Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

ex. Matson Resort Cairns

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Children's pool

Cribs/ Baby cots

Private beach

Beach umbrellas

Overview

The pleasant Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns offers individual rooms with a stunning view over Trinity Bay and Cairns Harbour.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns lies in the vicinity of a theater, a cathedral and a gallery as well as Cairns Central Shopping Centre, which is 1150 meters away. The distance between Cairns city center and the property is 5 km.

A market and shopping centers are situated next to the hotel.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

Rooms at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns feature modern touches such as satellite television, a private safe, a private balcony, a fridge and a stereo system. The guestrooms look out on the ocean. They come with an electric kettle and a dishwasher as well as bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The al fresco restaurant provides fine meals. Guests are welcome to the Poolside bar to relax with a drink. A picturesque area features CHB Restaurant & Bar and Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant within 100 meters of the venue.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of AUD 30 per person per night. 

Services

Computers, a business center and a meeting room are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a health club, a spa centre and a sauna as well as a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness centre. Various activities, including snorkeling, diving and catamaraning, are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   242.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Mountain view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed AUD 50
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed AUD 50
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    3.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • CHB Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Continental)
    200 ft
  • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, Indonesian)
    1000 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    3300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    242

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Rooms and availability

Premium Double Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:220 V AC
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Room Ocean View (2A 2C up to 12 years only)

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Garden View Twin Room

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room BEDS
Two-Bedroom Tower Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Balcony
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  • General:Seating area
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room BEDS
Two-Bedroom Studio Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Standard Two-Bedroom Tower Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Apartment|Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Tower

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 2 Bunk beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Game console
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Family Room (2A 2C up to 12 years Only)

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room
Deluxe Room
Mountain view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:220 V AC
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room Mountain View (2A 2C up to 12 years only) - Breakfast included

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room
Executive Queen Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|DOUBLE EXECUTIVE QUEEN BED

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den3700 ft

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome1.0 mi

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre4300 ft

Amusement

  • Lagoon2700 ft

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum3300 ft

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens1.7 mi

Theaters

  • The Center of Contemporary Arts2000 ft
  • The Cairns Civic Theater2300 ft

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery3300 ft

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital700 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Botanical Gardens1.4 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens2.3 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum4.4 mi
    School of Arts Building, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens1.8 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns
  • Behana Gorge waterfall3.4 mi

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon3300 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises4400 ft
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Regional Gallery3700 ft
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

Restaurants nearby

  • CHB Restaurant & Bar200 ft

    Address: 209-217 Abbott Street
    Phone: 07 4044 9053

    Cuisine: Continental

  • Flecker House Coffee Shop700 ft

    Address: 1/5 Upward Street
    Phone: (07) 4051 9233

    52% likes this, based on 18 reviews

  • Muddy's Cafe800 ft

    Address: 174 Esplanade

  • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant1000 ft

    Address: Corner of Lake & Gatton Street
    Phone: 07 40514622

    81% likes this, based on 369 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 23

  • Jamdrop Cafe700 ft

    Address: 193 Lake St

    86% likes this, based on 33 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    242

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 131 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Value for money

    Service is average. As an example - we were staying at the pool and the guy came to repair something. He was drilling for like an hour, and this could have been done in early hours, when no guests are there. Towels were not left in a room by cleaners and only brought in after we called Hotel is very cold inside because of air conditioning, it feels not comfortable to get there from hit outside. I got a cold at the end

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I was recovering from surgery & the lovely staff made me feel so welcomed. Each morning, after an amazing sleep on your divine mattress, we enjoyed drinking coffee, while watching majestic sunrises over the water. Even the birds were magnificent. As I could not walk too far, staff were very happy to phone for taxis, which arrived so quickly. many thanks again for a wonderful getaway.

  • Single
    8.2

    Your staff are excellent, particularly Nick in the bar. Indeed all your staff seem more than competent except perhaps a few clumsy waitresses and house staff not really respecting guests. Overall, hotel a little tired looking but staff made up for it. Would have stayed longer but booked out.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Hotel location is very good, it is no more than 10 to 15 min in cab from airport, the staff are friendly and polite, my nephew and I decided to stay another 3 nights in this hotel, 1 because of the price offered and 2 the good location for the town, would probably use this hotel again

    The gym is rather dated, but you can still get a work out, and it is such a shame that the pool is not heated, but then I don't think many pools are!!!

  • Couple
    9.2

    The hotel is near the beach,Services / facilities is good, the swiming pool is good

    The position is a little far away from the city center.

  • Single
    7.0

    the staff were extremely helpful. even thought I did not stay teh 3 nights, thewy were obliging and helped to arrange other accomodation.

    it felt tired; decor, lighting wasnt the best in the bathroom

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The room was very spacious and nice outlook. The bed was a king size and very comfortable. The shower was very large. The walk from the hotel into Cairns was about 10 minutes but a very pleasant walk along the boardwalk.

    Everything was very good.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Your staff were very friendly and gave excellent assistance to my elderly father and me in particular I would like to make comment about Neil at the service desk he went far beyond anything I have had the pleasure of experiencing as to the help he gave , knowledge , and generally made our stay worthwhile .

    The food was ordinary at times bland and we only ate there twice

  • Couple
    5.4

    Large room, nice view. Good bar, great pool, nice gym. Great beds.

    Room not really clean, noisy. Bathroom full of mould,hairs in the bath. Asked for the room to be vacuumed, did not happen. About 15 minutes walk from boulevard, 20 from city centre. OK for me, but maybe not for everyone.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It was very nice.

    I thought that restaraunt staff should of explained the buffet to us as we were not given an option.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Best way to visit the reef local shops was in walking distance Weather was as expected,good

    Not really anything negative

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Great location, nice lobby, pool, staff, restaurant, bar. Safe walking area-- beautiful view of Cairns.

    A bit worn around the edges.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The staff very friendly and helpful very clean rooms lovely views of the ocean out your balcony door and lovely park across the road where you can go for your walk or jogs there is everything in the resort like the spa/ gym/ hairdresser/ gift shop/bar etc the bathroom linen was change every day if you want it the staff always had a smile on there face wehave got to go back up next year for a wedding 8 of us and we will be staying with rydges resort again

    The only thing we found wrong with the rydges was yous dont have cheap meals we thing it was over price 19 dollers for a steak burger and 49 dollers for a buffet dinner and we noticed the two nights we eat there and shared our steak bugger there wasnt to many people eating in there may be if you bring your prices down abit you get more people the other thing was we werent told you had a shuttle bus to take you to the city at 3, 6 ,9 pm if we know that we would of went out at night to the casino

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Have stayed at the Rydges Esplanade several times over a period of approx 5 years. The location is superb - directly across from the beach and close enough to walk to all the eateries Cairns has to offer along the Esplanade.

    Felt that the Fire & Ice Banquet was not up to the standards of previous visits. A little disappointing considering that this was one of the features of the hotel that we were really excited about experiencing again.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Loved everything from the friendly staff to the clean rooms during the time we were there. Definitely the place was value for money. Would definitely recommend the place to anyone.

    Only that it wasn't a walking distance to the city central for shopping purposes. Catching a cab was a bit costly.

How to reach hotel

hotel Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Cairns location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairns
    3.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • CHB Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Continental)
    200 ft
  • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant (cuisine: Asian, Indonesian)
    1000 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    3300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    242

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairnsRydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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