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Mantra Esplanade Cairns

53 - 57 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#24 of 68 hotels in Cairns
Just steps away from the Cairns Swimming Lagoon and offering sweeping ocean, city and mountain views Mantra Esplanade offers a range of Hotel Rooms to fully self-contained One and Two Bedroom Apartments, featuring air conditioning, a balcony, cable TV, hair dryer, internet access (fee), iron and ironing board, and tea and coffee making facilities. Onsite facilities include 24 hour reception desk, tour desk, swimming pool, spa (not heated), exercise room and barbecue area. In the evening, stroll down the Esplanade to the night markets where you'll find souvenirs, aboriginal art work, crafts, homewares and jewellery. Cairns is a nature lover's paradise and the gateway to the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, as well as the Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation. Take the SkyRail cable car and glide above the spectacular rainforest canopy to the laid-back market town of Kuranda. Catch the Kuranda Scenic Railway back to Cairns to enjoy more breathtaking scenery. Important information: In accordance with recent Government directives in response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, Hotel facilities may experience temporary closures or changes to operating times and/or services provided. Please contact our reception for further details. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Car park
Paid wifi
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Coffee shop
Complimentary tea
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Lagoon View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
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Mark W wrote a review 18 Jul
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I wasn't impressed by the room or what was considered an ocean view. I love how central it is but I want stay there again. The biggest issue I had was getting a tax invoice. My employer pays my accommodation so I need an invoice. Reception just keeps telling me that because I paid on line I need to go through another line to get a receipt. This is not only illegal but very time consuming and due to not being able to stay on hold, I will just have to take a hit on the room. Mantra have lost a very good customer.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Colin McIntosh, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Dear markwO332EJ, Thank you for taking the time to provide another review after your stay at Mantra Esplanade. It is disappointing to hear you did not enjoy your stay because you could not get a tax invoice. I have looked at your booking and can see you only booked a city view room via Booking.com. You are correct, if you book through Booking.com you must obtain the tax invoice through them. As long as they have your correct email they will email it to you. I have sent them an email on your behalf to issue you the tax invoice. Kind Regards Leah Sullivan Front Office Manager
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CJH65 wrote a review 16 Jul
Melbourne, Australia114 contributions44 helpful votes
I have really enjoyed staying in this hotel. The room was very comfortable, the location couldn’t be better. It can get a bit noisy, particularly with the banging of doors but that was the only downside. The staff were friendly and helpful, the pool was great, parking was free. It is almost opposite the lagoon which is perfect for swimming. It’s surrounded by bars and restaurants. Walking distance to so many attractions. I’d come back again for sure.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Try and get a room where the entry isn’t off a small foyer shared by two rooms. The doors banging...
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seetheworld38 wrote a review 16 Jul
canberra62 contributions31 helpful votes
The good points: clean, well equipped apartment. Friendly staff. Well located near esplande pool, cafes and restaurants. Parking good. The bad points: noise (jack hammer on road outside, paving work hammering near esplanade pool, testing of Mantra fire alarm system went on for 3 days, loud live music from restaurant on ground level). But the real deal breaker for me was lack of free wifi. This would be understandable in a backpacker hostel but in a hotel charging $300 a night ? will have to find a different location next time i am in cairns. no free wifi
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Date of stay: July 2021
shasy2 wrote a review 14 Jul
Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia32 contributions3 helpful votes
excellent location surrounded by a plethora of eateries all within walking distance, great views from the balcony, even has a tour office right at te door,and a hop,skip and jump to the lagoon,marina and boardwalk
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Colin McIntosh, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear shasy2, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review after your stay at Mantra Esplanade in Cairns. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our excellent location surrounded by many amazing restaurants and cafes. We hope you had a safe trip home and hope to see you stay with us again one day in the future should you return to Cairns. Kind Regards Leah Sullivan Front Office Manager
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zoeTownsville wrote a review 5 Jul
Townsville, Australia227 contributions77 helpful votes
Stayed here in June,wonderful to park your car in secure enclosure and walk everywhere,many restaurants close by,and the beautiful new renovated beachfront area,so busy but lots of seating available.We found the Mantra has really friendly staff who are happy to help with bookings f or tourists,the rooms are great ,we had a balcony room with lovely views,room very clean a nd quiet.Would stay here again and recommend to our friends.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Response from Colin McIntosh, General Manager at Mantra Esplanade Cairns
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear zoeTownsville, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review after your stay at Mantra Esplanade in Cairns. It is pleasing to hear you enjoyed your time with us and liked our central location. We are pleased the team were able to help with tour bookings and we look forward to welcoming you back one day in the future. Kind Regards Leah Sullivan Front Office Manager
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US$79 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mantra Esplanade Cairns
Which popular attractions are close to Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Nearby attractions include Cairns Esplanade Lagoon (0.2 km), Esplanade Boardwalk (0.2 km), and Cairns Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, a lounge, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cruze Coffee, Snoogies, and Cairns Burger Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Mantra Esplanade Cairns located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Cairns.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mantra Esplanade Cairns?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Does Mantra Esplanade Cairns have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Mantra Esplanade Cairns accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.