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Bhuj, India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2015

There was no to guide us to the room. Staff was very scanty though reception was courteous. Too many ants visited room which gave unhealthy feeling. Not too clean hotel or rooms and not sure about swimming pool.

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Thank shreepathlab
SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello shreepathlab, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, We are very disappointed to hear you did not have a positive experience with us, however we are grateful you took the time to let us know about your issues, If there is anything else you wish to discuss, please feel free to contact the hotel on (07) 4053... More 

Adelaide
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57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We recently stayed at the Rydges Tradewinds Hotel in Cairns. The hotel is in a quiet location yet it is only a 5 minute walk to the Esplanade, cafes and restaurants and a 15 minute walk to the Pier One Shopping Centre. The hotel is reasonably priced considering it is within easy walking distance to main attractions. Our room was... More 

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1 Thank KapoAdelaide
SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello KapoAdelaide, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stay in Cairns! We are thrilled to hear you loved our location, and the convenience, we are however disappointed to hear that our staff, and the amenities were not up to your standards, If there is anything further you wish to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

What a pity that a great location on the foreshore was let down by a tired and out of date hotel. Whilst the rooms are comfortable the overall impression is of a hotel well past its prime. Passageways are dull, external windows grubby, lifts in poor condition and service was a bit perfunctory. Then there are those annoying little things... More 

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SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello fxoc, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us! We aren't happy to hear your stay was less than satisfactory, and are very appreciative that you have brought this to our attention, we work hard to ensure even if a guests experience with us starts off negative that it is a positive... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

i stay for two night and the first night i could not sleep at all. the fire alarm trig at about 00:00 because of technical problem and keep going on every 15 minutes for 3 ours. the rooms look old and air condition system is also old and noisy. the air condition system is dirty as well.

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SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello SantosaWellnessTeam, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, It is very unfortunate to hear about your stay, if you would like to discuss this further, please feel free to contact (07) 4053 0300, We do thank you for bringing these issues to our attention, and hope in the future we do see you again, Regards, Samara &... More 

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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We only stayed one night at Rudges Tradewinds in Cairns and found the staff to be friendly and professional - even at 4 am when we had to check out. The room was on the first floor and had a large terrace rather than a balcony due to the architecture of the building. It was a large but tired room... More 

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Thank Jan J
SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Jan J. Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns, We are thrilled to hear you experienced great service from all staff, and you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back again soon, Regards, Samara & The Rydges Team More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Cannot fault great customer service. Greatdining facilitys the dining manager makes best iced coffees and was very helpful whensomething was not right. Front desk staff are very freindly now charlie at front office is extremly customer focused with best attitude and (hes adorable lol) Seriously we stay here reguraly.love the location and hotel.

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Thank tyaabia
SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello tyaabia, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds! We are so thrilled to hear you are a repeat guest, and love staying with us. We are glad to hear our staff always deliver the Rydges standard of service, and will be sure to pass on those lovely comments about Charlie to him, Thank you again for your... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Could not fault anything with the motel. From the cleaning crews to the front desk and Tour booking staff everyone was always there for the customers and nothing was any trouble for the staff. Eight days holiday in Cairns Room was always clean and tidy and the buffet breakfast was delightful we had this included in the cost of our... More 

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Thank Rhonda B
SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Rhonda B. Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds! We love seeing 5 stars, thank you for such a positive review! It seems you enjoyed every aspect of your stay which makes us very happy, we will pass on these comments to the staff, We do hope to see you again soon, Regards, Samara & The Rydges... More 

Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Really enjoy Drift for the outdoor ambiance at the top of the Cairns Esplanade. The courtyard there is one of the most peaceful places in Cairns, Despite what some wobbly people have recently said on here, it is a friendly place and a casual, relaxing spot for dinner and a drink or two.

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SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello GramboSan, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds, We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed our in house restaurant 'Drift on the Esplanade' and of course had a peaceful and relaxing stay due to our perfect location. We hope to see you again soon, and thank you for your kind words. Regards, Samara & The Rydges... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Only stayed for 2 nights before traveling north to Port Douglas. Ric at front desk very helpful and obliging. Had room service first night and waited 1hour 15mins for it too arrive. Bought pizza 2nd night. Room was serviced over night ,breakfast menu was not replaced from previous day, had to collect one from a grumpy girl at reception. Checkout... More 

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SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello youngdavo47, Thank you for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your stop over from Cairns to Port Douglas, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay - including Ric on reception and his friendly service, our great location and speedy check out, We are sorry to hear room service was delayed... More 

Branxton, Hunter Valley
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

It was right at the end of a very 'fully packed' holiday that we stayed and it was very relaxing. We had a twin room as our daughter stayed with us as well. The room was very spacious and airy. We had a balcony looking over the Esplanade. The amenities are from Sanctum which are lovely. I loved the Mini... More 

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SLewisatRydges, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Hello Kazzamw, Thankyou for your recent review of Rydges Tradewinds and choosing to stay with us during your visit to beautiful Cairns! We are so thrilled to hear you checked in as a member and as a result received Free WI-Fi and a welcome drink upon arrival, we are also happy to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Cairns hotel suites are convenient to Cairns lagoon precinct, where guests can take a dip in the clear, blue water or enjoy sunning on sandy shores. Nearby departure points for The Great Barrier Reef make it easy for guests staying in our Cairns hotel accommodation to explore its incredible natural beauty. The Cairns city centre is also within walking distance and offers premier area shopping and dining hotspots. We offer 246 Cairns hotel rooms exceptionally equipped with desirable features. Most rooms open onto a private balcony overlooking scenic views of the ocean, tropical gardens and swimming pool. All rooms are en-suite and boast complimentary WI-FI, a mini-bar, iron and ironing board and secure safe. Rydges Tradewinds is also pleased to offer recently released movies and games for hire on tablet computers. The cost is just $15 per 24 hours for a tablet which plugs directly into your room TV. Our Cairns hotel executive suites and ocean front rooms include luxurious signature Rydges Dream Beds where guests can rest from the adventures of the day. A variety of Cairns hotel rooms are available to perfectly suit those seeking business, leisure or family accommodation. Dining is available at the onsite restaurant, Drift on the Esplanade, where guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner overlooking the Coral Sea. Spa by the Sea offers guests seeking relaxation luxurious onsite spa treatments. Those staying at the hotel for a Cairns event will appreciate its conference and events facilities, capable of hosting up to 500 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

Address: 137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: RM427 - RM676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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“Try to get the room in the higher floors have better views.”
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“Good view of the sea & close location to cruise pick-up”
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“Ring the hotel direct and negotiate before you book.”
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“Executive suite was great”
 of 5 bubbles JoanneB741, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view higher rooms with balcony are great!”
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  • View of the Cairns Esplanade from the balcony
  • King Size Bed and Ocean View Room
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