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4.4 out of 5

"The property was nice and spacious. The units are a bit dated but are functional and great for a family holiday. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 06 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

At 181 The Esplanade you'll be within a 20-minute stroll of popular places like Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets. Highlights at this beach property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and private spa tubs.

You can enjoy a TV with cable channels, and each apartment features a washer/dryer, free WiFi, and a balcony. In-room dining is easy with a kitchen that comes equipped with a refrigerator, a microwave, and a stovetop. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and a pillowtop bed. A living room, a dining area, and a DVD player are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Enjoy the spa tub, sauna, and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Cairns North property, attractions include Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Esplanade Lagoon.

Two Bedroom Garden view apartment on Ground floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
AU$205* Per night/room 4 Jun. - 5 Jun.

Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

1 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

2 Bedroom Ocean View Apartment

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

2 Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

181 The Esplanade ratings based on 179 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for 181 The Esplanade

Everyone (83) Couples (19) Business (1) Family (76)
5 out of 5
The property was nice and spacious. The units are a bit dated but are functional and great for a family holiday.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Dec. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jul. 2019 by Glen

Thank you so much for your review it is much appreciated

4 out of 5
Lots of room and nice view from balcony. Helpful staff with lots of info for booking tours etc

Posted by on 12 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Jul. 2019 by glen

thank you for your kind review. It is very much appreciated.

5 out of 5
Spacious and within walking distance to the main st

Posted by on 8 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jul. 2019 by Glen

thank you so much for your review so very much appreciated

5 out of 5
Excellent location and view (from ocean view room); very spacious; fully equipped kitchen and laundry with dryer. Nice swimming pool and spa. Also parking is easy and available inside. Love to revisit.

Posted by on 24 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Jun. 2019 by glen

Thank you so much for your kind words it is so very much appreciated we would love to have you visit us again Glen

5 out of 5
The friendly and helpfull checkin as well as being up graded was a great start to our stay

Posted by on 27 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Apr. 2019 by Glen

Thank you so much we so happy that we made your stay pleasurable and that we would to see you back one day

5 out of 5
it is unclear that this is a service apartment offering, I thought it was a hotel, with food for late arrivals ad breakfast. the self contained large apartment was grand, but I was keen on a hotel with food prepared by others for sale for our brief overnight stay.

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Feb. 2019 by Glen

We are very sorry about the misunderstanding as we are a fully self contained accommodation complex Regards Glen

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Jan. 2019 by Glen

thank you so much for your rating it is greatly appreciated and we would love to see you back one day Kind Regards

Property Features

181 The Esplanade offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at 181 The Esplanade. Free self parking is available. This 4-star Cairns North apartment is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • Built in 1995
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate living room1
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) (5.5 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Train station: Cairns Station (2.5 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

181 The Esplanade offers 21 accommodations with private spa tubs and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with cable channels and DVD players. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered weekly and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private hot tub
  • In-room kitchen
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions and an access code prior to arrival. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 6 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with check-in information and an access code prior to arrival. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 11.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Private entrance

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 11.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 181 Esplanade
  • 181 Esplanade Apartment
  • 181 Esplanade Apartment Cairns North
  • 181 Esplanade Cairns North
  • 181 The Esplanade Apartment
  • 181 The Esplanade Cairns North
  • 181 The Esplanade Apartment Cairns North

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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