181 The Esplanade
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
TravelPod Member Reviews181 The Esplanade Cairns
Nice, large rooms, well maintained and friendly managers. But the rooms are starting to get a bit dated and the place is right down the hospital end of town quite a hike to the main part of Cairns
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews 181 The Esplanade Cairns
Travel Blogs from Cairns
... hay in there fine, no trouble, drove down to the bottom paddock to pour in the Malasis and suddenly the horses bucked and seemed to spook the cattle who are now bolting down to where we are but there isn't enough time to get the gate open so as we are panicking to try and get it open the horses keep charging the cattle further down to us who eventually bump in to each other as one or two attempt to holt at the shut gate, resulting in 7 of the cows rolling on to the barbwire ...
We're up at 05.30 ready to pack and leave our room at the sharehouse (yay!). It hasn't been the best place to spend 8 nights as it's far too much like halls of residence for us and nobody locks the front door! Anyways Terry is straight out to the kitchen cooking us up some bacon sarnies for later - yummy!
We walk to the jetty for our 7am meet and the morning light is gorgeous across the esplanade and lagoon. We get on the boat ...
... sang and danced on the bus the whole day, it was honestly so much fun! Then had an after party in gilligans for ladies night. I went down with my roomies, five free glasses of bubbly from topless waiters, go on sure. Then met cassie and Sam and we went to a club, pretty packed. Met an average frenchy but really wanted a cigarette so we became fast friends. Then of course the inevitable happened.....McDonald's. So that was cairns next stop Melbourne with the family :) ...
We wake to another glorious sunny day and get ready for our last excursion. This is a trip to the tropical rain forests that surround Cairns. This is in two parts, the first is by cable car (the Skyrail) straight up the mountain, over the top and then across the trees to the town of Kuranda. The second (after spending some time there) was to journey back to Cairns by the scenic Kuranda railway, which is in the top 10 rail journeys in the world. Following pick up by ...
... covering the whole town street we decided to jump on the first bus back into the city. Within an hour of arriving in Glebe we were back in Sydney! Wondered round the city again, had a pie and sorted our phones out.
We then headed back to Glebe and parked ourselves in the local park with our books until the sun went down.
Noodles for dinner and then we hit our beds. Unfortunately it's the type of ...