Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel

ex. Tradewinds Esplanade

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia, 4870  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

AUD 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

The contemporary Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel offers elegant guest rooms close to Sugarworld Waterpark, Arthouse and Cairns Historical Society Museum.

Located in a resort area with casinos, cafés and a zoo, guests will see why Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel is admired by many tourists. The venue is 6 km away from the city center.

There are a market, shops and boutiques located nearby.

Guests will find Mcleod Street bus stop next to Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel. Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel is about 5 minutes’ drive towards Cairns airport.

Rooms

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel provides 246 guestrooms appointed with a safe, climate control, a work desk, pay television and a private balcony for a pleasant stay in Cairns. Some rooms overlook the ocean. They feature bathrooms with a shower, towels and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel can sit down to a comprehensive breakfast. The hotel invites guests to the Tropical Ambience Of The bar to relax with a drink. Guests can share a meal in Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant and RSL Club Restaurant, located about 250 meters away.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs AUD 29 per person per night. 

Services

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel offers a business centre, computers and a photocopier along with concierge service, free shuttle service and dry cleaning.

Relax

Leisure facilities include loungers, an outdoor swimming pool and a picnic area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 10 per day.

Number of rooms:   246.

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Facilities

General

  • Smoking allowed in designated areas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Private dining services
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Telephone
  • Data ports

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    5.3 km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.0 km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 m
  • Cairns Central Station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Sea Level Food & Wine At Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns (cuisine: Asian, International, Australian)
    30 m
  • Fire & Ice
    30 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    550 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    246

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How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    5.3 km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.0 km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 m
  • Cairns Central Station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Sea Level Food & Wine At Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns (cuisine: Asian, International, Australian)
    30 m
  • Fire & Ice
    30 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    550 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    246

Hotel Awards

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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 200 m
  • The Cairns Civic Theater - 500 m
  • Deep Sea Divers Den - 1.1 km

Places of interest

  • Cairns Esplanade - 200 m
  • Cairns City Library - 500 m
  • Cairns Electorate Office - 500 m
  • Cairns Night Markets - 500 m
  • Cairns Esplanade Lagoon - 500 m
  • Cairns Family Court - 600 m
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 800 m
  • Reef and Rainforest Research Centre - 800 m
  • Rusty's Markets - 800 m
  • Martin College - 1.0 km
  • Cairns Magistrates Court - 1.2 km
  • Cairns Regional Council - 1.6 km
  • TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus - 1.9 km

Train stations

  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 600 m
  • Cairns Central Station - 900 m
  • Cairns Central Station - 900 m

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre - 1.0 km
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 1.1 km

Shopping areas

  • The Cairns Museum - 700 m

Amusement

  • Lagoon - 400 m

Museums

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 3.2 km

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 600 m

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 2.7 km
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 4.1 km
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum - 7.5 km
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 3.3 km
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall - 5.9 km

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 550 m
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 920 m
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Regional Gallery - 700 m
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • Sea Level Food & Wine At Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns - 30 m

    Address: 137 The Esplanade
    Phone: +61 7 4053 0300

    56% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, International, Australian

  • Waterside Resaurant - 100 m

    Address: 145 The Esplanade
    Phone: (07) 4051 4688

    72% likes this, based on 22 reviews

  • RSL Club Restaurant - 210 m

    Address: 115 Esplanade
    Phone: (07) 4051 5804

    71% likes this, based on 83 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

  • Fire & Ice - 30 m

    Address: Rydges Esplanade Resort
    Phone: 0740449053

    62% likes this, based on 45 reviews

  • Raw Prawn Seafood Restaurant - 240 m

    Address: 101 The Esplanade
    Phone: (07)4031 5400

    72% likes this, based on 343 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    246

Hotel Awards

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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 171 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
6.0
Value
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Location

    Very tired looking. Advertised extension numbers for sevices did not connect us to the services wanted, all went to reception. No concierge as advertised. No help offered at all for luggage, etc. So certainly not 5 star service. Requested a queen bed only as offered on Booked.net but got a standard twin room. Paid the extra for Superior Water Views but did not seem to be Superior Water views to us.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The room was larger than expected and very comforable. The view from the balcony was excellent and the sunsets were stunning. The staff were always polite and helpful.

    The only thing we didnt enjoy was the temperature in the hallway. The airconditioning made it very cold. This was also a problem after our room was cleaned, the fan and airconditioner were left on making the room cold on our return. Given the time of year we thought this unnecessary.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    It was close to the main part of Cairns, walking distance

    I think it is overpriced for what you actually get. We had a similar experience with all the tourist sites we went too.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Room size was great. Staff was very kind and helpful. Had a lovely view of the ocean.

    Room decor is outdated. TV is old and had limited channels available. Bedding needs updating too.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Reception staff were friendly and very comfortable beds

    Service in Sea Level bistro unbearably slow even for a snack - when it arrived they had run out of an essential ingredient - their replacement without explanation, of oil and balsamic vinegar was not acceptable. Hotel is looking tired. Was surprised on check out that they charge a fee for using all credit cards. Tv reception poor, and bed sheets changed every 3 days without an option. Would not stay there again.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Location: close to lots of eating place & the Esplanade.

    We paid for room with seaview. Checked in late at night, we only realized in the morning we were given a room without seaview as the are lots of trees obstructing the view. The next day we were moved to other room with real seaview.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Hotel is outdated, there was poor tv reception in room. My parents are NZ Senior Citizens and even though I registered them with Rydges VIP they did not receive the free breakfast. Very dissappointed!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    I think its great staying at the Rydges Tradewinds Cairns.

    One thing you need need get new all Tv in every room with subtitles in the future what happen to all deaf read the news with emergancy with the weather etc .

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Very comfortable, roomy, also very close proximity to all activities we wanted to enjoy.

    All was good, the only negative thing is I hate long life milk in the fridge, also the tea and coffee was not replentised on a daily basis.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It's convenient to walk anywhere in cairns, location wise. The staff are friendly and helpful. We love our stay.

    At night when swimming pool fountain is off, I can hear in the balcony the noise of the generator or the building aircon.

  • Single
    6.4

    Quiet position on the esplanade...sea view....good town view from corridor...relaxing front balcony restaurant overlooking the sea...pool area well situated.

    Main front entry needs an updating as its shabby & tired looking.....front main-entry door needs cleaning and a coat of paint.....door from pool area needs painting and is diffucult to open as its very old and surpassed it's use-by-date

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The hotel rooms were very comfortable, especially the beds. Also, although we booked a poolview room, the ocean was also right next to it and the view from the balcony was wonderful. The hotel is also very conveniently located with respect to the city center.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    We liked the fact that the rooms were so clean and the beds were comfy.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Very accommodating staff

    internet only available in expensive rooms

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    location..... people

    Need to have a coffee shop for snacks and drinks

How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Tradewinds Cairns Hotel Cairns location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    5.3 km
Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    5.0 km
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    700 m
  • Cairns Central Station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Sea Level Food & Wine At Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns (cuisine: Asian, International, Australian)
    30 m
  • Fire & Ice
    30 m
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    550 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    246

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairnsRydges Tradewinds Cairns

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

Use Badge