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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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43 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed at Rydges with a group of friends for the three day Cairns Amateurs racing carnival. Everyone in our group thought the standard of accommodation was good with excellent views, close proximity to Cairns City and a nice restaurant and bar at the front of the hotel. Good times were had by all!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying here for a week, the building looks new on the outside but is a lot older inside. Rooms are clean and tidy though, great location, and the staff are friendly and helpful. Great location, easy walk to restaurants and shops, right on the Esplanade. Good value overall.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is on the far side of the Esplanade, a relative quiet location that is only a short pleasant walk to the main entertainment area. Rooms are in good condition but the towels have seen better days. The pool is quite large and set in a pleasant tropical garden.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very efficient and helpfull. Rooms are clean but are tired and need an upgrade. I stayed for eight nights and got an on site car park on seven nights. Water pipe noise from adjacent rooms woke us early on several mornings. I would stay there again.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the Rydges offered all I needed in accommodation and was close to amenities. It is well placed to take walks to the well set esplanade and shops and in particular the food hall is only a 5 min walk away. Perhaps more important than this, was the 'can do' attitude of staff, especially Charlie and Stuart, who were... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights. Check in and out were quick and hassle free. After reading reviews I was surprised at how nice the main lobby and common areas were. We stayed on the 5th floor with ocean and pool view. Beds were firm but comfortable. Furniture in room is dated but functional. The location of the hotel is excellent.... More

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

Hello prisky! Thankyou for your recent review and choosing to stay with us during your stay in Beautiful Cairns! How fantastic to hear your check in and check out was a breeze and what great comments about our lobby and main public areas! You were lucky enough to get one of our ever so popular Deluxe Waterview rooms on the... More

Brisbane, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights in late August for work, and had no input into where I was staying. Different staff in my organisation had given my varying reports, and after reading reviews I wasn't too sure what to expect. After arriving on a midday flight, I wasn't overly surprised to find that I couldn't check in yet as check... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to splurge on the executive suite for our last night of our holiday. The room size is great and the beds are comfortable, but the room was tired looking and the furniture was stained, the bathroom was also very tired and the plastic toilet seat was horrible, this was not quite the luxurious room we were hoping for.... More

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

Hi there Aroundtheworldwithjo, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in Cairns, We are so happy you got to experience our luxurious Executive Suite on the last night of your holiday, we agree the beds are comfortable and the room size is fantastic, We are also thrilled to hear our... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a great value with good views and less than a 5 minute walk to downtown. The staff was very friendly and while the rooms were dated, they were clean and efficient. The free wifi worked quite well also. If you happen to be taking a ferry to any of the reef islands out of the harbor, I... More

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

Hello there Emily P, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns, The location of Rydges Tradewinds is perfect for any traveller, being just the right distance from the Cairns CBD to walk to your favourite stores or restaurants, and for all the Reef tours, just down the Esplanade... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel rooms are quite comfortable, a little dated but still feel safe and relaxed here. Room service is where I had my issues... I can't say I wasn't warned as past reviews have shown the quality isn't that great but still I gave it a go, I ordered the nachos, a bit hesitant as there was no option of adding... 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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