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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4-star Hotel with Snorkeling

209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

+61 740 449 000

based on 3,143 reviews

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jeu. 10/5

About Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, Cairns

Value for money
Located in Cairns, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is an easy drive from Kuranda Scenic Railway and provides on-site parking at an additional cost. It features a fully-equipped gym, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and a heated outdoor spa. There are a variety of facilities available to guests of Hotel Rydges Esplanade Cairns, such as outdoor tennis courts, a sauna and free Wi-Fi. Multilingual staff are available assist with reservations or dining recommendations, and an express check-in feature is offered for convenience. The hotel provides room service 24 hours a day. Rydges Esplanade features 277 rooms, each equipped with a mini bar, a private balcony and a ceiling fan. Guests can also customize their stay by using the hotel’s weForm service to select flexible add-ons such as amenities and travel experiences. Every morning, guests can wake up to breakfast at Coral Hedge Brasserie or Coral Hedge. A variety of dining options are also found in the area. Local sites near Rydges Esplanade include Esplanade Lagoon, Cairns Central and The Reef Hotel Casino. 4WD tours and horse riding are available nearby.

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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns room price & deals

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Standard Rooms - POOL view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$164 totalTrip.com
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Superior Rooms - Water view


$145 totalVio.com
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Executive Rooms - POOL view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$187 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - City view
2 double beds

2 double beds



$256 totalTrip.com
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Queen Rooms - Park view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$150 totalVio.com
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Other Rooms - Panoramic view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$128 totalPriceline
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Mountain view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Fishing
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Street parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Places of interest near Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Attractions in Cairns, Australia curated by momondo

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns location: 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD 4870

Top landmarks

Cairns Regional Gallery0.7 mi
Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.8 mi
Cairns Rainforest Dome0.9 mi
Reef Hotel Casino0.9 mi
Cairns Historical Society Museum0.9 mi
Barlow Park1.2 mi
Flecker Botanic Gardens1.8 mi
Kuranda Koala Gardens11.1 mi
Palm Cove Beach13.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Paper Crane by Crystalbrook0.2 mi
Rocco0.2 mi
Harbourside Bar & Kitchen0.5 mi
La Pizza Trattoria0.5 mi
Splash Seafood Restaurant0.5 mi
Khin Khao Thai Restaurant0.5 mi
Iyara By Sakare Thai Cuisine0.5 mi
The Courtyard Cairns | Esplanade0.5 mi
Little Sister - Cairns0.5 mi

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns Reviews

GoodBased on 3,143 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very helpful staff and wonderful views. (in 370 reviews)
  • "Spacious Room, friendly staff." (in 319 reviews)
  • Great room space and comfy bed. (in 306 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room is outdated and dirty. (in 147 reviews)
  • Bathroom is a bit tired. (in 44 reviews)
  • no free parking on site. (in 43 reviews)

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns compare to other 4 star hotels in Cairns?

    Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is typically below the average price of 4 star hotels in Cairns. On average, you can expect to pay $160 per night in Cairns. Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns typically costs $135 per night, which is $25 cheaper than the Cairns average.

  • How far is Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns from Cairns?

    If you're looking to go directly from Cairns to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, expect a 6min drive as they are around 2.2 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns from Cairns?

    With parking available at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, you could always rent a car for as low as $22/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Cairns. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Cairns to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    There is a restaurant at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +61 740 449 000 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns have a pool?

    Yes, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns to Cairns city center?

    The city center nearest to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is Cairns, which is 0.6 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Cairns Convention Centre, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • What is the phone number for Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    The best contact number for Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns is +61 740 449 000.

  • Does Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    There is a fitness center available to Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns guests.

  • What time is check-out for Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    You can plan to arrive after 2:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    The average price for a night at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns found recently is $174 and can go as low as $113/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns?

    Laundry services are available at Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns. Contact the property reception for additional information. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

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