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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 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel lobby and grounds are nice, nothing to write home about.however, the corridors and rooms could do with a bit of a refurb. The location of the hotel is excellent with restaurants and shops all in walking distance. Overall the hotel is fine for those on a budget.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing to brag about. Nothing to complain about. They could improve by lowering their prices and adding better facilities including decent wifi throughout the hotel. Restaurant was okay but not too exciting

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently stayed here for a couple of days either side of a business trip. First room was an upgrade which was lovely but all I wanted to do after a long trip was to hop into bed and read. Unfortunately the lighting did not allow for this and there were no side table lamps. The shower was excellent with good... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was upgraded to the Executive level where the corridors smell of old cigarette smoke-infused carpet. It was actually a sickening odour. The room, while large, was tired and the air conditioning noisy. The toilet had water running all the time and edges of the room were dusty as though the main traffic areas only had been cleaned. The breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at Rydes Tradewinds as part of a 2 day Virgin Mystery Break. This hotel is advertised as a 4 star property, however it is definitely not to this standard. We upgraded our Standard room to an Executive Suite on 7th floor. Whilst the room was spacious and relatively clean, its carpet was very worn and the furniture... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the room needs to be updated, the staff were friendly and we're happy to help. Breakfast at Drift was lovely as was our meal the previous evening.. An easy walk from the hotel to the shops and along the esplanade.

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

Hello there Helen O, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns, We are so happy to hear our staff carried out the Rydges standard during your stay by being completely friendly and accommodating and enforcing nothing is too much trouble for our guests! We are thrilled to hear... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is close to everything, making it so easy to access shops, pools, cruises and bars. The service was awesome, staff were really helpful and went out of their way to assist. We decided not to have our room serviced everyday and placed a going green card on our door, by doing this you receive a discount card for... More

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

Hi there Ron T, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns! We are very fortunate to have such a central location to everything here at Rydges Tradewinds and we love how easy it is for our guests to explore! We basically have every attraction in Cairns at our... More

Adelaide, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a good spot with easy access to eateries and playgrounds and a lovely pool. However the room we stayed in had numerous issues - mould in the bathroom (which we reported but was not addressed), -stained carpets, -a fan which was not fitted flush with the ceiling leaving the wires exposed (meaning we were too scared... More

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

Hi there cameroda, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns, We are thrilled to hear you loved our location - we love it too, we are lucky enough to be so close to the Cairns Esplanade, main attractions (such as muddies) and numerous restaurants, cafes and bars, our... More

Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a long awaited holiday at Rydges Tradewinds and were not disappointed. Our room was fantastic with great views over the ocean and a balcony to enjoy those views from. You could say the decor was a little tired, but everything was clean. Every member of staff we encountered was friendly and helpful - nothing was too much trouble.... More

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

hi there 66Jane, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns! What a wonderful review, we love to hear about the details of your stay, and you've listed many - which we love! We are so glad the staff were friendly and accommodating at all times, and we agree... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met our son at this hotel arriving from Darwin very late at night. Taxi to hotel fine but as 2 rooms booked at different times appears our son got the room with mini bar and better view possibly as we booked rooms separately. Room good though but breakfast a bit basic.

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

Dear Alas87, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your short stopover in Cairns! We are glad to hear the taxi ride was smooth to the hotel, and sad to hear you did not get much time to explore the hotel more, in saying that, we are very happy to hear you... 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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