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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
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Ranked #29 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 5nights.it was our 50th wedding anniversary .the staff treated us very well and even sent chocolates and card to our room.what a pleasant surprise.the staff were exceptional and nothing was a trouble.I the hotel is in a fantastic location,but parking is not the greatest.tours person jenny was great and very pleasant.would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice hotel, right in the heart of Cairns and 50m from the boardwalk. We stayed in a reef view room. Great view of Cairns harbour and Green island. The boardwalk, just metres away, links you with all the attractions and restaurants. At the end of the boardwalk is the free swimming pool, and follow the path to the marina... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had 6 days here & could not fault, even room service food was good. Perhaps only thing is room carpet will need replacing soon. I could have stayed another week as all so nice. Staff great, nothing too much & all done with a smile. Lovely spot on seafront, nice gardens, bar/restaurant, short walk to shops. They even accommodate smokers... More

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Matthewgm, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Lyn M, Thankyou for your recent review on Tripadvisor and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns! This is such a positive and fantastic review, it sounds like you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, and at Rydges Tradewinds, nothing makes us more happy! Our staff pride themselves on service and we are thrilled they... More

Romsey, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love this hotel the service is great the staff are wonderful very helpful food was great rooms clean very comfortable bed nice view will be going back have already told family and friends were to stay.

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Matthewgm, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth! Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns! We are happy to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your stay here, we want our guests to check out with a smile on their face each and every time they stay! We will be sure to pass... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night after the resort we were staying in couldn't extend our stay by 1night without charging us a small fortune. As a regular Rydges customer I found a great priced room here. As we checked out of the resort early in the morning we went to see if we could leave our luggage with Rydges... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dated hotel that is currently under the Rydges management. Rooms and facilities are in dire need of an update. The only saving grace is its location on the esplanade giving its rooms good views of the ocean. The hotel though has a lovely little wedding chapel on its grounds, making it a venue of choice for seaside weddings.

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the stay, but it's a very standard room. The bathroom and room was very tired, and needs a lick of paint and an upgrade. Service was what it needed to be, but they didn't go above and beyond, but they also didn't do anything to disappoint. Cleanliness was okay- it sort of felt that they have a standard... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably once a very nice hotel, but someone needs to give it some TLC. Yes, most things work but it's tired and run down and in need of a fix. The location is great, with lovely sea views, but the cons far outweighed the pros: The room smelled, a mixture of old cigarette and new kitchen exhaust. Cleaning... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked into the Rydges Tradewinds to be met by the Front Desk Manager, who appeared to have an attitude from the customers before he served before me. When it was my turn to be served, he mumbled under his breath something grumpy. During check in when I asked a question about parking, he rattled on some rehearsed message without... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing location with great views. Easy to find and no hassles with check in at all, the person that I spoke to was polite and very knowledgble about the hotel. Hotel was very clean and well lit, easy to find your way around. No dramas whatsoever with the room, it was very tidy and neat and loved the cleanliness. Great... More

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Matthewgm, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Mei-ghyn R, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing us while staying in Gorgeous Cairns! We are so grateful for your positive feedback! What a fantastic review, we are so glad you enjoyed every part of your stay here at Rydges Tradewinds, from our rooms, to our views and of course the service provided by our... More

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Address: 137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Cairns #18 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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Imposing, 7-story Multi-winged Resort Hotel situated on large single site on the Cairns Esplanade directly across from Trinity Bay ... more   less 
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