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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
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is dated, but decent. In one sense the location is perfect, in that the hotel is in the center of what you want in Cairns. On the other hand, the noise from the bar across the street is deafening and reverberates throughout the room. As if that wasn't enough noise, the hotels own bar blasts it music, which... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is used soap in bathroom, and three dirty cigarette in the balcony. Travel agency booked this hotel of us, the price is not worth....the tv wall is broken! The room is smelly I won't come back again ........

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for business. Of the three Rydges in town, this location is the closest to the CBD, despite being a few blocks off of the beach. It is within easy walking distance to the main shopping centre, the train station, and the restaurants along the esplanade. Rooms had a dated/older appearance, including door handles with keys instead of cards.... More

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141 reviews 141 reviews
56 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for work, so at least I didn't pay! I wouldn't stay here out of choice again. Hotel generally unwelcoming, the reception area stark and really odd. I didn't bother with the restaurant as the rest of the hotel left so much to be desired, and I had a voucher for a free drink. The room was huge but... More

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13 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the long weekend in October and booked through Wotif.com. This hotel is not up to the usual Rydges standard and definately not four stars. The staff were very good and the bed and pillows were of the usual high standard provided by Rydges. However, the room was old and worn, fittings and fixtures were old or broken, including... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were ok. The beds comfortable and new. The position is good and central. But. The bathroom was 20 yrs old and the room had a stale smell. They should warn people that some rooms have been renovated and some haven't. The website photos can be misleading.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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rob_vonhartitzsch, General Manager at Rydges Plaza Cairns, responded to this review

Hi Emma, Thanks for the great review – we agree our Dream beds are extremely comfy & the brownie is one of our most popular desserts. I am sure the team will love reading your comments regarding their service and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the Far North. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch General Manager... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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

Hi Paul, Thanks for the great review and you are right we are in the perfect spot for everything that is on offer in Cairns. Look forward to seeing again on your next visit. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch General Manager Rydges Plaza Cairns More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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

Hi Scott Thanks for the great review and you are right we are in the perfect spot for everything that is on offer in Cairns. Look forward to seeing again on your next visit. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch General Manager Rydges Plaza Cairns More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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

Hi Trish Thank you for taking the time to write a review of you recent stay at Rydges Plaza. We have been working closely with the council and Gilligans – whom have just completed works on a new sound ceiling which has worked wonders in reducing any excess noise. Hopefully we get another chance to impress. Regards Rob von Hartitzsch... 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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