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

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

The business Rydges Esplanade Resort offers accommodation in a picturesque area of Cairns.

The hotel is located in a mountain area of Cairns, close to Cairns Base Hospital, The Center of Contemporary Arts and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Convention Centre are about 15 minutes' walk away.

This pleasant hotel is placed within proximity to a lagoon and a rainforest.

Kerwin Street bus stop is just 400 meters away from the hotel and a 15-minute walk is enough to get to Cairns Regional Gallery train station. 5 minutes' drive from Cairns airport.

Rooms

Rydges Esplanade Resort provides guestrooms appointed with climate control, a safe, a balcony, a minibar and a telephone.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try coffee and tea served in the swim-up bar.

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

Services

There are such business facilities as conference facilities and a business center on the premises.

Relax

Guests will enjoy using a health club, a sauna and a Jacuzzi available on site. A gym, aerobics classes and fitness center are provided on-site.

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
  • Wake up service

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Mountain 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
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

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

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
  • Cairns (CNS)
    2.9 mi
  • Kowanyama (KWM)
    284.4 mi
Train Stations
  • Cairns Regional Gallery
    3700 ft
  • Cairns Central Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • CHB Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Continental)
    300 ft
  • Flecker House Coffee Shop
    600 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

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns photos Room BEDS
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Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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
    • Cairns (CNS)
      2.9 mi
    • Kowanyama (KWM)
      284.4 mi
    Train Stations
    • Cairns Regional Gallery
      3700 ft
    • Cairns Central Station
      4300 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • CHB Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Continental)
      300 ft
    • Flecker House Coffee Shop
      600 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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    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 - 5000 ft

    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 - 300 ft

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

      Cuisine: Continental

    • Jamdrop Cafe - 700 ft

      Address: 193 Lake St

      74% likes this, based on 42 reviews

    • Muddy's Cafe - 800 ft

      Address: 174 Esplanade

    • Flecker House Coffee Shop - 600 ft

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

      61% likes this, based on 43 reviews

    • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant - 1100 ft

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

      73% likes this, based on 357 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian
      Price Range: USD 18 - USD 22

    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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    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
    • Cairns (CNS)
      2.9 mi
    • Kowanyama (KWM)
      284.4 mi
    Train Stations
    • Cairns Regional Gallery
      3700 ft
    • Cairns Central Station
      4300 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • CHB Restaurant & Bar (cuisine: Continental)
      300 ft
    • Flecker House Coffee Shop
      600 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