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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a week with my two grand-daughters in a lovely room with a sunny balcony overlooking gardens. The service was excellent and the room spotless. There was a good pool but no gym although just up the road at the Rydges Esplanade was a gym we could use. There was a spa but it was unheated while we were... More 

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Didim, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived early hours of the morning, night manager was efficient, courteous and speedy at check in, something we appreciated having just finished a long flight. Our room was very clean but very tired, in need of renovation. Carpet in corridors very old and grubby looking. The grounds are beautifully maintained; the location is great....walking distance to CBD and lovely... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a nice place to stay at cairns, with all the attractions near by. It's very close to the beach and market. Rooms are nice with all the basic amenities. Pool was good and the staff was helpful. Morning buffet had variety and the taste was good.

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

Hello vashishtanshu Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns! We are so glad to hear you loved the location and the pool, we are thrilled to hear our staff were helpful throughout your stay, and of course that you loved the buffet breakfast at Drift, We hope... More 

Cairns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit old but clean, and well maintained. Great service in the restaurant. Great Pool and fantastic location. Live music in the restaurant on the Friday nice which created a great vibe. Great weather a different plus.

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

Hello M6766BRrickm, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us, We are glad to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere that Henry providing in Drift on Friday night, we are also thrilled to hear you experienced great service and loved the pool areas and location. You were very lucky with the weather! We hope... More 

Brissie
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on the 7th floor in an Executive Suite with the most amazing view . Sadly a few little things let it down ! No assistance with heavy bags when we arrived .The windows in the glass lift were thick in Bird poop and this looked like it had been there for an awful long time ! The corridors were... More 

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

Hello ClareBrissie, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us, We are so glad to hear room 702 provided beautiful views and a comfortable place to stay. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the view and the pool area best and got to experience 'Drift' our onsite restaurant. Thank you for recommending... More 

Salisbury
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was pretty average, but clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly. My only real complaint was the lack of WiFi. Although the hotel advertised free WiFi, it simply was not functional. I asked the staff about this and was told that when they have lots of guests, the internet gets bogged down. As I was attending a conference... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family (kids aged 9 & 8) & I spent 3 nights here last week and stayed in an Executive Ocean View Double Suite on the 7th Floor. I always try to keep an open mind and not get too biased by other reviews, but I really have to agree with what others have highlighted. The lobby area was really... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to a warm and quick check in. All the staff were friendly and more than helpful. Our room cleaner was just lovely. The restaurant staff were extremely pleasant and offered a relaxed atmosphere. The lady at the tour desk (sorry never found out her name) was just a hoot, always had time to have a chat with us,... More 

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

Hello CherryB53, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, We are so thrilled to hear our staff were friendly and welcoming, this always makes for a great stay, we are also glad to hear you loved the breakfast and dinners at Drift on the Esplanade and found our location convenient. Overall, your stay sounded very positive, which has... More 

Reservoir
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was in a great location, across the road from the beautiful Esplanade and a few blocks from the city centre. The hotel was clean, rooms big and also included free wi-fi - unheard of in most major hotels. Staff were friendly, restaurant served the best seafood platter in Cairns and the pool area was fantastic.

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

Hello theresamc2000, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay so much you rated us 5 stars! It sounds as though every aspect of your stay was positive, and we hope this means we see you again soon! Regards, Samara & The Rydges Team More 

Burton on trent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we only stayed one night, arrived late and left early next morning so difficult to give a detailed review. The position was a real positive as was very close to town centre and the front. The room we had was large clean and had all we required for our stay. We had breakfast in hotel next morning which was reasonable... More 

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

Hello runningram, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay, including the location, the spacious room, and the spread for breakfast, We hope to see you again soon, Regards, Samara & The Rydges Team More 

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