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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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

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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCairns Esplanade9 min walk
  • Popular LocationEsplanade Lagoon16 min walk
  • Popular LocationCairns Marlin Marina17 min walk
  • AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)7 min drive

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About this area

Cairns

Located in Cairns, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is in the city center 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 ecotours. 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
  • Cairns Esplanade - 9 min walk
  • Esplanade Lagoon - 16 min walk
  • Cairns Marlin Marina - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 2 min drive
  • Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) - 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 center are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 242 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators 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 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. 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.

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.

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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer 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 transportation

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

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 20 for adults and AUD 10.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

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

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have 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 center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • 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
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

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

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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)
Service animals are exempt from fees

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

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
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

Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 340 out of 960 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 417 out of 960 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 139 out of 960 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 49 out of 960 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 960 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Property needs a makeover. It's looking tired and old. Also no quilt cover just a sheet
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
This hotel is located in the northern end of Cairns but the central shopping area with restaurants is still only a couple minutes by car or a relaxing walk away. The hotel is in a quiet but safe area across the road from a beach and long walking esplanade. The airport is only a few minutes from the hotel but plane noise was minimal and hardly noticed. Unfortunately the house keeping staff at the hotel were a great disappointment and it took me repeated requests to reception before I was able to get fresh towels, bins emptied and coffee resupplies. Additionally, when checking out I was asked to pay a room service fee for a meal I had not ordered or received. Room service had billed the wrong room. I refused this payment and staff eventually sorted it out. Despite those difficulties however I would not hesitate to stay there again because the room was very comfortable, the location was quiet and the area was easy to get around.
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Location was good,view from room amazing
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This hotel was a convenient walk along the waterfront to the city. This is handy if you choose not to have a rental car. The rooms are a little dated, that's not a significant issue though. The room wasn't serviced on a daily basis, which I understand. However, when I asked for the sheets to be changed, the towels were changed and bins emptied yet, not the sheets. There were very few vegetarian/vegan options available in the restaurant, this was unfortunate. That being said, there are a number of restaurants around Cairns that cater for these diets.
Stayed 10 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Located with views of harbour but a little bit further from main city area
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021