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Rydges Plaza Cairns

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr Grafton and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Emma K Merredin, Western Australia, Australia
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Merredin, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Rydges Plaza twice in the past few months, compliments of work. The hotel is evidently undergoing a facelift, however rooms (dated as they may be) are clean, and tastefully decorated. Air conditioning is excellent and bed extremely comfortable, bathroom is roomy although on my second stay the shower dripped all night. Also, during my second stay I was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the first time arriving into Cairns, to the first time arriving at the hotel, we were impressed, wonderful weather, friendly folk and a very proffessional first impression from the Rydges. once entering the room we were pleasantly supprised , we had read the reviews but felt they didnt give the rooms justice, it was clean, it was tidy and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I frequently stay at this hotel when working I'm the cairns region. It may not be the most modern or luxurious hotel in town but the combination of it's location and tariff if makes it great value for money. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The hotel is just a short stroll to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked into Rydges Plaza for 3 nights but only managed to stay 1. The noise from Gilligans nightclub was unbearable and went on until 3am, the room smelt of cigarette smoke and was quite dated. There are much nicer hotels as we discovered closer to the Esplanade that are cleaner and quieter. The staff at the Rydges were friendly and... More

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Blackbutt, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is unfortunate that this hotel is in such poor shape, being in such a central location. The rooms are tired and in serious need of refurbishment. Room cleaning was average at best...the cockroach in the bathroom did not help! My 8th floor room faced over a nightclub across the street resulting in booming bass resounding through the room at... More

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Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent two nights here with friends who came up from Brisbane. We stayed in rooms 705 and 706. There is a terrible smell in the hallway of level 7 that appears to be coming from the air conditioner. It is noticeable from the moment you leave the lift. The hotel itself is very tired and in need of... More

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here when I visit Cairns for work, I have stayed in four different rooms this year and they are all comfortable, although the bathrooms need some work as they are outdated and sometimes a little mouldy. It is in a great location for everything though and suits my needs.

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rob_vonhartitzsch, General Manager at Rydges Plaza Cairns, responded to this review

Hi Andy, We appreciate your feedback on your recent and not so recent stays here at Rydges Plaza. Your right we do have a great location perfect for all there is to do in Cairns. Your comments re the bathrooms are noted and we are working on those so please watch this space. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch General Manager Rydges... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel in a good location, the rooms were clean and tidy, the bathroom was a little dated and needed a refurbish. The staff were very polite and well presented, with a great attitudes. Now the link road between the airport and the city is open it takes very little time to get in to Cairns city and the taxi... More

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rob_vonhartitzsch, General Manager at Rydges Plaza Cairns, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your review of your recent stay here at Rydges Plaza. Your right we do have a great location in the heart of Cairns CBD and as you mention the access just got a lot easier from the Airport. We appreciate your comments regarding our team and we are very lucky to have them. We are working... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rydges must have listened to all of these complaints, either that or everyone is being a bit precious. Good spot, nice staff, nice outlook, nice room, nice pool (although a little shady in the afternoon). But its noisy. But to be honest I think more than half the hotels probably have that problem around here, there are backpackers and clubs... More

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rob_vonhartitzsch, General Manager at Rydges Plaza Cairns, responded to this review

Rydges Plaza Cairns Hi Rosie, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay here at Rydges Plaza. We appreciate your kind and measured comments. And we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are up here in the FNQ. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch General Manager More

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just spent 1 week at the Rydges Plaza. Having never been to Cairns before I was really happy with our choice of accommodation. Very central, in walking distance to everywhere we needed to go. Staff were very friendly, helpful and always had a smile. We had a great room on the 10th floor with a balcony and beautiful views... More

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rob_vonhartitzsch, General Manager at Rydges Plaza Cairns, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Hi there, Thanks for your great review of your recent stay here at Rydges Plaza. We agree our Rise breakfast is one of the best in town and we will be sure to pass on your kind comments to both the reception staff and morning team in LILO. And our location is perfectly located in the heart of... More

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Address: Cnr Grafton and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Plaza Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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