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Good location, has a nice resort feel about it. Nice size pool. Had an ocean view room which was nice. Rooms are a bit dated compared to some others but fine. Staff are all good. Helpful friendly with 1 exception. ... more
ID: f4586f88-ccb0-4845-8f09-67c9d0b22c7bStaff and comfort were good but TV and technology support was poor.
I was disappointed in the fact that the Wi Fi signal was weak and dropped out so it made it difficult to do business while at the hotel. The TV signal also kept dropping out so it was difficult to ... more
ID: 608a684e-8ffa-4363-9ee0-aebdec28f62fConvenient location and friendly staff
Although the location was excellent and the room large, the breakfast buffet left a lot to be desired in terms of its appeal. Half empty baskets of muffins and bread etc. Large Bain maries of hot food did not look ... more
ID: 18c4ce8c-625c-4b09-9be7-15b3f8b21606Brilliant I didn't realise I had booked the executive suite it was a great surprise
Enjoyed our stay at the Rydges right on the ocean front lovely comfortable bed after being five weeks in a camper van.
ID: 18a8c42a-b96f-4093-831d-95c798b4135aA very comfortable base for exploring North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef
Friendly and helpful staff. Good housekeeping. Comfortable clean room with a magnificent view. Central location on the Esplanade. I'd recommend highly.
See previously submitted comments on the room form at the hotel addressed to Manager. I haven't had a reply yet!!
ID: 294e6de8-7929-4666-a5b4-1e78c10e1ee6Beautiful view
Stayed in room 638. Lovely room. Great being able to see ocean from the bed. Great reception staff - especially on booking in. Breakfast not as good as previous times we have stayed here. Wish there was some way to ... more
ID: ff2cb1fb-c1f3-4975-b7b4-8196d511f96aGreat view great room great location
We loved our stay - top floor in family room, it was HUGE. Most comfortable king bed ever. great views of Cairns and the sea. Pleasant inclusions such as a spa, bathrobes, lounge area. Big balcony.
ID: aab75586-f9cc-4f80-b281-ffee6b296b53Feel at home
We live locally and have been coming here for years The reception and bar staff are so accommodating and friendly
ID: 8f352c88-0d33-4205-bdf7-df46e4cbc34bVery helpful in arranging our stay& our early departure due to medical emergencies.
In Cairns to see very unwell granddaughter in Hospital. Taken by emergency Royal Flying Doctor to Brisbane. Now having more treatment at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. New arrangements seamlessly organised by front office staff. Thank you.
Good to have the environmental option for cleaning but the bed was too soft and the pillows lumpy. Excellent position Easy walking distance to facilities and attractions. Staff attentive
ID: b1ed3d1c-1a17-43d8-b331-7e4f1ed18a5fNice stay with a splendid view from the hotel room
My room was spacious and had a great view on the esplanade and the water. The hotel is situated quite nearby the city center. We also enjoyed the Drift restaurant for breakfast, lunch and just a drink because of its ... more
We stayed for 3 days and were given an upgrade to a better room Drift food good On our return what a surprise to be able to check in after getting off the boat at 8.30 am I left my ... more
ID: 829ae391-24be-4b74-9f19-847e1b5d0f8enot bad.
service was good. staff were happy an friendly. bed was saggy on one side so we ended up sleeping in different beds.
ID: c8e0908c-c5bc-4143-a015-985bd718a585Good stay
I find it difficult to get in and out of rooms when the door won't stay open as here is limited room to even hold the door open for the other person to get in with bags, etc. The interconnecting ... more
ID: 47ffad48-57fc-4be1-86ec-c1f5fc851d07Mrs Cook
always love staying here although just think some of the furniture is fairly well worn may-be needing a up date , beds are fine other wise very happy
ID: 7dd716cd-2093-44c5-b262-ba4d35695018Good staff but carpet and air-conditioning need updating.
The staff were very friendly and helpful. Food is limited but good onsite, but with plenty of choices available within a short walking distance. The air-conditioning is quite limited and very noisy, also the carpets are somewhat stained. But I ... more
ID: aed82fcf-c746-4f1c-83f6-14ec665bc304Not as good as previous visits
Stayed here a number of times. Last two occasions I have had to recharge my room key a couple if times which is a little annoying. This visit I arrived at 9.15pm to be told that meals were not available ... more