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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here on a short visit to Cairns last year and I was just looking through photos which jogged my memory. The room we stayed in was dated, old and rather dingy. I will post the pictures so you can see what I'm talking about. I will summarise them below. The walls were unclean and the curtains were mouldy.... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off let me say the staff here are GREAT. The whole place would have left me with a very different feeling had it not been for the staff. I had booked a Deluxe Waterview Room and after checking in and going to the floor I discovered the hotel has a serious problem (on level 6 at least) with mildew.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, with all rooms having a sea view. Spacious rooms with 2 double beds and a balcony. Friendly and helpful staff. Large selection for breakfast-full English, continental and Asian Free wifi

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Miller, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our travel agent recommended this hotel. The staff was very friendly, and compared to the hotel we had stayed at in Auckland and Sydney (which I booked on my own), the room was spacious. It is showing its age and need an update. Restaurant and bar on the property. Staff there was very friendly also. There was a pool and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the inside of the apartment was dated, smelled like cigarettes, had stains on the carpet and furniture, there where even some tears on the furniture. the beds where comfortable and the sheets seemed clean. the bathroom was also very date. we where offered the secret sunday deal with discounted rate and free breakfast via email one day then we decided... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about Rydges Tradewinds, Cairns, is the staff. From the front desk to the wait staff, and especially the wonderful concierge, there was always a smile and can do attitude. We were very impressed and pleased. The hotel itself, while well located, is tired and worn; definitely in need of a little updating. We were there for 5... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

reception staff helpful and welcoming. Location on esplanade walking distance to town is great as many restaurants close by. The place is tired though and in great need of an update in all areas. Air conditioning in room noisy an ineffective. Pool great though. Believe we had a larger room than most so happy to have the space and nice... More 

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

Hello thewrens2013, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in beautiful Cairns! We are so glad to hear the staff were friendly and accommodating, and you found our superb location convenient for exploring our city. Our large and beautiful pool is essential here in North Queensland, and a popular... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms were large, clean well equipped. Although slightly older why fix what's not broke.even though we only caught the rain due to a cyclone lurking nearby just the service and room made it all good! They also have a person there who tells you all about the things that be done around Cairns and that was also just great service.... More 

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

Hi there Mrambo! Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us whilst in Cairns! We are thrilled to hear you loved your large, spacious room, and the service provided by our staff! Our Tour Desk operators (Jenny & Deb) are absolutely fabulous when it comes to tours and trips, and all of the best... More 

Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we stayed at Rydges Tradewinds in Cairns an had the best experience ever. We booked a Ocean Front room, as we always do, and were lucky enough to be upgraded to the executive briday sweet. What a magical experience. This room was equally the best room I have ever stayed in. Luxury in every way. From the grand master... More 

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

Hello Dave H! Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns! What a review! 5 stars - this is what we love to see! We love our PGR guests and we do what we can to make them feel valued each and every stay - even offering... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't stay there. Service, standard of cleaning and presentation of rooms terrible. Linen threadbare and towels boarding school thin. Room didn't even get cleaned one day. Air conditioning old, inadequate and so noisy it keeps you awake at night. It was cooler in the corridor than in the room. Furniture old and broken.

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