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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at Rydges and was impressed with Tradewinds! Great location....Bed was very comfortable and the view was excellent. Breakfast in the restaurant was healthy. Plenty of raw food including berry shots, which was a nice change for a work hotel.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I like this property. Stayed here overnight last year when I had a broken ankle and had to fly home instead of driving. Very attentive staff and great meal at Drift...hotel provided a wheelchair so I didn't have to eat in my room. Back again this year with my daughter and friend. Room was good...unfortunately we were on the 1st... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a deluxe water view room through our corporate provider. Check in was fine, lady was friendly, but got up to my room and had requested a king bed and room had 2 small double beds. I am a solo traveller and this is a work trip for 3 nights. When I rang the desk to ask about moving rooms,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening and recieced a lovely warm welcome from reception! Our room was dated, really old furniture and in need of a lick of paint not to mention a good deep clean, the safe was rusty, the wardrobe doors were old and again in need of a clean! Windows were filthy, and the door was stiff... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed two separate nights in rooms 525 and 519. Each room was clean and comfortable. Maybe they have really made the effort with some floors and rooms to now to raise their housekeeping standards. A good location within a pleasant walk to the city center attractions. Checkin staff were friendly and efficient. Beds were newish but very soft and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this as a 'mystery hotel'. Said 4 star, but I would say 3 star with potential for 4. Would we stay again ?? Probably yes, Why ?? Well you cannot beat the location, and the staff were superb! Read previous reviews, and while some were accurate, others were a little exaggerated. Yes, the decor is a little outdated, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After backpacking around the far north we were more than relieved to enjoy a super comfy bed each, with a lovely view of the coast and walking distance to the esplanade ( right across the road) and right in amongst the heart of Cairns, without the noise of it all. The room was somewhat dated yet had everything we needed... More 

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Berry, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well located with respect to water, tourist offices, other hotels, RSL Club with TAB, commercial outlets and two hospitals. All areas spacious - lounge area, bedrooms, restaurant and several function rooms. Reception counter adequately staffed by polite and knowlegible staff. A short walk to docks from which many tourist boats and ships leave. Restaurant menu reasonable and good value.

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Sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was part of a group tour going to Cape York, starting and finishing at Trade Winds. These 2 nights were the absolute low light of our trip, and I emailed the tour company advising them to look elsewhere in future. The halls and rooms are looking very tired, but the main problem is the food. We had dinner and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

CAIRNS Ridges tradewinds hotel is the worst I've visited so far in Australia. the room is dirty with full of black spots ceiling. towels were missing, a lamp was not working, there was no body soap, conditioner in the bathroom there was a used, the Wi-Fi is constantly inaccessible. the conditions of the rooms were bad, very dirty and basic... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $103 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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