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

Handicap parking

Late check-in/ -out
Babysitting

Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Children's pool

Cribs available

Private beach

Beach umbrellas

Overview

Featuring a health club, a lagoon pool and a sundeck, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns lies in a picturesque area of Cairns close to Cairns Historical Society Museum, Cairns Rainforest Dome and Cairns Botanic Gardens.

The tranquil location makes a theater, a tower and a gallery easily reachable. This contemporary property is about 5 km away from the center of Cairns.

The venue is a short walk to shopping centers and a market.

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Cairns airport.

Rooms

Staying in one of the hotel’s 242 non-smoking rooms, guests will enjoy a stunning view over the ocean and make use of satellite TV, individual climate control, a safe, free Wi-Fi and a work desk. The property offers views of the Coral Sea and Cairns Harbour from the rooms. Other comforts include a dishwasher, a microwave and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A sumptuous buffet breakfast is served every morning. The al fresco restaurant provides light meals. There is an onsite Poolside bar to relax in. Serving a wide range of dishes, CHB Restaurant & Bar and Flecker House Coffee Shop can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

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

Services

Guests will make use of currency exchange, a free car park and a safety deposit box as well as computers, a meeting room and a business center.

Relax

A spa center, a sauna and a Jacuzzi are available on site. Diving, snorkeling and white water rafting along with a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness center ensure guests' active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   242.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • 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
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan/ Extractor

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPad
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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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 Regional Gallery
    3700 ft
  • 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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    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or Twin beds or Queen-size bed
    Size: 345 sq. feet
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      Two-Bedroom Tower Double Room
      Bed type: Queen-size bed
      Size: 345 sq. feet
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        Bed type: Double beds
        Size: 615 sq. feet
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          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or Double bed
          Size: 345 sq. feet
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              Size: 345 sq. feet
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Cairns location
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                Hotel Address:

                209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Cairns
                  3.1 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Cairns Regional Gallery
                  3700 ft
                • 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

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 2000 ft
                • The Cairns Civic Theater - 2300 ft
                • Deep Sea Divers Den - 3700 ft

                Train stations

                Convention centers

                • Cairns Convention Centre - 4300 ft
                • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 1.0 mi

                Shopping areas

                • The Cairns Museum - 3300 ft

                Amusement

                • Lagoon - 2700 ft

                Museums

                • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 1.7 mi

                Public parking

                • Cairns Base Hospital - 700 ft

                Local attractions

                • Cairns Botanical Gardens - 1.4 mi
                  1 Collins Ave
                • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - 2.3 mi
                  132 Woodward Street, Cairns
                • Cairns Historical Society Museum - 4.4 mi
                  School of Arts Building, Cairns
                • Cairns Botanic Gardens - 1.8 mi
                  64 Collins Ave, Cairns
                • Behana Gorge waterfall - 3.4 mi

                Near the hotel

                • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon - 3300 ft
                  Cairns Esplanade, Cairns
                • Cairns Harbour Cruises - 4400 ft
                  Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
                • Cairns Regional Gallery - 3700 ft
                  Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns

                Restaurants nearby

                • CHB Restaurant & Bar - 200 ft

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

                  Cuisine: Continental

                • Flecker House Coffee Shop - 700 ft

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

                  52% likes this, based on 18 reviews

                • Muddy's Cafe - 800 ft

                  Address: 174 Esplanade

                • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant - 1000 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 Cafe - 700 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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                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 Regional Gallery
                  3700 ft
                • 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

                Use Badge