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209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#32 of 69 in Cairns
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At Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns you will discover three superb resort swimming pools, two tennis courts, a complete complimentary health & fitness center — all these facilities set within the lush tropical surround. Located conveniently on the Esplanade, our Cairns accommodation is within walking distance to a vast array of Cairns’ finest shopping and dining facilities. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Coral Sea, tropical mountains, or Cairns City from your private balcony in one of our guest rooms. Planning to stay for a while? Our serviced apartments are equipped with kitchens and offer the comfort of home away from home.
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Car park
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Diving
Tennis court
Taxi service
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
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Safe
Iron
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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English
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HofH999 wrote a review Today
Melbourne, Australia886 contributions276 helpful votes
Not a new hotel - sixties? But it’s been updated especially in the common areas. The price was excellent. The room was low rise and dated but for the price it was good. The restaurant food was great and staff very obliging and fun. No problem in extending check out.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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bjnobbs wrote a review Oct 2021
8 contributions6 helpful votes
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Everything was great, from checking in to the clean rooms, the meals. The young man in the restaurant Kai may be his name was fantastic, it was very busy on the Saturday night, he took orders, delivered meals and drinks and was never flustered. I would say a great employee.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled
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KatielouAustralia wrote a review 26 Jun
Hobart, Australia1530 contributions533 helpful votes
Stayed here as part of a tour. Room was large, clean and comfortable. Bathroom included a bath as well as a shower. Only concern was the uneven floor from the bathroom which presented a falls hazard for the unwary. Bar and restaurant on site which is good as there are limited dining options in the immediate area. Buffet breakfast offered all the usual foods. Choice of 2 swimming pools. Work was being undertaken with a crane etc. but management kept guests informed with an individual letter to each room. Not as central as other big name hotels but still within easy walking distance of the main esplanade areas.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Elizabeth J wrote a review 25 Jun
Menai, Australia33 contributions9 helpful votes
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We return to Rydges for each cairns trip as we like the position with access to esplanade and walking areas as well as restaurants. The in-house breakfast is always great quality. Choice of two pools. Only disappointment this trip was gym not functioning.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: We have used the parking prior but not this visit. It’s $15 overnight. Outside in the street...
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julie s wrote a review 22 Jun
Adelaide, Australia22 contributions11 helpful votes
Had the most wonderful stay here. First holiday without the children in tow. Bottle of wine on arrival, stunning mountain views, friendly helpful staff. We had the buffet breakfast and did not disappoint, plenty of choices. Can't wait to return
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Lyn wrote a review 15 Jun
Sydney, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
Great room and views but the air conditioning was cold and bedding was inadequate. We had to seek out extra blankets twice even with the air conditioning turned off. Easy walk down the esplanade if you don’t mind the distance. Dining options are limited in the immediate area.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Request extra bedding as it isn’t automatically supplied.
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Shelley W wrote a review 12 Jun
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Although it was just out of the CBD it was close enough to walk along the beautiful board walk past café and restaurants the hotel itself is old and tired but the beds were very comfortable and it has everything you would need the pools are beautiful and the cocktails at the bar are first class and they do happy hour 4-6
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: We had garden view but ocean view would be the best as the ocean is directly across the road
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Kevin Conroy wrote a review 8 Jun
Warragul, Australia143 contributions49 helpful votes
Great friendly staff and a well appointed clean room with a view. Sensational pool area and a very good restaurant that has a happy hour. In a very good location with an easy walk to shops and restaurants. Parking is available at a reasonable cost. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Helen S wrote a review 7 Jun
Melbourne, Australia9 contributions
Hotel is very tired and dated. Bathrooms definitely need updating. Restaurant food was ordinary and service very slow. Uber eats ended up being a better alternative. Staff were very friendly so that was a plus.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Russell &Sue wrote a review 6 Jun
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Our week stay at Rydges was very relaxed and comfortable. Our spacious room was serviced every day with fresh towels provided. We enjoyed our 9th floor view of the water, foreshore and city. Staff were helpful and polite. The pool was great and not too busy. A toaster and some bowls and cutlery would be a good addition in order to enjoy a leisurely breakfast in our room rather than have to dress and go downstairs to eat.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: Views from the 9th floor were great.
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PRICE RANGE
US$134 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rydges esplanade resort cairns hotel cairns, rydges esplanade hotel cairns, rydges esplanade cairns, rydges cairns
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Rydges Plaza Cairns
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandCairns RegionCairns
NUMBER OF ROOMS
240
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
Which popular attractions are close to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Nearby attractions include Muddy's Playground (0.3 km) and St Monica's Cathedral (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Yes, a parking garage is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bagus Cafe, Little Ricardo's, and Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Cairns.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.