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

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

Featuring a sunbathing terrace, a lagoon pool and a health club, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns lies in a picturesque area of Cairns close to Cairns Botanic Gardens, Sugarworld Waterpark and Cairns Rainforest Dome.

The tranquil location makes a tower, a cathedral and a theater 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

The property offers luxury rooms equipped with cable TV, a refrigerator, a private balcony, climate control and an in-room safe and feature a stunning view over the ocean. Guests will enjoy views of the Coral Sea and Cairns Harbour from their rooms. Room facilities also include a dishwasher and an electric kettle 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 a safe deposit box, currency exchange and a souvenir shop as well as computers, a meeting room and a business centre.

Relax

The hotel caters to families with babysitting, cribs and a pool. Active travelers will appreciate aerobics classes, a gym and a fitness centre available 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

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid 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 airport shuttle
  • 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
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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

  • 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. 

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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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                  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

                      AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairnsRydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

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                      Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Deep Sea Divers Den - 3700 ft

                      Popular areas

                      • Cairns Rainforest Dome - 1.0 mi

                      Train stations

                      Convention centers

                      • Cairns Convention Centre - 4300 ft

                      Amusement

                      • Lagoon - 2700 ft

                      Museums

                      • The Cairns Museum - 3300 ft

                      Parks

                      • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens - 1.7 mi

                      Theaters

                      • The Center of Contemporary Arts - 2000 ft
                      • The Cairns Civic Theater - 2300 ft

                      Galleries

                      • Cairns Regional Gallery - 3300 ft

                      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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                      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 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