It was also pleasing to read that you enjoyed the "fire & ice" dining experience. We hope to have an opportunity...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

I stayed in the oceanview room on level 11, the balcony overlooks cairns city which is spectacular during sunset. The beds were extremely comfortable, once you sleep you don't ever want to get up. The resort has plenty of facilities available to their guests such...More

Thank jennifer y
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 29 November 2016

Dear jennifer y, Thank you for such wonderful feedback. It was very pleasing to read that both the facilities and accommodation met your expectations - our "dream beds" are certainly just that and never seem to disappoint. We trust you enjoyed our overall holiday in...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

I spend a lot of time in Cairns with work. And this is one of the best places I stay. Staff room’s food A1. This place is always spotless. Great parking and handy to anything you need. Can't wait to come back.More

Thank GabboFNQ
Response from andrew W, General Manager at Rydges Esplanade Resort CairnsResponded 29 November 2016

Dear GabboFNQ, Thank you for such positive feedback - we work hard to make each stay a memorable one and its pleasing to read that we have have been able to match your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit....More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
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Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$99 - US$204 (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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US$99 - US$204 (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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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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