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"The staff is extremely attentive, great location, good value. Check in/out easy. Concierge very helpful. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 15 Jun 2019

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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Cairns Esplanade

Oceanside stay

With a stay at this Cairns North hotel, you'll be steps from Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Esplanade. Great Barrier Reef and Cairns Base Hospital are also within half a mile (1 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features 3 outdoor pools, a gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a bar/lounge on site, and a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities are also provided.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$101* Per night/room Dec 15 - Dec 16

Ocean View Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Mountain View Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Mountain View Room 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Couples (1)
5 out of 5
The staff is extremely attentive, great location, good value. Check in/out easy. Concierge very helpful.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 17, 2019 by espie.

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We hope for an opportunity to welcome you back on your next visit to Cairns. Kind regards Andrew Wallis. General Manager.

1 out of 5
We enjoyed the location of this hotel. However, a lot of aspects could be improved. The staff at reception failed to mention to us how to turn on the lights in our room. They also changed the room we had booked and claimed it was an “upgrade”. The water in our room tasted like metal. Overall, we think they should renovate and modernize the hotel a bit.

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 2, 2019 by espie.

Dear Anonymous, My apologies for where we fell short of expectation. We do hope that your enjoyed your overall time in Cairns. Kind regards Andrew Wallis General Manager.

About the Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Location 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD 4870

Property Features

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers its guests 3 outdoor swimming pools and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this hotel measures 2562 square feet (238 square meters) and includes a conference center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Cairns hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 242 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2562 sq ft of conference space
  • 238 sq m of conference space
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Water dispenser
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Train station: Cairns Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers 242 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. In-room massages and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Coral Hedge Brasserie - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, Eurocard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Children stay free - maximum age 12
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 20 for adults and AUD 10.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 15 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cairns Rydges
  • Esplanade Resort Cairns
  • Esplanade Rydges Cairns
  • Rydges Cairns
  • Rydges Cairns Esplanade Resort
  • Rydges Esplanade
  • Rydges Esplanade Cairns
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns
  • Rydges Resort Cairns
  • Rydges Esplanade Cairns Cairns
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Hotel
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Cairns North
  • Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Hotel Cairns North

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.