Very good 8.0
Based on 25 reviews

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About 181 The Esplanade Resort


Surrounded by a tropical garden and capturing breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, 181 The Esplanade Resort offers a refreshing and tranquil ambience. This high rise apartment building offers a variety of accommodations including air conditioned bedrooms and fully furnished apartments that are ideal for singles, couples, and even families. Within close proximity to the Diantree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, and the Great Barrier Reef, guests will simply enjoy touring this tropical haven. 181 The Esplanade Resort boasts ideal apartment styled accommodations, a fantastic location and serene surrounding - indeed a fantastic retreat.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Taxi service
  • Car park
  • Rental car

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Spa
  • Tours
  • Garden

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Grocery delivery
  • BBQ facilities
  • Vending machine

Access, services, and conveniences

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-14 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 14 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1.0 km
Distance to Airport: 4.0 km
Internet Usage Fee: 5 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 8
Number of Rooms : 30
Reception Open Until: 06:00 PM
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 10
Year Hotel Built: 1992
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2009
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 9.0
  • Location 7.4
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.6
  • Service 8.2
  • Value for Money 8.6
  • Food/Dining 6.6
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Hong Kong
May 04, 2016
The wifi is good and fast.

Jyoti R.
January 29, 2016
Excellent location
Excellent location

Hannah W.
October 06, 2015
Adequate but not all room equal standard
Self contained facilities for families to make meals, location was right on the water.
We booked three 2bed rooms for a family group. Two of the rooms were ok but the third was quite dated. Between the rooms we gathered adequate pots and pans to make some meals. The location is on the water but was about a 15min walk to any cafes, restaurants etc. The staff were fine and had our room ready by midday. Overall the place has a bit of wear and tear.

Darcy S.
September 23, 2015
Exactly what we wanted
Clean and tidy. Great views. Had everything we wanted. Very comfortable.
We loved our stay here. We have a baby and a 4 yo and had family visit us at the apartment. It was clean, spacious and had fantastic views over the water and mountains and grassy esplanade. They provided us with a cot and high chair and the beds were very comfortable. The apartment had everything we needed in the kitchen and the laundry. We would happily stay here again.

Lai G.
September 04, 2015
Friendly staff, location and cleanliness

wei Y.
November 27, 2014
Good hotel and good people and good service.
Quiet for location, good price, clean for room.

Huibing S.
September 08, 2014

August 25, 2013
Very comfortable and livable apartment
Comfortable apartment; Nice garden; Pleasant staff
The apartment was a two bedroom unit eminently suitable for three adults.Cooking facilities allowed us to cater for ourselves.

han S.
April 13, 2013
comfort hotel with great view
good location , clean and tidy room, with all facilities

Gavin P.
February 15, 2013
Great place to stay, on site managers very helpful
Room the best, view and location the very plesant
Everything was above acceptable and would stay there again. Stayed four days and would have liked room service but is not available. Location and unit in a great position. Hospital extension did not bother us. Great Hotel out the back, 'Cock & Bull' Only a short very relaxing walk to the main area of Cairns. Pool area very easy to fit into and relax.


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