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Overview of Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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3 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
3 outdoor pools, open 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCairns Base Hospital2 min walk
    Popular LocationSt Monica's Cathedral5 min walk
    Popular LocationMuddy's Playground5 min walk
    AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive

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Family Room

3.7/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed

Mountain View Queen Room

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Ocean View Room 2 Double Beds

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Garden View Room 2 Double Beds

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Garden View Queen Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Ocean View Queen Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

  • 32 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Tower

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 96 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Double Beds and 1 Queen Bed

Mountain View Room 2 Double Beds

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 32 sq m
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area

Cairns

Located in Cairns, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Cairns Central Shopping Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Cazaly's Stadium or Barlow Park. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and skydiving. Guests love the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cairns Base Hospital - 2 min walk
  • St Monica's Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • Muddy's Playground - 5 min walk
  • Cairns Esplanade Charles Street Parkland - 7 min walk
  • Jute Theatre - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 2 min drive
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Coral Hedge Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Bagus indonesian traditional cuisine - 4 min walk
  • Bayleaf - 4 min walk
  • Cock & Bull - 9 min walk
  • Little Ricardo's - 10 min walk

About this property

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Boardwalk Cairns hotel in Cairns North, walk to Cairns Esplanade
3 outdoor pools, a restaurant and a fitness centre are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 242 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and balconies. 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers 242 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. In-room massages and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AUD 15 per day)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–8:30 AM: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 15 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Bike rentals
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre (2562 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Cairns Rydges
Esplanade Resort Cairns
Esplanade Rydges Cairns
Rydges Cairns
Rydges Cairns Esplanade Resort
Rydges Esplanade
Rydges Esplanade Cairns
Rydges Esplanade Resort
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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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
As of 16 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns on 18 Apr. 2021 start from AU$152, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns have a pool?
Yes, this property has 3 outdoor pools. Pool access is from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Is Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Self-parking is available for AUD 15 per day. Limited spots are available. There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Where is Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns located?
Located in Cairns North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Private Hospital and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cairns Station is 22 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 345 out of 960 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 416 out of 960 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 137 out of 960 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 960 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 960 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close walking distance to everything, rooms are quiet
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
the staff at the hotel were terrible beyond words. the general manager seemed to be inconvenienced by the world. Wake up staff you complain no one is travelling due to covid but then dont want to serve anyone who actually are keeping them in their jobs.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Stayed 5 days. Why I wouldn't return - room never serviced despite my request. Had to ask for coffee and milk, no ice maker that I could see, same face cloth and towels for the duration. Dirty bathroom floor, balcony needs a good pressure wash. The good - beautiful pool, good air con, didn't charge for onsite parking (normally $15/day), most staff were friendly.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2021

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