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Rydges Tradewinds Cairns

137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Tradewinds Esplanade)
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  • Esplanade Boardwalk
    0.6 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 December 2016
Chain Hotel
Typical chain hotel but very clean and nice rooms. There is an... more
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Typical chain hotel but very clean and nice rooms. There is an elevator and it is a multi level tower. There is an attached restaurant and a large outdoor pool. The food and rooms were on the pricier side but our group only stayed one night.

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Rachel M, Thank you for your comments from your recent stay with Rydges Tradewinds. I'm glad you had and enjoyable stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards Justin Murfet General Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Myself and my friend stayed here for 4 night. The staff where very helpful and friendly. He view from our room was beautiful. The beds where very comfortable and the room where cleaned with fresh towels everyday. The pool was also very lovely. It's in a great location. Only a 10 min walk to the shops and restaurant and about...

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Justin M, Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear lilmicky Thank you for your great review of Rydges Tradewinds on Trip Advisor. Your comments are most appreciated. Kind regards Justin Murfet General Manager

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed at this Hotel in October with family, it is situated on the shore front away from the crowds, however only 10 minutes walk to the centre in Cairns, the room was excellent spacious, with two double beds very clean. great views from our room Staff were very helpful always there in the background, if assistance was required. Only...

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Stewarty007, Thank you for you great comments of Rydges Tradewinds on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back to the hotel again soon. Kind regards Justin Murfet General Manager

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night for work and whilst well located and a nice view the hotel is in bad need of a face life and significant investment. The room whilst on face value clean wasn't very clean with old stains and cracks etc of an old hotel in the tropics the desk for working was fine as a desk but there...

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Nathan P, Thank you for your valuable comments on Trip Advisor from your recent stay at Rydges Tradewinds. I am happy to inform you that the management team are currently planning a refurbishment of the hotel early next year to improve the overall look and feel of the property. Please accept our sincere apologies for the lack of cleanliness...

Reviewed 24 November 2016

Its a nice property with a wonderful pool and clean spacious rooms. The breakfast is really good with a big spread. The rooms have sea views. The balconies are quite spacious too. Cleaning was done promptly and the reception desk is quite helpful and understanding as well.

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Avik R, Thank you for you great review of Rydges Tradewinds. We really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards Justin Murfet General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Courteous & friendly front-desk staff - especially Julia; rickety furniture & smelly AC needs upgradation; electrical plug points only at the bottom of the room - to be better accessible; cutlery to be properly washed

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear min0taur, Thank you for your review of Rydges Tradewinds on Trip Advisor. I have discussed the areas you have identified with both our Maintenance Enginerr and Executive Housekeeper to have the issues rectified. Kind regards Justin Murfet General Manager

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I will start with the good - We had a room with an amazing view! Our stay started out with the manager refusing to honor our reservation which included daily breakfast made with a corporate discount. He increased the nightly price of the room and said we could not have breakfast included in the price since it was made with...

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear vnath12, Thank you for your comments from your recent stay at Rydges Tradewinds. Obviously your review didn't make for happy reading, but I am grateful you took the time to let us know about these issues you experienced. I won't make excuses and can only assure you that your experience is far from typical of the service we generally...

Reviewed 19 November 2016

After a long day traveling with 2 kids, early checking was not available to 2PM. When checking in, I has booked my stay through my corporate account which included breakfast. The hotel manager would not allow my family to also be included to get breakfast or I would have to pay an extra $30 per person per night. After 30...

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Jaysai G, Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor from your recent stay at Rydges Tradewinds. Please accept our sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations during your recent stay with us. We pride ourselves on service delivery and have fell well short of the mark on this occasion. Please be rest assured I will be following up...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Recently stayed for 2 nights (different nights) and had 2 nights that were uninspiring. Checked in on both nights was early evening and on both occasions the experience was very average. The first night (11/11) the room was on the 6th floor and was comfortable and with great views over the water. I decided this was ok, and joined their...

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Justin M, General Manager at Rydges Tradewinds Cairns, responded to this review

Dear Niely07, Thank you for providing us with your feedback from your stay at Rydges Tradewinds. I would firstly like to apologies for the lack of service that was provided to you during your recent stay. I have discussed the issues you have raised with both the Maintenance Manager and Executive Housekeeper to ensure these issues are rectified strait away....

Tenterfield, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Troubles began at the front door.; the reception staff had some trouble understanding ENGLISH (I kid you not).I was told that there is no ramp entrance to the hotel (this was, in fact, incorrect advice). I was informed that the 'free parking' advertised on the website was street parking (incorrect) and I was also told that there was no luggage...

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Dear janeX2550HT, Thank you for providing us with feedback from your recent stay at Rydges Tradewinds. Obviously your review didn't make for happy reading, but I am grateful you took the time to let us know about these issues. I won't make excuses and can only assure you that your experience is far from typical of the service we generally...

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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: €81 - €125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydges Tradewinds Cairns 4*
Number of rooms: 245
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