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Mantra Esplanade

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Overall a fine experience, although they "nickel and dime" you with the internet. I ended up paying $75 dollars to get adequate internet during my 5 days stay. Great location, nice staff.

Great location. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Would highly recommend to friends and family.

This is a very centrally located hotel for walking to everything. The value is very good. It has a small and very basic gym and the room was spacious. The front desk is very helpful. Charging for wifi is bothersome. In my opinion, they should charge more each night.

Hotel room was clean and comfortable. Parking was excellent and staff friendly proffesional and very helpful

The location was perfect and parking was free. No daily room cleaning and you have to pay for ice.

We were pleasantly surprised when we had a suite - our three days were amazing. Your hotel was centrally located to all the amenities we required and Cairns will remain as one of our vacation favourites. We will recommend your hotel to friends should they decide to travel to Cairns.

Lovely hotel and beautiful balcony views of the water

The location is great and the hotel is nice. They don't clean the rooms unless you pay extra or stay more than 8 nights, which was fine with me. They have a pool and spa but don't heat them, so they were no use in the winter.

Upon check in I was completely dissatisfied with my room. The sofa was stained, there was an odor in the room, and overall cleanliness was sub-par. The desk staff informed me I could not change rooms that night but I should check back the next day. The next morning a different desk clerk accommodated me with a much nicer, more comfortable, clean room. The first staff member was simply passing on the responsibility. Overall, the rest of the staff was helpful and nice, especially with booking tours, taxis, etc. The location was excellent. The pool was not heated unfortunately and therefore no one was using it. Hotel did not offer wi-fi and the public wifi did not work well in the hotel lobby.

With the price I got with this hotel packaged with the flight, it was well worth the extra money to stay at this great hotel over a hostel. Recommended stay! Perfect location in the middle of Cairns, right next to the lagoon, short walk to the shops. Great all around.

Elegant and modern decor, very well maintained, 2 bedroom unit is very large with plenty of space for entire family, across the street from the marina and in the middle of shopping and restaurants.

53-57 The Esplanade Cairns QLD

Hotel highlights

  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)

Located in Cairns Central Business District, Mantra Esplanade is next to Cairns Regional Gallery and Esplanade Lagoon. This 115-room, 4-star hotel has an outdoor pool along with free self parking and a fitness center. Located in central Cairns, the hotel is also near Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens and Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.


Rooms

The 115 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including balconies, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect WiFi and TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Hair dryers and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

At Mantra Esplanade, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include laundry facilities and barbecue grills.

Guest reviews for Mantra Esplanade

Everyone (6) Couples (2) Family (1) Other (2)
4

great location. nice staff.

Everyone

Overall a fine experience, although they "nickel and dime" you with the internet. I ended up paying $75 dollars to get adequate internet during my 5 days stay. Great location, nice staff.

By on Feb 20, 2018

5

great location

Everyone

Great location. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Would highly recommend to friends and family.

By , from Reedsville, PA on Feb 9, 2018

4

excellent location for walking and a good value!

Everyone

This is a very centrally located hotel for walking to everything. The value is very good. It has a small and very basic gym and the room was spacious. The front desk is very helpful. Charging for wifi is bothersome. In my opinion, they should charge more each night.

By , from Napa Valley, CA on Jul 4, 2017

5

best location, close to beach cafes restaurants

Everyone

Hotel room was clean and comfortable. Parking was excellent and staff friendly proffesional and very helpful

By , from Brisbane on Jun 26, 2017

4

great location, but few amenities for the price.

Everyone

The location was perfect and parking was free. No daily room cleaning and you have to pay for ice.

By on Nov 26, 2016

5

wonderful, suite overlooking pool and ocean

Everyone

We were pleasantly surprised when we had a suite - our three days were amazing. Your hotel was centrally located to all the amenities we required and Cairns will remain as one of our vacation favourites. We will recommend your hotel to friends should they decide to travel to Cairns.

By on Mar 15, 2016

4

relaxing getaway

Singles

Lovely hotel and beautiful balcony views of the water

By on Jan 21, 2015

4

great location

Couples

The location is great and the hotel is nice. They don't clean the rooms unless you pay extra or stay more than 8 nights, which was fine with me. They have a pool and spa but don't heat them, so they were no use in the winter.

By on Aug 19, 2014

3

excellent location, nice hotel, but expected more

Singles

Upon check in I was completely dissatisfied with my room. The sofa was stained, there was an odor in the room, and overall cleanliness was sub-par. The desk staff informed me I could not change rooms that night but I should check back the next day. The next morning a different desk clerk accommodated me with a much nicer, more comfortable, clean room. The first staff member was simply passing on the responsibility. Overall, the rest of the staff was helpful and nice, especially with booking tours, taxis, etc. The location was excellent. The pool was not heated unfortunately and therefore no one was using it. Hotel did not offer wi-fi and the public wifi did not work well in the hotel lobby.

By on Jul 28, 2014

5

great package

Couples

With the price I got with this hotel packaged with the flight, it was well worth the extra money to stay at this great hotel over a hostel. Recommended stay! Perfect location in the middle of Cairns, right next to the lagoon, short walk to the shops. Great all around.

By on Mar 28, 2013