Crystalbrook Riley

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Name: Crystalbrook Riley

Address: 131-141 The Esplanade, 4870 Cairns, Australia

Location: Luxury Hotels in Cairns

Widely considered to be one of the best hotels in Cairns, the Crystalbrook Riley enjoys a brilliant location on the northern end of the waterfront esplanade. Close to the Centre of Contemporary Arts, the Cairns Performing Arts Centre and the Cairns Aquarium, the property is also just a 10-minute walk to the Great Barrier Reef Departure Terminal.

The hotel offers 311 rooms and suites that ooze with sophistication, elegance and contemporary design. Most afford a mix of urban, resort and sea views from spacious balconies. All rooms have an Apple iPad control centre, a 55-inch Smart TV and a Nespresso coffee machine with recyclable pods. Family rooms have two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Guests have the choice of two restaurants onsite including the Paper Crane, which serves up an incredible Asian dining experience with Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese-inspired dishes. While Rocco is the city’s highest rooftop bar and restaurant in Cairns. Offering stunning 270 degree panoramic views, their menu includes a lip-smacking range of contemporary Mediterranean cuisine.

The hotel is blessed with an excellent range of amenities including an expansive lagoon pool and private use of a man-made beach. It also houses the world class Eléme Day Spa, a 24-hour fitness centre, events and meeting spaces for up to 400 people and a facility to book Great Barrier Reef and other tours.