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Kalbarri, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

we had a great stay at this hotel. the staff were very friendly, the rooms were nice and clean and were kept that way by the housekeeping staff, we had a maintenance problem that was fixed immediately, so congratulations guys we will definitely be back.

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

Hello denise d, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to Cairns, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay - and how the staff kept your room clean and of course operating as normal, i will be sure to pass these comments on to Maintenance and the...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My room was spacious, clean and tidy. View from my balcony was of the pool and Esplanade. Location is great, walking distance to City Centre with many Restaurants and Shops nearby. Reception staff friendly and helpful. This was my second stay at this Hotel and I would not hesitate to come back again.

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

Hello Corinne W, Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us, We are thrilled to hear you loved your room, and the staff who were friendly and accommodating. Our location is superb for all tours and trips, and of course in walking distances to the very best restaurants, bars and shopping destinations Cairns has...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Spacious rooms with a lovely view over the Esplanade. The display of birds flying by every morning and evening made our day! The service was prompt and the front desk people, very helpful. We had two adjoining connected rooms and both had large balconies overlooking the Esplanade. Overall, a very pleasant stay

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

Hello there Travelller2015. Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us. We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed the array of birds, and of course the beautiful views from your balcony. We pride ourselves on service - we are happy to hear our staff carried out the Rydges standard during your stay. We...

Mount Isa, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I went there at April and saw many bats in the city central, and many people stayed in city complained the noise of bats. This hotel is little bit far from city lagoon, but only 10 minutes walking distacnce, beach side is beautiful to walk and free from the noise of bats. Room is big enough to stay a week...

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

Hi there mas2100. Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! We are very thankful for your positive comments regarding the location, the peace and quiet and the perfect facilities for you and your little ones. We provide family friendly accommodation all year round and go above and beyond for our guests. We look...

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Upon arriving on Sunday we were greeted at reception by a man with exceptional customer service skills. He was polite and extremely helpful. Room was very clean and tidy, showed a little wear and tear over the years but we weren't expecting 5 stars and extreme luxury. Lovely room and very comfortable beds with a great view of the pool...

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

Hello Tanya B. Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! It's fantastic to hear from word go that our staff were friendly and accommodating. It gives us great pleasure to offer such service, along with a great rate! We are so glad to hear you loved the location and the spacious and comfortable...

Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We have visited here many times and find the staff friendly, great position, lovely pool area and wonderful views along the Esplanade So pleasant to stroll along the waterfront and is an easy walk to the Lagoon and shops This time of year is superb

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

Hello CruisersAustralia, Thank you for another fantastic review of Rydges Tradewinds - we are so glad to see you back again! It's wonderful to have such a loyal guest, with great experiences every time, we value your feedback, and love to see such positive comments. We hope to see you return yet again in the future, and look forward to...

Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This was a very comfortable place to stay for the price we paid....had ocean front room and the view over cairns esplanade and beyond is amazing. Room nice an large even with 2 queen beds in it. Not ultra modern but nice....bed and pillows comfy...always important. .. They had a great reward system "go green" where if you didn't have...

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

Hello tweeziet. Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! We are so thrilled to hear you found our hotel of great value, and with great service. We pride ourselves on being friendly and accommodating at all times. Overall, we can see you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you wish to return in...

Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Spent the ANZAC Day weekend here and it was close to evrything that we needed. Highly recommended. The romance package was fantastic. The bottle of wine on arrival was a real treat as were the two free drinks.

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

Hello greg_watto. Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! We are so thrilled to hear you indulged in our very special 'Romance Package' and loved every minute of it. The view from our Ocean View rooms is spectacular and perfect for a special weekend away. We sincerely hope you and your special someone...

Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

We were very disappointed with the room. The carpet was very dirty & we were expecting to have full ocean views. A staff member was very rude when I called to see if we could organise a early check in. I have stayed at your hotel several times and have never experienced this service before or had a dirty room....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Hotel has water views and not far from the Reef terminal. Helpful reception staff will lend out beach/pool towels for free, organise airport transfers for reasonable fee. Inhouse restaurant meals are excellent, although menu not extensive. Lovely swimming pool. I had a large room with two queen size beds and room to move around. Balcony over pool and water views....

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

Hi there Helen M, Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! Wow - 5 stars! Thank you for your positive comments and taking the time to express the many great things about our Central hotel. We are so thrilled we provided a 5 Star experience from start to finish, from location to staff....

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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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $133 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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“The ocean front rooms have a spectacular view!”
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