Rydges Tradewinds Hotel and Spa Cairns ★★★★

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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Mar 1, 2016 Check-out: Mar 2, 2016
4.3 /5
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Would recommend
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Room types

Show Prices Executive Suite - Ocean View
  • Size: 828 sqft
  • Occupancy: 3
Show Prices Ocean Front Room SS
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Standard Room AP
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Deluxe Room - Water View
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Standard Room SS
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Deluxe Waterview Room AP
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Room - Oceanfront
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Family Suite - Ocean View
  • Size: 828 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Oceanfront Room AP
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Standard Hotel - Garden View
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Bed and breakfast - Oceanfront
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Deluxe Waterview Room SS
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Deluxe Bed and breakfast - Water View
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Standard Room with Breakfast
  • Size: 398 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4


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.


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).

Property features

Drift on the Esplanade 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.


  • 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)

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)


  • Eight conference rooms and outdoor settings accommodate up to 200 people
  • Internet kiosk


  • Cairns Airport (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
  • Complimentary shuttle to downtown Cairns


  • 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.

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  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Elevators


  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service


  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • Childcare Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Currency exchange


  • Free internet


  • Airport shuttle


  • Parking


  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities
  • Wheel chair access

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Nearby points of interest

The Esplanade 0.3 mi
Civic Theatre 0.3 mi
Canopy Arts 0.3 mi
Regional Gallery 0.4 mi
Shields Street 0.4 mi
Historical Society Museum 0.4 mi
Indigenous Art Gallery 0.5 mi
Shipwreck Museum 0.5 mi
Pier Marketplace 0.6 mi
Reef Casino 0.6 mi
Original Dreamtime Gallery 0.7 mi
Rainforest Dome 0.7 mi
Cairns Convention centre 0.9 mi
Parramatta Park 0.9 mi
Cominos House 1.6 mi
Flecker Botanic Gardens 1.7 mi
Cazalys Stadium 2.1 mi
Flying Doctor Service 2.5 mi
Trinity Inlet 3.1 mi
Whitfield Conservation Park 3.1 mi
Bayview Heights Golf Course 3.6 mi
Machans Beach 4.8 mi
Undersea World 5.5 mi
Holloways Beach 5.9 mi
Tjapukai 6.9 mi
Cairns Rainforest Cableway 7 mi
Yorkeys Knob Beach 8.2 mi
Aj Hackett Bungy 8.8 mi
Kewarra Beach 10.7 mi
Clifton Beach 12.4 mi
Cairns Northern Beaches 12.7 mi
Cairns Tropical Zoo 13.2 mi
Ellis Beach 15 mi
Hartleys Crocodile Adventures 20.3 mi
Paronella Park 52.5 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM

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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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 1, 2016 Check-out: Mar 2, 2016