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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel was great location. Staff were lovely and really helpful especially when booking trips etc. Room clean but dated however great views and couldn't fault anything. Food was nice and overall would definitely stay again. You pay for what you get!!!

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Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of the Ryges Tradewinds Hotel, is close to the Boardwalk, a short walking distance to the city, the Marina, and many of Cairns local attractions. Art Galleries, the train station which will take you to Kuranda, trips to the Great Barrier Reef, snorkelling, scuba diving and helicopter rides are all close by. The hotel grounds are well kept,... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is a bit old and in need of renovation (rooms especially) but it was good enough for sleeping in and as a base for other activities. It was close enough to walk into Cairns and the sea view was good overlooking the esplanade. Unfortunately the bar closed early and even the doors to the hotel were closed by... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the staff are very friendly, the bed was comfy & the towels fresh, the hotel is dated and shabby. There was no shampoo and the only explanation was that the supplier hadn't delivered - no excuse, make a plan. It's basic customer service. Not sure I'd stay there again, especially with so much choice in Cairns.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rude staff and customer service was non existent! Was advised by the lady at reception that the porter would bring our bags to our room (after we said we would take them, she insisted) waited 45 mins after check in and still no bags so we went down to the restaurant and had a meal and drink - very average... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the only place I stay when in Cairns. First rate service from the team there. The hotel is getting a little tired but with the upcoming makeover due....I simply cant wait to return there and enjoy all the things that Rydges Tradewinds offers. Steve

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so reception was nice we were 45 min early to our 1400 pm check in. So we couldn't go straight up to the room so we let them organize and clean the room. When we returned we grabbed our key cards and were not told what the password was for the free wifi that was complimentary with the room.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is getting quite old but the rooms are large and the bed is comfy. Service is very friendly. Food at the restaurant is also delicious. The location is near the esplanade and lots of restaurants. Few minutes walk into the cbd.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night after arriving late into Cairns from New Zealand. The room was on the 6th floor which was labelled as Executive but the corridor to the hotel room was tired and shabby. When I reached the room which was nearly at the end of the corridor, it was a good size room with a large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views, the pool is great large enough you don't feel like you're on top of other guests, service is always fantastic!! Rooms are clean and comfortable the bathrooms are in need of update but are in good condition and clean. Breakfast at Drift is always yummy. The hotel is only a very very short walk to the action of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Cairns hotel suites are convenient to Cairns lagoon precinct, where guests can take a dip in the clear, blue water or enjoy sunning on sandy shores. Nearby departure points for The Great Barrier Reef make it easy for guests staying in our Cairns hotel accommodation to explore its incredible natural beauty. The Cairns city centre is also within walking distance and offers premier area shopping and dining hotspots. We offer 246 Cairns hotel rooms exceptionally equipped with desirable features. Most rooms open onto a private balcony overlooking scenic views of the ocean, tropical gardens and swimming pool. All rooms are en-suite and boast complimentary WI-FI, a mini-bar, iron and ironing board and secure safe. Rydges Tradewinds is also pleased to offer recently released movies and games for hire on tablet computers. The cost is just $15 per 24 hours for a tablet which plugs directly into your room TV. Our Cairns hotel executive suites and ocean front rooms include luxurious signature Rydges Dream Beds where guests can rest from the adventures of the day. A variety of Cairns hotel rooms are available to perfectly suit those seeking business, leisure or family accommodation. Dining is available at the onsite restaurant, Drift on the Esplanade, where guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner overlooking the Coral Sea. Spa by the Sea offers guests seeking relaxation luxurious onsite spa treatments. Those staying at the hotel for a Cairns event will appreciate its conference and events facilities, capable of hosting up to 500 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

Address: 137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $101 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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