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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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Coolangatta, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice staff rooms need a facelift and update mould in bathroom but good value. The restaurant however was very disappointing we ordered the $110 Seafood platter their signature dish and the Lobster moray was cold and half of which Raw and the Crabs claw completely Raw,I informed the Chef and his response was " that's how most people like it... More 

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Henley Beach, South Australia, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have returned to the tradewinds yet again,and it just feels like home to me,i even tried to enjoy a change of scenery for a day at the pool of their sister hotel the plaza where I have enjoyed my daily yoga practice,but the pool area,the pool itself,the disgusting towels that looked more like rags,had me glad to return home... More 

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

Hi there Susan R, Thankyou for you such an all round positive review, we love to see our guests happy and with a great intention on returning. Merry Christmas and best of wishes for the New Year! Samara & the Rydges Tradewinds team More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here know how to go the extra mile, all so friendly, well done. We were welcomed outside and helped with our heavy bags. Extra tea bags, pool towels, told were to find the chemist, all came our way. Our bedrooms a little dated, bathroom could do with update too. Fridge, Air Con, comfortable beds, wonderful view, all great.... More 

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

Hello victoria C G, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in beautiful Cairns, Your comments are so positive and greatly appreciated, we strive to provide the best for our guests, to ensure they return over and over again, and feel right at home during their stay, we are so... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lost count of the times we've stayed here and it always delivers! The rooms are great (and especially good value if you find a special rate!), the service is always friendly and attentive and the location is close to the action and right on the Esplanade!

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

Hi there dizne! Thankyou for your 5 star review - we really appreciate this! We are so thrilled to hear you are a returning guest, we agree our staff always deliver the best service and our location is absolutely perfect, We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, Merry Christmas and the best of wishes for the New Year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for visiting all parts of Cairns. Hotel is in good condition, with plenty of room for guests to spread out. Grounds are very well-kept. Great pool and safe swim able beach. Poolside food and service was great, Staff very helpful and friendly.

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

Hi there Taesang H. Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in Cairns! Wow! 5 stars, we are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed each part of your stay, we love to see happy guests! We do hope you decide to return again soon, Kind Regards, Samara Rydges Tradewinds More 

SCOTLAND
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted with our room which overlooked the pool area. Had all the facilities we needed. Esplanade facing restaurant was good and a lovely location to sit with a drink or meal in the evening. Only complaint was a lot of late night noise from 1 of 2 weddings that were being held while we were ther. One of... More 

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

Hello TOKY, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in Cairns! We are thrilled to hear you loved your room and the beautiful view you had, also that you enjoyed our restaurant 'Drift' and the atmosphere it provides. We are sincerely sorry for any noise that disturbed your sleep, if... More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an ocean front king room. Terrific view overlooking the Esplanade and Trinity Inlet. The room was very large with plenty of space for working and relaxing. Restaurant on the ground floor or multitude of restaurants within minutes walking distance from the hotel. The staff are friendly, efficient and courteous. No fuss checking in and out.

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

Hi there Terry O, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns! Our Ocean Front rooms are very popular and offer stunning views from the balcony, we can't think of a better way to start your day, we are lucky enough to have such large rooms and passionate that... More 

Townsville
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is great value for money and service is excellent. Food at Drift restaurant is quite good - very pleasant surrounds. North Qld hospitality is part and parcel of the stay and my only negative was the very basic cereals offered on the breakfast buffet. Great location and good people ensure a very pleasant stay.

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

Hi there Zilla L, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in beautiful Cairns! What a wonderful review, to hear you loved our rates, our restaurant and our service is fantastic. We go above and beyond for our guests to ensure their stays are as relaxing and as smooth as... More 

Melbourne
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently enjoyed a short break in Cairns with my wife. I chose to stay at the Rydges Tradewinds because of the location and the most reasonable on-line deal I was offered for a standard room. Whilst it is true that the room was rather tired and in need of new carpet and paint, it was clean and quite spacious;... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for business only one evening. Was OK but a bit tired. The air conditioning was noisy and the bed had seen too many honeymoon marathon sessions - lumpy - but still slept ok as the noise was constant. Food was good. Good view of ocean.

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

Hello there Philip J, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns. You chose the best spot in Queensland for a perfect little getaway, and we are glad you could enjoy it whilst staying with us. Rydges Tradewinds really does have a superb location, our guests love having... 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*
Number of rooms: 245
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