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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

4.0 of 5 137 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently stayed in the Rydges Tradewinds Hotel. Initially when I arrived at the reception I thought that this place was almost a 5 star hotel. However upon walking to my room the corridors looked like I was sent back in time into the 80s. And then when I got to the room I noticed that I was given two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am from the UK visiting my son in Sydney but flew to Cairns for a few days. The outside of the hotel looks good had already secured upgrade before arrival so had a sea view. The greeting at reception was welcoming. First reaction to my room was dated but on inspection it was clean, functional & comfortable. As others... More 

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

Hello there John C! Wow, thankyou for the 5 stars! The staff appreciate all feedback received - but definitely love to read reviews such as yours! We are so thrilled to hear each and every part of your stay was friendly, comfortable and accommodating. Here at Rydges we pride ourselves on making every guest feel at home from the second... More 

Gland, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will give this 4 stars because 3 would be too negative. The location is great, the poolside is nice, breakfast and all menu items were very nice, and most impressive was the staff/service. However the wifi was horrible when we were there. MAybe this was a temporary problem, and hopefully they have sorted it out.

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

Hello Marco M. Thankyou for your recent review and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Sunny Cairns! It's so wonderful to hear you enjoyed our location, pool and poolside areas, restaurant and bar and most importantly the fantastic service our friendly staff provided for you. I am very disappointed to hear the WI-Fi was not working properly... More 

Shanghai, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed here for 2 nights. The location of the hotel is fantastic. Walking distance to the ferry and plenty of places to eat near by. The pool was nice and the staff very friendly. The rooms are dated and needs to be updated. The carpet is very old and stained. The rooms were a bit smelly. I would... More 

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

Hello Sueshanghai! Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in beautiful Cairns! We are so thrilled to hear you loved our location as much as we do! Also that you found our staff friendly and accommodating - it's a Rydges standard to make each and every guest feel at home... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent New Years eve as part of our baby moon here and was not disappointed one bit. We had a ocean view room and got to see the fireworks. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and the restaurant had great food. Given the price of the rooms, the service and even the room quality exceeded... More 

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

Hi David F! Wow! 5 Stars! Thanks for such a great star rating and review, we are glad you took the time to give us feedback on your experience, and even more thrilled to hear how positive it was! New Years Eve is a crazy time for hotels in Cairns, especially us lucky ones who offer perfect Esplanade views for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights just before Christmas. Upon checkin our room was upgraded and we had a fabulous view of The Esplanade. We recieved free drinks vouchers and recieved even more discounts off breakfast. Yes, the hotel could do with a renovation and the pool area needs an upgrade but the staff are so lovely and welcoming that... More 

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

Hey there Tinc007! Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in beautiful Cairns! We are so thrilled to hear you were one of the lucky guests upgraded upon check in! We try our best to see our guests upgraded where we can - its always a nice suprise! Our staff... More 

Bendigo, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here about 5 years ago and had a fantastic time. We recently returned to find that nothing about this hotel has changed (other than the addition of 2 egg chairs by the pool). This means great location and friendly staff but it also means that it hasn't been painted or renovated and the room (especially... More 

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Annandale, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hotel I use when travelling for work some of the rooms are better than others but overall good place to stay. Room service menu great for when you don't feel like going anywhere but a short 5 min stroll to the restaurant hub. Overall not to bad I use Rydges Tradewinds frequently.

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

Hi there Kellie D! Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns - and also thanks to the company you were travelling with to select us as your accommodation provider! We are so happy to hear each time you stay you have a positive experience, we believe strongly in... More 

Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bathroom needs to be refurbished badly. Standing in the bath to shower was very uncomfortable as the bath was cracked and uneven., Dangerous to have to step over the bath to get in and out. The rest of the room was just great with a fabulous view of the water and the fire works on new years eve. The... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly stay at Rydges Hotels across the county. Tradewinds is by far the worst Rydges we have stayed at. We stayed for 3 nights, I wanted to leave after one. During that time only one member of staff bothered to even say hello to us. The rooms were out dated, our blankets were caked in dust, the curtains had... 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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