$123 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 2, 2014 Check-out: Sep 3, 2014

Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

4 stars
137 The Esplanade, Cairns, Cairns, QL 4870
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
219 reviews
Great location

After coming from a tiny room in Melbourne the rooms seemed huge. Great view and very easy walking... See full review

  • Killifish
  • Aug 8, 2014
fantastic place to stay

As soon as we arrived we were impressed, the staff were fantastic, the room was great, lovely view,... See full review

  • ros and john
  • Jul 30, 2014
Spa hotel overlooking the Coral Sea

Guests looking for a resort-like property find their needs fulfilled at Rydges Tradewinds. The spa hotel has stunning views of the Coral Sea, tropical gardens, sun lounges, a pool, and hot tub. The menu at the on-site Spa by the Sea offers a selection of facials and body treatments featuring Elemis products. Located on the Cairns Esplanade, guests need only walk out the front door of the hotel to jump into the city action or to be on their way to adventures on the Great Barrier Reef and other attractions.

Highlights
  • Spa with three treatment rooms, including a dual treatment room and Vichy shower
  • Many rooms have views of the Coral Sea
  • Tropical gardens
  • Centrally located on the Cairns Esplanade
  • Wi-Fi access in the lobby (fees apply)
Rooms

The 246 airy and spacious rooms and suites at Rydges Tradewinds tip toward the traditional when it comes to décor. The room colors are as soothing and comforting as a massage in the hotel spa. All rooms have private balconies overlooking the water or the hotel's tropical gardens. Some of the hotel's best views are from the ocean front rooms, with uninterrupted, 180-degree views of Trinity Bay and the Coral Sea. Rooms above the fourth floor come with wired Internet access (fees apply).

Features

Sea Level Food & Wine offers a relaxed atmosphere nestled beside lush tropical gardens where one can sit back, relax and take in the views around the resort style pool and across the Esplanade Boardwalk towards the Coral Sea. Enjoy your meal Alfresco or by the pool for a tropical dining experience. Open daily for breakfast from 6am until 10am and from 11am until 9pm.


Spa By The Sea, a spa retreat overlooking the Coral Sea. Elegant, personal & ambient where the simply decorated treatment rooms promote tranquillity and harmony.
Enjoy the sanctuary of our serenity room which offers amazing ocean views.


The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle for guests who want to explore downtown Cairns.The Hotel also features a resort style walk-in pool with spa and waterfall set amongst tropical landscaped gardens furnished with sun lounges.

Transportation
  • Cairns Airport (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
  • Complimentary shuttle to downtown Cairns
Nearby attractions
  • Cairns Golf Course (10 mi/16.1 km)
  • Northern Beaches (12 mi/19.3 km)
  • Fitzroy Island (18.6 mi/30 km)
  • Daintree Discovery Centre (71.6 mi/115 km)
Business
  • Eight conference rooms and outdoor settings accommodate up to 200 people
  • Internet kiosk
Policies and fees
  • Complimentary towels are available at the pool.
  • Valet parking available (fees apply).

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

-16.9166 145.7731
Area served
Cairns, Cairns Beaches, Port Douglas
Nearby airports
Cairns Domestic / International Airport
Area description
located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking the Coral Sea. Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa is just a few minutes walk along the Cairns Promenade to the Cairns Lagoon precinct, City Centre

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Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns Rooms

STANDARD ROOM
Spacious rooms with some featuring their own private balcony with tranquil views of the tropical resort pool or gardens. Each room features private facilities, writing desk, complimentary Wifi and a choice of bedding configuration. ($50 Extra person charge applies)
DELUXE WATERVIEW
Spacious and beautifully appointed with teak wood finishes, relax on your furnished private balcony with far reaching water views across the resort pool, gardens and Coral Sea. Room features complimentary Wifi. ($50 extra person charge applies)
OCEAN FRONT
Spacious and beautifully appointed, with a variety of bedding configurations to choose from. Boasting Sweeping uninterrupted 180 degree views over Trinity Bay and the Coral Sea. Room features complimentary Wifi.($50 Extra person charge applies)
EXECUTIVE SUITE
Spacious and beautifully appointed, with a variety of bedding configurations to choose from and complimentary Wifi. All Executive suites are located on the top floor of the hotel with views of the Coral Sea and Trinity Bay Inlet. ($50 extra person fee applies)

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheel chair access

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (219)

Ratings and reviews for Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 219
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.7

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Meg the gran.
W.A. south
Jul 2, 2014

great location

Very helpful staff, esp. Tourist desk. Beautiful view of water ans esplanade ideal location close to shops, restaurants .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

In the middle of everything.

Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
56cats
Perth, WA
May 5, 2014

Ideal location

The staff were very good, the room was clean with very comfortable beds. would go there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

near to the boats, shops and cafes

Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LHew
California
Mar 30, 2014

Great location

My friends and I stayed here for three nights while visiting Cairns. Location was terrific. The pool was nice, too. I think we arrived right at the start of the off-season because things seemed quiet. We had a nice room with a balcony facing the sea. It was about a 10 minute walk to the boat terminal, where we caught our reef cruise. They have free wifi here and it was fairly decent. FYI the cab from the airport to the front door was $22. The third night we had a rental car and there is a lot of free parking all around the complex. Would stay here again for sure. tip: go to the grocery store and buy stuff to BBQ on the free grills along the esplanade's walkway, which runs right by the hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Missy Woo
Western Australia
Jul 31, 2013

Love Rydges Tradewinds

The rooms at Rydges Tradewinds are ellegantly decorated. The atmosphere is always calm and relaxing, with a great pool and enjoyable breakfast. When in Cairns, I usually stay at Rydges Tradewinds.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Redjay
Brisbane, Australia
Jun 28, 2013

Great location and price

Had a wonderful stay here. I was travelling with my sister and the two double beds in the room suited us perfectly. Very comfortable and spacious ocean view room. The ocean view was about 160 degrees so we were very happy. Staff were helpful and friendly. Good location, close to everything. Would strongly recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bob
Melbourne Australia
Jun 13, 2013

Great Location

Hotel is alittle tired but good value for money excellent location for restaurants bars etc 5 minutes from Cairns central Friendly helpful staff

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try the "Raw Prawn" very fresh tasty food, you wont be disapointed

Review of Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Iowa
Jul 19, 2009

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns is a sweet deal

The hotel was very nice and affordable at $70 USD. We actually stayed an additional night and went snorkeling off the Great Barrier Reef. It was convenient to everything in Cairns. The shopping is expensive, but saving money on the hotel let us have extra for that. The room was clean though the hotel hallways are somewhat dingy. It is obviously and older property that has been refurbished to meet more modern standards. The baths have granite counters, there is coffee/tea service in the rooms, and a cash wet bar. The balcony looked out over the surf and the swimming lagoon on the esplanade.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Take a day to go diving or snorkeling. You can book full service trips at the Dive Shop (you get what you pay for). They supply all the gear, transportation to and from the reef on a nice sized boat, and lunch during the day tour. Also, the train to Kuranda and skyrail back make a nice rainforest tour. Kuranda itself is touristy with lots of shops. Make sure to go on the trail through the rainforest instead of spending all of your time shopping. It is worth the hour walking to see what the trees are like from underneath. It is a blacktop trail and accessible to anyone who can walk, there are stairs though if wheelchair bound or pushing a stroller.

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