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Rydges Plaza Cairns

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were extremely disappointed with our recent stay at Rydges Plaza Cairns Resort. We both travel a lot for work, and have stayed at Rydges Hotels in all major cities of Australia, this had to be the worst experience and furthest from expectations. We have approached the hotel manager on duty, to let her know what we thought of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are friendly and warm and It would be fair to say they try the best with what they are given. The breakfast is outrageous and terrible - you are better off going to the esplanade for a nicer and cheaper breakfast. The rooms are average - i stayed i nthe king delux so i wonder how the standard rooms... More 

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Deception Bay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I approached in the cab my thoughts flashed back to Syria on the TV last night... war zone...dirty street... VERY poor street cred. Check in was 2 star affair but we got there. Room is clean but tired. Cracks in the basin, well worn sofa. But as I wrote.. clean.. credit where due* andvthe view isn't too bad. Mini... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a great property. Rooms are tired, beds very soft, furniture literally falling apart, smelly, poorly maintained etc. Carpets make you want to levitate. Food terrible and needs a major overhaul Staff are friendly but unmotivated. Compared to the two other Rydges in town, unless you want to be close to the centrelink offices, suggest you go for... More 

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Canberra
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hotel is its central location in the CBD. Security seems to be non- existent and drunks from the bar end up roaming on the guest room floors. Reception frequently closes up shop to deliver the room service (there is never enough staff around) and I had to change rooms as I was being eaten by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing stay at the Rydges plaza cairns. Perfectly located within the heart of the cbd (unlike others that claim to be in the cbd however are 5+ blocks away). Excellent facilities and incredible showers (hot, with great water pressure). The staff are wonderful, and will admit to being rather smitten for the young lass who checked us in.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If this was a 3 star hotel in a developing country I would not be complaining. It rates itself as 4 stars. It is probably the worst hotel I have stayed at in Australia. The whole place is so tired, the tiles in the bathroom have been repaired so many times it resembles a patchwork quilt. The tiles outside near... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cairns has a lot of older hotels and Rydges is no exception, the paint and carpets are worn, the bathroom is from the 90's and the flat panel TV is one of the first generation with a shocking picture and takes 5+ seconds to change channel However the rooms are huge, and the beds are comfortable - which is all... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the worst Hotel my wife and I have stayed in. When you include the charge for parking it's $200 per night. Mouldy ceilings, filthy stained pool toilet, parts of pool area wouldn't have been cleaned for months, missing pool tiles, metal tread on pool steps loose and extremely dangerous, wobbly room furniture, general decor / carpets dreadful, pool... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slight smell of wet carpet, dripping tap, clothes lines in the shower inoperable, power switch in bathroom that can't be turned off, bathroom exhaust fan not working, ancient and worn furniture, paint flaking off the walls, sloppy housekeeping and TV that you can't turn off with the remote, BUT our room was large and comfortable with an excellent bed. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modernly appointed rooms overlooking the Cairns CBD. 5 minutes walking distance from the Cairns Convention Centre, Reef Casino, dining precinct, Birch carroll and Coyle cinemas and Cairns Central shopping centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Plaza Cairns

Address: Cnr Grafton and Spence Streets, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $103 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Plaza Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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Hotel Style:
#34 Luxury Hotel in Cairns
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