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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Rockingham, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best thing i found with this hotel was simply the location. The staff were accommodating but not what i would call welcoming. The rooms were good but they werent any better or worse than other hotels but the location made it a very comfortable stay.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently spent a couple of nights here on the tail end of a stay at Port Douglas. Had 2 fabulous nights sleep in a very comfortable bed. Location is excellent - just a short stroll along the Esplanade to a myriad of eateries. We stayed on the 6th floor and had a terrific view across the water. Noise from the... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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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23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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39 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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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
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#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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