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Room type

Ocean Front Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Executive Suite, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Family Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room Water View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)


Get an overview of this hotel4-star Esplanade hotel with outdoor waterfall pool

Steps to the beach

This seaside hotel is steps from Cairns Esplanade and the beach. Cairns Civic Theatre is 4 blocks away and Cairns International Airport is 4 miles (7 kilometers) from the hotel.

Restaurant and bar

Stylish Rydges Tradewinds Cairns features the Drift on the Esplanade restaurant offering open-air dining by the tropical gardens.

Balconies with views

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns guestrooms feature private balconies with ocean or city views. Televisions have pay movies channels and WiFi is free.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Seaside Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is situated on a rocky beach near the area's shopping district and features the Drift on the Esplanade restaurant offering open-air dining and drinks with views of the pool.

Guests can lounge by the pool with waterfall, situated among the tropical gardens. An outdoor spa tub is also available. The onsite Spa by the Sea offers an array of treatments including aromatherapy, manicures, pedicures, massages, body, and facial treatments. Advance reservation is required.

The hotel offers meeting and conference rooms, and 2 unique outdoor settings for picnics, themed banquets, weddings, and private dinners for up to 200 people. WiFi is free.

An area shuttle is complimentary for trips within half a mile (700 meters) of the hotel, and an airport shuttle is available on request(surcharge, 72-hour notice required). Valet parking is available for a fee and includes in/out privileges.

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach towels 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 246 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Sea Level, Food & Wine - Relaxed, al fresco dining beside tropical gardens with views of the pool, boardwalk, or Coral Sea. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Serves drinks.

Room service - Available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of Rydges Tradewinds Cairns can lounge by the walk-in pool with waterfall, situated among the tropical gardens. An outdoor spa tub is also available. Spa by the Sea offers poolside treatments and massage.

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

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Spa By The Sea offers a broad range of services including Vichy showers, body exfoliation, facials and massages in treatment rooms overlooking the Coral Sea. Spa treatments for men and women feature Elemis skincare products that incorporate medicinal herbs, plant extracts and collagen-boosting seaweeds.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: AUD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 17.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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