We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort

Save
Traveller (176)
Room & Suite (82)
Pool & Beach (8)
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Hotel_Review_Price_Refresh
Watch prices for this hotel.
We’ll alert you of any changes.
Sign up
Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“great location”(169 reviews)
“washing machine”(36 reviews)
“garden view”(10 reviews)
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
6 May7 May
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 181.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Cairns hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "fa2ec9b8a49a4e92a5e0992a96843a1b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":256453,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79417108],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":5,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":181,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"fa2ec9b8a49a4e92a5e0992a96843a1b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":210,"lowestMetaPrice":181,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":210,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":210,"lowestMetaPrice":181,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":210,"hotelName":"BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImZhMmVjOWI4YTQ5YTRlOTJhNWUwOTkyYTk2ODQzYTFiIiwiQUlLIjoiMzc1NGM3ZmMxNTVjNDI0M2I0ZGY0NTJkMTg1NThjZmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "06/05/2018", "checkOut": "07/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 181", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79417108":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (821)
There are newer reviews for BreakFree Royal Harbour Resort
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
796 results
Traveller rating
360
298
89
30
19
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
360
298
89
30
19
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat locationwashing machinegarden viewspa bathnight marketyour doorstepliving areaswimming lagooncairns lagoonbbq facilitiesapartment was cleancafes and restaurantswithin walking distancegreat roomeasy accesscentral locationbbq area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 796 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall the Break Free Royal Harbour is a reasonably good hotel. It is situated in an excellent location to enjoy the Cairns Esplanard, surrounded by many restaurants and it was clean. But the decor is very dated for the price and while staying there the...More

Thank mickb1958
Response from Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mickb1958, Just letting you know that we are refurbishing all the apartments we manage, most have already been completed with our guests delighted with the improvements. Yes, our PABX telephone system did not recover after a blackout which affected most of Cairns. We were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting cairns, the location is really good just above the night markets and a 5 minute walk from the lagoon area - a really good central location. We had a ground floor room and it really is an apartment...More

Thank taraferguson123
Response from Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear taraferguson123, Your review is much appreciated, many thanks. Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled with our 17 yo daughter and active, young at heart parents. Something for everyone to do in Cairns. Hotel is perfectly located. Take lots of cash, everything quite expensive, trips, tours, food.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank cjames272930
Response from Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear cjames272930, Thank you for your review. Cheers, Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for one night on our way to Alice Springs. The views from the rooms are lovely. We overlooked the main pool on the esplanade which was nice. This property is really central to everything, only a walk to restaurants, supermarket...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank megsjg
Response from Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear megsjg, Thank you for your kind words, we certainly appreciate having the best location in Cairns and our staff are very proud of the reputation they have earned. We are well into a major refurbishment program where all apartments that we manage will be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of thought, time, effort and money have gone into the refurbishment of the apartment that we stayed in and it shows. The rooms are light, bright, clean and airy, we especially loved the new kitchen and the beautiful modern work top, we also...More

Thank Thog01274
Response from Brian T, General Manager at BreakFree Royal Harbour ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Thog01274, So glad you liked the refurbishments, we are about 80% complete as at the end of March so most of our guests are enjoying the fresh look. Thank you for your kind review. Best wishes, Brian.

View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$ 112 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 112 - US$ 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Cairns
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
#10 Romantic Hotel in Cairns
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (176)
Room & Suite (82)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (6)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
cruising1918
20 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Brian T | Property representative |
Hello, Apartments are not serviced unless your stay is longer than 7 nights - then a mid-stay service is performed. If your booking is less than 8 nights, you can wash your towels in the washing machine in your apartment or... More
0
Votes
heddec01
28 February 2017|
Answer
Response from Brian T | Property representative |
Yes, portable cot is available at $10 per night
0
Votes
marie735
12 May 2016|
Answer
Response from Brian T | Property representative |
10 minutes walk down Abbott Street. We are at 60 Abbott Street above the Night Markets.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"It's worth paying the extra for an ocean view room"
Read review
"go for high floor with view"
Read review
"Water side views are amazing"
Read review
"Look for full or partial ocean views."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing